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Department Pain Management
Primary Location Marymount Hospital
Type of Doctor Adults Only
Languages Arabic, English, French
Surgeon Yes
Locations Specialties & Treatments

Treatment & Services

  • Back Pain Treatment
  • Celiac Plexus Block
  • Cervical Epidural Injections
  • Cervical Facet Joint Block
  • Cervical, Thoracic and Lumbar Radiofrequency Ablation
  • Diagnostic Epidural Differential Blocks
  • Discograms
  • Epidural Steroid Injection
  • Facet Median Nerve Branch Block
  • Implantable Intrathecal Drug Delivery Systems
  • Implantable Spinal Cord Stimulator Therapy
  • Interventional Pain Management
  • Intradiscal Procedure for Pain Relief
  • Intradiscal Intervention (IDET, Biacuplasty)
  • Intrathecal Baclofen Pump
  • Joint Injections
  • Lumbar Epidural Injections
  • Lumbar Facet Joint Block
  • Neck Pain Treatment
  • Occipital Nerve Block
  • Occipital Nerve Stimulation
  • Pain Management
  • Peripheral Nerve Blocks
  • Placement of Cervical Tunneled Epidural Catheter
  • Placement of Lumbar Tunneled Epidural Catheter
  • Selective Nerve Root Injection
  • Spinal Cord Stimulation
  • Sympathetic Nerve Blocks
  • Thoracic Epidural Injections
  • Thoracic Facet Joint Block
View all 30 Treatment & Services +

Specialty in Diseases & Conditions

  • Angina
  • Arachnoiditis
  • Arthritis
  • Back Pain in Athletes
  • Bursitis
  • Cancer
  • Cancer Fatigue
  • Chronic Back Pain
  • Chronic Myofascial Pain (CMP)
  • Chronic Neuropathic Pain
  • Coccydynia
  • Complex Regional Pain Syndrome
  • Facet Joint Syndrome
  • Headaches
  • Herniated Disc
  • Interstitial Cystitis
  • Musculoskeletal Pain
  • Myofascial Pain Syndrome
  • Neck Pain
  • Nerve Injuries
  • Neuropathy
  • Neuropathy - Diabetic
  • Occipital Headache
  • Osteoporosis
  • Pelvic Pain
  • Peripheral Artery Disease
  • Radiculopathy
  • Sciatica
  • Shingles (Varicella-Zoster Virus)
  • Spasticity
  • Spinal Fractures
  • Spinal Stenosis
  • Spine Pain
  • Spondylosis
  • Vertebral Compression Fracture
View all 35 Specialties +


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About Samuel Samuel, MD

Samuel W. Samuel, MD, is Director of the Pain Management clinics at Marymount Hospital,and Marymount South. Dr. Samuel is board-certified in anesthesiology and pain management.
Education & Professional Highlights

Education & Professional Highlights


Education & Fellowships

Fellowship - Cleveland Clinic
Pain Management
Cleveland, OH United States

Residency - Cleveland Clinic
Cleveland, OH

Internship - Cleveland Clinic
Internal Medicine
Cleveland, OH

Internship - Ain Shams University Faculty of Medicine

Medical Education - Ain Shams University Faculty of Medicine

Undergraduate - University of London

Professional Highlights

  • Board-certified in anesthesiology
  • Board-certified in pain management


  • Anesthesiology - Pain Medicine
  • Anesthesiology

Specialty Interests

Abdominal Pain, back, back neuropathic, Back Pain, back/neck pain, cancer pain, CRP, complex regional pain syndrome, evaluation of back and neck pain, interventional pain management, interventional pain management for back and neck pain, Low Back Pain, management of chronic pain, Neck Pain, pain, pain management, pain management including spine, spinal cord stimulation, spine, spine pain


  • American Society of Anesthesiologists
  • American Society of Regional Anesthesia¬†
Research & Publications

Research & Publications

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Industry Relationships

Industry Relationships

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As of 6/26/2024, Dr. Samuel has reported the financial relationships with the companies listed below. 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

261 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
4.8 out of 5
Explains 4.8
Courtesy, Respect & Concern 4.8
Patient Rating of Doctor 4.8

45 Patient Comments

Reviewed on Jun 7, 2024

Dr. Samuel is very caring and concerned - gave me Rx and therapy orders

Reviewed on Jun 4, 2024

Dr Samuel and his assistant Dr. Fajayami are greatr

Reviewed on May 16, 2024

I would recommend Dr Samuel. He's very thorough.

Reviewed on May 15, 2024

Dr. Sam is excellent in every way`--explains all my options quite thoroughly. He does not rush and he has a sense of humor! Hope he stays with CC!!

Reviewed on May 10, 2024

Dr. Samuel seemed flustered by the complexity of my pain situation and was stressful to talk to.

Reviewed on May 1, 2024

Dr Samuel's goes above and beyond in caring for patient and needs always.

Reviewed on Apr 30, 2024

I was able to get in the next day to see Dr. Samuel, which was appreciated. He discussed a potential treatment with me that would be fairly experimental and did a good job of laying out the risks and the fact that there are not yet studies on the treatment. I appreciated his frankness.

Reviewed on Apr 3, 2024

Dr. Samuel has been my doctor and my late husband's for many dears. We love him and he is wonderful. Also gives me down to earth medical advice and helps with all my problems.

Reviewed on Apr 2, 2024

Great doctor and staff

Reviewed on Mar 15, 2024

The new girl at the front desk is amazing! Love how Dr Samuel explains everything

Reviewed on Mar 6, 2024

Dr. Samuel showed care and respect for me. He took time to explain and make sure I understood what he was telling me. He listened thoughtfully and answered my questions.

Reviewed on Mar 5, 2024

Dr Samuel is very caring and professional. He clearly explained my status, answered my questions and told me what I should do if the pain returned.

Reviewed on Feb 20, 2024

Dr Samuel was superb! So understanding and knowledgeable! I thought his care and help were excellent!

Reviewed on Feb 16, 2024

Dr and staff members are easy to talk to they understand my concerns

Reviewed on Feb 9, 2024

Always good with Dr. Sam

Reviewed on Feb 1, 2024

Great Doctor!!! Was so very helpful!!!

Reviewed on Jan 30, 2024

Dr. Samuel Samuel and his staff will be recommended. I am pleased with the discussion between the Dr. And his staff and the opinions that were presented to me very clearly

Reviewed on Jan 30, 2024

Both physician and resident physician did a thorough exam and where very kind and considerate to me. They had real concern for my well-being.

Reviewed on Jan 30, 2024

When it comes to complex issues resulting in pain Dr. Samual and his team are the best I've ever seen.

Reviewed on Jan 17, 2024

This physician is very professional and kind!

Reviewed on Jan 12, 2024

Dr. Samuel's is one of the best doctors in the entire CCF network. Very calling, understanding, and genuinely wants to help you get better. His PA, Megan Kral, is excellent too.

Reviewed on Jan 3, 2024

Dr. Samuel does a great job explaining my issues and what's available to me in my quest to enjoy life. He does this with understanding and humor. I appreciate Dr. Samuel!

Reviewed on Jan 2, 2024

I love Dr Samuel. He is very knowledgeable and answers all my questions in a way that I can understand. He never makes me feel rushed and I believe he genuinely cares about his patients.

Reviewed on Dec 13, 2023

Dr Samuel came highly recommended from my retiring pain specialist andmyPCP. They were right. He is great. I have confidence in him and his advice

Reviewed on Dec 6, 2023

He is a very busy doctor and it is sometimes difficult to get an appointment when you want it.

Reviewed on Dec 6, 2023

Dr. Samuel was compassionate and thorough in explaining all of the details of my issue and recommended treatment. He was caring and engaged, listening intently to my concerns.

Reviewed on Nov 3, 2023

Dr. Samuel impresses me not only as a very caring doctor, but a very knowledgeable doctor.

Reviewed on Nov 3, 2023

There is nothing negative I can say about Dr Samuel. He is always courteous and listens to my problems and concerns

Reviewed on Nov 3, 2023

I will be getting a procedure done on next month. Dr. Samuel knows my concerns. We discuss the procedure, treatment and assure me that everything will work out find. Yes, he calmed me down.

Reviewed on Oct 25, 2023

Dr. Samuel is knowledgeable, informative and personable. I have confidence in his expertise.

Reviewed on Oct 25, 2023

Dr Samuel answered all my questions and concerns and explained my condition and treatments. He was very kind ,

Reviewed on Oct 24, 2023

Dr Samuel could have been more professional or informative. He answered all my questions and concerns. After 17 months and a plethora of seeing specialists. All said I don't know what is wrong with you go to PT. Within 5 minutes Dr Samuel had a possible diagnosis.

Reviewed on Oct 13, 2023

Dr. Samuel was very knowledgeable, extremely thorough and easy to talk with.

Reviewed on Sep 22, 2023

Caring and thoughtful, the best types of doctors

Reviewed on Sep 20, 2023

Dr Samuel is a very good doctor. He cares about his patients

Reviewed on Aug 23, 2023

Dr Samuels to me is a brilliant and wonderful caring doctor. So happy we found him.

Reviewed on Aug 18, 2023

Very positive experience. Honest doctor

Reviewed on Aug 11, 2023

Dr. Samuel is a very kind, caring and concerning man. Always listens and gives an honest viewpoint or recommendation. I like him very much.

Reviewed on Aug 9, 2023

Dr. Samuel is excellent in his manner and directness all the while with a bit of humor. This was my first appointment and feel quite comfortable with this genuine healer!

Reviewed on Jul 18, 2023

Everything went very well. Dr Samuel is always professional and I think that is important. My questions were answered and I look forward to my next needed appointment.

Reviewed on Jul 12, 2023

I was very impressed by Dr. Samuel's thoroughness and investigative skills. He looked at the whole picture surrounding my pain, was in touch with my primary doctor and made me feel like he really cared! Great doctor!

Reviewed on Jul 11, 2023

Dr Samuel helped diagnose the cause of my pain after a year of working with UH and doctors not being able to figure out the problem.

Reviewed on Jul 11, 2023

I drive a long distance to be treated by this doctor. I am very pleased.

Reviewed on Jul 11, 2023

Dr. Samuel is very honest and thorough in his care regarding my problem.

Reviewed on Jun 28, 2023

Dr Samuel is the best

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