William Qubty, MD

Pediatric neurologist and headache specialist


Sports Concussion Program
1500 Owens St., Second Floor
San Francisco, CA 94158
Phone: (415) 353-1915
Fax: (415) 514-6075

Hours: Monday to Friday
8 a.m. – 5 p.m.

Academic Title

Assistant Professor

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University of Texas Health Science Center at Houston 2010


Mayo Clinic, Child Neurology 2015


UCSF Medical Center, Pediatric and Adult Headache 2016

Selected Research and Publications

  1. Gelfand AA, Qubty W, Goadsby PJ. Pediatric Migraine Prevention-First, Do No Harm. JAMA Neurol. 2017 Aug 01; 74(8):893-894.
  2. Gelfand AA, Qubty W, Patniyot I, Grimes B, Pletcher MJ, Goadsby PJ, Cummings SR. Home-Based Trials in Adolescent Migraine: A Randomized Clinical Trial. JAMA Neurol. 2017 Jun 01; 74(6):744-745.
  3. Qubty W, Gelfand AA. Psychological and Behavioral Issues in the Management of Migraine in Children and Adolescents. Curr Pain Headache Rep. 2016 Dec; 20(12):69.
  4. Qubty W, Gelfand AA. The Link Between Infantile Colic and Migraine. Curr Pain Headache Rep. 2016 May; 20(5):31.
  5. Qubty W, Kedia S. Dizziness and Orthostatic Intolerance In Pediatric Headache Patients. Semin Pediatr Neurol. 2016 Feb; 23(1):71-8.
  6. Qubty W, Gelfand AA. Review of Prevention for Pediatric and Adolescent Migraine. Pediatr Neurol Briefs. 2016 Jan; 30(1):5.
  7. Qubty WF, Al-Kali A, Jones LK. Leukemic Polyradiculopathy Due to Blastic Plasmacytoid Dendritic Cell Neoplasm. JAMA Neurol. 2015 Aug; 72(8):938-9.
  8. Qubty WF, Mrelashvili A, Kotagal S, Lloyd RM. Comorbidities in infants with obstructive sleep apnea. J Clin Sleep Med. 2014 Nov 15; 10(11):1213-6.
  9. Qubty W, Renaud DL. Cognitive impairment associated with low ferritin responsive to iron supplementation. Pediatr Neurol. 2014 Dec; 51(6):831-3.
  10. Qubty WF, Mrelashvili A, Patterson MC. Epidural hematoma in a patient on pegylated-L-asparginase therapy. J Child Neurol. 2015 Apr; 30(5):636.

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