Dr. Richard L Barbano MD Neurologist

Dr. Richard Barbano is a neurologist in Rochester, New York. He is affiliated with multiple hospitals in the area, including Highland Hospital of Rochester and Rochester General Hospital. He received his medical degree from Albert Einstein College of Medicine of Yeshiva University and has been in practice for 25 years. Dr. Barbano accepts several types of health insurance, listed below. He is one of 36 doctors at Highland Hospital of Rochester and one of 40 at Rochester General Hospital who specialize in Neurology.

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Specialty & Clinical Interests

Neurologist: Headache

Clinical Interests: Headache/migraines, Headache subspecialist

Hospital Affiliation

Highland Hospital of Rochester

Rochester General Hospital
High performing in Neurology & Neurosurgery

Strong Memorial Hospital of the University of Rochester
Ranked #29 in Neurology & Neurosurgery

Education & Medical Training

Albert Einstein College of Medicine at Montefiore Medical Center
Residency, Internal Medicine, 1989 - 1990

New York Presbyterian Hospital, Columbia Campus
Residency, Neurology, 1990 - 1993

Albert Einstein College of Medicine of Yeshiva University
Class of 1989

Certifications & Licensure

American Board of Family Medicine
Certified 25 years in Family Medicine

WI State Medical License
Active through 2013

Publications & Presentations

A randomized, placebo-controlled trial of oxycodone and of gabapentin for acute pain in herpes zoster.
Dworkin, R. H.,Barbano, R. L.,Tyring, S. K.,Betts, R. F.,McDermott, M. P.,Pennella-Vaughan, J.,Bennett, G. J.,Berber, E.,Gnann, J. W.,Irvine, C.,Kamp, C.,Kieburtz, K.,Max, M. B.,Schmader, K. E.

Skin biopsy and quantitative sensory testing do not predict response to lidocaine patch in painful neuropathies.
Herrmann, D.N., Pannoni, V., Barbano, R.L., Pennella-Vaughan, J., Dworkin, R.H.

An open-label study of the lidocaine patch 5% in painful idiopathic sensory polyneuropathy.
Herrmann, D.N., Barbano, R.L., Hart-Gouleau, S., Pennella-Vaughan, J., Dworkin, R.H.

See all 5 publications

Insurances Accepted

  • BCBS Blue Card PPO
  • Capital BC Keystone Health Plan Central HMO
  • Capital Blue Cross PPO
  • CIGNA Open Access
  • First Health PPO
  • Great West PPO
  • HealthAmerica HealthAssurance PPO
  • Highmark BCBS ClassicBlue
  • Highmark BCBS PPOBlue
  • United Healthcare - Direct Choice Plus POS
  • United Healthcare - Direct Options PPO
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