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Stephen Krieger

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  • MD, Yale University School of Medicine

  • Internship, Internal Medicine
    St. Vincent's Hosp. Med. Ctr. of NY

  • Residency, Neurology
    Mount Sinai Hospital

  • Fellowship, Multiple Sclerosis
    Mount Sinai Hospital


    Stephen Krieger, MD, joined The Corinne Goldsmith Dickinson Center for MS as a fellow in multiple sclerosis after completing his Neurology residency training at Mount Sinai. He was the recipient of a 2006 American Academy of Neurology Scholarship and received a Sylvia Lawry Fellowship in clinical research from the National Multiple Sclerosis Society. He graduated summa cum laude from Columbia College, and received his MD degree from Yale University. He is board-certified in Neurology by the ABPN.

    Dr. Krieger has a clinical practice at the CGDC for MS, and has participated in numerous MS clinical trials. In addition to his clinical work, he has an academic appointment as Associate Professor of Neurology at the Icahn School of Medicine at Mount Sinai, where he is Director of the Neurology Residency Training program. Dr. Krieger was elected as a Faculty Member of Alpha Omega Alpha and inducted as a Fellow into the Institute for Medical Education in 2011, and has received several subsequent teaching and mentorship awards including the George Forster Compassion Award in 2014. He is an active member of the American Academy of Neurology (AAN), who awarded him an A.B. Baker teaching recognition award in 2010.

    He has presented work in Multiple Sclerosis at national and international conferences including AAN, CMSC, ACTRIMS and ECTRIMS, and has written review articles on and lectures nationally about MS with an emphasis on emerging therapies.


Krieger S. Multiple sclerosis therapeutic pipeline: opportunities and challenges. The Mount Sinai journal of medicine, New York; 78(2).

Miller AE, Cohen BA, Krieger SC, Markowitz CE, Mattson DH, Tselentis HN. Constructing an adaptive care model for the management of disease-related symptoms throughout the course of multiple sclerosis--performance improvement CME. Multiple sclerosis (Houndmills, Basingstoke, England) 2013 Aug;.

Sand IK, Krieger S, Farrell C, Miller AE. Diagnostic uncertainty during the transition to secondary progressive multiple sclerosis. Multiple sclerosis (Houndmills, Basingstoke, England) 2014 Feb;.

Krieger S, Sorrells SF, Nickerson M, Pace TW. Mechanistic insights into corticosteroids in multiple sclerosis: war horse or chameleon?(☆). Clinical neurology and neurosurgery 2014 Apr; 119.

Oynhausen S, Alcauskas M, Hannigan C, Bencosme Y, Müller M, Lublin F, Krieger S. Emergency medical care of multiple sclerosis patients: primary data from the mount sinai resource utilization in multiple sclerosis project. Journal of clinical neurology (Seoul, Korea) 2014 Jul; 10(3).

Industry Relationships

Physicians and scientists on the faculty of the Icahn School of Medicine at Mount Sinai often interact with pharmaceutical, device and biotechnology companies to improve patient care, develop new therapies and achieve scientific breakthroughs. In order to promote an ethical and transparent environment for conducting research, providing clinical care and teaching, Mount Sinai requires that salaried faculty inform the School of their relationships with such companies.

Below are financial relationships with industry reported by Dr. Krieger during 2014 and/or 2015. Please note that this information may differ from information posted on corporate sites due to timing or classification differences.


  • Acorda Therapeutics Inc.; Biogen Idec; Genentech, Inc.; Genzyme Corporation; Questcor Pharmaceuticals, Inc.; Teva Pharmaceutical Industries Ltd.

Scientific Advisory Board:

  • Bayer; Biogen Idec; Questcor Pharmaceuticals, Inc.; Teva Pharmaceutical Industries Ltd.

Industry-Sponsored Lectures: MSSM faculty occasionally give lectures at events sponsored by industry, but only if the events are free of any marketing purpose.

  • Genzyme Corporation

Other Activities: Examples include, but are not limited to, committee participation, data safety monitoring board (DSMB) membership.

  • Gerson Lehrman Group

Mount Sinai's faculty policies relating to faculty collaboration with industry are posted on our website. Patients may wish to ask their physician about the activities they perform for companies.

Insurance Information

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