Mark Barber
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Mark Barber, MD


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About Me

Dr. Mark Barber is an Assistant Professor of Neurology at the David S. and Ruth L. Gottesman Center for Headache Treatment and Translational Research. He is board certified in Neurology and Headache Medicine.

Dr. Barber received his Bachelor of Arts from Middlebury College and went on to earn a Certificate in Premedical Sciences from Columbia University. He then earned his Master of Public Health from Columbia University before completing his Doctor of Medicine (MD) at the University of Connecticut.

After completing his MD, Dr. Barber completed his internal medicine internship at Northwell Health Lenox Hill Hospital. He then went on to complete his Neurology Residency at the Icahn School of Medicine at Mount Sinai, followed by a Headache Fellowship at the same institution.

Dr. Barber believes strongly that the best headache treatment outcomes are achieved through a collaborative therapeutic alliance with his patients. He regularly engages in advocacy efforts to support communities disproportionately affected by headache disorders. He has spoken about the effect of stigma on headache control and published about the interplay between lifestyle factors, identity, and headaches. He is passionate about promoting headache education and regularly teaches medical students, residents, and headache medicine fellows at Mount Sinai.

Hospital Affiliations
  • Mount Sinai Morningside
  • Mount Sinai Beth Israel
  • Mount Sinai Brooklyn
  • Mount Sinai Queens
  • The Mount Sinai Hospital
  • Mount Sinai West