Deborah I. Friedman, MD, MPH, FAAN

Professor of Neurology & Neurotherapeutics and Ophthalmology
University of Texas Southwestern Medical Center
Dallas, Texas

Dr. Deborah Friedman received her medical degree at Tulane University School of Medicine. She completed her neurology residency at Baylor College of Medicine, and a neuro-ophthalmology clinical and research fellowship at the University of Southern California. In addition, she has a master’s degree in Public Health from the University of Rochester with a focus on clinical research. Dr. Friedman is a Professor of Neurology & Neurotherapeutics and Ophthalmology at the University of Texas Southwestern Medical Center, where she directs the Headache and Facial Pain Program and the Integrated Project Team for Intracranial Pressure Disorders.

Dr. Friedman is board certified in neurology and headache medicine. She is a fellow of several professional organizations and serves on the Board of Directors of the American Headache Society. She is an associate editor of Headache. Dr. Friedman has published numerous journal articles book chapters related to headache disorders, including migraine and idiopathic intracranial hypertension. Her key interests are disorders of intracranial pressure, cluster headache, and migraine.

Last modified: October 15, 2018