Alan M. Rapoport, MD

317 North Mansfield Avenue
Los Angeles, CA 90036
Office: 323-917-5120

Alan M. Rapoport, M.D. is a Clinical Professor of Neurology at The David Geffen School of Medicine at UCLA, Los Angeles, California, where he teaches medical students, neurology residents and fellows.

He is a Past President of the International Headache Society (IHS) and the founder and Director-Emeritus of The New England Center for Headache, in Stamford, Connecticut. Board-certified in Neurology and Headache Medicine, and a Fellow of the AHS and the AAN, he has co-authored more than 350 articles, chapters and posters on headache and other neurological diseases. He has lectured around the country and internationally to general physicians and headache specialists on all aspects of headache pathophysiology, diagnosis and treatment and has appeared many times on national radio and television programs, such as Today, CBS This Morning and Good Morning America.

He has been an editor of Headache, CNS Drugs and Editor-in-Chief of Neurology Reviews. He reviews for many peer-reviewed journals such as Cephalalgia, Neurology, New England Journal of Medicine and Headache.

He has co-authored nine books on headache for patients, physicians, and nurses with Drs. Fred Sheftell and Stewart Tepper.

He is the Co-Founder and CEO of BonTriage, a medical IT company in Silicon Valley, California, dedicated to helping patients and doctors around the globe by collecting detailed patient histories on-line using AI and shortest pathway analysis technology and linking them with a new app named Migraine Mentor that monitors patient progress and outcomes. The company has started with headache and is moving
into Alzheimer’s Disease, sleep, depression, anxiety, chronic pain and other areas.

Dr. Rapoport has served on the Board of Directors of the American Headache Society (AHS) and is the immediate past President of the Fairfield County Neurological Society (Connecticut), the Founding President of the Headache Cooperative of New England (HCNE), the Founding Director of the Headache Cooperative of the Pacific (HCOP). He has been the director of the headache day at the annual
Controversies in Neurology (CONy) for 15 years.

Areas of Expertise
  • Neurology
  • Pain Management

Expert Background
Q: Please list your professional accreditations, degrees, licenses, and certificates granted:
A: MD licensed only in CA at this time
Q: Please list your affiliations or memberships in any professional and/or industry organizations:
A: There are many but Fellow of the American Academy of Neurology and American Headache Society are key ones.
Immediate Past-President of the International Headache Soceity
Q: Please list any teaching or speaking experience you have had, including subject matter:
A: Professor at UCLA teaching residents and medical students.
I have given hundreds of lectures on various aspects of headache worldwide.
Q: Have any of your accreditations ever been investigated, suspended or removed? (if yes, explain)
A: No
Q: On how many occasions have you been retained as an expert?
A: 150
Q: For what area(s) of expertise have you been retained as an expert?
A: Personal injury, any case related to pain or headache, patent cases
Q: In what percentage of your cases were you retained by the plaintiff?
A: 70
Q: In what percentage of your cases were you retained by the defendant?
A: 30
Q: On how many occasions have you had your deposition taken?
A: 75
Q: When was the last time you had your deposition taken?
A: 2019
Q: On how many occasions have you been qualified by a court to give expert testimony?
A: 100%
Q: On how many occasions have you testified as an expert in court or before an arbitrator?
A: 25
Q: For how many years have you worked with the legal industry as an expert?
A: 46
Q: What services do you offer? (E.g.: consulting, testing, reports, site inspections etc.)
A: Consulting, reports, review of records, depositions, testimony in court
Q: What is your hourly rate to consult with an attorney?
A: $900
Q: What is your hourly rate to review documents?
A: $900
Q: What is your hourly rate to provide deposition testimony?
A: $1,000
Q: What is your hourly rate to provide testimony at trial?
Q: Please list any fees other than those stated above (E.g.: travel expenses, copy fees, etc.)
A: Normal travel expenses


References upon request.