In this episode, Dr. Messina discusses the characteristics of doctors who may be burned out and not be your advocate. He cautions you about corporate medicine, how in influences your referrals and how to look out for yourself. The bottom line: your doctor needs to be knowledgeable and needs to have your back if you are going to get good results for your headache problems.
Dr. Messina is certified in Neurology by the American Board of Psychiatry and Neurology and in Headache Medicine by the UCNS. Details of his credentials are found at https://www.michiganheadache.com/emessina.asp .
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