Susan Hutchinson, M.D.
Dr. Susan Hutchinson is a headache specialist and board-certified family practice physician. In February 2007, she founded Orange County Migraine & Headache Center, dedicated to serving patients with headache and mood disorders. Although she is not a psychiatrist, she has developed a special interest in treating mood disorders as well as headache. The mood disorders she treats include depression; anxiety; bipolar disorder; ADHD; and panic attacks.
Prior to starting Orange County Migraine & Headache Center, Dr. Hutchinson practiced as a family practice physician in the Irvine Area since 1985. Over the years, she developed a passion for helping patients with headache, especially migraine. Dr. Hutchinson suffers from migraine headaches which gives her an empathy with her patients. She felt such a calling to help patients with headache and mood disorders that she decided to specialize and devote her career to alleviating the suffering caused by both headaches and mood disorders.
Dr. Hutchinson received her BA degree in Chemistry from Miami of Ohio, graduating Magna cum laude. Her MD degree came from Medical College of Ohio followed by her internship and residency at UC Irvine where she completed her training in the Department of Family Medicine.
She lectures nationally on the subject of headache; has written dozens of articles for medical journals; participated in headache research projects and is very active in numerous professional organizations such as the American Headache Society and the National Headache Foundation. She is the immediate post-chair of the Women’s Issues section of the American Headache Society after serving in the chair position for 5 years. Dr. Hutchinson is a dynamic and sought-after speaker. She speaks for community groups as well as professional groups.
In 2010 she became the President of The Orange County Chapter of the California Academy of Family Physicians.
You can find out more about Dr. Susan Hutchinson, including media and speaking information at www.DrSusanHutchinson.com
Dr. Molly Rossknecht
Dr. Molly Rossknecht is a neurologist who specializes in headache medicine. She is originally from South Florida and went to college at Florida Atlantic University, graduating with a BS in Biology and MS in Biomedical Science. She then went on to medical school at Nova Southeastern University College of Osteopathic Medicine where she completed the dual degree DO/MPH program. Dr. Rossknecht completed her internship and neurology residency at Garden City Hospital in Michigan, a program through the Statewide Campus System of Michigan State University, followed by a headache fellowship at the University of Michigan. She looks forward to helping patients on their journey to healing at Orange County Migraine & Headache Center.