At Allegheny Health Network (AHN) Neuroscience Institute, our neurology team includes physicians who focus on headache care. Using research-backed treatments and novel medications, we recommend a treatment plan specifically for you, based on your symptoms and needs. We get you headache relief today while also working with you to prevent future headaches.
People seeking headache care at AHN benefit from our:
Our first goal is to pinpoint what’s causing your symptoms. AHN’s Headache Center treats both primary and secondary headaches in people 15 and older. When headache pain is the main medical issue, physicians call it a primary headache. Secondary headaches relate to an underlying condition that causes headache pain (such as a concussion or eye disorder).
The three common types of primary headaches include the following:
Separate medical conditions may play a role in your headache symptoms. These can include:
At AHN Headache Center, you’ll receive a full evaluation that identifies the underlying cause of your headache pain. We then develop a personalized treatment plan addressing your symptoms and circumstances.
Medication is just one of many options that may help relieve pain. We also provide research-backed therapies and medicines tested in clinical trials, so that you can experience the best possible outcome.
Our treatment goal is always to:
Headache treatments may include one or more of these therapies:
Learn more about the AHN Headache Center’s comprehensive approach to headache care.
To request an appointment at the AHN Headache Center, call (412) 578-3925 in Pittsburgh or (814) 452-7575 in Erie.
AHN Headache Center
West Penn Hospital
4815 Liberty Ave.
Pittsburgh, PA 15224