Christy Jackson, MD

Christy Jackson, MD, is a neurologist with expertise in headache and facial pain, including trigeminal neuralgia, cervical pain, cluster headaches, muscle contraction headaches and chronic migraines in children, adolescents and adults. She also provides therapeutic injections for headaches, including nerve blocks.

Dr. Jackson believes the best doctor-patient relationships are partnerships. She likes to work together with her patients to formulate individualized treatment plans based on thorough diagnostic evaluations. As director of the Dalessio Headache Center at Scripps Clinic, she is committed to providing each patient with care that is tailored to their lifestyle. She also believes that effective treatment is a collaborative effort and works with various departments at Scripps for a well-rounded approach to patient care.

Throughout her career, she has been honored with multiple awards including being named as one of the “Best Doctors in America” by US News and World Report.

When she is not caring for patients, she enjoys art and framing, tending to her flower and herb garden and traveling with her family to Europe.

Specialties

  • Neurology

Areas of Expertise

  • Cerebrovascular Disease
  • Neurology

Board Certifications

  • American Board of Psychiatry & Neurology, Neurology, 2000

Medical Education

  • University of Texas Medical Branch at Galveston, MD, 1989

Internships

  • University of Texas Medical Branch at Galveston, Neurology, 1990

Residencies

  • University of Texas Medical Branch, 1993

Fellowships

  • University of California, San Diego, Cerebrovascular Disease, 1994