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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

Cleveland Clinic physicians and scientists may collaborate with the pharmaceutical or medical device industries to help develop medical breakthroughs or provide medical expertise or education. Cleveland Clinic strives to make scientific advances that will benefit patient care and support outside relationships that promise public benefit. In order for the discoveries of Cleveland Clinic physicians' and scientists' laboratories and investigations to benefit the public, these discoveries must be commercialized in partnership with industry. As experts in their fields, Cleveland Clinic physicians and scientists are often sought after by industry to consult, provide expertise and education.

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 1/20/2022, 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

31 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 4.9
Courtesy, Respect & Concern 4.9
Patient Rating of Doctor 4.9

18 Patient Comments

Reviewed on Mar 11, 2022

Dr. Abdelmalek is the best!!!!! His staff is wonderful.

Reviewed on Mar 11, 2022

Dr. Abdelmalek is the most caring physician.

Reviewed on Mar 11, 2022

Dr and staff are excellent

Reviewed on Mar 4, 2022

Dr. Abdelmalak was the perfect doctor for us!! He was a God-send. He was so kind, empathetic, listened carefully, and made recommendations in the info we gave him. He was conservative in his approach to pain management; we are so thankful for him.

Reviewed on Aug 30, 2021

Dr. Abdelmalak fully explained the reason/need for this follow up. We discussed which medication to continue/discontinue. He seemed genuinely happy to see me and happy for my progress.

Reviewed on Aug 27, 2021

DR Abdelmalak has been a God-send. My pain is finally being properly diagnosed and treated. He is so knowledgable, compassionate, kind and even humorous. It is a such a pleasure to be under his care. Dr. Abdelmalak is the gold-standard.

Reviewed on Aug 27, 2021

From start to finish I felt listened to, empathized with, understood, and cared for. Dr. Abdelmalak had taken the time to review my records and history prior to my visit which was appreciated. He seemed very tuned in to what I was saying and knowledgeable about my concerns. I have already recommended him and his practice to several people and will continue to do so.

Reviewed on Aug 27, 2021

Dr. Abdamalek has a very caring and efficient bedside manner. He makes you feel very comfortable. He has a very patient centered approach. He checks on you personally before and after procedures. He listens to you and his treatments provide relief.

Reviewed on Aug 20, 2021

Dr. Abdelmalek and his staff are kind, compassionate and thorough. I'm hopeful for the first time in two years that I can heal and regain my life.

Reviewed on Aug 20, 2021

Dr. Abdelmalek is the best physician I've seen in two years.

Reviewed on Aug 20, 2021

I have recommended Dr. Abdelmalek to several ladies with similar health issues.

Reviewed on Aug 20, 2021

Staff and doctor are all courteous and professional

Reviewed on Aug 2, 2021

Dr. A is an amazing dr and human. His bed side manner is caring, concerned, and he listens. A lot of Drs. Could take an example from him! He is an expert in his field and he is my favorite dr to see!

Reviewed on Jul 23, 2021

Dr. Abdelmalak is a fantastic physician! He solves problems that perplex other medical professionals. His solutions reduce my pain and make life managable. He is an asset to be treasured. Bill

Reviewed on Jul 20, 2021

Very professional, thorough, and respectful. I would recommend provider to anyone!

Reviewed on Jul 20, 2021

Provider and MA worked well together.

Reviewed on Jun 18, 2021

Dr. Abdamalek is a very kind and patient doctor and takes his time with you so that you fully understand .

Reviewed on Jun 18, 2021

I have recommended Dr. Abdalmalek to others .

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