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Department Pain Management
Primary Location Hillcrest Medical Building 1
Type of Doctor Adults Only
Languages Arabic, English
Surgeon Yes
Locations Specialties & Treatments

Treatment & Services

  • Comprehensive Pain Management
  • Management of Back and Neck Pain
  • Pain Management
  • Pain Medicine
View all 4 Treatment & Services +

Specialty in Diseases & Conditions

  • Back Pain in Athletes
  • Chronic Back Pain
  • Chronic Neuropathic Pain
  • Myofascial Pain Syndrome
  • Neck Pain
  • Pain
  • Spine Pain
View all 7 Specialties +


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Education & Professional Highlights

Education & Professional Highlights


Education & Fellowships

Residency - Huron Hospital
Cleveland, OH USA

Internship - Huron Hospital
Internal Medicine
Cleveland, OH USA

Medical Education - Damascus University-Faculty of Medicine


  • Anesthesiology
  • Anesthesiology - Pain Medicine

Specialty Interests

back, Back Pain, back/neck pain, evaluation of back and neck pain, interventional pain management, interventional pain management for back and neck pain, Low Back Pain, management of chronic pain, pain, pain management, pain management including spine, spine, spine pain

Research & Publications

Research & Publications

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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 1/22/2021, Dr. Laham 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

162 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
4.7 out of 5
Explains 4.7
Courtesy, Respect & Concern 4.7
Patient Rating of Doctor 4.7

26 Patient Comments

Reviewed on Sep 28, 2021


Reviewed on Sep 7, 2021

Visiting Dr. Laham and his staff is always a wonderful experience. They have helped me tremendously over the last 8 years.

Reviewed on Aug 31, 2021

Dr. Laham and his staff are amazing! They always take their time in taking care of me. They don't see me just as a patient but as a person, and that means a lot.

Reviewed on Aug 11, 2021

Amazing staff, very friendly, Dr. Laham did not rush through my appointment, very generous with his time. Very helpful with my issues

Reviewed on Aug 9, 2021

I was happy to finally find a PCP that actually has a wonderful bed side manner. I was terribly unhappy with Dr Mehta AND his staff.

Reviewed on Aug 4, 2021

The nurse I saw was caring, professional, and spot on in her medical care. Going through some of the worst pain I have ever been through in my life she is one of the best professionals I have ever seen. The Dr was outstanding with his care and directness and getting me the right care as soon as possible. This Dr and his entire team were amazing. From start to finish it truely was a great expernece for being a terrible thing I was going through. I would reccomed them to anyone.

Reviewed on Jun 28, 2021

Love Dr Laham

Reviewed on Jun 8, 2021

I always have a very good experience when going to doctor Laham's office.

Reviewed on Jun 8, 2021

I always tell everyone I know about Dr. Laham.

Reviewed on Jun 7, 2021

always good at Dr. Laham's..!!

Reviewed on Jun 7, 2021

I tell all my friends how good Doctor Laham's pain managment is!!!

Reviewed on May 18, 2021

Dr. Lahan's office staff at The Cleveland Clinic Pain Management office were exceptional and treated me with the utmost amount of dignity, respect and compassion for what i was experiencing. They exhibited every desire to want to help me through scheduling.

Reviewed on May 18, 2021

Dr. Lahan was exceptional! He explained my injury and care in simplest terms so I could understand and he was matter of fact in how he and his team would treat me. He exhibited incredible compassion and empathy for me.

Reviewed on Mar 23, 2021

Dr Laham is a Fantastic Dr. I've been under His care for many years. I don't no how my quality of life would be without Him. I no He truly cares.

Reviewed on Mar 22, 2021

I've been seeing Dr Laham and his staff for over 10 years it is always easy to get an appointment when I need to and it works around my schedule

Reviewed on Mar 22, 2021

Dr Laham has always been willing to listen and take the time necessary. My husband passed away six months ago and the last two times I've been there he has been a very sympathetic to the situation over and above

Reviewed on Mar 22, 2021

Dr Laham is excellent. He is very professional .

Reviewed on Mar 8, 2021

staff & Dr Laham are always kind

Reviewed on Mar 2, 2021

Dr. R. Laham is excellent! Thank you so much

Reviewed on Feb 9, 2021

Dr. Laham is a super person and Super Doctor!!

Reviewed on Feb 8, 2021

Always a positive experience with Dr. Laham and his colleagues.

Reviewed on Feb 8, 2021

Dr. Laham is excellent.

Reviewed on Jan 26, 2021

I'm pleased with the staff and ease of Dr Laham's office staff.

Reviewed on Jan 18, 2021

everyone is so helpful. Dr Laham is wonderful.

Reviewed on Dec 29, 2020

Dr Laham personally spent time with me instead of an aide.

Reviewed on Dec 14, 2020

Outstanding provider and team.

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