Dr Mona Ghadiri-Sani

About Mona Ghadiri-Sani

Dr Mona Ghadiri-Sani is the clinical and educational lead for headache at The Walton Centre. Her main areas of interest are migraines, hormonal headaches, idiopathic intracranial hypertension and facial pain. Since being appointed as service lead, she has expanded the service to include three headache specialist nurses, a headache coordinator and admin support. She has since established the biggest anti-CGRP MAB treatment centre in the UK and continues to expand the service to accommodate the most up-to-date treatments in management of headache disorders.

She has a keen interest in education and is a senior lecturer at the University of Liverpool and the clinical lead for year five undergraduate medical training. She also leads on the headache education at The Walton Centre and has established the annual North West Headache Training event. She actively participates in headache education nationally and internationally.

She is also actively involved in research and is primary investigator for several clinical trials at The Walton Centre and continues to participate in regular audits and publications.

Dr Ghadiri-Sani qualified from Bart’s and the London Medical School of Medicine and Dentistry, completing both her medical degree and an intercalated BSc in Neuroscience at Queen Mary University of London. She undertook her core medical training also in London, including a neurology rotation at The Royal London Hospital, before relocating to The Walton Centre to accomplish higher neurology training.





Clinical/research interests

Headache particularly migraine 

Idiopathic intracranial hypertension 

Trigeminal autonomic cephalalgia including cluster headache and medication overuse 


General neurology 

Primary investigator and co-investigator for several headache trials at The Walton Centre. 

Membership of professional regional and national bodies

Association of British Neurologists (ABN) 

British Medical Association (BMA) 

British Association for the Study of Headache (BASH) 

Member of the Royal College of Physicians (RCP) 

Related Services


The Neurology service provides specialist care to patients across Cheshire, Merseyside, North Wales and the Isle of Man. 

Headache service

The headache service provides clinics to support four consultants specialising in headaches

Page last updated: 18 July 2021