People who seek relief from head and face pain, including migraine, benefit from the expertise of the Department of Neurology specialty group for headache. Our headache specialists have extensive experience and help thousands of people each year.
Your neurologist will coordinate your testing and pinpoint the cause of your pain, bringing together a multispecialty team as needed. Your care might involve experts in brain, spine and nervous system surgery (neurosurgeons), brain imaging (neuroradiology), dental specialties, or others as needed. These experts have access to advanced diagnostic and treatment techniques and tools, including stereotactic radiosurgery, Gamma Knife radiosurgery and microvascular decompression.
Conditions and symptoms
Research advances that improve clinical care
Our internationally recognized clinician-researchers and scientists study the causes of headache and face pain and new approaches to preventing and treating them. Learn more about headache research and migraine research.
Nationally recognized expertise
Mayo Clinic in Rochester, Minnesota, Mayo Clinic in Phoenix/Scottsdale, Arizona, and Mayo Clinic in Jacksonville, Florida, rank among the Best Hospitals for neurology and neurosurgery in the U.S. News & World Report Best Hospitals rankings. Mayo Clinic Children's Center in Rochester is ranked the No. 1 hospital in Minnesota, and the five-state region of Iowa, Minnesota, North Dakota, South Dakota and Wisconsin, according to U.S. News & World Report's 2022–2023 "Best Children's Hospitals" rankings.