Neurologist and headache specialist
Dr. Peter Goadsby, a neurologist, specializes in the diagnosis and treatment of headache disorders, including migraines and cluster headache and other forms of chronic daily headache. He is director of the UCSF Headache Center and one of the world's leading headache experts and researchers.
Goadsby came to UCSF from the Institute of Neurology at University College London, National Hospital for Neurology and Neurosurgery and Hospital for Sick Children, Great Ormond Street, London, England. His research focuses on the mechanisms and management of head pain, with a special interest in migraine and trigeminal autonomic cephalalgias. His studies aim to understand the parts of the brain involved in headache and from this to derive new approaches to treatment. He earned a medical degree at the University of New South Wales School of Medicine, completed a residency in neurology at the Prince of Wales Hospital and completed a fellowship in neurology at the National Hospital for Nervous and Mental Diseases in London. He completed post-doctoral work in laboratories in New York and Paris.
1701 Divisadero St., Suite 480
San Francisco, CA 94115
Phone: (415) 353-8393
Fax: (415) 353-9539
Hours: Monday to Friday
9 a.m. – 5 p.m.
University of New South Wales Doctorate Program 1983
University of New South Wales School of Medicine 1985
Prince Henry, Prince of Wales Hospital, Medicine 1987
Prince Henry, Prince of Wales Hospital, Neurology 1988
Prince Henry, Prince of Wales Hospital, Clinical Neurophysiology 1989
National Hospital for Nervous and Mental Diseases, Neurology 1990
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