Dr. Sait Ashina, MD

Dr. Sait Ashina, MD

Neurology  ·  
Male  ·  
Age 45
Dr. Sait Ashina, MD is a neurology specialist in Brookline, MA and has been practicing for 16 years. He graduated from University Of Copenhagen in 2002 and specializes in neurology, headache management, and more.Read his story

1 Brookline Pl Ste 406

Brookline, MA 02445

Contact Information

(617) 278-8000

Insurance Accepted

  • Aetna
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield of Massachusetts
  • Empire Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • Harvard Pilgrim Health Care
  • Tufts Health Plan
  • UnitedHealthCare

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Top Care Areas

See how frequently Dr. Ashina performs your care needs compared to other doctors.

very high
more than 99% of peers
Tension Headache
very high
more than 98% of peers
All Headaches (incl. Migraine)
very high
more than 97% of peers

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Dr. Ashina's bio

This content was provided by Dr. Ashina "Dr. Ashina earned his medical degree at the University of Copenhagen, Denmark. He completed medical internship at the Hospital of Saint Raphael affiliated with Yale University School of Medicine in New Haven, CT. He did his residency in neurology at the Montefiore Medical Center, Albert Einstein College of Medicine. He trained in Headache Medicine at the Montefiore Headache Center and the Danish Headache Center, Denmark. Dr. Ashina is a Diplomat of the American Board of Psychiatry and Neurology, and a Diplomat in Headache Medicine, United Council for Neurological Subspecialties. He is a member of education committee of International Headache Society. Dr. Ashina also serves as a member of the International Headache Society headache classification subcommittee on Tension-Type Headache for the 3rd edition of the International Classification of Headache Disorders. He has won several awards for his work, including the Clinical Headache Fellowship Award from the American Headache Society and 2012 Enrico Greppi Award endorsed by the European Headache Federation/Italian Society for the Study of Headaches. Dr. Ashina has also been named to the Super Doctors 2018 New York Super Doctors list. His research interests include epidemiology of headache and chronic pain, quantitative sensory testing, human pain models and structural brain lesions in migraine. Dr. Ashina has written numerous publications and book chapters."
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Care Philosophy

This content was provided by Dr. Ashina "Dr. Ashina is a headache specialist and a neurologist. His headache treatment approach combines drug therapy,non-pharmacological treatments,  interventional treatments such as botulinum toxin injections, nerve blocks, and trigger point injections."

3  Specialties

  • Neurology
  • Headache Management
  • Headache Medicine

1  Board Certifications

  • Neurology
    Accredited by: American Board of Psychiatry & Neurology*

12  Conditions Treated

  • All Headaches (incl. Migraine)
  • Cervicogenic Headache
  • Chronic Paroxysmal Hemicrania
  • Chronic Tension-Type Headache
  • Classic Migraine
  • Cluster Headache
  • Common Migraine
  • Familial Hemiplegic Migraine
  • Headache
  • Migraine
  • Tension Headache
  • Trigeminal Neuralgia

8  Procedures

Background Check

0 Malpractice Claims

No malpractice history found for Massachusetts.

0 Sanctions

No sanctions history found for the years that Healthgrades collects data.

0 Board Actions

No board actions found for the years that Healthgrades collects data.


  • University Of Copenhagen
    Medical School | Graduated 2002
  • Yale-New Haven Hospital Saint Raphael Campus
    Internship Hospital | Completed
  • Montefiore Medical Center, Albert Einstein College of Medicine
    Residency Hospital | Completed
  • Danish Headache Center, University Of Copenhagen
    Fellowship Hospital | Completed
  • Montefiore Headache Center, Albert Einstein College of Medicine
    Fellowship Hospital | Completed

Awards & Recognition

Awards & Honors
  • Healthgrades Honor Roll
  • American Headache Society International Headache Congress Scholarship Award, 2009
  • Clinical Headache Fellowship Award from the American Headache Society, 2006
  • American Headache Society Annual Scientific Meeting Scholarship Award, 2007
  • Enrico Greppi Award endorsed by the European Headache Federation/ Italian Society for the Study of Headaches, 2012
Media & Publications

Languages Spoken

  • English

Memberships & Professional Affiliations

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Dr. Ashina's Reviews

Likelihood of recommending Dr. Ashina to family and friends
14 total reviews

Likelihood to Recommend (14)

  • 5
  • 4
  • 3
  • 2
  • 1

Dr. Ashina's Performance

  • Trustworthiness

  • Explains condition(s) well

  • Answers questions

  • Time well spent


Office & Staff Performance

  • Scheduling

  • Office environment

  • Staff friendliness

  • Average wait time

    10 to 15 minutes
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