Richard L. Barbano, M.D., Ph.D.

Richard L. Barbano, M.D., Ph.D.

Contact Information

Rochester General Hospital
1425 Portland Avenue
Department of Neurology
Rochester, NY 14621

Office: (585) 276-6558


The biographical information for Richard L. Barbano, M.D., Ph.D. is not currently available.

Awards & Honors (Local)

Neurology Faculty Residency Teaching Award, 1994-95
Andrew Doyle Memorial Award for Excellence in Neurology, 1989
International Health Fellowship Award recipient to study health care in Chile, SA, 1989
Magna Cum Laude, State University of New York at Albany, 1979
Fellow, American Academy of Neurology, 2005

Recent Journal Articles

Showing the 5 most recent journal articles. 25 available »

2012 Jul
Barbano RL, Hill DF, Snively BM, Light LS, Boggs N, McCall WV, Stacy M, Ozelius L, Sweadner KJ, Brashear A. "New triggers and non-motor findings in a family with rapid-onset dystonia-parkinsonism." Parkinsonism & related disorders. 2012 Jul; 18(6):737-41. Epub 2012 Apr 24.
2009 Apr
Dworkin RH, Barbano RL, Tyring SK, Betts RF, McDermott MP, Pennella-Vaughan J, Bennett GJ, Berber E, Gnann JW, Irvine C, Kamp C, Kieburtz K, Max MB, Schmader KE. "A randomized, placebo-controlled trial of oxycodone and of gabapentin for acute pain in herpes zoster." Pain. 2009 Apr; 142(3):209-17. Epub 2009 Feb 04.
2006 Jan
Herrmann DN, Pannoni V, Barbano RL, Pennella-Vaughan J, Dworkin RH. "Skin biopsy and quantitative sensory testing do not predict response to lidocaine patch in painful neuropathies." Muscle & nerve. 2006 Jan; 33(1):42-8.
2005 Nov 8
Comella CL, Jankovic J, Shannon KM, Tsui J, Swenson M, Leurgans S, Fan W, . "Comparison of botulinum toxin serotypes A and B for the treatment of cervical dystonia." Neurology. 2005 Nov 8; 65(9):1423-9.
2005 Oct
Frank S, Barbano R. "Trauma-induced spinal vascular event producing hemipseudoathetosis." Movement disorders : official journal of the Movement Disorder Society. 2005 Oct; 20(10):1378-80.

Current Appointments

Professor - Department of Neurology, Neurology - RGH (SMD) - Primary


Neurology - American Board of Psychiatry and Neurology


MD | Medicine | Einstein College Medicine1989
PhD | Pathology | Northwestern Univ Medical Sch1985
BA | Biology | St Univ at Albany1979

Post-Doctoral Training & Residency

Residency in Neurology at Columbia University College of Physicians and Surg07/01/1990 - 06/30/1993
Internship in Internal Medicine Internship/completed. at Montefiore University Hospital/UPMC07/01/1989 - 06/30/1990