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Face Pain and Headache Clinic

People with chronic headache and facial pain may suffer effects that impact every part of their daily life, including family, work, friendships, and their overall health and well-being. The Face Pain and Headache Clinic at UTHealth Neurosciences brings together a multidisciplinary team of board-certified, fellowship-trained neurosurgeons, neurologists, researchers, and pain management specialists who work together to provide relief to even the most complex problems.

People who suffer from migraine, cluster headache, trigeminal neuralgia, hemifacial spasm, pineal cyst, and other disorders benefit from collaborative, highly specialized expertise focused on managing chronic headaches and face pain.

Innovative Care

Under the leadership of internationally known neurosurgeon Dong Kim, MD, the team at UTHealth Neurosciences offers patients innovative technology, a track record of excellent outcomes in difficult-to-manage cases, and access to groundbreaking clinical trials. They are among the most experienced in their specialties, providing advanced treatments for headache and face pain, from medical management to minimally invasive and stereotactic surgical procedures.

The Will Erwin Headache Research Center

The Will Erwin Headache Research Center was created with a $20 million pledge over 10 years from the Will Erwin Headache Research Foundation. Led by Mark Burish, MD, PhD, a fellowship-trained neurologist specialized in interventional pain management, the center is dedicated to the study of cluster headache and other debilitating headache disorders. The center’s goal is to continue to raise funds and ultimately develop a collaborative national consortium of centers committed to understanding and treating chronic headaches.

Related Conditions and Treatments

Why Choose the Face Pain and Headache Clinic at UTHealth Neurosciences?

Experience. Our fellowship-trained neurologists and neurosurgeons are widely recognized as experts in their fields, diagnosing and treating the most complicated conditions that cause headache and face pain, including facial neuralgias, other cranial neuralgias, cluster headaches, migraines, pineal cysts, and normal pressure hydrocephalus.

Outcomes. We consistently exceed benchmarks for length of stay and mortality, meaning that our patients recover well – and quickly – from surgery.

Technology and research. We use the most sophisticated equipment for the diagnosis and treatment of neurological conditions that cause headache and face pain. Our patients also have access to the latest clinical trials.

Multiple locations. Physicians affiliated with UTHealth Neurosciences practice at Memorial Hermann Health System campuses across the Houston area, so you can access care close to home.


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At UTHealth Neurosciences, we offer patients access to specialized neurological care at clinics across the greater Houston area. To ask us a question, schedule an appointment, or learn more about the Face Pain and Headache Clinic, please call (713) 486-8000, or click below to send us a message. In the event of an emergency, call 911 or go to the nearest Emergency Room.


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