Dr David B. Kudrow

Dr Kudrow is a neurologist certified by the American Board of Psychiatry and Neurology. He has been specializing in headache medicine as the director of the California Medical Clinic for Headache in Santa Monica which was founded by Dr Lee Kudrow in 1971 as first private headache clinic in the western United States. Dr Kudrow graduated from USC Keck School of Medicine and completed his Neurology residency and a fellowship in clinical neurophysiology at Harbor UCLA where he served for 23 years as the director of the Harbor UCLA Medical Center outpatient headache clinic. In addition to focusing on the diagnosis and treatment of patients with headache disorders, he has been a principal investigator in over 100 phase II and III clinical trials evaluating the safety and efficacy of preventive and acute treatments for migraine, cluster headache, Alzheimer’s disease, epilepsy and other pain disorders. He has authored numerous peer reviewed articles and has been a speaker on the topic of migraine and migraine therapeutics throughout the country.

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David B. Kudrow, M.D– Dr. Kudrow is a board certified neurologist with specialty interest in headache medicine. He graduated from the University of Southern California with a B.Sc. in biological sciences; he graduated from the University of Southern California School of Medicine with an M.D. and did his residency training and fellowship in Neurology and Clinical Neurophysiology at Harbor-UCLA Medical Center in TorranceCalifornia.  Dr. Kudrow has published several articles in peer reviewed journals, written book chapters on headache and he lectures extensively to doctor groups on headache disorders.  He has been consultant to pharmaceutical industry on development and research in medications to treat headache.