Medical Reviewers

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Andrew Blumenfeld, MD

Dr. Andrew Blumenfeld is Director of the Headache Center of Southern California. He graduated from the University of the Witwatersrand Medical School and completed a neurology residency at Johannesburg Hospital. In 1986 he moved to the United States and completed a neurology residency, an EEG and EMG fellowship, all at the University of Massachusetts Medical School. He served as staff neurologist at Kaiser Permanente, San Diego from 1990 to 2004, and as Chief of Neurology Service at Kaiser his unit was named a Neurotoxin Center of Excellence by Thomas Jefferson University and Jefferson Medical College. Dr. Blumenfeld is board certified in neurology by the American Board of Psychiatry and Neurology. He is a member of the American Academy of Neurology and the American Headache Society. He has published widely and has been an active researcher in headache. Dr. Blumenfeld has been a principal investigator for many research studies and regularly addresses national pharmaceutical meetings, medical conferences, continuing education seminars, and community events.

Paul G. Mathew, MD, FAAN, FAHS

Dr. Paul Mathew is Instructor of Neurology at Harvard Medical School, where he serves as the director and founder of the Advanced Neurology Clerkship. He is board certified in both neurology and headache medicine. Dr. Mathew is a fellow of the American Headache Society. He has three clinical appointments with Harvard affiliated institutions. He is Director of Continuing Medical Education at the Brigham and Women’s Hospital, Department of Neurology, John R. Graham Headache Center. He is also a staff neurologist at Harvard Vanguard Medical Associates and the Cambridge Health Alliance. In addition to patient care, he is very active in the training of medical students, resident and fellows. He has published extensively and is Co-Chief Medical Editor of the journal Practical Neurology. He is also the neurology representative for the National Board of Physicians and Surgeons.