help for chronic headaches in teens and pre-teens
The 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:
Public relations manager