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Department Pain Management
Primary Location Fairview Hospital
Type of Doctor Adults Only
Languages English
Surgeon Yes
Fairview Hospital
Primary Location

Fairview Hospital


Additional Locations

Specialties & Treatments

Treatment & Services

  • Celiac Plexus Block
  • Epidural Steroid Injection
  • Facet Median Nerve Branch Block
  • Genitofemoral Nerve Block
  • Intercostal Nerve Block
  • Lumbar Sympathetic Block
  • Occipital Nerve Block
  • Pain Management
  • Sacroiliac Joint Injections
  • Stellate Ganglion Block
View all 10 Treatment & Services +

Specialty in Diseases & Conditions

  • Arthritis
  • Bursitis
  • Chronic Back Pain
  • Chronic Myofascial Pain (CMP)
  • Chronic Neuropathic Pain
  • Coccydynia
  • Facet Joint Syndrome
  • Herniated Disc
  • Nerve Injuries
  • Occipital Headache
  • Radiculopathy
  • Sciatica
  • Shingles (Varicella-Zoster Virus)
  • Spinal Stenosis
  • Spondylosis
View all 15 Specialties +


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Education & Professional Highlights

Education & Professional Highlights


Education & Fellowships

Fellowship - Cleveland Clinic
Pain Medicine
Cleveland, OH USA

Residency - Cleveland Clinic
Cleveland, OH USA

Medical Education - Assiut University Faculty of Medicine


  • Anesthesiology

Specialty Interests

Pelvic pain, back pain, musculoskeletal pain

Research & Publications

Research & Publications

See publications for Joseph Abdelmalak, MD.

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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 1/26/2021, Dr. Abdelmalak has reported no financial relationship with industry that is applicable to this listing. 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

122 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
4.5 out of 5
Explains 4.5
Courtesy, Respect & Concern 4.5
Patient Rating of Doctor 4.5

19 Patient Comments

Reviewed on May 25, 2021

Excellent doctor

Reviewed on May 11, 2021

Dr Abdelmalak was very conscientious of my privacy and explained everything he was going to do in advance. He was extremely thorough and listened to my concerns. He explained methodically how he'd treat my pain and I think I am finally getting resolve after years of misdiagnosis and treatment s that never alleviated my pain. He also has great compassion and bedside manner.

Reviewed on Apr 6, 2021

The doctor spoke about me and my other situations like he knew me. This was the first time meeting him.

Reviewed on Mar 25, 2021

The Dr. has help me so much between the trigger point shots and my medication I haven't felt this good for years!

Reviewed on Mar 22, 2021

I've been back and forth between doctors and he's the only doctor that actually helped me. thank you no more referrals!!!

Reviewed on Mar 15, 2021

He's a wonderful person and doctor and the attending nurse was just great too

Reviewed on Mar 5, 2021

Dr. Abdelmalak is the best!

Reviewed on Feb 5, 2021

doctor explained everything very well and answered all my questions.

Reviewed on Jan 18, 2021

Dr. Abdemalek and his staff were exceptional in explaining things, I left my visit for the first time feeling like there was hope for my condition

Reviewed on Jan 12, 2021

Best provider I've seen for my condition. Extremely caring and kind.

Reviewed on Nov 10, 2020

Dr. Abdelmalak is an amazing doctor who has great knowledge on pain relief. My quality of life has improved with Dr. A guidance in pain management. Went to him seeking a 2nd opinion on back surgery. Not only was surgery not needed but Dr. A was able to give relief to live my best life. Thanks Dr. A

Reviewed on Sep 23, 2020

great physician

Reviewed on Sep 23, 2020

Dr. Abdelmalak is very kind and respectful. I always look forward to appointment with him, he cares so much about his patients. he always talks about all options and makes you part of the decision about treatment

Reviewed on Aug 7, 2020


Reviewed on Jul 10, 2020

I'm so thankful for such a great doctor, he cares about his patients.

Reviewed on Jun 26, 2020

I absolutely love my doctor. He is wonderful.

Reviewed on Jun 19, 2020

I just met the Doctor at this meeting but he was very helpful and clear and explained things in great detail to me, which I appreciated.

Reviewed on Jun 19, 2020

love Dr. Abdelmalak

Reviewed on Jun 19, 2020

He is so compassionate and caring! Truly the best Dr I've ever been to. Does not rush you at your appt and really listens. Highly recommended!

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