Huma Sheikh, MD, Neurology, New York, NY, Mount Sinai Beth Israel


Neurology New York, NY

Headache, Spinal Disorder, Vascular Neurology

Assistant Professor at Mount Sinai Beth Israel

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  • Migraine and Vascular DiseaseAmerican Headache Society Migraine and Vascular Disease Special Interest Section

Education & Training

  • Brigham and Women's HospitalBrigham and Women's HospitalFellowship
  • Albert Einstein College of MedicineAlbert Einstein College of MedicineFellowship
  • Albert Einstein College of MedicineAlbert Einstein College of MedicineResidency
  • Albert Einstein College of MedicineAlbert Einstein College of MedicineInternship

Certifications & Licensure

  • MA State Medical LicenseMA State Medical License 2012 - 2016
  • NY State Medical LicenseNY State Medical License 2011 - 2020
  • American Board of Psychiatry and Neurology Neurology
  • UCNSHeadache Board Certification

Awards, Honors, & Recognition

  • Rising Stars SuperDoctors, 2020
  • Rising Stars Super Doctors, 2019
  • Frontiers In Headache Award American Headache Society, 2012

Publications & Presentations

  • Journal Articles
  • Approach to Chronic Daily Headache  Huma U Sheikh, Current Neurology and Neuroscience Reports, 2/1/2015
  • The Prevalence, Impact and Treatment of Migraine and Severe Headaches in the United States: A Review of Statistics from National Surveillance Studies  Smitherman T, Burch R, Sheikh H, Loder E, Headache: The Journal of Head and Face Pain, 3/1/2013
  • Acute and Preventive Treatment of Migraine Headache  Huma U Sheikh, Paul G Mathew, Techniques in Regional Anesthesia & Pain, 1/1/2012
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  • Abstracts/Posters
  • Systemic Lupus Erythematosus Presenting as Thunderclap Headache Huma U Sheikh, Rebbeca Burch, American Headache Society- 55th Annual Scientific Meeting, Los Angeles, CA, Boston, MA, 6/1/2013
  • Spinning Out of Control: The Black Box of Basilar Migraine Paul G Mathew, Shivang Joshi, Huma U Sheikh, AAN -65th Annual Meeting, San Diego, CA, 3/1/2013
  • Secondary Cluster Headaches caused by Cavernoma Huma U Sheikh, Paul G Mathew, BWH Institute for Neurosciences and BRI Neurosciences Research Center, Boston, MA, 1/1/2013
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  • Lectures
  • Reversible Cerebral Vasoconstriction Syndrome 1/1/2014
  • Features of Intracerebral Hemorrhage Associated with Headache 1/1/2013
  • Other
  • Headache and Stroke- Feature Article Huma U Sheikh, HCNE Newsletter

Press Mentions

  • Dear Doctor: Huma SheikhSeptember 21, 2018
  • Spotlight on: Oral Contraceptives and MigraineJuly 05, 2018
  • Hormone Therapy May Be OK for Women with MigrainesOctober 11, 2017


  • Co-Chair, Migraine and Vascular Issues- American Headache Society 2014 - 2017

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