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Huma Sheikh, MD

Headache Medicine
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Mount Sinai Doctors ?
    • Position
    • Specialties
    • Headache Medicine
    • Neurology
    • Language
    • English
    • Hospital Affiliations
    • Mount Sinai Beth Israel
    • Mount Sinai Brooklyn
    • Mount Sinai Morningside and Mount Sinai West
    • The Mount Sinai Hospital
Huma U. Sheikh, MD, is an assistant professor at Mount Sinai Beth Israel and was previously a clinical instructor of neurology at Brigham and Women’s Hospital-Harvard Medical School. She completed her neurology residency at Montefiore Medical Center, where she also completed a Stroke Fellowship before going on to Brigham and Women’s Hospital for a fellowship in Headache Medicine. She is the co-chair of the Migraine and Vascular Disease special interest section at the American Headache Society (AHS) and on the AHS committee to develop “Guidelines for Vascular Issues and Headache.” She is currently investigating the role of low dose oral contraceptives in stroke for women with migraine with a grant from the International Headache Society.


Neurology, American Board of Psychiatry and Neurology

Clinical Focus


MD, Univ of Medicine & Dentistry of NJ

Internship, Internal Medicine
Montefiore Medical Center /Albert Einstein College of Medicine

Residency, Neurology
Montefiore Medical Center /Albert Einstein College of Medicine

Fellowship, Vascular Neurology
Montefiore Medical Center /Albert Einstein College of Medicine