About Dr. Risa Ravitz
Dr. Ravitz is a board-certified Neurologist and Pain Management specialist with fellowship training in Headache Medicine. She is dedicated to the diagnosis and treatment of all neurologic conditions involving both the central and peripheral nervous systems. Dr. Ravitz also has additional interest and training in the treatment of Headaches. She uses a holistic approach to treatment that includes pharmacotherapy, Botox, trigger point injections, physical therapy, and diet and lifestyle changes to help patients return to active lives without pain. Dr. Ravitz is a board-certified Diplomate of the American Academy of Psychiatry and Neurology and the American Board of Pain Medicine. She is a member of the American Headache Society and serves on the Board of Directors for the New York County Medical Society. She is dedicated to her continuing medical education and attends conferences around the country in her field. She was recently named a Super Doctor and one of New York’s Rising Stars in the New York Times Magazine, an award recognizing young physicians. In her free time, Dr. Ravitz enjoys surfing, running, and yoga. To make an appointment with Dr. Ravitz, please make sure to include your member ID/subscriber number for your insurance.
Dr. Risa Ravitz is a board-certified Neurologist with a specialty in Headache and Pain Medicine. She has been treating patients with migraines, tension-type headaches, difficult headaches, and facial pain syndromes for 10 years.
Dr. Ravitz recently founded a start-up called ModernMigraineMD where headache doctors are connected with patients via virtual visits (telemedicine). Telemedicine appointments are available in 11 states: California, Colorado, Florida, Georgia, Michigan, New Jersey, New York, North Carolina, Ohio, Pennsylvania, Texas.
Awarded “2013 Super Doctor” by the New York Times
Awarded “2018, 2020-21 Top Doctor” by Castle Connelly Top Doctors
- Board Certified, American Board of Psychiatry and Neurology
- Board Certified, American Board of Pain Medicine
Modern Migraine MD & Neurology
39 West 29th StreetNew York, NY 10001
Education and background
- American Board of Psychiatry and Neurology
- Neurology (Psychiatry and Neurology)
Education and training
- Medical School — Philadelphia University + Thomas Jefferson University, Doctor of Medicine
- University of Colorado (Internship)
- Harbor-UCLA Medical Center, Residency in Neurology
- Columbia University (Fellowship)
- Amherst College (Bachelor’s)
American Academy of Neurology
Awards and publications
Castle Connolly’s New York Top Doctors 2018