Peter J. McAllister, M.D.

Director, The Headache Center at ANSC
Director, Clinical Research

Peter J. McAllister, M.D.Education

  • B.S., University of Connecticut, 1987
  • M.D., University of Connecticut, 1991
  • Externship, National Hospital for Neurology and Neurosurgery, Queen Square, London, England, 1991
  • Internship in Medicine, Medical College of Virginia, 1992
  • Resident in Neurology, Medical College of Virginia, 1992-95
  • Chief Resident, 1994-95
  • Fellowship, Neuromuscular Diseases/EMG, Medical College of Virginia, 1995-96

Board Certification


  • American Academy of Neurology
  • American Association for Study of Headaches
  • Assistant Professor, St. Vincent’s Hospital and Medical Center, Frank H. Netter, M.D., School of Medicine, Quinnipiac University, February 2013
  • Clinical Instructor, Department of Neurology, Yale University
  • Connecticut Neurological Society
  • Consultant, Dystonia Foundation, Connecticut Chapter
  • Consultant in Neurology, Fairfield University, Sacred Heart University, University of New Haven, and Westport Public School System
  • Connecticut State Medical Society
  • Fairfield County Medical Association
  • Fairfield County Neurology Society
  • Member of Neurotoxin Institute
  • Neuropathy Association
  • Team Neurologist for the Bridgeport Sound Tigers


  • Phi Beta Kappa
  • B.S., magna cum laude
  • Listed in Best Doctors, Westport and Greenwich Magazines, 2010
  • Top Docs 2011: U.S. News & World Report
  • Top Docs 2012: Connecticut Magazine
  • Top Doctors New York Metro Area, 2012: Castle Connolly Medical Ltd.
  • Top Docs 2013: Connecticut Magazine
  • Top Doctors 2013: Fairfield County Connecticut
  • Top Doctors 2013: New York Metro Area
  • Top Docs 2013: Westport & Wilton Magazine