Richard B. Libman, MD, FRCP(C) is the Vice Chairman of the Department of Neurology and Chief of the Division of Cerebrovascular Diseases at the Long Island Jewish Medical Center. He is board certified in Neurology by the American Board of Psychiatry/Neurology-Neurology and in Vascular Neurology by the American Board of Psychiatry/Neurology-Vascular Neurology.
Dr. Libman is a Professor of Neurology at Hofstra Northwell School of Medicine where he is a three-time Teacher of the Year Award recipient. Prior to his work at Hofstra Northwell School of Medicine, he was an Associate and Assistance Professor of Neurology and Clinical Neurology, respectively, at Albert Einstein College of Medicine.
Since 1993, Dr. Libman has been involved in in clinical research and trials with the NIH, particularly in the area of cerebrovascular disease. His work has been featured in several peer-review publications.
Dr. Libman is a member of multiple professional organizations including the American Academy of Neurology, the American Medical Association, the Canadian Medical Association, and the American Heart Association-Stroke Council.
Dr. Libman received his medical degree from McGill University Faculty of Medicine and has been in practice for more than 30 years. He completed his Fellowship at Stoke-Columbia University College-Physicians & Surgeons, Residency at Albert Einstein College of Medicine, and Internship at Wellesley Hospital.
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