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Karen L . Bremer, MD

Assistant Professor


School of Medicine
Neurology Residency Program

Karen L . Bremer, MD

Assistant Professor

After graduating from Idaho State University with a zoology major, Karen Bremer went on to attend the University of Nebraska Medical Center, graduating in 1994.  After medical school, she entered the UNMC/Creighton psychiatry program and after 2 years, transferred to the UNMC/Creighton neurology program.  She finished her residency in 1999.  Karen worked one year in Kearney, Nebraska for a multi-specialty group.  Returning to Omaha, she joined the Creighton neurology department and started specializing in headache management.  She is currently the director of the CHI Health Headache Clinic and is board certified by the American Board of Psychiatry and Neurology and certified by the United Council for Neurologic Subspecialties in Headache Medicine. 
Dr. Bremer sees patients in clinic and at Bergan, Immanuel, and Midlands hospitals, and treats patients with headaches and other neurologic conditions.

Clinical Interests:
- General Neurology
- Headache 

Teaching Interests

  • Neurology

Research Focus





Assistant Professor


  • trigeminal neuralgia 2019
  • Headaches and migraines. 18th Annual Pain management conference. 2019
  • Headache Management and case studies Creighton Neurology Grand Rounds 2017
  • Headache Management and case studies - NP pharmacology conference, 2017
  • Headache management 16th Annual Pain Management Conference-Practical Pain Management for Healthcare Providers 2017
  • Headache Update - Neurology in a Nutshell, January 30, 2015. 2015


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