Headache Clinic

Leaders in Headache Care
Managing headaches and facial pain isn’t just a matter of finding the right medication. It requires proper diagnosis and a comprehensive treatment plan. The Stanford Health Care Headache Clinic offers a complete program focused on prevention, acute treatments, and nonmedication strategies.

What We Offer You for Headache Care

Cluster headache

Idiopathic intracranial hypertension (IIH)

Spontaneous intracranial hypotension (SIH)


New daily persistent headache (NDPH)

Occipital neuralgia

Post-traumatic headache

Tension-type headache

Trigeminal neuralgia


Acute Treatment


Complementary and Integrative Medicine (CIM) Therapies

Innovation Through Clinical Research

Your Circle of Care

Each person’s experience is unique, which is why we provide personalized care. Our team tailors treatment and supportive services to meet your individual needs.

Your Doctors

Headache and Facial Pain Specialist

A headache specialist is a neurologist. This type of medical doctor has specialized training in diagnosing, treating, and managing disorders of the brain and nervous system, including headaches.

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Cerebrospinal Fluid Leak Specialist/Pain Management Specialist

A cerebrospinal fluid (CSF) leak specialist is a medical doctor trained to evaluate, diagnose, and treat CSF leaks. A pain management specialist is a board-certified specialist in pain medicine who evaluates and treats pain, including headaches.

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Concussion Specialist

A concussion specialist is a neurologist who specializes in diagnosing, treating, and managing traumatic brain injury, including headache management.

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Advanced Practice Provider

Our skilled nurse practitioners specialize in diagnosing and treating headaches. They see patients independently and occasionally alongside your doctor. Advanced practice providers can write prescriptions, perform procedures, and help prevent or treat any issues.

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At the Stanford Health Care Headache Clinic, we make accessing care easy and convenient. We make every effort to coordinate your appointments so that you can see multiple providers, as needed, during a single visit.

Headache Clinic
211 Quarry Road, Palo Alto 94304
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For Referring Physicians


Phone: 1-866-742-4811
Fax: 650-320-9443
Monday – Friday, 8 a.m. – 5 p.m.

Stanford Health Care provides comprehensive services to refer and track patients, as well as the latest information and news for physicians and office staff. For help with all referral needs and questions, visit Referring Physicians.

Email or fax a Headache and Facial Pain Clinic referral form with supporting documentation to ReferralCenter@stanfordhealthcare.org or 650-320-9443.