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Professional Statement

  • Dr. Michael Hutchinson is a neurologist, neuroimaging expert, and headache specialist, who is Senior Faculty at the Icahn School of Medicine at Mount Sinai, New York. He believes that most people with most neurological conditions can lead normal lives. He stresses a detailed approach to diagnosis and treatment, and a concerned and caring attitude.
  • Dr. Hutchinson received his medical degree from the highly competitive PhD-to-MD program at the University of Miami. He was Resident in Neurology at the University of Washington, during which he did a sabbatical as Honourary Research Fellow at the Institute of Neurology, Queen Square, London. This was in the firm of Professor Ian McDonald, a pioneer in the diagnosis and treatment of Multiple Sclerosis. Dr. Hutchinson then did a two year fellowship in Neuroimaging at UCLA.
  • In 1994 he came to New York as Assistant Professor of Neurology, New York University School of Medicine, and is currently Associate Professor of Neurology, the Icahn School of Medicine at Mount Sinai, New York.
  • Dr. Hutchinson is Board Certified in both Neurology and in Neuroimaging. He is Vice President of the American Society of Neuroimaging and a Fellow of the American Academy of Neurology. He invented Parallel MRI in 1987, which is now the standard for modern MRI scanning. He holds a PhD in Molecular Physics, and has published over 60 papers and book chapters.


  • Medical School - University of Miami
  • Hahnemann University Hospital (Internship)
  • University of Washington (Residency)
  • University of California, Los Angeles, Fellowship in Neuroimaging

Board Certifications

  • American Board of Psychiatry and Neurology

Language Spoken

  • English