William Qubty, M.D.

Specializing in:
Pediatric Neurology • Headache Medicine
William Qubty Minneapolis Neurology Clinic

I specialize in treating headache disorders; however, am well versed in all aspects of child neurology. I look forward to serving this community’s children with professionalism, kindness, and enthusiasm.


  • Doctor of Medicine – University of Texas Health Science Center, Houston, TX, 2010
  • Pediatrics Internship – Mayo Clinic, Rochester, MN, 2011
  • Residency Pediatrics and Child and Adolescent Neurology – Mayo Clinic, Rochester, MN, 2015
  • Fellowship Pediatric & Adult Headache – University of California San Francisco, CA, 2016


  • United Council for Neurologic Subspecialties, Headache Medicine
  • American Board of Psychiatry and Neurology with Special Qualification in Child Neurology


  • American Academy of Neurology
  • American Headache Society
  • Travis County Medical Society
  • International Headache Society
  • Assistant Professor of Neurology, 2018-2021 Neurology, Dell Medical School, University of Texas at Austin
  • Assistant Professor, 2016-2018 Neurology, University of California San Francisco
  • Clinical Instructor, 2015-2016 Neurology, University of California San Francisco
  • International Headache Academy scholar (American Headache Society), 2016
  • International Headache Academy scholar (American Headache Society), 2014
  • Valedictorian of Undergraduate College of Arts and Sciences Texas Tech University, 2006
  • Retrospective review of riboflavin in pediatric migraine prevention, 2019-present
  • Retrospective review of melatonin in pediatric migraine prevention, 2019-present
  • Randomized, placebo-controlled trial of melatonin for pediatric migraine prevention, 2017- present
  • Melatonin use for pediatric and adolescent acute migraine management, 2017- present
  • Benign paroxysmal torticollis phenotyping study, 2018- present
  • Patniyot I, Qubty W. Short-term Treatment of Migraine in Children and Adolescents. JAMA Pediatr. 2020
  • Qubty W, Patniyot I. Migraine Pathophysiology. Pediatr Neurol. 2020 Feb
  • Qubty W, Irwin SL, Fox CK. Review on the Diagnosis and Treatment of Reversible Cerebral Vasoconstriction Syndrome in Children and Adolescents. Semin Neurol. 2020 Feb 20.
  • Berger A, Litwin J, Allen IE, Qubty W, Irwin S, Waung M, Gelfand AA. Preliminary Evidence that Melatonin Is not a Biomarker in Children and Adolescents With Episodic Migraine. 2019 Jul;59(7):1014-1023.
  • Beleford DT, Diab M, Qubty WF, et al. Schimke immunoosseous dysplasia and management considerations for vascular risks. Am J Med Genet A. (2019).
  • Szperka, CL, Vanderpluym J, Orr SL, Oakley CB, Qubty W, et al. Recommendations on the Use of Anti-CGRP Monoclonal Antibodies in Children and Adolescents. Headache, 58 (10): 1658-1669 (2018).
  • Qubty W, Patniyot I, Gelfand A. Telemedicine in a pediatric headache clinic: A prospective survey. Neurology, 90: e1702-e1705 (2018).
  • Irwin SL, Qubty W, Allen IE, Patniyot I, Goadsby PJ, Gelfand AA. Transcranial Magnetic Stimulation for Migraine Prevention in Adolescents: A Pilot Open-Label Study. Headache, 58: 724-731 (2018).
  • Dao JM, Qubty W. Headache Diagnosis in Children and Adolescents. Curr Pain Headache Rep, 22: 17 (2018).
  • Gelfand AA, Qubty W, Goadsby PJ. Pediatric Migraine Prevention-First, Do No Harm. JAMA Neurol, 74: 893-894 (2017).
Minneapolis Clinic of Neurology
Coon Rapids Office

3833 Coon Rapids Boulevard, Suite 100
Coon Rapids, MN 55433
Secondary Office:
Minneapolis Clinic of Neurology
Maple Grove Office

9645 Grove Circle No., Suite 100
Maple Grove, MN 55369
Hospital Affiliations:
Active Staff:
North Memorial Medical Center

3300 Oakdale Avenue North
Robbinsdale, MN 55422
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Children’s Hospital – Minneapolis

2525 Chicago Avenue South
Minneapolis, MN 55404
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