Meet the Headache Center Team
Matthew S. Robbins, MD
- Practice Specialty
- Montefiore Medical Center
- Montefiore Medical Center
- Board Certified
- Academic Title
- Assistant Professor of Neurology, Albert Einstein College of Medicine
- Administrative Title
- Director of Service, Neurology, Einstein/Weiler Division, Montefiore Medical Center
Director of Inpatient Services, Montefiore Headache Center
- Clinical Focus
- Clinical neurology, headache medicine
- Research Focus
- New daily-persistent headache; migraine and cardiovascular disease; headache treatment in pregnancy; unusual primary and secondary headache disorders; peripheral nerve blocks for headache disorders; neurologic manifestations of systemic medical illnesses
Matthew S. Robbins, M.D. earned his B.S. from Yale University and his M.D. from SUNY-Downstate College of Medicine. He completed his internship in internal medicine at Lenox Hill Hospital and his neurology residency at the Albert Einstein College of Medicine / Montefiore Medical Center, where he was also a chief resident. He then completed a fellowship in Headache Medicine and Facial Pain at the Montefiore Headache Center, and is currently an assistant professor of neurology at the Albert Einstein College of Medicine.
Dr. Robbins is a diplomate of the American Board of Psychiatry and Neurology and is board certified in Headache Medicine by the United Council for Neurologic Subspecialties. He is a member of the American Academy of Neurology (AAN), the American Headache Society (AHS), and the International Headache Society, with several section memberships including the Headache/Facial Pain and Neuro-Hospitalist sections of the AAN, as well as the Peripheral Nerve Blocks and Other Interventional Procedures section of the AHS. He won an AHS travel award in 2008, and his headache fellowship was funded by a Kirschstein-NRSA T32 Award. He has been an invited reviewer for many peer-reviewed publications including Neurology, Cephalalgia, Headache, and the Journal of Headache and Pain. He serves on the editorial board of the Einstein Journal of Biology and Medicine.
Dr. Robbins is Chief of Service for neurology at the Jack D. Weiler Hospital within the Einstein Campus of Montefiore Medical Center, where he runs the neurology inpatient teaching consult service. He is also the Director of Inpatient Services for the Montefiore Headache Center, where he also has an outpatient clinical practice. His roles in the neurology residency training program also include site director for resident education (Weiler) and mentoring / coordinating research projects for residents as part of their scholarly activity requirement.
Dr. Robbins is committed to education in clinical neurology and headache medicine for medical students, residents, and fellows. His research interests include new daily persistent headache; migraine and cardiovascular disease; treatment of headache in pregnancy; unusual primary and secondary headache disorders; peripheral nerve blocks for headache disorders and neurologic manifestations of systemic medical illnesses.