Fred (Michael) M. Cutrer, M.D.

  1. Neurologist

Departments

Location

  1. Rochester, Minnesota

Languages

English

Fred (Michael) M. Cutrer, M.D., is a neurologist who specializes in headache medicine. His clinical focus includes the diagnosis and treatment of:

  • Episodic and chronic migraine
  • Cluster headache
  • Headaches resulting from high and low cerebrospinal fluid pressure
  • Less common headache syndromes such as SUNCT, paroxysmal hemicranias, hemicranias continua, hypnic headache
  • Medication overuse headaches
  • Trigeminal neuralgia

He has been treating patients with complex headache syndromes for the past 25 years.

In addition to his clinical activities, Dr. Cutrer is active in research and education, providing mentorship to residents and fellows. His research interests include the genomics of migraine and anti-migraine therapies and functional neuroimaging in migraine. He is the director of the Mayo Headache Fellowship Program in Rochester, Minnesota.

Dr. Cutrer is currently the enterprise chairman of the Headache Division of Mayo Clinic.

  1. Cluster headache
  2. Headache NOS
  3. Migraine
  • Headache
  • Migraine
  • Cluster headaches
  • Pathophysiological mechanisms, genetics and treatment of primary headache disorders
  1. 1994
    Research Fellowship - The Stroke Research Lab-Department of NeurosurgeryMassachusetts General Hospital
  2. 1992
    Chief Resident - NeurologyUniversity of California, Los Angeles
  3. 1992
    Chief Resident - NeurologySepulveda VA Hospital
  4. 1992
    Chief Resident - NeurologyOlive View Medical Center
  5. 1992
    Chief Resident - NeurologyUniversity Hospital of California
  6. 1991
    Resident - NeurologyUniversity of California, Los Angeles
  7. 1991
    Resident - NeurologyUniversity Hospital of California
  8. 1991
    Resident - NeurologySepulveda VA Hospital
  9. 1991
    Resident - NeurologyOlive View Medical Center
  10. 1989
    Internship - Internal MedicineUniversity of Mississippi Medical Center
  11. 1988
    MDUniversity of Mississippi Medical Center School of Medicine
  12. 1980
    MM - MusicAmerican Conservatory of Music
  13. 1978
    BA - MusicBelhaven College
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Certifications

  1. 2006
    Headache MedicineUnited Council of Neurologic Specialties
  2. 1993
    NeurologyAmerican Board of Psychiatry and Neurology

Awards and honors

  1. 2011
    Telly AwardTelly Awards
  2. 2008
    Pegasus AwardPegasus Program
  3. 1998
    Partners in Excellence AwardMassachusetts General Hospital
  4. 1997
    Best Lecture in Clinical ScienceInternational Headache Society, 8th International Headache Congress, Amsterdam, Netherlands
  5. 1996
    Harold Wolff Award for Best Research PaperAmerican Association for the Study of Headache
  6. 1995
    Clinical Investigator Development AwardNational Institute of Neurological Disorders and Stroke, National Institutes of Health
  7. 1992
    Fellowship Award in Migraine ResearchGlaxo, Inc.
  8. 1987
    Phi Kappa PhiUniversity of Mississippi Medical Center School of Medicine
  9. 1986
    Alpha Omega AlphaUniversity of Mississippi Medical Center School of Medicine
  10. 1986
    Book Award for Achievement as a Medical StudentLange Publishing Company
  11. 1978
    Summa Cum LaudeBelhaven College
  12. 1978
    Chaminade ScholarshipBelhaven College
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Professional memberships

  1. 2015 - present
    Subject Matter ExpertPlummer Project, Mayo Clinic College of Medicine and Science, Department of Education Administration
  2. 2012 - present
    MemberAmerican Society of Human Genetics
  3. 2011 - present
    MemberMC Patient Profile Subcommittee, Mayo Clinic Clinical Practice Committee, Mayo Clinic Committees
  4. 2011 - present
    MemberPatient Clinical Questionnaires Approval Working Group (PCQA)
  5. 2011 - present
    MemberImaging and Neurophysiological Measures Subgroup, Common Data Elements Headache Working Group, National Institute of Neurological Disorders and Stroke
  6. 2008 - present
    Board MemberMedical Advisory Board, Migraine Research Foundation
  7. 2006 - present
    MemberRochester Neurology Research Committee, Mayo Clinic Rochester Committees
  8. 2004 - 2009
    Board MemberAmerican Council for Headache Education
  9. 2003 - present
    MemberP&T Committee, Formulary Review Workgroup, Mayo Clinic Rochester Workgroups
  10. 2001 - present
    MemberEducation Subcommitee - Advanced Course Development, American Association for the Study of Headache/American Headache Society
  11. 2000 - 2001
    Board MemberHeadache Cooperative of New England
  12. 2000 - 2001
    Co-ChairScientific Committee, Headache Cooperative of New England
  13. 2000 - 2001
    MemberHeadache Cooperative of New England
  14. 2000 - 2001
    MemberScientific Committee, Headache Cooperative of New England
  15. 2000 - 2001
    MemberHuman Research Committee Internal Review Board, Massachusetts General Hospital, Harvard University
  16. 1998 - 2001
    Co-ChairEducation Committee, American Association for the Study of Headache/American Headache Society
  17. 1998 - 2001
    MemberEducation Committee, American Association for the Study of Headache/American Headache Society
  18. 1997 - 2001
    MemberAmerican Association for the Advancement of Science
  19. 1997 - 1999
    MemberScientific Committee, International Headache Society
  20. 1996 - present
    MemberSociety for Neuroscience
  21. 1991 - 2003
    MemberAmerican Association for the Study of Headache/American Headache Society
  22. 1991 - present
    MemberInternational Headache Society
  23. 1990 - present
    MemberAmerican Academy of Neurology
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Publications

Research activities

See a description of research activities.