5 April 2019 - Headache and Facial Pain Symposium, Amsterdam, The Netherlands

A symposium on the treatment of headache and facial pain took place at the Park Plaza Victoria Hotel, Amsterdam Centraal, The Netherlands on 5 April 2019.


“The Headache and Facial Pain Symposium, Amsterdam, Netherlands, 05/04/2019-05/04/2019 has been accredited by the European Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education (EACCME®) with 6 European CME credits (ECMEC®s). Each medical specialist should claim only those hours of credit that he/she actually spent in the educational activity.”


Dr Kenneth van Tilburg
Scientific Director, Headache and Facial Pain Treatment Symposium
Consultant in Pain Medicine & Anaesthesia
DC Klinieken, Breda & Rotterdam
The Netherlands


Dr. Olav Rohof, FIPP
Consultant in Pain Medicine
DC Klinieken
The Netherlands

Dr. Hazem Al-Khawaja
Consultant Neurosurgeon
ETZ (Elisabeth) and Gamma Knife Centrum Tilburg
Tilburg, The Netherlands

Dr Ashish Gulve
Honorary Treasurer, Neuromodulation Society of the UK & Ireland
Consultant in Anaesthesia & Pain Management
The James Cook University Hospital
Middlesbrough, UK

Prof Tara Renton
Professor in Oral Surgery
Lead Orofacial Pain Services
Honorary Fellow American Association or Oral and Maxillofacial Surgeons
Oral Surgery Department,
King's College London Dental Institute
London, UK

Dr Erkan Kurt
Consultant Neurosurgeon
Functional Neurosurgery Unit
Radboud University Nijmegen Medical Center
Nijmegen, The Netherlands

Dr Manjit Matharu
Consultant Neurologist
Clinical Lead, Headache Group
National Hospital for Neurology and Neurosurgery
University College London Hospitals,
London, UK

Dr Teodor Goroszeniuk
President, London Pain Forum
Consultant in Pain Medicine & Anaesthesia
Interventional Pain Management & Neuromodulation Practice, Wimpole Street
London, UK


Medical history and physical examination in the patient with facial pain and/or

The trigeminocervical complex in headache and facial pain: current concepts and

Recent advances in the treatment of migraine (including occipital nerve neuromodulation)

Radiofrequency (RF) treatment of the cervical region and the trigeminal and
sphenopalatine ganglia in patients with facial pain and/or headache

Orofacial pain - causes and treatment possibilities

Neuromodulation of the trigeminal and sphenopalatine ganglia

Brain stimulation for central and neuropathic facial pain

Gamma knife trigeminal neuralgia treatment

Miniaturisation of neuromodulation devices

Non-invasive neuromodulation for Headache


Venue: Park Plaza Victoria Amsterdam, Damrak 1-5, Amsterdam, 1012 LG, The Netherlands

To view and download a copy of the programme for the symposium, CLICK HERE