Headaches and concussions can vary greatly in intensity, cause, and side effects. Northwestern Medicine physicians are dedicated to providing care and treatment for patients with headaches.

Whether you are experiencing your first migraine, or have ongoing headaches and a history of unsuccessful treatments, Northwestern Medicine’s headache specialists offer care and treatment to help you manage symptoms and improve your quality of life.

The Northwestern Medicine Headache, Migraine, and Concussion teams specialize in migraines, as well as neurological conditions that can cause headaches. This specialized care helps them develop individualized treatment plans designed to help meet the needs of patients.

Conditions

  • Cluster Headaches
  • Headaches
  • Migraines
  • Tension Headaches

Treatments

Meet the Teams

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The Northwestern Medicine Headache and Migraine teams specialize in migraines, as well as neurological conditions that can cause headaches. This specialized care helps Northwestern physicians develop an individualized treatment plan designed to best meet the needs of patients.

In Need of Urgent Headache Care?

Downtown Chicago

Note: To schedule an urgent appointment with the Northwestern Medicine Comprehensive Headache Center at Northwestern Memorial Hospital, you must have an established headache diagnosis with a Northwestern Medicine neurologist.

If you have not seen a Northwestern Medicine neurologist, please call 312.695.7950 to establish care.

Northern Suburbs

The board-certified neurologists at Northwestern Medicine Lake Forest Hospital are trained in the diagnosis and treatment of nervous system disorders, including diseases of the brain, spinal cord, nerves and muscles. They diagnose and treat patients with a full range of neurological disorders, including headaches and concussion.

NM Lake Forest Hospital Neurosciences: 847.234.5600
NM Glenview Outpatient Center: 847.666.5664
NM Grayslake Outpatient Center: 847.535.8000

Western Suburbs

If you have a head injury or are experiencing severe or chronic headaches, consult with the neurosciences team at Northwestern Medicine Central DuPage Hospital and Northwestern Medicine Delnor Hospital. Board-certified neurologists and neuroradiologists have access to state-of-the-art technology and innovative strategies to diagnose and treat headaches and concussions in a comfortable and inviting environment that’s close to home.

NM Central DuPage Hospital: 630.933.1600
NM Delnor Hospital: 630.208.3000

Why Choose Us

Northwestern Medicine offers board-certified neurologic experts using leading technology and innovative care strategies to help diagnose and treat headaches and concussions in a comfortable setting that’s convenient.