Headache Center

Baylor Scott & White Health has specially trained specialists in headache medicine to treat the most persistent and complex headaches.

Baylor Scott & White Health provides comprehensive headache services to help your patients who experience severe headaches have a better quality of life.

Not all neurologists use a multidisciplinary approach to headaches, which is key to proper treatment. Our multidisciplinary team of specialists at Baylor Scott & White connects through an electronic medical record to work together to treat your patient.


Our treatment plans are tailored for your patients based on age, medical history, type and stage of headaches as well as personal preferences.

In additional to lifestyle consultation, treatment options may include:

  • Trigger management
  • Preventive or prophylactic medication therapy
  • Abortive medication therapy
  • Injections, including:
    • Botox
    • Nerve blocks
    • Trigger point injections

Types of Headaches We Treat

We treat a complex range of disorders, including:

  • Migraine headaches
  • Cluster headaches
  • Status migrainosus
  • Chronic daily headaches
  • Medication overuse headache
  • Menstrual migraine

When to Send Your Patient to a Specialist

When your patient’s pain persists after primary care management, it may be time to turn to a headache specialist who has specialized training in comprehensive headache care.

You may consider referring patients who:

  • Have three or more headaches per month
  • Have severe or sudden onset of a headache
  • Have a history of headaches but the headaches have changed from their normal pattern
  • Have to take over-the-counter medicine more than once a week to keep headaches under control

Refer a Patient

Use our online tool to refer your patient to a headache specialist at Baylor Scott & White.

Neuroscience at Baylor Scott & White Health

The neuroscience department at Baylor Scott & White Health provides comprehensive care, from initial diagnosis and treatment to the management of a variety of adult and pediatric urology conditions.