Dr. Ken Reed, M.D.

Pain Management, Internal Medicine, Anesthesiology
Inventor of the Reed Procedure

Dr. Kenneth Reed, M.D. earned his medical degree from the University of Texas Medical Branch in Galveston, Texas. He completed residency programs in internal medicine and anesthesiology, achieving board certification in three specialties – internal medicine, anesthesiology, and pain management.

Since 1988, Dr. Kenneth Reed has served on the Presbyterian Hospital of Dallas’s medical staff and 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 worldwide.

Dr. Reed continues to conduct research, publish papers, and present on pain management topics and the use of implantable neurostimulation devices for pain control. The Reed Procedure℠ received recognition in 2009 from the International Headache Society for pioneering innovation in migraine treatment. Research by Dr. Reed and Dr. Will earned the prestigious Cephalalgia Award from the editors of Cephalalgia, the medical journal of the International Headache Society.

Moreover, Dr. Reed is a respected educator who trains other physicians in specialized techniques of implantable neurostimulation. He is also a founding member of the Texas Pain Society.