Dr. Marissa Lagman-Bartolome

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Phone:519-685-8500 X 

Dr. Marissa Lagman is a Fellow of the American Headache Society and UCNS Diplomate in Headache Medicine. She is the Director of the Headache Program at the Hospital for Sick Children, an Associate Professor in Pediatrics (Neurology), the Director of the Comprehensive Pediatric Headache Center and Young Adult Headache Transition Clinic as well as the Director of the Education Program of Pediatric Neurology at the Children’s Hospital in London Health Sciences Center, Western University in London, Ontario. She continues to be an adjunct faculty staff at the University of Toronto doing research projects and continue her work as the co-chair of the Transition of Care Committee in the Department of Neurology at University of Toronto.

She serves on the Board of Directors for the Canadian Headache Society and as a co-leader of the Pediatric Canadian Headache Network (PeCaHN). She is also currently an active member and faculty staff of the American Headache Society including the Pediatric & Adolescent Headache Special Interest Group where she is leading the development of the AHS Consensus Statement on the Status Migrainosus Treatment Protocol in Pediatric ED and in-patient setting.

She is a clinician and teacher with several teaching awards since she started at University of Toronto. She is actively involved in research including the pediatric CGRP trials, migraine variants, peripheral nerve blocks and headache education as well as teaching endeavors at U of T, Western University and for the American Headache Society and Canadian Society.

She has published book chapters in headaches in children and adults, metabolic headaches and other secondary headaches, review articles on migraine in women, menstrual migraine, management of pediatric post-traumatic headache, approach to intractable pediatric migraine, acute treatment of migraine in children and adults, pediatric migraine variants, use of CGRP monoclonal antibodies in children and research articles in headache education.

She is a reviewer for the following journals: Neurology journal, Headache: The Journal of Head and Face Pain, The Journal of Canadian Neurological Sciences, Developmental Medicine and Child Neurology, Journal of Integrative Medicine and Pediatric Drugs.