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
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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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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.

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Patient Satisfaction Reviews

197 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 4.8
Patient Rating of Doctor 4.7

32 Patient Comments

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.

Reviewed on Oct 30, 2020


Reviewed on Oct 20, 2020

Always a pleasure going to Dr. Laham's.

Reviewed on Sep 15, 2020

I would highly recommend Doctor Laham and Staff to others.

Reviewed on Sep 1, 2020

Dr. Laham and his staff are AWESOME! They are caring, attentive, and knowledgeable. Even insurance approvals are swift and smooth! :)

Reviewed on Aug 26, 2020


Reviewed on Aug 26, 2020


Reviewed on Aug 21, 2020

i had a very good experience with Dr. Laham. He is a fantastic Dr. My pain level has decreased at least 70 percent. His staff is excellent. There always so very nice to me.

Reviewed on Aug 18, 2020

I absolutely love Dr. Laham. Being a new patient he took the time to understand my condition and acted immediately to give solutions with managing my chronic pain.

Reviewed on Aug 5, 2020

I've told many of my friends how good Dr. laham is.

Reviewed on Jul 31, 2020

Dr Laham listened to my problem and responded in a timely fashion.

Reviewed on Jul 6, 2020

Dr. Laham clearly explained everything. The kindnesses were evident from all in spite of mask-wearing.

Reviewed on Jun 17, 2020


Reviewed on Jun 10, 2020

I'm very satisfied with care I received from staff. I highly recommend Dr. Laham to others .

Reviewed on Jun 10, 2020

Dr. Laham is the best - wouldn't consider going elsewhere

Reviewed on Jun 10, 2020

Doctor Laham's staff is always outstanding

Reviewed on Jun 8, 2020

Staff and physician Accommodating with changes in service.

Reviewed on Jun 5, 2020

Everyone was Outstanding, from the Covid testers to the pain management clinic services.Dr. Laham and whole crew were Outstanding!I had 90% relief since the day after the procedure. First time in six months I have been able to walk with very little of any pain.THANK YOU!!!Daniel P O'Neil

Reviewed on Jun 5, 2020


Reviewed on May 19, 2020

dr Laham was very concerned and helpful

Reviewed on May 19, 2020

I have full confidence in dr Laham

Reviewed on May 19, 2020

excellent care very compassionate Doctor

Reviewed on May 5, 2020

Dr. Lahan is awesome!!!!!!!

Reviewed on Mar 16, 2020

I absolutely would recommend Dr Laham to any of my friends and family I have been seeing him for many many years his staff is awesome

Reviewed on Mar 10, 2020

phenomenal people who take excellent care of their patients! Dr. Laham is a very caring doctor. Been a patient for 19 years!

Reviewed on Mar 3, 2020

all good at Dr. laham's.

Reviewed on Feb 10, 2020

Dr. Laham and his staff are caring, courteous, efficient, and professional. My quality of life has greatly improved since I have been going to this practice!

Reviewed on Feb 7, 2020

Dr Laham is great!

Reviewed on Jan 20, 2020

very good experience, everything was done on time, very humble nurses, great doctor

Reviewed on Jan 20, 2020

thanks Dr Laham and all the nurses.

Reviewed on Jan 15, 2020

Oh use i tell a lot of people about Dr. Laham and how great he is. Oh

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