Clinical Specialties : Headache Division


Tesha Monteith, M.D. is an Assistant Professor of Neurology. She is also the Chief of the Headache Division and director of the headache fellowship program. Her primary clinical interest is in migraine and chronic migraine, trigeminal autonomic cephalalgias including cluster headache, posttraumatic headache, and the cranial neuralgias (trigeminal and occipital neuralgias).

Dr. Monteith received an NIH/NINDS diversity supplement award to study migraine in the Northern Manhattan Study. Her primary focus is on the intersection between migraine, markers of subclinical vascular disease and biomarker research, including neuroimaging findings. Clinically, she promotes patient wellness in the setting of suffering from headache disorders. She is an advocacy leader in the field. Her active memberships include the American Academy of Neurology, the American Headache Society and the International Headache Society.