Ali Makki, DMD



Associate Professor of Neurology

Position:   Attending Physician, Headache and Orofacial Pain Program
Dental school:  

1993-1997, Doctor of Dental Medicine (DMD), Univeristy of Pennsylvania School of Dental Medicine, Philadelphia, PA



2003-2005, Orofacial Pain Medicine, UCLA Medical Center/UCLA School of Dentistry, Section of Oral Medicine and Orofacial Pain

2004-2005, Postdoctoral externship, Cedars Sinai Medical Center, Department of Anesthesiology, The Pain Center, Los Angeles, CA


2005-2007, Geriatric Medicine and Gerontology, David Geffen School of Medicine at UCLA, Department of Medicine, Division of Geriatrics, Los Angeles, CA

Clinical and Research Interests  

Primary headaches (tension-type, migraine, cluster, and trigeminal autonomic cephalgias), oral and facial disorders (burning mouth syndrome and trigeminal neuralgia), chronic musculoskeletal pains of the head and neck (myofascial pain and temporomandibular pain disorders).

On staff since   2007