Robert G. KanieckiMD
Dr. Kaniecki is Director of the outpatient Headache Center, which he founded in 2000. The Headache Center at the University of Pittsburgh has developed into one of the largest headache programs in the country with over 13,000 outpatient visits per year. It is staffed by 5 physicians and 2 physician assistants at a state-of-the-art 3700 square-foot outpatient facility. The Center continues to provide an assortment of medical options for the management of headache, as well as interventional procedures of neural blockade and botulinum toxin delivery.
Dr. Kaniecki also oversees inpatient headache management program and continues to recruit for additional faculty to staff the Headache program. In 2017, for the 7th consecutive year, Dr. Kaniecki was named to the Best Doctors in Pittsburgh list. In 2016, for the 5th time in 14 years, Dr. Kaniecki received the Excellence in Teaching Award from the neurology residents.
In addition to his clinical responsibilities, Dr. Kaniecki continues to participate in clinical research. Since 2006 he has served as chairman of the scientific review committee for the Department of Neurology. He sits on the Editorial Board for the journal 'Headache' and since 2008 he has served as Abstracts Editor for the journal.