The Headache Clinics: The Headache and Facial Pain Program in Cincinnati, Ohio


The Headache and Facial Pain Program at the University of Cincinnati College of Medicine in Cincinnati, Ohio.

The Headache and Facial Pain Program, at the University of Cincinnati College of Medicine, in Cincinnati, Ohio, was established in October, 2013. It is part of the UC Neuroscience Center. Although this program is fairly new, the university has a long tradition of headache clinics. Robert Smith, MD started one of the first headache clinics in the U.S. at the University of Cincinnati and it was staffed by primary care physicians. This Clinic was started during the late 1970s and continued through 1990. Continue Reading

Carol A. Barch, M.N., FNP-BC

Headache and Facial Pain – Department of Neurology – Stanford Hospital and Clinics

211 Quarry Rd., Suite 206

Palo Alto, CA 94043

Phone: 650-723-6469

Fax: 650-725-9526

Certified: Yes (CAQ – 2016)


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  • CAQ – Awarded Certificate of Added Qualifications from the National Headache Foundation.
  • United Council for Neurologic Subspecialties (UCNS) – Headache Medicine is a subspecialty of neurology, and is concerned with the diagnosis and treatment of head and face pain. Patients affected by headache and face pain may seek help from multiple specialty areas, including primary care (family practice, general internal medicine) and specialty care including but not restricted to neurology, neurosurgery, otolaryngology, physical medicine and rehabilitation, oromaxillofacial surgery, and psychiatry. For headache and face pain, the practitioner of Headache Medicine is often the principal care physician, and may render all levels of care commensurate with his or her training.