Elliot Shevel

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Dr Elliot Shevel
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Dr Elliot Shevel
Nationality South African
Alma mater University of the Witwatersrand
Occupation Founder and Medical Director of The Headache Clinic South Africa

Elliot Shevel BDS, DipMFOS, MBBCh (born (1943-01-03) 3 January 1943 (age 74)) is a South African maxillo-facial and oral surgeon, best known for his position on the cause of pain in migraines.


Shevel has practised as a Maxillo-Facial and Oral Surgeon in Johannesburg, South Africa, since 1973. In 1999 he was awarded an honorary fellowship by the International College of Craniomandibular Orthopedics, and he is a peer reviewer for "The European Journal of Neurology", the "International Journal of Clinical Practice", "Headache", the official journal of the American Headache Society, and "Cephalalgia", the official journal of the International Headache Society.