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Kaitlin Greene, M.D.

  • Assistant Professor of Pediatrics, Division of Neurology, School of Medicine
  • Director of Child and Adolescent Headache
  • Pediatric Neurology Residency Program
  • Pediatric Neurodevelopmental Disabilities Residency Program


Dr. Greene is a pediatric neurologist who specializes in caring for children and adolescents with headaches, including migraine, post-traumatic headache, new daily persistent headache and tension-type headache. She is interested in understanding how headaches affect the daily lives of children and adolescents, and she believes in a multi-faceted approach to headache treatment that addresses all of the ways that headaches impact her patients.

An East Coast native, Dr. Greene has lived on the West Coast for the past 10 years. When she is not at work, Dr. Greene enjoys spending time with her husband and two sons exploring Portland, sampling the outstanding local food, running, skiing, or hiking in the Columbia River Gorge.

Education and training

    • B.A., 2005, Stanford
    • M.D., 2013, Weill Cornell Medical College
  • Residency

    • Child Neurology, University of California, San Francisco, San Francisco, CA, 2018
  • Fellowship

    • Pediatric Headache, University of California, San Francisco, San Francisco, CA, 2019
  • Certifications

    • American Board of Psychiatry and Neurology, Neurology with Special Qualification in Child Neurology, 2018

Memberships and associations:

  • American Academy of Neurology
  • Child Neurology Society
  • American Headache Society
  • International Headache Society

Areas of interest

  • Primary headache disorders in children (i.e. migraine, New Daily Persistent Headache)
  • Episodic conditions that may be associated with migraine (i.e. benign paroxysmal torticollis, abdominal migraine)
  • Multi-disciplinary headache treatment


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