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Headache and Migraine

The Headache Program at Vanderbilt treats patients who are suffering from chronic headaches, including migraines. If you have headaches that are interfering with your quality of life and that haven’t responded well to other treatments, we’re here to help. We’ll figure out why you’re having frequent headaches, then find the best way to relieve the pain.  We help you live life with less pain and more joy.

Conditions We Treat

We treat all headache types and related conditions, including:

Meet Your Care Team

Dane M. Chetkovich

Dane M. ChetkovichMD, PhD

    General Neurology, Neurology, Neurosciences
Charles D. Clarke
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4.7

Charles D. ClarkeMD

    General Neurology, Headache, Movement Disorders, Neurology, Neuromuscular Disorders, Neurosciences, Stroke and Cerebrovascular
Joy A. Derwenskus
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4.4

Joy A. DerwenskusDO, MSCR

    General Neurology, Neuroimmunology and Multiple Sclerosis, Neurology, Neurosciences
Robert J. Fallis

Robert J. FallisMD, MS, BA

    Headache, Migraine, Neuroimmunology and Multiple Sclerosis, Neurology, Neurosciences
Wiaam M. Falouji
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4.6

Wiaam M. FaloujiMD

    Epilepsy, General Neurology, Headache, Neuro-Ophthalmology, Neurology, Neurosciences
Tigran Kesayan
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4.6

Tigran KesayanMD, BS

    Chronic Facial Pain, General Neurology, Headache, Interventional Pain, Migraine, Neurology, Neuropathic Pain
Salam H. Alkassis
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4.7

Salam H. AlkassisMD

    Acute and Reconstructive Burn Surgery, Cosmetic Plastic Surgery, Gender Affirmation Surgery, Migraine and Occipital Neuralgia Surgery, Plastic Surgery, Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery, Reconstructive Plastic Surgery
Lauren M. Connor

Lauren M. ConnorMD

    Body Contouring, Breast Reconstructive Surgery, Cosmetic Plastic Surgery, Migraine and Occipital Neuralgia Surgery, Plastic Surgery, Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery, Reconstructive Plastic Surgery
Brian C. Drolet
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4.8

Brian C. DroletMD, FACS

    Hand Surgery, Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery
Holly V. Cannon
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4.8

Holly V. CannonAPRN

    Neurology, Neuromuscular Disorders, Neurosciences
Holly Hasty
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4.7

Holly HastyRN, ACNP

    Neurology, Neurosciences, Stroke and Cerebrovascular
Zachary A. Gilbert

Zachary A. GilbertBS, MSM, PA

    General Neurology, Neurology, Neurosciences, Stroke and Cerebrovascular
Sarah Graves
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4.8

Sarah GravesMSN, FNP-BC

    Neurology

Why Choose Headache Care at Vanderbilt

  • medical bag, case, cross, Experienced doctors
    Experienced doctors

    Our team of neurologists and nurse practitioners has extensive experience in identifying the causes of chronic headaches and providing innovative treatment options.

  • conference, Team approach, people, staff, partners
    A team approach

    In addition to your primary care doctor, we also work with other specialists whose expertise might help treat your headaches. For example, if you’re experiencing vision problems related to your headaches, we might consult with an ophthalmologist. If your headaches are causing facial pain, we might bring in a doctor who specializes in issues involving the ears, nose and throat (ENT).

  • goal, specialized, individualized, customized, Personalized care
    Personalized care

    Because there are many different causes and symptoms of chronic headaches, no two patients are alike. We’ll work with you on a personalized treatment plan to address your problems, including triggers and symptoms. Our holistic approach might include lifestyle modifications, supplements, medication and/or changes in your diet or surgery.

Tests, Treatments and Services

We offer a full range of tests, treatments and services, including:

Locations

1301 Medical Center Drive, Suite 3930
Nashville, TN 37232
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2105 Edward Curd Lane, Suite B100
Franklin, TN 37067
1616 West Main Street, Suite 201
Lebanon, TN 37087
Vanderbilt Health One Hundred Oaks
719 Thompson Lane, Suite 24100
Nashville, TN 37204

Patient Resources

Before your first visit with us, keep a headache log so that we can detect patterns of frequency, triggers and pain levels. Please bring that information to your appointment, along with digital copies of any imaging you’ve undergone for headaches, such as MRIs, MRAs and/or CT scans.