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Department Center for Spine Health
Primary Location Hillcrest Hospital
Type of Doctor Adults Only
Languages Arabic, English
Surgeon No
Hillcrest Hospital
Primary Location

Hillcrest Hospital


Additional Locations

Specialties & Treatments

Treatment & Services

  • Cervical Epidural Injections
  • Interventional Spine Procedures
  • Joint Injections
  • Lumbar Epidural Injections
  • Lumbar Spine Surgery
  • Medical Management of Spinal Disorders
  • Rehabilitation Services
  • Spinal Injections
  • Thoracic Epidural Injections
View all 9 Treatment & Services +

Specialty in Diseases & Conditions

  • Aging Spine
  • Cervical Degenerative Disc Disease
  • Cervical Spine Disorders
  • Chronic Back Pain
  • Degenerative Spine Disease
  • Facet Arthropathy
  • Lumbar Degenerative Disc Disease
  • Lumbar Spine Disorders
  • Neck Pain
  • Radiculopathy
  • Sacroiliac Joint Dysfunction
  • Sciatica
  • Spinal Disorders
  • Spondylosis
  • Thoracic Spine Disorders
View all 15 Specialties +


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Education & Professional Highlights

Education & Professional Highlights


Education & Fellowships

Fellowship - University of Michigan
Interventional Spine and MSK medicine
Ann Arbor, MI USA

Residency - Michigan State University
Physical medicine and rehabilitation
East Lansing, MI USA

Residency - Michigan State University
Internal medicine
East Lansing, MI USA

Internship - King Saud University Medical School


Medical Education - King Saud University E:
Medicine and surgery
Riyadh, Saudi Arabia


  • Physical Medicine & Rehabilitation
Research & Publications

Research & Publications

See publications for Moayad Alabdulkarim, 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 6/15/2023, Dr. Alabdulkarim 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

172 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
4.6 out of 5
Explains 4.6
Courtesy, Respect & Concern 4.7
Patient Rating of Doctor 4.5

16 Patient Comments

Reviewed on Aug 18, 2023

An excellent physician.

Reviewed on Jul 11, 2023

The doctor was so helpful in recommending alternative treatment options to see if there could be a better result. Really went above and beyond to try to help me.

Reviewed on Jun 30, 2023

The doctor was very friendly and helpful.

Reviewed on Jun 23, 2023

Excellent Doctor, I would recommend him 100%

Reviewed on May 18, 2023

My physician was exceptional. He was not in a rush, and took his time to listen to what was going on, and then to provide me with his impression of my signs and symptoms. It is very comforting to me as a health professional to have someone I can rely on to discuss conditions and ideas with when needed.

Reviewed on May 16, 2023

My doctor was thorough, professional and listened to my concerns. He answered all of my questions to my satisfaction.

Reviewed on Apr 4, 2023

Excellent. Exceptional listening skills. Answered all concerns with respect and treated me with dignity. I highly recommend this doctor.

Reviewed on Apr 4, 2023

Dr. A is very personable, instills trust, and was very helpful in advising the next step for my care.

Reviewed on Mar 31, 2023

Dr A. Was very friendfly. Very thorough with handling my case. He put in order to schedule tests he felt I needed.

Reviewed on Mar 14, 2023

Rather than referring me to pain management doctor, it would be nice for somebody to look into my problem and see what's causing it so we can attack the problem not put a Band-Aid on the problem

Reviewed on Jan 31, 2023

Dr. A's staff is always professional and friendly.

Reviewed on Jan 17, 2023

Dr. Alabdulkaraim took the time to answer all of my questions. He explained things well. He made me feel comfortable.

Reviewed on Jan 13, 2023

The doctor was sympathetic to ailments and needs. Total professional and gentleman.

Reviewed on Nov 29, 2022

Very nice Dr. Took care to answer all my questions. I never had the feeling he was rushing to get to his next appointment. Would see him again if I needed another appointment.

Reviewed on Oct 28, 2022

Dr A and his staff excellent

Reviewed on Oct 14, 2022

Excellent Doctor

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