The Migraine Surgery Foundation was formed for the educational purposes of increasing public and professional awareness of the surgical option to treat moderate to severe migraine disease, as well as increase the capacity of migraine surgery by training other capable surgeons in the field; the scientific purpose of furthering the science of migraine surgery by developing or participating in clinical trials; and the altruistic purpose of providing charitable care and promoting a field proven to decrease the cost of care and productivity loss, thereby dramatically decreasing the vast long term economic burden to society.