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10/25/16news article

help for chronic headaches in teens and pre-teens

headachesThe neurology department at Dayton Children’s is pleased to announce the formation of a new outpatient headache clinic exclusively focused on diagnosis and management of chronic headaches. Patients eligible for referral must meet the following criteria:

  • 10 years or older
  • have had significant headaches for more than a year
  • have tried at least two preventive headache medications without success

This clinic will be staffed by

  • Daniel Lacey, MD, PhD
  • Elizabeth Medaugh, PNP
  • Sara Adducchio, PNP
  • Cindy Brown, DNP

Dietitian Alison Ruffin, RD, LD, and two pain psychologists are also part of the team. Sarah MacDonald, RN, is the resource nurse.

If you wish to send a referral to the headache clinic, please send an ambulatory referral to neurology specifying ‘headache clinic referral’ in the comment section. You can also send an e-mail to Sarah MacDonald at MacDonaldS@childrensdayton.org or call her at 937-641-3497.

For more information, contact:
Stacy Porter
Public relations manager
Phone: 937-641-3666
newsroom@childrensdayton.org

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