David W. Dodick, MD, FRCP (C), FACP, is Professor of Neurology at the Mayo Clinic College of Medicine and a consultant in neurology at the Mayo Clinic, in Scottsdale, Arizona.
Dr. Dodick received a medical degree with distinction from Dalhousie University, in Halifax, Nova Scotia. He completed an internship and a neurology residency at the Mayo Clinic, in Rochester, Minnesota, followed by fellowship training at the University of Toronto, in Ontario. Dr Dodick is board certified by the Royal College of Physicians and Surgeons of Canada and the American Board of Psychiatry and Neurology (ABPN). He also holds United Council for Neurologic Subspecialties certification in headache medicine and ABPN certification in vascular neurology.
Dr Dodick has authored more than 250 publications and coauthored 6 books. He serves as Editor in Chief of Cephalalgia and is on the editorial board of several journals including The Neurologist and Lancet Neurology.
Dr Dodick is President of the American Headache Society and Vice-Chair of the World Federation of Neurology Headache Research Group. He is also Program Director of the Mayo Clinic Headache Program, Neurology Residency Program, and Headache Fellowship Program.
When not helping improve the care of headache patients, Dr. Dodick spends his time attending his daughter’s dance competitions and guitar/piano recitals, visiting his son at UC Berkeley and going to Cal Bears Football games. He enjoys travelling with family, golf, running, and hockey.