Dr. Caren Behar is a native New Yorker, who graduated from the Bronx High School of Science, the Sophie Davis School for Biomedical Education, and received her medical degree from New York Medical College. She completed her internship and residency training in Internal Medicine at Lenox Hill Hospital. She was an Associate Professor of Medicine at New York Medical College, where she has been practicing and teaching medicine for 28 years. She is Board Certified in Internal Medicine, and was elected a Fellow of the American College of Physicians in 2009.
Dr. Behar’s main practice interests include primary care, preventive medicine and women’s health. She has a special interest in migraine headache, and has actively been involved in migraine research for over 20 years, recently completing an FDA approved, Phase III drug trial for migraine treatment. She also served as the first Adult Program Director at the Armand Mascia Cystic Fibrosis Center at New York Medical College from 2005-2012.
Dr. Behar’s greatest pleasures are spending time with her husband and 3 children, traveling, cooking, reading, listening to music, and knitting.