Location: Georgetown Headache Center MedStar Georgetown University Hospital Washington, DC
Position: Director, Georgetown Headache Center
Bio: Jessica Ailani, MD, is Associate Professor of Neurology and Director of the Georgetown Headache Center at MedStar Georgetown University Hospital in Washington, DC. She received her medical degree from the Stony Brook University School of Medicine in New York, followed by an internship at Winthrop University Hospital in Mineola, New York. Dr. Ailani subsequently completed a residency and Chief Residency in Neurology at NYU Langone Medical Center in New York, New York, followed by a fellowship in Headache Medicine at Thomas Jefferson University in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania. She is board-certified in Neurology with subspecialty certification in Headache Medicine.
Dr. Ailani is a fellow of the American Headache Society. She is on the executive board as a member at large. Dr. Ailani is the co-chair of the Practice management group and is on the scientific program committee that helps plan the American Headache Society annual scientific meeting. She is also a member of the International Headache Society and the American Academy of Neurology. Dr. Ailani is Section Editor of Unusual Headache Syndromes for Current Pain and Headache Reports and a reviewer for several professional journals. Dr. Ailani has presented nationally on topics surrounding headache medicine.