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Mark Green

  • PROFESSOR Neurology, Headache
  • PROFESSOR Rehabilitation Medicine
  • PROFESSOR Anesthesiology
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  • Headache Medicine

  • Neurology, American Board of Psychiatry and Neurology

Clinical Focus


  • MD, Albert Einstein College of Medicine

  • Internship, Internal Medicine
    Montefiore Medical Center

  • Residency, Neurology
    Jacobi Hospital Center


    Dr. Mark W. Green is Director of the Center for Headache and Pain Medicine and Professor of Neurology and Anesthesiology at the Mount Sinai School of Medicine.  He recently came to Mount Sinai from Columbia University, where he was Director of Headache Medicine and Clinical Professor of Neurology (in Neurology, Anesthesiology and Dentistry) at the College of Physicians and Surgeons and the College of Dental Medicine.  He is certified in Neurology by the American Board of Psychiatry and Neurology and in Headache Medicine through the United Council for Neurologic Subspecialties.

    Dr. Green graduated from Case Western Reserve University, and received his medical degree from the Albert Einstein College of Medicine.  He received his neurology training at the Albert Einstein College of Medicine and during that period worked in the Montefiore Headache Unit of Albert Einstein.  He was later appointed director of that unit.  He came to Columbia University in 1981, and then New York Medical College.  He returned to Columbia University ten years ago to organize a section on headache and facial pain in the department of neurology.

    Dr. Green was elected to the Board of Directors of the National Headache Foundation in spring 2010.  He was one of the founding editors of Cephalagia, the international headache journal.  He also served as the Associate Editor of Headache, the journal of the American Headache Society and is currently the abstract editor of that journal.  He has a long-standing interest in neuropharmacology and is a panel member of the Advisory Board of the Food and Drug Administration’s Section on Peripheral and Central Neurological Drugs.

    Dr. Green has been active in the practice of headache and facial pain since 1978.  He has lectured throughout the world on this subject and has written numerous articles on various subjects concerning headache and facial pain.

    Other Websites:


Green MW. Long-term follow-up of chronic cluster headache treated surgically with trigeminal tractotomy. Headache 2003 May; 43(5).

Green MW, Giordano S, Jiang P, Jafari M, Smith TB. Effect of divalproex on metabolic parameters is dose related in migraine prophylaxis. Headache 2005 Sep; 45(8).

Bogorad I, Blum S, Green M. A case of MS presenting with SUNCT status. Headache 2010 Jan; 50(1).

Green MW, Seeger JD, Peterson C, Bhattacharyya A. Utilization of topiramate during pregnancy and risk of birth defects. Headache; 52(7).

Dimitrova AK, Ungaro RC, Lebwohl B, Lewis SK, Tennyson CA, Green MW, Babyatsky MW, Green PH. Prevalence of migraine in patients with celiac disease and inflammatory bowel disease. Headache 2013 Feb; 53(2).

Green M. Headache, Migraine and other Primary Headache Syndromes, Secondary Headache. Lippincott Wilkins 12 Ed, 2009;.

Green M. Headache. In: Burst J, editor. Current Diagnosis and Treatment in Neurology. McGraw Hill 2010;.

Green M. Tension-type headache.

Green M. Riggio S, editor. Headaches and Psychiatric Disorders.

Green M. Headache. American Academy of Neurology July 2012;.

Green M, Muskin P. The Neuropsychiatry of Headache. Cambridge Press 2013;.

Green M. Migraine in Women. In: Epidemiology of Women's Health. Jones & Bartlett, 2013;.

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Dr. Green did not report having any of the following types of financial relationships with industry during 2015 and/or 2016: consulting, scientific advisory board, industry-sponsored lectures, service on Board of Directors, participation on industry-sponsored committees, equity ownership valued at greater than 5% of a publicly traded company or any value in a privately held company. Please note that this information may differ from information posted on corporate sites due to timing or classification differences.

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