Jefferson University Hospitals

Provider Profile

Stephen  Silberstein, MD

Stephen Silberstein, MD

Jefferson University Physician

Academic Title: Professor
Director, Headache Center

Specialties
Neurology - Headaches

Make An Appointment

Click to call 1-800-JEFF-NOW (800-533-3669) or

Office Locations

Philadelphia
900 Walnut Street
2nd Floor, Ste. 200
Philadelphia PA 19107
Phone: (215) 955-2243
Fax: (215) 955-2060

Medical Services

Years in Practice

43

Board Certifications

  • Neurology

Hospital Affiliation / Admitting Privileges

  • Thomas Jefferson University Hospital
  • Methodist Hospital Division of Thomas Jefferson University Hospital

Awards and Honors

Philadelphia Magazine's Top Docs 2016,2015,2014,2013,2012,2011,2010,2018

Notes

Practice limited to treatment of headaches

Education

  • University of Pennsylvania School of Medicine, Medical School

Internship

  • Hospital of the University of Pennsylvania

Residency

  • Hospital of the University of Pennsylvania

Fellowship

  • National Institute of Health

Jefferson physicians accept most health insurance plans, including those listed below. However, plan acceptance may vary by practice and may be subject to change. If you have questions about whether a specific physician accepts your insurance, please contact your insurance company.

Insurances Accepted

  • Aetna
  • Aetna PA Employee Benefit Trust Fund (PEBTF)
  • AmeriHealth
  • AmeriHealth HMO
  • AmeriHealth Personal Choice
  • Blue Cross/Blue Shield
  • Cigna Healthspring
  • Cigna PPO, POS
  • Consumer Health Network PPO
  • CorVel
  • Coventry/Health America
  • Devon
  • Employers Health Network PPO
  • Evolutions (Guardian Resources)
  • Federal BCBS
  • Galaxy
  • Geisinger Health Plan
  • Health America PPO
  • Health Management Network PPO
  • Horizon Blue Cross/Blue Shield
  • HumanaChoicePPO,Medicare,GoldPlusHMO
  • Inter-County Health Plan
  • Intergroup Preferred
  • Jeff Plus
  • Keystone 65 HMO
  • Keystone First VIP Choice
  • Keystone Health Plan East
  • Medicare
  • Mercy LIFE
  • MultiPlan Inc.
  • NJ Plus
  • Oxford of PA
  • Personal Choice (GPPPN)
  • Personal Choice 65
  • PlanCare America
  • PPO Next
  • Preferred Care PPO
  • Premier Blue
  • Prime Health Services, Inc.
  • Qualcare
  • United Healthcare
  • UPMC HMO,PPO ReadingHspEmpONLY
  • UPMC Medicare HMO
  • US Family Health Plan

Conditions

Treatments

Recent Publications

Correction to: OnabotulinumtoxinA: A Review in the Prevention of Chronic Migraine

OnabotulinumtoxinA: A Review in the Prevention of Chronic Migraine

Guidelines of the International Headache Society for controlled trials of preventive treatment of chronic migraine in adults

AVP-825 (Sumatriptan Nasal Powder) Reduces Nausea Compared to Sumatriptan Tablets: Results of the COMPASS Randomized Clinical Trial

A review of clinical safety data for sumatriptan nasal powder administered by a breath powered exhalation delivery system in the acute treatment of migraine

Histamine and Migraine

The Use and Method of Action of Intravenous Lidocaine and Its Metabolite in Headache Disorders

Percutaneous Closure of Patent Foramen Ovale in Patients With Migraine: The PREMIUM Trial

Current management: Migraine headache

CGRP Monoclonal Antibodies for Migraine: Rationale and Progress

Fremanezumab for the preventive treatment of chronic migraine

Erenumab (AMG 334) in episodic migraine

AVP-825: a novel intranasal delivery system for low-dose sumatriptan powder in the treatment of acute migraine

Early Onset of Efficacy and Consistency of Response Across Multiple Migraine Attacks From the Randomized COMPASS Study: AVP-825 Breath Powered®Exhalation Delivery System (Sumatriptan Nasal Powder) vs Oral Sumatriptan

Safety and efficacy of erenumab for preventive treatment of chronic migraine: a randomised, double-blind, placebo-controlled phase 2 trial

Neuropeptides

Insights into the Functional Anatomy Behind the PREEMPT Injection Paradigm: Guidance on Achieving Optimal Outcomes

Vagus Nerve Stimulation and Headache

Interneuronal transfer and distal action of tetanus toxin and botulinum neurotoxins a and D in central neurons

Topiramate in Migraine Prevention: A 2016 Perspective