Jijun Xu, MD, PHD

Department Pain Management
Primary Location Cleveland Clinic Main Campus
Type of Doctor Adults Only
Languages English
Surgeon No
Locations Specialties & Treatments

Treatment & Services

  • Acute Postoperative Pain Management
  • Celiac Plexus Block
  • Cervical, Thoracic And Lumbar Epidural Injections
  • Cervical, Thoracic And Lumbar Facet Joint Blocks
  • Cervical, Thoracic And Lumbar Radiofrequency Ablation
  • Comprehensive Pain Management
  • Discograms
  • Ganglion Impar Block
  • Hypogastric Plexus Block
  • Implantable Intrathecal Drug Delivery Systems
  • Implantable Spinal Cord Stimulaters Therapy
  • Implantable Spinal Cord Stimulation Therapy
  • Intradiscal Intervention (idet, Biacculoplasty)
  • Intradiscal Procedure For Pain Relief
  • Joint Injections
  • Lumbar Sympathetic Block
  • Management of Back and Neck Pain
  • Occipital Nerve Block
  • Occipital Nerve Stimulation
  • Pain Management
  • Peripheral Nerve Blocks
  • Peripheral Nerve Stimulators
  • Selective Nerve Root Injection
  • Sphenopalatine Ganglion Block and RFA
  • Splanchnic Nerve Block
  • Stellate Ganglion Block
  • Trigeminal Nerve Radiofrequency Ablation
  • Trigger Point Injection
  • Tunneled Epidural Catheter
  • Ultrasound-Guided Peripheral Nerve Blocks and Bursa Tendon Injections
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Specialty in Diseases & Conditions

  • Abdominal Pain
  • Back and Neck Problems in Athletes
  • Back Strains & Sprains
  • Cancer Pain
  • Chronic Pain
  • Complex Regional Pain Syndrome
  • Facial Pain
  • Headaches
  • Musculoskeletal Pain
  • Neuropathic Pain
  • Pelvic Pain
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Insurance

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Education & Professional Highlights

Education & Professional Highlights

Appointed
2014

Education & Fellowships

Fellowship - Cleveland Clinic
Pain Medicine
Cleveland, OH USA
2015

Residency - Cleveland Clinic
Anesthesiology
Cleveland, OH USA
2014

Medical School - University of Texas M.D. Anderson Cancer Center
Pain Medicine
Houston, TX USA
2009

Medical School - University of Texas Health Science Center at Houston
Neuroscience and Genes and Development
Houston, TX USA
2007

Graduate - Nanjing Medical College
Microbiology and Immunology

2002

Residency - Nantong University College of Medicine
Anesthesia
Nantong,
1999

Medical School - Nantong University College of Medicine
Nantong,
1996

Additional Training

  • Ph.D. in Neuroscience and Genes & Development; Opioid tolerance, Graduate School of Biomedical Sciences (GSBS), The University of Texas Health Science Center at Houston, The University of Texas (UT) M.D. Anderson Cancer Center, Houston, TX 2002-2007

    Postdoctoral Fellow, Inflammatory and Neuropathic Pain, Department of Anesthesiology and Pain Medicine, UT MD Anderson Cancer Center, TX 2007-2009

Specialty Interests

Neuropathic Pain, Complex Regional Pain Syndrome, Chronic Back and Neck Pain, Musculoskeletal Pain, Abdominal and Pelvic Pain, Headache and Facial Pain, Cancer Pain, Acute Postoperative Pain Management, Research

Awards & Honors

  • 2014 Chief Fellow, Pain Management, Cleveland Clinic
    2014 Best Abstract Award. 23nd Annual Meeting, International Society for Anesthetic Pharmacology (ISAP), New Orleans, LA
    2013 Best Abstract Award. 22nd Annual Meeting, International Society for Anesthetic Pharmacology (ISAP), San Francisco, CA
    2012 Third Place Award. 2012 Anesthesiology Research Day, Cleveland Clinic, OH
    2012 Best Abstract Award. 21st Annual Meeting, International Society for Anesthetic Pharmacology (ISAP), Washington, DC
    2011 Best of Show Honorable Mention. 20th Annual Meeting, International Society for Anesthetic Pharmacology (ISAP), Chicago, Illinois
    2011 Best of Resident Abstracts. 10th Annual Meeting and Workshops, American Society for Regional Anesthesia and Pain Medicine. New Orleans, Louisiana
    2010 First Place Award in basic science-pharmacology, Midwest Anesthesia Resident Conference (MARC), Cincinnati, Ohio
    2010 Second Place Award. Annual Meeting, Ohio Society of Anesthesiologist, Columbus, Ohio
    2008 Best of Show - Elmer Zsigmund Abstract Award. 17th Annual Meeting, International Society for Anesthetic Pharmacology (ISAP), Orlando, Florida
    2005 Travel Award. International Narcotics Research Conference, Annapolis, MD

Research & Publications

Research & Publications

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Industry Relationships

Industry Relationships

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As of 1/17/2017, Dr. Xu 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.

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Patient Satisfaction Reviews

61 Patient Satisfaction Reviews

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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
Listens 4.5
Courtesy, Respect & Concern 4.7
Knows Medical History 4.5
Time Spent with Patient 4.5
Patient Rating of Doctor 4.6

6 Patient Comments

Reviewed on Jan 4, 2017

Dr. Xu is one of the most compassionate doctors I have ever met. he is in this field for the right reasosns. he is accommodating. he shows care and concern and works to make the apt as painless as possible. I appreciate him tremendously

Reviewed on Jan 3, 2017

I just felt it was somewhat rushed

Reviewed on Nov 25, 2016

Excellent

Reviewed on Nov 21, 2016

Dr. Xu was so compassionate towards me and my health problems. at the end of the appointment he even gave me a little hug and said he knew how difficult my situation was, they were going to help. Getting the affirmation was huge! I WILL continue seeing him as my doctor!

Reviewed on Oct 14, 2016

spent plenty of time explaining medications and going over my plan of care

Reviewed on Aug 22, 2016

excellence prevails. this practice is top notch in all regards. Really first-rate.

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