Kitaj Headache Center, LLC
...finding the balance
About Dr. Kitaj:
Dr. Kitaj was born in Troy, NY, grew up in Ohio, completed Barnard College of Columbia University earning her undergraduate degree in biology.
She obtained a second degree, in computer science, from Hunter College.
She completed Mt. Sinai Medical School, primary care internship at Yale, then neurology residency and chief residency at Yale-New Haven Hospital. She is Board Certified in neurology.
She frequently lectures to primary care physicians, internists, obstetrician/gynecologists and neurologists on how to treat headaches with a combination of traditional medicine and alternative medicine, discussing the scientific evidence both pro and con on traditional vs. alternative styles of treatments for headaches.
She has presented her research at American Headache Society and American Academy of Neurology and has been published in the journal Headache.
She speaks on treating all kinds of difficult headache patients: preteens and teenagers with headaches, hormonal migraines, pregnant migraineurs, sinus headaches, and post-traumatic headaches.
Because so many of the patients with headaches also have attention deficit disorder, Dr. Kitaj also treats ADD/ADHD in children age 8 and up to adults. She is interested in why so many headache patients also have ADD/ADHD.
She has practiced in Connecticut since 1997, opened her headache center in 2002, and opened a second office in Westchester County, New York in Yorktown Heights, in 2005 and has now moved this office to Croton-on-Hudson.