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    Morris Levin, MD

    TitleProfessor
    SchoolUCSF School of Medicine
    DepartmentNeurology
    Address2330 Post Street
    San Francisco CA 94115
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      Dr. Levin directs the UCSF Headache Center and is interested in all areas of head and facial pain, as well as general pain disorders. He is board certified in Neurology, Pain Medicine and Headache Medicine. He is the author of "Comprehensive Review of Headache Medicine" (Oxford University Press 2008), "Headache and Facial Pain" (Oxford University Press 2009), and "Emergency Neurology" (Oxford University Press 2013). His clinical research areas include classification and diagnosis in headache, nerve blocks in head and facial pain conditions, and non-pharmacological approaches to chronic headaches.


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      1. Levin M. Vagus Nerve Stimulation for the Acute Treatment of Cluster Headache. Headache. 2016 Sep; 56(8):1251-2. PMID: 27593725.
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      2. Kleen JK, Levin M. Injection Therapy for Headache and Facial Pain. Oral Maxillofac Surg Clin North Am. 2016 Aug; 28(3):423-34. PMID: 27475516.
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      3. Levin M. Milestones in Fellowship Training in Headache Medicine. Headache. 2016 Jan; 56(1):185-8. PMID: 26790853.
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      4. Levin M. Approach to the Workup and Management of Headache in the Emergency Department and Inpatient Settings. Semin Neurol. 2015 Dec; 35(6):667-74. PMID: 26595867.
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      5. Robbins MS, Robertson CE, Ailani J, Levin M, Friedman DI, Dodick DW. Procedural Headache Medicine in Neurology Residency Training: A Survey of US Program Directors. Headache. 2016 Jan; 56(1):79-85. PMID: 26352267.
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      6. Levin M. Long-acting opioids and headache: a response. Headache. 2014 Apr; 54(4):752. PMID: 24697228.
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      7. Levin M. Opioids in headache. Headache. 2014 Jan; 54(1):12-21. PMID: 24127913.
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      8. Levin M. Teaching case: hypertensiveheadache. Headache. 2013 Apr; 53(4):684-6. PMID: 23551035.
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      9. Levin M. Resident and fellow section. Teaching case: dialysis headache. Headache. 2013 Jan; 53(1):181-2. PMID: 23278762.
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      10. Levin M. Herbal treatment of headache. Headache. 2012 Oct; 52 Suppl 2:76-80. PMID: 23030536.
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      11. Levin M. Expert commentary. Teaching case: Cowden syndrome and headache. Headache. 2012 Jul-Aug; 52(7):1202-3. PMID: 22724542.
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      12. Levin M. Expert commentary. Teaching case: severe headache in a leukemic. Headache. 2012 Jan; 52(1):155-7. PMID: 22408788.
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      13. Cascella C, Rosen JB, Robbins MS, Levin M. Resident and fellow section. Teaching case: symptomatic SUNCT. Headache. 2011 Jun; 51(6):1022-6. PMID: 21631490.
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      14. Fenstermacher N, Levin M, Ward T. Pharmacological prevention of migraine. BMJ. 2011; 342:d583. PMID: 21335409.
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      15. Schulman EA, Lipton R, Peterlin BL, Levin M, Grosberg BM. Commentary from the Refractory Headache Special Interest Section on defining the pharmacologically intractable headache for clinical trials and clinical practice. Headache. 2010 Nov; 50(10):1637-9. PMID: 21198568.
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      16. Levin M. Resident and fellow section. Publication ethics--handling two common conundrums facing authors and reviewers. Headache. 2010 Jun; 50(6):1080-6. PMID: 20618821.
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      17. Levin M. Resident and fellow section. Headache. 2010 Apr; 50(4):687-91. PMID: 20456155.
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      18. Levin M. Nerve blocks in the treatment of headache. Neurotherapeutics. 2010 Apr; 7(2):197-203. PMID: 20430319.
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      19. Aurora SK, Dodick DW, Turkel CC, DeGryse RE, Silberstein SD, Lipton RB, Diener HC, Brin MF. OnabotulinumtoxinA for treatment of chronic migraine: results from the double-blind, randomized, placebo-controlled phase of the PREEMPT 1 trial. Cephalalgia. 2010 Jul; 30(7):793-803. PMID: 20647170.
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      20. Levin M. Resident and fellow section. Teaching case: arteriovenous malformation induced migraine with aura. Headache. 2009 Nov-Dec; 49(10):1551-4. PMID: 19912350.
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      21. Schulman EA, Peterlin BL, Lake AE, Lipton RB, Hanlon A, Siegel S, Levin M, Goadsby PJ, Markley HG. Defining refractory migraine: results of the RHSIS Survey of American Headache Society members. Headache. 2009 Apr; 49(4):509-18. PMID: 19245385.
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      22. Levin M. Teaching case: Chiari type I/ cerebellar ectopia headaches: complete resolution following posterior fossa decompressive surgery. Headache. 2008 Jul; 48(7):1146-9. PMID: 18687086.
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      23. Levin M. Teaching case--headache in the emergency room: a review. Headache. 2008 Jun; 48(6):988-90. PMID: 18549378.
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      24. Levin M. Refractory headache: classification and nomenclature. Headache. 2008 Jun; 48(6):783-90. PMID: 18549356.
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      25. Levin M. Making a headache practice work: the elements of diagnosis and coding headache medicine. Headache. 2008 Mar; 48(3):491-6. PMID: 18302706.
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      26. Peterlin BL, Gambini-Suarez E, Lidicker J, Levin M. An analysis of cluster headache information provided on internet websites. Headache. 2008 Mar; 48(3):378-84. PMID: 18005143.
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      27. Ashkenazi A, Levin M. Greater occipital nerve block for migraine and other headaches: is it useful? Curr Pain Headache Rep. 2007 Jun; 11(3):231-5. PMID: 17504651.
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      28. Levin M. Teaching case: Cervicogenic headache. Headache. 2007 Apr; 47(4):635-6; discussion 637-8. PMID: 17445119.
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      29. Peterlin BL, Gambini-Suárez E, Levin M. Cluster headache: a review of online resources for patients and clinicians. Curr Pain Headache Rep. 2007 Apr; 11(2):148-53. PMID: 17367595.
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      30. Loder E, Rizzoli P, McGeeney B, Ward T, Levin M, Shapiro RE, Tepper S, Newman L, Sheftell F, Rapoport A, Markley H. Cluster headache treatment dilemmas: the experts respond. Curr Pain Headache Rep. 2007 Apr; 11(2):141-7. PMID: 17367594.
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      31. Peterlin BL, Ward T, Lidicker J, Levin M. A retrospective, comparative study on the frequency of abuse in migraine and chronic daily headache. Headache. 2007 Mar; 47(3):397-401. PMID: 17371356.
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      32. Levin M, Ward TN. Horton's disease: past and present. Curr Pain Headache Rep. 2005 Aug; 9(4):259-63. PMID: 16004841.
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      33. Ward TN, Levin M, Wong RL. Headache Caused by Giant Cell Arteritis. Curr Treat Options Neurol. 2004 11; 6(6):499-505. PMID: 15461927.
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      34. Levin M. Changing the face of pain management. Mechanism-based treatment most likely to succeed. Postgrad Med. 2004 Sep; 116(3):45-8. PMID: 15460089.
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      35. Ashkenazi A, Levin M. Three common neuralgias. How to manage trigeminal, occipital, and postherpetic pain. Postgrad Med. 2004 Sep; 116(3):16-8, 21-4, 31-2 passim. PMID: 15460087.
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      36. Levin M, Ward TN. Ophthalmoplegic migraine. Curr Pain Headache Rep. 2004 Aug; 8(4):306-9. PMID: 15228891.
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      37. Ward TN, Levin M. Diagnosis and pathophysiology of migraine. Expert Rev Neurother. 2004 May; 4(3):383-90. PMID: 15853536.
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      38. Levin M. Chronic daily headache and the revised international headache society classification. Curr Pain Headache Rep. 2004 Feb; 8(1):59-65. PMID: 14731384.
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      39. Assadi MM, Mazaheri M, Satari TN, Noohi A, Shahamat M, Levin M. Biosorption of Baftkar textile effluent. Indian J Exp Biol. 2003 Aug; 41(8):900-4. PMID: 15248493.
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      40. Levin M, Ward TN. Laughing headache: a novel type of triggered headache with response to divalproex sodium. Headache. 2003 Jul-Aug; 43(7):801-3. PMID: 12890138.
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      41. Levin M. The many causes of headache. Migraine, vascular, drug-induced, and more. Postgrad Med. 2002 Dec; 112(6):67-8, 71-2, 75-6 passim. PMID: 12510448.
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      42. Levin M. The acute severe headache--assessment and treatment. Compr Ther. 2002; 28(4):235-43. PMID: 12506494.
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