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Dr. Alan Rapoport
Dr. Alan M. Rapoport is Director and Co-founder of The New England Center for Headache in Stamford, Connecticut, and Medical Director of the Headache Inpatient Unit at Greenwich Hospital. He is Assistant Clinical Professor of Neurology at the Yale University School of Medicine in New Haven. He is also former director of Neurology at Greenwich Hospital.

Cited in the textbook "The Best Doctors in America," Dr. Rapoport graduated from Dartmouth College and received his MD degree from the State University of New York Downstate Medical Center. He completed his internship at Maimonides Medical Center in New York City and did a 3 year Neurology Residency at the Mount Sinai Hospital in New York. He was Chief Resident in Neurology from 1969-1970. In addition, he spent 2 years at the National Institutes of Health in Bethesda, MD doing research for the U.S. Government in the Public Health Service.

Dr. Rapoport has coauthored six books on the subject of headache with Dr. Fred Sheftell and contributed to numerous others. He has authored over 100 scientific articles about headache diagnosis and treatment and lectured to doctors, patients, business leaders and universities across the US and around the world, concentrating on Finland, Europe and Brazil. He is on the Board of Directors of the American Association for the study of Headache, is on the Editorial Board of Cephalalgia, an international headache journal, and is editor of Seminars in Headache Management. He has been featured on numerous national broadcasts, including "Dateline NBC," "The Today Show," "20/20," "Good Morning, America," "CBS This Morning," and both CNN News and the Fox News Network. He serves as a consultant to several pharmaceutical companies and health-related corporations.


Dr. Alan Rapoport
The New England Center for Headache
788 Long Ridge Road
Stamford, CT 06902
phone: 203-968-1799
fax:     203-968-8303


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