Grace Forde, MD

Grace Forde, MD

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Grace Forde, MD, is Director of Neurological Services at North American Partners in Pain Management, Lake Success, New York. Previously Dr Forde was director of the Headache Clinic at North Shore University Hospital, Syosset, New York. She is the current Secretary of the New York State Pain Society.

Dr Forde is a member of the American Academy of Neurology, the American Pain Society, the International Association for the Study of Pain, the Long Island Headache Society, the American Association for the Study of Headache, and the International Headache Society. As part of her research, she has conducted multiple clinical trials assessing the safety and efficacy of medications for the treatment of headache and various neuropathic pain syndromes. In 1995, Dr Forde was honored with The Golden Neuron Award, which was presented to the best resident teacher by students in the neuroscience department of the University of California, San Diego School of Medicine.

She continues to teach and is involved in several different programes dedicated to teaching other physicians about the management of chronic neuropathic pain and migraines. She has also published articles on neuropathic pain, myofacial pain syndrome and migraines.

Dr Forde is board certified in neurology and pain management. She has written and coauthored articles and book chapters on a variety of subjects, including the treatment of migraines, trigeminal neuralgia, postherpetic neuralgia, myofascial pain syndrome, and the diagnosis of low-back pain. She received her medical degree from the Albert Einstein College of Medicine, Bronx, New York, and completed a residency in neurology at the University of California, San Diego School of Medicine and a fellowship in pain management and headaches at the University of California, San Francisco School of Medicine.