Department Center for Spine Health
Primary Location Cleveland Clinic Main Campus
Type of Doctor Adults Only
Languages English
Surgeon No
Cleveland Clinic Main Campus
Primary Location

Cleveland Clinic Main Campus


Additional Locations

Specialties & Treatments

Treatment & Services

  • Medical Management Of Spinal Disorders
  • Musculoskeletal Medicine
  • Non-Operative Spine Care
  • Peripheral Joint Injections
  • Sports Medicine
View all 5 Treatment & Services +

Specialty in Diseases & Conditions

  • Aging Spine
  • Back Pain in Athletes
  • Cervical and Lumbar Degenerative Disc Disease
  • Cervical, Thoracic and Lumbar Spine Disorders
  • Degenerative Spine Disease
  • Facet Arthropathy
  • Facet Joint Syndrome
  • Hip Pain
  • Lumbar Radiculopathy
  • Musculoskeletal Disorders
  • Musculoskeletal Pain
  • Neck Pain
  • Osteoporosis
  • Radiculopathy
  • Sacroiliac Joint Dysfunction
  • Sacroilitis
  • Spine Pain
  • Spondylolisthesis
  • Spondylolysis
  • Spondylosis
  • Stenosis - Spinal
View all 21 Specialties +


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Education & Professional Highlights

Education & Professional Highlights


Education & Fellowships

Fellowship - Mayo Clinic
Physical Medicine & Rehab
Rochester, MN USA

Residency - University of Pittsburgh Medical Center & Children's Hospital of Pittsburgh
Physical Medicine & Rehabilitation
Pittsburgh, PA USA

Internship - University of Pittsburgh Medical Center & Children's Hospital of Pittsburgh
Internal Medicine
Pittsburgh, PA USA

Medical School - University of Wisconsin-Madison
Madison, WI USA

Undergraduate - University Of Wisconsin, Parkside
Kenosha, WI USA


  • Physical Medicine & Rehabilitation
  • Physical Medicine & Rehabilitation - Sports Medicine

Specialty Interests

Musculoskeletal Medicine, Non-Operative Spine Care, Osteoporosis, Sports Medicine

Research & Publications

Research & Publications

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Industry Relationships

Industry Relationships

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As of 8/3/2018, Dr. Khalaf 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

193 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
Listens 4.8
Courtesy, Respect & Concern 4.8
Knows Medical History 4.4
Time Spent with Patient 4.7
Patient Rating of Doctor 4.7

20 Patient Comments

Reviewed on Feb 6, 2019

I experience Dr. Khalaf as a very genuine and caring person.

Reviewed on Jan 28, 2019

Dr was very kind and caring. She went over my MRI results showed me all the images and explained everything in a way I could understand.

Reviewed on Jan 25, 2019

very good appointment and was given much advice and support. Dr Khalef was informative and understanding for sure!

Reviewed on Dec 18, 2018

Very courteous staff and Dr. Khalaf and Resident Chen were wonderful. They took the time to listen to my concerns.

Reviewed on Oct 9, 2018

dr. khalaf was excellent in explaining and answering.

Reviewed on Sep 18, 2018

Dr. Khalaf was professional and had reviewed my chart before our appointment. I was pleased with our first meeting.

Reviewed on Sep 18, 2018

Dr. Khalaf was running behind, but she was polite and apologetic. It was not a problem for me.

Reviewed on Aug 1, 2018

Too long of wait to see dr. for follow up visit about test results.

Reviewed on Jul 18, 2018

wait time to be called in for the appointment and wait time to see the physician were both excessive.

Reviewed on Jul 18, 2018

The experience of time with the physician was definitely positive,

Reviewed on Jun 7, 2018

The Doctor really spent a lot of time with me.

Reviewed on May 23, 2018

the initial call to the clinic to get in to see the doctor was very frustrating. once I got to the doctors office things were easy and went very well.

Reviewed on May 23, 2018

I found the doctor to be very helpful and caring about me as her patient.

Reviewed on May 23, 2018

the doctor and her staff were very professional, compassionate and kind.

Reviewed on May 16, 2018

I appreciate how busy this doctor is and am glad I was able to see her. I trust she is doing her best for each patient. She gave me her full attention. That is what is important.

Reviewed on May 1, 2018

Waited over an hour for the Dr to come into the exam room. She explained the delay but it would have been nice if someone would have informed us there would be a wait.

Reviewed on Apr 16, 2018

I saw Dr. Khalaf for a 2nd opinion. She was thorough and direct. I am satisfied with her and my visit but disappointed with my prognosis.

Reviewed on Apr 16, 2018

She suggested a medicine that confirmed my doctors prescribed treatment.

Reviewed on Apr 2, 2018

From the receptionist to the nurse who took my health information and definitely to Dr. Khalaf, the staff was friendly, patient and receptive.

Reviewed on Apr 2, 2018

The appointment proceeded in a timely manner. Once in the exam room, Dr. Khalaf immediately popped her head in to see if I had records with me; she was ready to see me.

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