Headache Center at Hackensack University Medical Center
We are dedicated to finding the root cause of your pain.Headache care starts with the correct diagnosis. We excel at defining your headache and making the correct diagnosis. Our headache specialists provide compassionate care and while they start with integrative medicine, which often provides relief without the need for conventional medicine, they are experts at working with you to develop an individualized treatment plan that meets your needs
Our team of headache neurologists, nurse practitioner, psychologists, sleep specialists and rehabilitation therapists provides your care in one, convenient location. We have all the necessary resources and the top specialists to get you back to living your best life.
Our patient-centered approach incorporates medical treatments, lifestyle changes, behavioral therapy and integrative support services. A personalized plan is customized based on your diagnosis and may include:
- Preventative medication strategies
- Acute Pain Management
- Advanced treatments, including BOTOX® procedures, nerve block injections, trigger point injections, neuromodulation and infusion therapies
- Urgent appointments for refractory headaches to keep patients out of the emergency room
- Psychological support to foster lifestyle changes that can reduce frequency and severity of headache
- Access to clinical trials
Why Choose Us?
Hackensack Meridian Hackensack University Medical Center is home to the only New Jersey hospital nationally ranked in Neurology and Neurosurgery by U.S. News & World Report. Our neurologists routinely participate in headache and migraine research and provide our patients with access to the latest evidence-based therapies and the promising clinical trials.
Listen to our Headache Center Neurologist at Hackensack University Medical Center, Regina Krel, M.D., the only neurologist in NJ to be a Fellow of the American Headache Society, fellowship trained in headache medicine and board certified in headache medicine discuss headache treatments.
Meet the Team:
At the Headache Center at Hackensack University Medical Center, our medical team is specially trained in headache management. The Headache Center is led by Center Director, Regina Krel, M.D. who is the only Fellow of the American Headache Society in New Jersey She and her partner, Hao Huang, M.D. are both board-certified in both Neurology and Headache Medicine and fellowship-trained in headache medicine.