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Work Phone: (866) 470 - 9253



  • Clinician, Yale School of Medicine, Department of Neurology, 2/18 - present
  • Medical Consultant/Medical Writer, BeCare Link (Medical technology firm) 2017 - present
  • Director, Coastal Headache and Neurology Center, 1993 - 2018
  • Physician (in practice with Harriet Kotsoris, MD), 1992 - 93



  • American Academy of Neurology
  • American Headache Society
  • International Headache Society
  • CT State Medical Society
  • Fairfield County Neurologic Society
  • Fairfield County Medical Association
  • Co-Founder, Desmoid Tumor Research Foundation



  • American Board of Psychology and Neurology, 1993
  • United Council for Neurologic Subspecialties, Headache Medicine, 2008
  • Fellow, American Headache Society, 2012



  • Cornell-New York Hospital

Residency in Neurology, 1989-1992

  • Yale-New Haven Hospital

Internship in Internal Medicine, 1988-1989

  • Yale School of Medicine

Degree: MD, 1984-1988

  • Wesleyan University

Degree: BA in Biology/Psychology,

Honors: Phi Beta Kappa, Cum Laude



  • The Stamford Hospital, Stamford, CT

Attending Physician, Neuroscience Division, 1992-present

  • Greenwich Hospital, Greenwich, CT

Consulting Staff, Dept. of Neurology, 1998-present

  • Columbia University, New York, NY

Assistant Clinical Professor of Neurology, 2003-present

  • Yale School of Medicine, Clinical Faculty, 2/18- present



  • National Register’s Who’s Who
  • Guide to America’s Top Physicians
  • ARC Medical Professional of the Year
  • Castle Connolly Top Doctors



C. Deutch, S. Spencer, R.Robbins, D. Cicchetti, C. Spencer.

“Interictal Spikes and Hippocampal Somatostatin Levels in Temporal Lobe Epilepsy.”

Epilepsia 1991, 32: 174-178.


B ter Penning, C. Deutch Litchman, L. Heier.

“Bilateral Middle Cerebral Artery Occlusions in Neurocysticercosis.”

Stroke 1992, 23 (2): 280-283.


C. Deutch, K. Sass, S. Spencer.

“Effect of Carbamezepine on Interictal Spike Frequency”

Epilepsia 1988, 29 (5): 657.


C. Deutch, S. Spencer.

“Interictal spike frequency and seizure frequency.”

Epilepsia 1988, 29 (5): 672.


C.D. Litchman, M. Deitz, M.J. Reding.

“Examination is More Predictive of Ambulation Recovery than CT Lesion Location following Subcortical Stroke.”

Neurology 1991, 41 (sup 1): 184-185.


Charisse D. Litchman and Jerome B. Posner: “Brain Tumors in the Elderly” in William Hazzard, MD et al (ed): Principles of Geriatric Medicine and Gerontology, McGraw Hill, Third Edition, 1994.


Charisse Litchman (ed): Desmoid Tumors, Springer Publishers, 2012.


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