Dr. Kenneth Reed, M.D.
Pain Management, Internal Medicine, Anesthesiology
Inventor of the Omega Procedure and the Reed Procedure ® : A Permanent Surgical Migraine Treatment
Dr. Kenneth Reed received his medical degree from the University of Texas Medical Branch in Galveston, Texas. He completed residency programs in internal medicine and anesthesiology, and ultimately achieved board certification in three specialties – internal medicine, anesthesiology, and pain management.
Since 1988, Dr. Kenneth Reed has served on the medical staff of Presbyterian Hospital of Dallas, and also headed its Pain Management Program. Dr. Reed first began applying neurostimulation for intractable migraines in 1992, and in 2006 pioneered The Reed Procedure ® for migraines and other innovative neurostimulation techniques for treating various types of severe, intractable headaches – techniques now used around the world.
Dr. Reed founded Reed Migraine Centers in 2011 and continues ongoing research and publishes and presents papers on pain management topics and the use of implantable neurostimulation devices for the control of pain. The Reed Procedure ® was peer recognized in 2009 by the International Headache Society for pioneering innovation in migraine treatment, and recent research by Dr. Reed and Dr. Will earned the prestigious Cephalalgia Award, presented by the editors of Cephalalgia, the medical journal of the International Headache Society.
Additionally, he is a recognized teaching specialist who trains other physicians in specialized techniques of implantable neurostimulation and is a founding member of the Texas Pain Society.