About Reena G. Rastogi, MD

Reena Gogia Rastogi, MD, FAHS, is the director of the Concussion Program and clinical director of the Pediatric Headache Program at the Barrow Neurological Institute at Phoenix Children's. Dr. Rastogi is also director of the Headache Fellowship Program. She is board certified in child neurology and headache medicine. As a child neurologist, Dr. Rastogi treats children and teens with conditions involving the brain, spinal cord, nerves and muscles. She has a special interest in treating migraines, concussions and post-traumatic headaches.

Dr. Rastogi believes collaboration is important in patient care. "It's important the physician, patient and family members work together to choose the best treatment option," she says. Her passion for her work comes from "helping patients and improving their quality of life."

Outside the hospital, Dr. Rastogi values spending time with her husband and two children. She also enjoys traveling and photography.

Medical School / Education

St George's University, Great River, NY


St. Joseph's Hospital and Medical Center, Phoenix, AZ


(Pediatric Neurology) Phoenix Children's Hospital/Barrow Neurological Institute, Phoenix, AZ

Child Neurology, Headache Medicine

Pediatric Neurology

Top Doctor Recipient, PHOENIX magazine

Most Influential Women in Arizona Business, AZ Business Magazine, 2022

Academic Affiliations

Clinical Assistant Professor, Pediatrics and Neurology, Mayo Clinic

Clinical Assistant Professor, Neurology, Barrow Neurological Institute

Clinical Assistant Professor, Department of Child Health and Neurology, University of Arizona College of Medicine

Beyond the Guidelines: A Narrative Review of Treatments on the Horizon for Migraine in Children and Adolescents. VanderPluym JH, Victorio MCC, Oakley CB, Rastogi RG, Orr SL.

Advances in the Acute and Preventive Treatment of Pediatric Migraine. Rastogi RG, Hastriter EV, Evans RL, Bassal F, Hickman C, Karnik KT, Little R, Lewis KS.

Case report: Lingering post-concussive symptoms in a pediatric patient with presumed Ehlers-Danlos syndrome. Curry TM, Esfandiarei M, Thomas TC, Rastogi RG.

Orr, SL, Rastogi, RG. Chronic migraine and other types of chronic daily headache. In: Gladstein J, Szperka CL, and Gelfand A (Eds). Pediatric Headache.

Non-pharmacologic and Mindful-Based Approaches for Pediatric Headache Disorders: a Review. Rastogi RG, Arnold TL, Borrero-Mejias C, Hastriter EV, Hickman C, Karnik KT, Lewis KS, Little RD.

Pediatric Post-Traumatic Headache and Implications for Return to Sport: A Narrative Review. Irwin, SL, Kacperski, J and Rastogi, RG.

Management of Episodic Migraine in Children and Adolescents: a Practical Approach. Rastogi RG, Borrero-Mejias C, Hickman C, Lewis KS, Little R.

Migrainous Aura, Visual Snow, and Alice in Wonderland Syndrome in Childhood. Rastogi RG, VanderPluym J, Lewis KS.

Prevention for Pediatric and Adolescent Migraine. Hickman C, Lewis KS, Little R, Rastogi RG, Yonker M.


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Dr Rastogi was very informative about my granddaughter's headaches and answered all questions I had.

The care and the knowledge that went into the visit was awesome