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MyMigraineTeam Medical Reviewer | Amaal Starling, M.D.

Posted on July 05, 2022

Amaal Starling, M.D.

Amaal Starling, M.D.

Dr. Amaal Starling is a migraine specialist who serves as associate professor of neurology at the Mayo Clinic in Scottsdale, Arizona. She studies primary and secondary headache disorders, including migraine and post-traumatic headaches. This includes understanding underlying pathophysiology, establishing clinical phenotypes, and exploring novel therapeutics for headache disorders.

Dr. Starling has a special interest in exploring nondrug options for the treatment of migraine, including neuromodulation devices such as single-pulse transcranial magnetic stimulation.


  • Drexel University College of Medicine (M.D.)
  • Mayo Clinic College of Medicine and Science (Residency and fellowship)
  • Certifications

  • Certified by the American Board of Psychiatry and Neurology, Inc.
  • Professional Accolades

  • Board of Directors, American Headache Society
  • Manfred D. Muenter Award for Excellence in Clinical Neurology
  • Mayo Brothers Distinguished Fellowship Award
  • 2012 Spirit of Mayo Clinic Award
  • Affiliations

  • Mayo Clinic
  • Social Media Accounts and Websites

  • Twitter:@AmaalStarling