The Blue Ridge Headache Center will be closing its Asheville location on April 17, 2014.

Dr. Maizels will be joining the Carolina Headache Institute in Chapel Hill, starting in May.

Patients wishing to schedule an appointment at the new location may call 919.942.4424.


The Blue Ridge Headache Center is the only medical clinic in western North Carolina devoted to the treatment of headache.


The Blue Ridge Headache Center offers a comprehensive range of services, including traditional medical evaluation and treatment, complementary and alternative medicine, psychological evaluation and treatment, injectable medicines for use at home, nerve blocks, and Botox for the treatment of chronic migraine.


Our office is convenient to Asheville and Hendersonville, serving Buncombe County, Hendersonville County, all of western North Carolina and upper South Carolina, and the people of the Blue Ridge Mountains.

 A testimonial: "I used to think of myself as a problem patient, but not anymore. I am astonished how much my quality-of-life has improved."

 Why see a headache specialist?  

                                              (NY Times 1/30/2010)


Latest publication: Migraine as a Dysfunctional Neurolimbic Pain Network 

Morris Maizels MD is the founding President of the Southern Headache Society, a group of over 200 medical and allied professionals devoted to the treatment of headache. He is the author of numerous articles and textbook chapters on the treatment of migraine and other headaches, and has lectured extensively nationally and internationally. His discovery of a new treatment for migraine in 1996 was reported in national and international media. Dr. Maizels was among the first medical doctors in the United States to become certified in the specialty of Headache Medicine. 


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  • Articles by and about Morris Maizels available online
  • Maizels M, McCarberg B. Antidepressants and Antiepileptic drugs for the treatment of chronic non-cancer pain. American Family Physician 2005
  • Maizels M. The Patient with Daily Headaches. American Family Physician 2004.