Edwin Capulong, MD


Edwin Capulong, MD

Appointed: 2006

4.6 out of 5
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Edwin Capulong, MD
Department: Center for Spine Health
Location: Fairview Hospital
Mail Code S40
18101 Lorain Avenue
Cleveland, OH 44111
Edwin Capulong, MD
Department: Center for Spine Health
Location: Cleveland Clinic Main Campus
Mail Code S40
9500 Euclid Avenue
Cleveland, OH 44195
Type of Doctor:
Adults Only

Biographical Sketch

Edwin Capulong, MD, is an Associate Staff Physician in the Cleveland Clinic Center for Spine Health. He attended medical school at Saint Louis University in Baguio City, Philippines. He completed his Medical Spine fellowship at Cleveland Clinic, residency at the University of Pittsburgh Medical Center in Pittsburgh, Pa.

His specialty interests include management of spine disorders, from medical to interventional spine procedures.

His research interests include golf and spine biomechanics.

Education & Fellowships

Fellowship - Cleveland Clinic
Spine Medicine
Cleveland, OH USA
Other - Helms Medical Institute
Berkeley, CA USA
Residency - University of Pittsburgh Medical Center & Children's Hospital of Pittsburgh
Physical Medicine & Rehabilitation
Pittsburgh, PA USA
Internship - University of Pittsburgh Medical Center & Children's Hospital of Pittsburgh
Pittsburgh, PA USA
Research Fellowship - Temple University Hospital
Philadelphia, PA USA
Medical School - Saint Louis University
Baguio City, Phillipines Phillipines
Undergraduate - University of Santo Tomas
Manila Philippines


  • Physical Medicine & Rehabilitation
  • Physical Medicine & Rehabilitation- Pain Medicine

Specialty Interests

Interventional spine procedures, musculoskeletal ultrasound, joint injections

Awards & Honors

  • Best Research Paper Presentation, Resident/Fellow Category: Elan Pharmaceutical Award for Outstanding Paper Presentation,"Environmental Enrichment Improves Cognitive Performance in Male but not Female Rats", National Annual Meeting of the Association of Academic Physiatry, Las Vegas, Nev., February 2002

Additional Training

  • UCLA Helms Acupuncture Course, 11/04 to 4/05, CME 300 hrs Category 1 AMA


  • American Academy of Pain Medicine
  • International Spine Intervention Society
  • American Academy of Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation 

Treatment & Services

  • Back and Neck Pain Treatment
  • Cervical, Thoracic And Lumbar Epidural Injections
  • Interventional Spine Procedures
  • Joint Injections
  • Management of Back and Neck Pain
  • Medical Management Of Spinal Disorders
  • Musculoskeletal Medicine
  • Nerve Blocks
  • Non-Operative Spine Care
  • Peripheral Joint Injections
  • Spinal Injections
  • Spine Rehabilitation

Specialty in Diseases and Conditions

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Languages Spoken

  • English

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