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Deena Kuruvilla, MD

Deena E. Kuruvilla, M.D., is a board certified neurologist and Director of the Westport Headache Institute in Fairfield County, Connecticut. She has authored many articles, book chapters, and research publications.

Dr. Kuruvilla completed her medical internship at the Mount Sinai School of Medicine in New York. Subsequently, she completed her Neurology residency at Brown University in Rhode Island, where she was chief resident. She went on to complete a fellowship in Headache and Facial Pain at the Montefiore Headache Center and the Albert Einstein College of Medicine.

Dr. Kuruvilla has conducted research studies on medical devices, complementary and integrative medicine and procedural approaches for the treatment of headache disorders. She is the former chair of the complementary and integrative medicine section and current chair of the women’s health section of the american headache society. She has also been an invited reviewer and author for many peer-reviewed publications including , , , and the .

Dr. Kuruvilla’s research and clinical work has been widely featured in the press, including , , the , and the .


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