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You don't have to live with debilitating and chronic headaches. We understand the importance of lifestyle modification in the successful management of headaches. Our award-winning team can help you find relief quickly using advanced techniques and treatments. Request an appointment now!  View a list of our convenient locations and doctors.

Say Goodbye to Headache Pain

3 Reasons to Trust Ochsner for Your Headache Care

The Therapies We Offer

At Ochsner, we provide advanced and innovative treatments, such as:

  • BOTOX (Botulinum toxin A)
  • Peripheral nerve block (e.g. Greater occipital nerve block) and trigger point injections
  • Sphenopalatine ganglion block
  • Trigeminal nerve block
  • Intranasal lidocaine therapy
  • Cryoanalgesia
  • DHE (dihydroergotamine) infusion
  • Transcutaneous electrical stimulation
  • Intracranial pressure monitoring and treatment trials
  • Vitamin replacement therapy

Leading the Way in Neurological Care

MORE THAN 25

There are

active neuroscience clinical trials providing patients early access to cutting-edge treatments

Ochsner Health Center – West Bank

Ochsner Medical Center – Jefferson Hwy.

Ochsner Medical Center – Kenner

  • Cornel Rogers, MD
  • Fawad Khan, MD
  • Colin Van Hook, MD
  • Elizabeth Vulevich, NP
  • Richard Zweifler, MD
  • Robin Davis, MD

Ochsner Health Center – Covington

  • Olga Fermo, MD
  • Maria Carmen Wilson, MD

Headache Care, Close to You

Our headache experts are nearby. 

The Conditions We Treat

Ochsner’s headache experts specialize in a wide range of innovative treatments for chronic and complex conditions, including:

  • Chronic headaches
  • Chronic head, neck and face pain (e.g. Trigeminal neuralgia)
  • Cluster headaches
  • Menstrual migraines
  • Migraines
  • Post-concussive headaches
  • Tension headaches
  • Pregnancy related headaches
  • Benign intracranial hypertension
  • Other headache syndromes (e.g. Chronic paroxysmal hemicrania, SUNCT) 

Ochsner Baptist, a Campus of Ochsner Medical Center

Ochsner Health Center – Metairie

Ochsner Health Center – O’Neal

  • Victoria Brandt, NP  
  • Jose Posas, MD
  • Korak Sarkar , MD
  • Maged Guirguis, MD
  • Michael Wilensky, MD
  • Abdul Khan, MD
  • Kenneth Gaddis, MD

Ochsner Health Center – Summa

  • Abdul Khan, MD
  • Kenneth Gaddis, MD

Make Your Appointment Today!

The headache and facial pain fellowship-trained neurologists at the Comprehensive Headache Center at Ochsner are dedicated to relieving acute, chronic and complex headaches and neck pain. This means you will be treated by leaders in the field who have advanced training.

1

Specialized Care

Offering the latest headache therapies available. From a variety of nerve blocks to more advanced techniques, like stimulation of the occipital and other nerves. Plus, we’re always adding promising new treatments to make sure you have access to cutting-edge options.

2

Innovative Treatments

Our exclusive Fast Track Program means you can receive quick treatment for acute headaches without the need for an emergency department visit. And because the program is driven by personalized medicine, you’ll get effective care that’s specific to your needs.

3

Fast, Personalized Relief

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Nationally ranked in the top 50 for Neurology and Neurosurgery

Named among the Top 5% in the nation for Neurosciences seven years in a row.

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