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Brian Mitchell Grosberg, MD

Director, Hartford HealthCare Ayer Neuroscience Institute Headache Center


Hartford HealthCare Medical Group


Headache Medicine, Board Certified < Not accepting new patients for this specialty
Neurology, Board Certified < Not accepting new patients for this specialty

Areas of Interest

Cluster Headaches, Headache, Hypnic Headache, Menopausal Migraine, Menstrual Migraines, Migraine During Pregnancy, Migraines, Nummular Headache, Retinal Migraine

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Office Locations

  • Hartford HealthCare Ayer Neuroscience Institute Headache Center

    65 Memorial Road
    Suite 508
    West Hartford, CT 06107
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    Phone: 860.696.2925
    Fax: 860.696.2926


Brian M. Grosberg, MD, is the Director of the Hartford Healthcare Headache Program in Connecticut. Prior to this, he was Co-Director of the Montefiore Headache Center and Program Director of the Headache and Facial Pain Fellowship at the Montefiore Headache Center. He is Professor of Neurology at the University of Connecticut School of Medicine.

Dr. Grosberg earned his medical degree at the SUNY Health Science Center at Syracuse. He completed a medical internship at Maimonides Medical Center in New York and his neurology residency and headache and facial pain fellowship at the Montefiore Headache Center and the Albert Einstein College of Medicine. He is board-certified in neurology by the American Board of Psychiatry and Neurology and board-certified in Headache Medicine by the United Council for Neurologic Sub-specialties.

Dr. Grosberg has been the recipient of several prestigious awards for his work, including the Clinical Headache Fellowship Award from the American Headache Society and the Members Choice Award for the Best Paper Published in Headache in 2014.

While Dr. Grosberg has extensive experience with clinical trials research, another primary academic area of interest is headache-related education. Accordingly, he has either authored or co-authored more than 100 peer-reviewed publications, invited reviews, textbooks, book chapters and abstracts.

A respected colleague and sought-after lecturer, Dr. Grosberg has delivered more than 150 invited lectures locally, nationally and internationally. Over more than a decade, Dr. Grosberg has trained many future physician leaders in the field of headache medicine. He has particular interests in the clinical aspects of headache, including diagnosis, classification and definition of unusual headache syndromes, such as retinal migraine, new daily persistent headache, cluster headache and nummular headache.

Dr. Grosberg is a member of the American Headache Society, the International Headache Society, the American Council of Headache Education and the American Academy of Neurology. He serves on the Practice Management Committee of the American Headache Society, special interest sections for peripheral nerve blocks and other interventional procedures for headache and facial pain, academic affairs, headache classification, inpatient headache and women's issues. He is also an invited reviewer for the journals Cephalalgia, Headache Currents and Headache.

Visit the HHC Neurosciences Institute:




  • Albert Einstein College of Medicine, Neurology
  • Maimonides Medical Center, Internal Medicine

Medical School

  • SUNY Syracuse MD


  • Montefiore Medical Center

Professional Organizations

American Academy of Neurology, Member
American Headache Society, Member
International Headache Society, Member
American Council for Headaches Education, Member
National Headache Foundation, Member

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