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Matthew E. Fink, M.D.
Dr. Matthew E. Fink is the Louis and Gertrude Feil Professor and Chairman of Neurology at Weill Cornell Medicine and Neurologist-in-Chief at Weill Cornell Medicine/New York Presbyterian Hospital. Dr. Fink attended college at University of Pennsylvania, medical school at the University of Pittsburgh School of Medicine, and served as Resident and Chief Resident in internal medicine at Boston City Hospital. He trained in neurology at the Neurological Institute of New York/ Columbia Presbyterian Medical Center, and served as Chief Resident under Dr. Lewis P. Rowland. He joined the faculty of Columbia University, became the Founding Director of the Neurology-Neurosurgery Intensive Care Unit at New York Presbyterian Hospital and was appointed Associate Professor of Clinical Neurology and Neurosurgery. Dr. Fink served as President and Chief Executive Officer of Beth Israel Medical Center, New York, as well as Chairman of the Barbara and Alan Mirken Department of Neurology, Director of the Comprehensive Stroke Center, and Co-Director of the Hyman-Newman Institute for Neurology and Neurosurgery. He was Professor of Clinical Neurology and Clinical Medicine at the Albert Einstein College of Medicine of Yeshiva University. He was a founding member and Chairman of the Critical Care Section of the American Academy of Neurology, and the Research Section for Neurocritical Care of the World Federation of Neurology. He is board-certified in internal medicine, neurology, critical care medicine, vascular neurology, and neurocritical care. He is a Fellow of the American Neurological Association, the American Academy of Neurology, and the Stroke Council of the American Heart Association. Dr. Fink is involved in the education and training of students, residents, and fellows in the field of stroke and critical care neurology, actively participating in clinical research within this field. He is a leader in this specialty, lectured widely, and published many research and clinical articles in the field of stroke and critical care. He serves as editor of the monthly publication, NEUROLOGY ALERT, and is a Past-President of the New York State Neurological Society.