Meghan Piccinin

Meghan Piccinin, MD

Meghan Piccinin is an attending neurologist at Allegheny Health Network in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania who specializes in headache and facial pain disorders. She completed her undergraduate and Masters degrees in biomedical sciences at the University of Western Ontario, before completing medical school at Michigan State University. She then completed a neurology residency at the University of Pittsburgh Medical Center where she worked extensively with the headache and concussion clinics, which spurred her interest in headache medicine. She then went on to pursue a fellowship in headache medicine at the Cleveland Clinic. She is passionate about helping patients find an individualized treatment plan that works for them and enables them to regain their quality of life.

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All You Need To Know About Botox for Migraine

Botox for migraine was first found to help prevent attacks while being studied as a treatment for wrinkles (Binder 2000). Botulinum toxin is a protein produced by a species of bacteria known as Clostridium, which prevents the release of molecules from nerve cells. By preventing nerve signaling, botulinum toxin has been used as a cosmetic…

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ACT Now Fellows

Advocacy Connection Team (ACT Now) Fellows Headache fellows are doctors who undergo one year of specialized training in the field of headache medicine. Upon completing their fellowship, these doctors become certified Headache Specialists by the¬†United Council for Neurologic Subspecialties¬†(UCNS). Unfortunately, there is a severe shortage of these specialized providers in our country. Currently, there are…

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