Headache and Facial Pain

The MedStar Georgetown University Hospital Headache Center specializes in diagnosis and treatment of patients with various headache disorders. We partner with our patients to create a safe and effective management plan.

Medication therapy, life style changes and complementary treatment, such as biofeedback training, acupuncture, or physical therapy are considered modalities as a unique plan of care is developed for each patient. We offer inpatient and outpatient services. If needed, medical or surgical consultation from MedStar Georgetown’s vast network of providers is readily available.

Headache Services

  • Acupuncture/acupressure
  • Botox for chronic migraine
  • Counseling services
  • Diagnostic testing
  • Inpatient management
  • Lifestyle changes
  • Outpatient pharmacology
  • Peripheral nerve blocks
  • Pharmacological treatment plan
  • Physical therapy
  • Relaxation therapy

Meet Our Team

We partner with our patients to create a safe and effective management plan.

Jessica Ailani, MD
Carrie O. Dougherty, MD
• Laura B. Xanders, MS, FNP-BC

Patient Forms

New Patient Forms (PDF)
New Patient Information Packet (PDF)