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Reena G. Rastogi, MD

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Areas of Expertise

  • Pediatric Neurology


Phoenix Children's Hospital - Main
1919 E. Thomas Rd., Phoenix, Arizona 85016

About Reena G. Rastogi, MD

Reena Gogia Rastogi, MD, FAHS, is the clinic director of the Pediatric Headache Program at the Barrow Neurological Institute at Phoenix Children's. 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.

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Education & Training

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

Academic Affiliations

Clinical Assistant Professor, Neurology, Barrow Neurological InstituteClinical Assistant Professor, Department of Child Health and Neurology, University of Arizona College of MedicineAssistant Professor, Pediatrics, Mayo Clinic

Research & Publications

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.Unilateral visual loss in a previously healthy 15-year-old girl: monosymptomatic neuromyelitis optica?Kerrigan JF, Chrisman C, Rastogi RG.Lacosamide in refractory mixed pediatric epilepsy: a prospective add-on study.Rastogi RG, Ng YT.Long-term outcome after emergency resection of hypothalamic hamartomas for status gelasticus.Pati S, Rastogi RG, Abla AA, Rekate HL, Ng YT."