David M. Simpson, MD

Professor of Neurology
Mount Sinai School of Medicine
Director, Neuro-AIDS Program
Mount Sinai Hospital
New York, New York

Dr. David Simpson received his medical degree from State University of New York (SUNY) at Buffalo School of Medicine. He completed an internship in internal medicine at University Hospitals of Cleveland, Case Western Reserve University, and a residency in neurology at Cornell University Medical Center in New York. He completed a fellowship in clinical neurophysiology at Massachusetts General Hospital, Harvard Medical School in Boston. Dr. Simpson is currently professor of neurology at Mount Sinai School of Medicine in New York. In addition, he is director of the clinical neurophysiology laboratories and director of the neuro-AIDS program at Mount Sinai Hospital.

Dr. Simpson is a member of the American Neurological Association and the American Pain Society. He is a fellow of the American Academy of Neurology and the American Academy of Neuromuscular and Electrodiagnostic Medicine. In addition, he is on the editorial board of AIDS Patient Care, Clinical Journal of Pain, and Current HIV/AIDS Reports. An author of over 325 publications, Dr. Simpson is the principal investigator for many studies, including the treatment of neuropathic pain in patients with painful HIV-associated neuropathy and treatment of spasticity with botulinum toxin.

Last modified: June 5, 2012