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Catalina Cleves-Bayon, MD

Catalina Cleves-Bayon, MD
Job Title Assistant Professor, Pediatrics, University of Pittsburgh School of Medicine
4401 Penn Avenue, Suite Floor 2
Pittsburgh, PA 15224
412-692-5520 Phone
412-692-6787 Fax

Education and Training

Medical School

2003 Escuela Colombiana de Medicina - Universidad El Bosque, Bogota, Colombia 


2005 Louisiana State University, New Orleans, La.
2007 Cleveland Clinic, Cleveland, Ohio


2008 Pediatric Headache Fellowship, Cleveland Clinic
2011 Pediatric Neurology Residency, Cleveland Clinic


Board Certifications

  • American Board of Pediatrics
  • United Council for Neurological Subspecialties (headache medicine)


  • Cleves C, Friedman NR, Rothner AD, Hussain MS. Genetically Confirmed CADASIL in a Pediatric Patient. Pediatrics 2010; doi: 10.1542/peds.2010-0714.
  • Kabbuche MA, Cleves C. Evaluation and management of headache in children and adolescents presenting in the acute setting. Semin Pediatr Neurol. 2010;17(2)105-108.
  • Cleves C, Parikh S, Rothner AD, Tepper SJ. Link between confusional migraine, hemiplegic migraine and episodic atraxia type 2: hypothesis, family genealogy, gene typing and classification. Cephalalgia 2010; 30(6):740-3.
  • Tepper S , Cleves C and Taylor FR. Patent foramen ovale and migraine: Association, causation, and implications of clinical trials. Current Pain and Headache Reports. 2009; 13 (3): 221-226.
  • Tepper S, Cleves C. Telcagepant, a calcitonin gene-related peptide antagonist for the treatment of migraine. Current opinion in investigational drugs. 2009; 10 (7): 711-720.
  • Cleves C, Tepper SJ. Sumatriptan/Naproxen sodium combination for the treatment of migraine. Expert Rev Neurother. 2008; 8 (9): 1289-97.

Research Interests

  • Childhood headache
  • Stroke in children
  • Pseudotumor cerebri

Clinical Specialties

  • Providing comprehensive care in a multidisciplinary setting for children and adolescents with headachedisorders
  • Understanding the impact of chronic headache in the pediatric population and to develop treatments to improve the patient’s quality of life
Last Update
July 2, 2012
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Last Update
July 2, 2012