• Headache and pain

    The UK Headache Center provides specialized care to patients suffering with headache. The UK Headache Center is the only comprehensive headache clinic in the state that has been accredited by the United Council for Neurologic Subspecialties. It is one of only 20 centers in the country that provide advanced training in headache medicine to eligible physicians.


  • Multidisciplinary approach

    We use a multidisciplinary approach to evaluation and management of difficult headaches. If required, you will have access to caring physicians with expertise in neurology, neuro-ophthalmology, neurosurgery, orofacial pain, interventional pain management, plastic surgery and ENT. Our physicians are skilled at evaluating a patient with refractory headaches. Myriad options are used to bring about relief in a safe and cost-effective manner using the most up-to-date, evidence-based guidelines. Should outpatient treatment not provide relief, we offer inpatient treatment with infusion therapy, when appropriate.

  • Treatment

    The UK Headache Center collaborates with national inpatient programs for patients with a persistent headache, including patients dependent on analgesic medication who may require safe withdrawal from medications that put them at risk for rebound pain and dependency.

    An effective headache management plan is founded on quality patient education. Patients learn to become aware of headache triggers and the importance of maintaining a headache diary. In addition, patients learn to understand the role of diet, exercise, stress-reduction and stable sleep patterns to control headache.

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  • Kentucky Neuroscience Institute

    Kentucky Clinic
    First Floor, Wing C
    740 S. Limestone
    Lexington KY 40536-0284

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    This is a clinic of the University of Kentucky Hospital, also known as UK Albert B. Chandler Hospital. Read more »

    Call 859-323-5661
    Fax 859-323-1127

    Monday - Friday, 8 a.m.- 5 p.m.

    (across from Starbucks)

    Amenities
    Dining, Internet/Wi-Fi, Information desk, Pharmacy services, Wheelchairs

    Parking is available at the Kentucky Clinic Parking Garage (PS #3).

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    Insurance information

    Insurance policies can vary widely. Please check with your doctor/clinic for specific insurance information before your visit or procedure to avoid unexpected out-of-pocket costs. See list of insurers »

  • Appointments

    Most commonly, patients are referred through their primary care provider or neurologist.