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About Rebecca Straus Farber, MD
Rebecca Farber, MD is an assistant professor of neurology at CUIMC, where she sees patients with multiple sclerosis and other autoimmune central nervous system conditions. After earning her BA in psychology from Yale University, Dr. Farber completed medical school and neurology residency at the Mount Sinai Medical Center. She then completed a three year fellowship in Multiple Sclerosis at the Corinne Goldsmith Dickinson Center for MS at Mount Sinai during which time she was a recipient of the Sylvia Lawry Physician Fellowship from the National MS Society. Dr. Farber is board certified in neurology by the American Academy of Psychiatry and Neurology.
Dr. Farber has published multiple journal articles on MS and has presented at international meetings. Topics of research have included advanced neuroimaging of MS and cognitive function in MS, as well as the autoimmune condition neuromyelitis optica.
Columbia University's Multiple Sclerosis Center is a premier treatment and research facility for individuals living with multiple sclerosis. Our center remains dedicated to providing the most advanced diagnostic and therapeutic care available to our patients.
- Autoimmune Disease
- Multiple Sclerosis
- Neuromyelitis Optica
- Optic Neuritis
- Transverse Myelitis
- Internship: Lenox Hill Hospital
- Residency: Mount Sinai Medical Center
- Fellowship: Mount Sinai Medical Center
Titles & Positions
- Assistant Professor of Neurology at CUMC
- NewYork-Presbyterian / Columbia University Irving Medical Center