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Department Center for Neuro-Restoration
Primary Location Cleveland Clinic Main Campus
Type of Doctor Adults Only
Languages English
Surgeon No
Locations Specialties & Treatments

Treatment & Services

  • Botox Injections for Headache
  • Infusion Therapy
  • Nerve Blocks
  • Occipital Nerve Block
  • Trigger Point Injection
View all 5 Treatment & Services +

Specialty in Diseases & Conditions

  • Chronic Headaches
  • Cluster Headaches
  • Facial Pain
  • Headaches
  • Idiopathic Intracranial Hypertension
  • Migraine Headaches
  • Occipital Neuralgia
  • Paroxysmal Hemicrania
  • Tension Headaches
  • Thunderclap Headaches
  • Trigeminal Neuralgia
View all 11 Specialties +


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About Julia Bucklan, DO

  • Cleveland Clinic General Neurology Associate Staff
  • Neurology Board Certified
  • United Council for Neurologic Subspecialties Headache Diplomate
  • Assistant Professor of Neurology with CCLCM/CWRU
Education & Professional Highlights

Education & Professional Highlights


Education & Fellowships

Fellowship - Cleveland Clinic
Cleveland, OH

Residency - Cleveland Clinic
Cleveland, OH

Medical Education - Ohio University College of Osteopathic Medicine
Athens, OH

Undergraduate - Michigan State University
East Lansing, MI


  • Psychiatry and Neurology - Neurology

Specialty Interests

Migraine and the female reproductive cycle. Menstrual migraines. Headache and pregnancy.

Research & Publications

Research & Publications

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Industry Relationships

Industry Relationships

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To assure professional and commercial integrity in such matters, Cleveland Clinic maintains a program that reviews these collaborations and, when appropriate, puts measures in place to minimize bias that may result from ties to industry. Cleveland Clinic publicly discloses the names of companies when (i) its physicians/scientists receive $5,000 or more per year (or, in rare cases, equity or stock options) for speaking and consulting, (ii) its physicians/scientists serve as a fiduciary, (iii) its physicians/scientists receive or have the right to receive royalties or (iv) its physicians/ scientists hold any equity interest for the physician's/scientist's role as inventor, discoverer, developer, founder or consultant.* In publicly disclosing this information, Cleveland Clinic tries to provide information as accurately as possible about its physicians' and scientists' connections with industry.

As of 7/10/2024, Dr. Bucklan has reported the financial relationships with the companies listed below. In general, patients should feel free to contact their doctor about any of the relationships and how the relationships are overseen by Cleveland Clinic. To learn more about Cleveland Clinic's policies on collaborations with industry and innovation management, go to our Integrity in Innovation page.

Public Health Service-Reportable Financial Conflicts of Interest. Cleveland Clinic scientists and physicians engage in basic, translational and clinical research activities, working to solve health problems, enhance patient care and improve quality of life for patients. Interactions with industry are essential to bringing the researchers' discoveries to the public, but can present the potential for conflicts of interest related to their research activities. Click here to view a listing of instances where Cleveland Clinic has identified a Public Health Service (PHS)-Reportable Financial Conflict of Interest and has put measures in place to ensure that, to the extent possible, the design, conduct and reporting of the research is free from bias.

* Cleveland Clinic physicians and scientists subscribe to the guidance presented in the PhRMA Code on Interactions with Healthcare Professionals and the AdvaMed Code of Ethics on Interactions with Health Care Professionals. As such, gifts of substantial value are generally prohibited.

Patient Satisfaction Reviews

180 Patient Satisfaction Reviews

The Patient Satisfaction Rating is an average of all responses to the care provider related questions shown below from our nationally-recognized Press Ganey Patient Satisfaction Survey. Patients that are treated in outpatient or hospital environments may receive different surveys, and the volume of responses will vary by question.

Responses are measured on a scale of 1 to 5 with 5 being the best score.

The comments are submitted by patients and reflect their views and opinions. The comments are not endorsed by and do not necessarily reflect the views of Cleveland Clinic.

Overall Star Ratings
4.9 out of 5
Explains 4.8
Courtesy, Respect & Concern 4.9
Patient Rating of Doctor 4.9

38 Patient Comments

Reviewed on Jun 27, 2024

She realized what my needs are

Reviewed on Jun 26, 2024

It's really hard to get in with my provider in the timeframe needed. I usually get on the wait list to hope to get an appt which makes it difficult as I'm a teacher.

Reviewed on Jun 26, 2024

Dr Bucklan is absolutely the best.

Reviewed on Jun 24, 2024

Dr. Bucklan has greatly improved my quality of life with her treatment of my migraines. She's also very kind, wonderful to work with, and really explains all your options so you can make an informed decision.

Reviewed on Jun 12, 2024

Dr Buckan is great and listens to my concerns. Her demeanor is great and validates what you are experiencing as a headache patient.

Reviewed on Apr 29, 2024

I thought it was a little odd that there was no physical exam whatsoever. Dr. Bucklan is very kind, knowledgeable and professional.

Reviewed on Apr 22, 2024

Dr Was extremely attentive, and I felt this was really the first doctor who listed and tried to help me

Reviewed on Apr 17, 2024

Dr. Bucklan is an outstanding doctor.

Reviewed on Apr 17, 2024

It's hard to get an appointment with Dr. Bucklan. Her schedule seems right.

Reviewed on Apr 17, 2024

Dr. Bucklan always listens and works to help as much as possible.

Reviewed on Apr 11, 2024

Julia is a kind and caring physician. I always feel heard and respected by her.

Reviewed on Mar 15, 2024

I can not say enough good things about Dr. Bucklan. I have an intense anxiety around medical offices, Dr.'s, medicine, etc. Dr. Bucklan showed me great compassion and care and listened to me intently. She clearly described the plan of care, why she was prescribing the medicine, and the science behind it. I truly felt like she listened to me and that I had a say / choice in my care which is really important for people who have medical anxiety. Dr. Bucklan is a wonderful, caring, knowledgeable doctor and I would recommend her to anyone.

Reviewed on Mar 5, 2024

Dr. Bucklan is fantastic!! She is professional but warm and engaging. I feel that she truly cares for me and wants to help me with my migraines.

Reviewed on Feb 26, 2024

Dr Bucklan is very professional, easy to talk to and compassionate.

Reviewed on Feb 16, 2024

Dr Bucklan is an excellent and compassionate physician. She does her best given the time constraints on patient visits imposed by the corporatist head of Cleveland Clinic.

Reviewed on Feb 16, 2024

Only fair on getting the care I needed because of the long wait times between appointments with my physician, Dr. Bucklan. All physicians are not created equal and I don't want to see other doctors in the practice, based on an unhappy experience this past fall

Reviewed on Feb 16, 2024

Wonderful doctor

Reviewed on Feb 9, 2024

She was really great.

Reviewed on Feb 7, 2024

Dr. Bucklan is very personable and easy to talk to. She is quite thorough in her clinical assessment. I also greatly appreciated that she followed up on my bloodwork results, referring me for some additional tests to rule-out possible disorders that could require further treatment. I highly recommend Dr. Bucklan to anyone needing a neurologist!

Reviewed on Jan 24, 2024

Pleasant atmosphere. Got in quickly. Dr was very nice. Informed me what she was going to do

Reviewed on Jan 12, 2024

Dr, Bucklan is a great doctor and very professional.

Reviewed on Jan 5, 2024

Dr Bucklan is always on time, she is always professional, courteous and genuine.

Reviewed on Dec 19, 2023

Friendly and professional, she listened to my concerns before reccomending a care plan.

Reviewed on Dec 13, 2023

Dr. Bucklan is a very kind & caring doctor. Very pleased with how she listened & genuinely cared.

Reviewed on Nov 22, 2023

Dr. Was an excellent listener.

Reviewed on Oct 23, 2023

Dr. Bucklan was very kind and empathetic. She really listened to me, took her time, and explained/educated me as we went along.

Reviewed on Oct 18, 2023

Dr Bucklan is awesome!

Reviewed on Oct 11, 2023

She's great! Very respectful, takes me seriously as well!

Reviewed on Sep 5, 2023

Dr. Bucklan is very nice. She read my survey answered prior to seeing me and listened to my concerns.

Reviewed on Aug 30, 2023

Alway feel the doctor and staff understands my needs and feel respected

Reviewed on Aug 18, 2023

Dr Bucklin goes out of her way to meet my needs! She is outstanding! B

Reviewed on Jul 25, 2023

Dr. Bucklan listened to my concerns. I feel comfortable with the plan that we have now. I am thankful to feel heard

Reviewed on Jul 19, 2023

I just love Dr. Buckland.. She has done so much for me, and the BotoxI have not had a headache or migraine in 2 weeks. The relief is amazing.

Reviewed on Jul 18, 2023

Wonderful experience and doctor was extremely knowledgeable and took the time to answer questions and was very professional. Am so glad I went to her for my second opinion. Would highly recommend her to anyone. Thank you!

Reviewed on Jul 18, 2023

Cleveland clinic did all the footwork at making sure they had all my test results and scheduling appointments. Such a relief to have health care providers that make sure things are done properly.

Reviewed on Jul 14, 2023

Dr. Bucklan has been great and very responsive regarding my concerns.

Reviewed on Jul 14, 2023

I love Dr Bucklan! She has a good bedside manner. She is always on time and professional.

Reviewed on Jul 10, 2023

Dr. Bucklan was so sweet! We laughed and conversed well

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