Department Center for Neuro-Restoration
Primary Location Cleveland Clinic Main Campus
Type of Doctor Adults Only
Languages English
Surgeon No
Locations Specialties & Treatments

Treatment & Services

  • Botulinum Toxin Injections
  • Consultation/treatment Planning
  • Electromyography
  • Lumbar Puncture (Spinal Tap)
  • Medical Management Of Chronic Pain
  • Nerve Blocks
  • Occipital Nerve Block
  • Occipital Nerve Stimulation
  • Pain Control
  • Pain Rehabilitation
View all 10 Treatment & Services +

Specialty in Diseases & Conditions

  • Abdominal Pain
  • Central Pain Syndrome
  • Chronic Myofascial Pain (CMP)
  • Chronic Nephropathy
  • Chronic Neuropathic Pain
  • Chronic Pain
  • Complex Regional Pain Syndrome
  • Fibromyalgia
  • Headache, Intractable
  • Headaches
  • Interstitial Cystitis | Pelvic Pain
  • Myofascial Pain Syndrome
  • Neuropathic Pain
  • Neuropathy
  • Post-Herpetic Neuralgia
  • Reflex Sympathetic Dystrophy (RSD)
  • Trigeminal Neuralgia
View all 17 Specialties +


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Education & Professional Highlights

Education & Professional Highlights


Education & Fellowships

Fellowship - Drexel University College of Medicine
Clinical Neurophysiology
Philadelphia, PA USA

Residency - Allegheny University Hospitals-Hahnemann
Philadelphia, PA USA

Medical School - University of Heidelberg Medical Faculty
Heidelberg, Germany


  • Neurology
  • Neurology - Clinical Neurophysiology
  • Neurology - Pain Management

Specialty Interests

diagnosis and management of chronic pain disorders, neuropathic pain (RSD, radiculopathy, entrapment neuropathy, phantom, stroke, etc.), painful diabetic peripheral neuropathy, postherpetic neuralgia and neuroma, central and peripheral mechanisms of pain processing

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 9/5/2018, Dr. Maleki 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

77 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
Listens 4.6
Courtesy, Respect & Concern 4.7
Knows Medical History 4.4
Time Spent with Patient 4.7
Patient Rating of Doctor 4.6

11 Patient Comments

Reviewed on Nov 1, 2018

dr. Malecki was extremely helpful and professional and identified my paraspinal muscles that are weak and need to be strengthened.

Reviewed on Sep 6, 2018

Dr. Maleki refuses to give up trying to find someone/something that will give me some relief from problems cause by ten spinal surgeries over the past 40-plus years. He is very smart and really cares.

Reviewed on Sep 6, 2018

It'd be fantastic if the diagnoses and treatment options were written down. I feel like Dr. Maleki did a great job of explaining things in a way that I could understand. I felt like I understood it during the appointment. However, I'm having trouble explaining the outcome to other people, which usually means I don't really understand it.

Reviewed on Jul 13, 2018

Excellent staff. Courteous and very helpful from the receptionists and Dr Maleki.

Reviewed on Jul 9, 2018

Dr. Maleki is amazing!!! he spent a great deal of time with me explaining his thoughts on my condition. he really put me at ease with a plan of action.

Reviewed on Jul 9, 2018

This Dr. Maleki is the only one whos gave to me the right diagnostic. i suffering years with pain in my hole body...and any Dr.gave a real diagnostic before. is stressful, strong, very hard for me this situations with my body. Thanks Cleveland Clinic one more time you save my life. Hope your Chronic pain rehabilitations programs help me about the levels of my pain decrease and feel more time thanks a lot....

Reviewed on Jul 9, 2018

Is my best experience with the right DR. he's responsable, practice the empathy and respect.

Reviewed on May 1, 2018

I have been a patient of Dr. Maleki's for over 8 years and he has always provided great care to me. He thinks "outside of the box" and listens to my concerns and answers all of my questions. He always explains things in a way I can understand.

Reviewed on May 1, 2018

I was seen right away and Dr. Maleki spent plenty of time with me and answered all of my questions.

Reviewed on Apr 11, 2018

I was initially sent to the wrong building for my appointment by the scheduler, but Dr. Malecki's nurse noticed 5 people had checked in on the computer but only 4 in the waiting room, so she figured out where I was and sent for me. once I got there Dr. Malecki saw me immediately.

Reviewed on Apr 11, 2018

dr malecki is very knowledgeable and caring. he showed me my MRI and explained it to me thoroughly. he also explained treatment options thoroughly. he is smart, caring and approachable.

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