Daniel Lockett Labovitz, MD, MS, is Medical Director, Montefiore Comprehensive Center for Stroke Care and Associate Professor, Neurology at our Albert Einstein College of Medicine. Dr. Labovitz is a vascular neurologist with a clinical focus solely on stroke diagnosis, prevention and management. In his role at the Montefiore Comprehensive Center for Stroke Care, he has a particular focus on fostering interdisciplinary collaboration to better serve stroke patients.
In 1987, Dr. Labovitz received his Bachelor of Arts magna cum laude from Harvard University. He went on to attend Columbia University College of Physicians and Surgeons, earning his Doctor of Medicine in 1994. His postdoctoral training began with an internship in medicine at Saint Vincent’s Hospital. He then attended the Neurological Institute, completing a three-year residency in neurology in 1998 and a two-year clinical and research fellowship in stroke and neuroepidemiology in 2000. In 2001, he received his Master of Science in epidemiology from Columbia University Mailman School of Public Health.
Dr. Labovitz’s research focuses on racial, ethnic and social disparities in stroke incidence and outcomes, as well as the incidence and determinants of intracerebral hemorrhage, and stroke-related epilepsy. He has produced and published many original peer-reviewed reports and is an ad hoc reviewer on several journals, including Neurology, Stroke and the Journal of Stroke and Cerebrovascular Diseases.
Dr. Labovitz is a member of the American Academy of Neurology as well as the Stroke Council of the American Stroke Association.