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Department Pain Management
Primary Location Lorain Family Health Center
Type of Doctor Adults Only
Languages English
Surgeon Yes
Locations
Lorain Family Health Center
Primary Location

Lorain Family Health Center

Appointment:
440.204.7400
Fax:
440.695.4619

Additional Locations

Specialties & Treatments

Treatment & Services

  • Cervical, Thoracic And Lumbar Epidural Injections
  • Cervical, Thoracic And Lumbar Facet Joint Blocks
  • Cervical, Thoracic And Lumbar Radiofrequency Ablation
  • Comprehensive Pain Management
  • Diagnostic Epidural Differential Blocks
  • Epidural Steroid Injection
  • Epiduroscopy
  • Facet Median Nerve Branch Block
  • Implantable Spinal Cord Stimulaters Therapy
  • Interventional Pain Management
  • Intradiscal Intervention (idet, Biacculoplasty)
  • Intradiscal Procedure For Pain Relief
  • Joint Injections
  • Lumbar Puncture (Spinal Tap)
  • Management of Back and Neck Pain
  • Nerve Blocks
  • Neuromodulation
  • Occipital Nerve Block
  • Occipital Nerve Stimulation
  • Pain Control
  • Pain Management
  • Pain Medicine
  • Peripheral Nerve Blocks
  • Placement Of Cervical And Lumbar Tunneled Epidural Catheters
  • Second Opinion Neuropathic Pain
  • Selective Nerve Root Injection
  • Spinal Cord Stimulation
  • Splanchenic Nerve Block
  • Sympathetic Nerve Blocks
  • Viscosupplementation
View all 30 Treatment & Services +

Specialty in Diseases & Conditions

  • Back Pain in Athletes
  • Bursitis
  • Cancer
  • Cancer Fatigue
  • Central Pain Syndrome
  • Chronic Back Pain
  • Chronic Neuropathic Pain
  • Facet Joint Syndrome
  • Herniated Disc
  • Musculoskeletal Pain
  • Myofascial Pain Syndrome
  • Neck Pain
  • Neuropathy
  • Neuropathy - Diabetic
  • Osteoporosis
  • Overuse Syndrome
  • Pain
  • Radiculopathy
  • Raynaud's Phenomenon
  • Sciatica
  • Shingles (Varicella-Zoster Virus)
  • Spinal Fractures
  • Spine Pain
  • Spondylitis
  • Stenosis - Spinal
  • Vertebral Compression Fracture
  • Whiplash
View all 27 Specialties +
Insurance

Insurance

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Education & Professional Highlights

Education & Professional Highlights

Appointed
2010

Education & Fellowships

Fellowship - Cleveland Clinic
Anesthesiology-Pain Medicine
Cleveland, OH USA
2008

Residency - Cleveland Clinic
Anesthesiology
Cleveland, OH USA
2007

Internship - Cleveland Clinic
Anesthesiology
Cleveland, OH USA
2004

Medical Education - New York College of Osteopathic Medicine
DO
New York, NY USA
2003

Internship - Cairo University Faculty of Medicine
Cairo,
1997

Medical Education - Cairo University Faculty of Medicine
Cairo,
1995

Certifications

  • Anesthesiology
  • Anesthesiology - Pain Medicine

Specialty Interests

Acute and chronic pain, neuropathic pain, back and neck pain, cancer pain, complex regional pain syndrome, interventional pain management, reflex sympathetic dystrophy, spinal cord stimulation, osteoporosis, balloon kyphoplasty and Degenerative joint disease.

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 1/31/2020, Dr. Girgis 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

81 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
4.5 out of 5
Explains 4.5
Courtesy, Respect & Concern 4.6
Patient Rating of Doctor 4.5

7 Patient Comments

Reviewed on Sep 24, 2020

That was the best examanation I have ever had from a"Pain Management " Dr.

Reviewed on Jan 30, 2020

The pain clinic is a pain! Totally inept in addressing individual needs. Seems it is just an injection mill with money making objectives. Obvious the docs must use algorithms when determining treatment. I have seen numerous docs at this site and do not plan to return. I was NOT there to seek a narcotic but the first thing I was told when brought into the room was that I would not receive a narcotic. I am a medical professional and had researched a possible treatment for my condition and wanted to discuss whether or not I could get that treatment at clev clinic. It was obvious the doc was not interested. Overall very poor marks for clev clinic pain management. I am very proactive and informed about my condition and felt like I was pushed aside. I did not fit into their algorithm.

Reviewed on Jan 30, 2020

Dr. Girgis was helpful in explaining what will happen next.

Reviewed on Nov 22, 2019

very satisfied with Dr. Girgis and his staff

Reviewed on Nov 22, 2019

excellent service and health care provider

Reviewed on Nov 14, 2019

I wanted a neurologist and the scheduler said my problems were more in line with a spine specialist so she gave me that appointment. I didn't know it was a pain management Dr. I'm not a fan of his personality. He wasn't very nice to me and didn't even look at the films I brought in which I took time out of my day to go get. His bedside manner is not very nice and I wish I had a different doctor.

Reviewed on Oct 31, 2019

Dr Girgis is outstanding. He is professional and efficiently explains. I have been extremely pleased with the level of care and treatment provided by him. he's the best!

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