Naziyath Vijayan, M.D.

Professor Emeritus
Specialty: Neurology

Center for Neuroscience
1544 Newton Court
Davis, CA 95618

UC Davis Medical Group - Folsom
271 Turn Pike Dr.
Folsom, CA 95630
(916) 985-9200

Clinical & Research Interests

Naziyath Vijayan performs diagnosis and treatment for patients suffering from chronic headaches. For more than 20 years, he has conducted research into the causes and treatments of migraine, cluster and tension headaches. Vijayan also has written extensively about headache symptoms, causes and treatments. He is involved in clinical research and trials of new headache drugs.

Other Languages



Trivandrum Medical College
Trivandrum, Kerala
M.D. 1967

Trivandrum Medical College
Trivandrum, Kerala
M.B.B.S. 1964


Trivandrum Medical College Hospital
Trivandrum, Kerala


UC Davis Medical Center
Sacramento, California

Board Certifications

American Board of Neurology and Psychiatry, 1971

Professional Memberships

American Academy of Neurology
American Headache Society
International Headache Society

Select Recent Publications

Rappaport AM, et al (017 Clinical Trial Study Group, member Vijayan N.) Optimizing the dose of zolmitriptan (Zomig, 311 C90) for the acute treatment of migraine. A multicenter, double-blind, placebo-controlled, dose-ranging study. Neurology 1997;49:1210-1218

Gallagher RM, et al (Dihydroergotamine Working Group, member Vijayan N.) Acute treatment of migraine with dihydroergotamine nasal spray. Archives of Neurology 1996;53:1285-1291

Vijayan N. Postoperative headache in acoustic neuroma. Headache 1995;35:98-100

Watson C, Vijayan N. The sympathetic innervation of the eyes and face. Clinical Anatomy 1995;8:262-275

Vijayan N, Spillane T. Valproic acid treatment of chronic daily headache. Headache 1995;35:540-543