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Headache Center

Meet the Headache Center Team

Matthew S. Robbins, MD

Practice Specialty
Medical Education
SUNY Downstate College of Medicine
Montefiore Medical Center
Montefiore Medical Center
Main Location
Montefiore at 1250 Waters Place
1250 Waters Place
Bronx , NY 10461-2720
Phone: (718) 405-8360
Fax: (718) 405-8369
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Montefiore Weiler Hospital
1825 Eastchester Road
Bronx, NY 10461-2301
Phone: (718) 904-2359
Fax: (718) 904-2718
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Montefiore Medical Group-Family Care Center (FCC)
3444 Kossuth Avenue
Bronx, NY 10467-2410
Phone: (718) 920-5584
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Montefiore Medical Center
111 East 210th Street
Bronx, NY 10467-2401
Phone: (718) 920-4321
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Academic Title
Associate Professor of Clinical Neurology
Administrative Title
Chief of Neurology, Jack D. Weiler Hospital, Montefiore Medical Center
Director of Inpatient Services, Montefiore Headache Center
Associate Program Director, Neurology Residency
Clinical Focus
Clinical Neurology, Headache Medicine
Research Focus
New daily-persistent headache; headache in pregnancy; unusual primary and secondary headache disorders; procedures for headache disorders; neurologic manifestations of systemic medical illnesses

View Dr. Robbins's publications on Pubmed

Dr. Robbins has served as lead editor for the book Headache in the “Neurology In Practice” series, and has published widely on topics including headache procedures, headache in pregnancy and the elderly, new daily-persistent headache, unusual primary and secondary headache disorders, unusual forms of migraine aura, and neurologic education. 

He was granted the 2015 Members’ Choice award for the best publication in the journal Headache as voted on by the American Headache Society membership for leading an expert consensus statement on trigger point injections for headache disorders.

He reviews for many journals including NeurologyCephalalgia, Headache, and Cochrane Reviews.  He is an associate editor for Headache where he also is the Resident and Fellow section co-editor, section editor for Current Pain and Headache Reports and the Journal of Musculoskeletal Pain, and is on the Board of Directors of the New York State Neurological Society



Matthew S. Robbins, MD earned his B.S. from Yale University and his M.D. from SUNY-Downstate College of Medicine. He completed his neurology residency at the Albert Einstein College of Medicine / Montefiore Medical Center, where he was also a chief resident and then a fellow in Headache Medicine at the Montefiore Headache Center. 

He then joined the faculty and is currently an Associate Professor of Clinical Neurology, Chief of Neurology at the Jack D. Weiler Hospital of Montefiore, and Director of Inpatient Services for the Montefiore Headache Center. 

Dr. Robbins is Associate Program Director for the neurology residency and directs the residency research program.

He is a member of the American Academy of Neurology, the International Headache Society, and a Fellow of the American Headache Society (AHS), with several section and committee memberships, including Chair of the Procedural Headache Medicine section of AHS.