Susan L. Hutchinson, MD

Director, Orange County MIgraine & Headache Center, Volunteer Clinical Faculty, Department of Family and Medicine, UCI Medical Center, Irvine, CA

Susan L. Hutchinson, MD, is board certified in Family Medicine and has a subspecialty in Headache. She is Director and Founder, Orange County Migraine & Headache Center, Irvine, California. She is also on the Volunteer Faculty Department in the Department of Family Medicine at UC-Irvine Medical Center. She concentrates on the management of migraine and mood disorders with a special interest in the relationship of both conditions to hormones. Dr. Hutchinson is a national speaker on both migraines and depression and was awarded the National Headache Foundation Lectureship Award in February 2003 in recognition of her contribution to headache education. She was selected as a Physician of Excellence by the Orange County Medical Association in January 2007. She served as Chair of the Women’s Issues Section of American Headache Society (AHS) from 2005-2010 and is on the board of the Headache Cooperative of the Pacific (HCOP); she is a Past-President of the Orange County Chapter of the California Academy of Family Physicians (CAFP). In recent years, she has co-authored numerous journal articles and chapters on the subject of migraine. In 2013, Dr. Hutchinson wrote and published her first book to be used as a resource for female migraine sufferers.