Dr. Risa Ravitz is the Founder and President of Modern Migraine MD now, an online telemedicine platform for Headache and Neurologic consultations. She graduated cum laude from Amherst College, earned her medical degree from Jefferson Medical College, and was Chief Resident of Neurology at Harbor UCLA, where she completed a residency in Neurology.
Her deep interest in the pain management of headaches led her to expand her expertise at St. Luke’s Roosevelt Hospital at Columbia University. Double-boarded in Neurology and Pain Medicine, Dr. Ravitz works in private practice, and is part of the volunteer faculty at Lenox Hill Hospital. With an interest in the intersection of brain science, western science, eastern and ancient philosophies, and anatomy, Dr. Ravitz developed a holistic approach to medicine.
Her life’s work began while searching for a solution to her painful headaches, and resulted in the formation of her unique and effective approach, transforming the lives of her patients. Dr. Ravitz has received recognition and accolades in her field. She was named Top Doctor in Castle Connolly’s Top Doctor List, and a Super Doctor of the New York’s Rising Stars in New York Times Magazine.