Dr. Atif Malik, MD

Dr. Atif Malik, MD

Pain Medicine  ·  
Male  ·  
Age 49
(45)
Save
Dr. Atif Malik, MD is a pain medicine specialist in Frederick, MD and has been practicing for 15 years. He graduated from St George's University in 1998 and specializes in pain medicine, sports rehabilitation medicine, and more.

1050 Key Pkwy Ste 103

Frederick, MD 21702

Contact Information

Insurance Accepted

  • Aetna
  • Anthem Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • Assurant Health
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • CareFirst Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • Cigna
  • Coventry Health Care
  • Government Employees Health Association (GEHA)
  • Humana
  • 7 More

*Please verify this information when scheduling an appointment.

Background Check

Healthgrades does not collect malpractice information for Maryland
No disciplinary actions found for the years we collect data
No board actions found for the years we collect data
Learn more about background checks

Experience Check

Check Dr. Malik's experience treating your condition or procedure

Dr. Malik's Top Procedures and Conditions

Treatment Frequency
Chronic Neck Pain
very high
very high

Treatment Frequency

Dr. Malik treats Chronic Neck Pain more than 99% of his peers

Dr. Malik treats this condition more than 99% of his peers

Chronic Pain
very high
very high

Treatment Frequency

Dr. Malik treats Chronic Pain more than 99% of his peers

Dr. Malik treats this condition more than 99% of his peers

Benign Chronic Pain Syndrome
very high
very high

Treatment Frequency

Dr. Malik treats Benign Chronic Pain Syndrome more than 98% of his peers

Dr. Malik treats this condition more than 98% of his peers

Dr. Malik's conditions and procedures:

Acute Postoperative Pain
All Headaches (incl. Migraine)
Ankle Sprain and Achilles Tendon Sprain or Rupture
Ankylosing Spondylitis
Arthritis
Arthritis of the Elbow
Autoimmune Diseases
Autonomic Disorders
Back Pain
Benign Chronic Pain Syndrome
Bone Disorders
Brain Disorders
Bursitis
Carpal Tunnel Syndrome
Cervical Epidural Steroid Injection
Cervical Spine Myelopathy
Chronic Neck Pain
Chronic Pain
Chronic Pain Management
Chronic Pelvic Pain
Coccygeal Pain
Complex Regional Pain Syndrome (CRPS)
Degenerative Disc Disease
Diabetic Polyneuropathy
Elbow Injuries
Enthesopathy of Hip (incl. Trochanteric Bursitis)
Enthesopathy of Knee (incl. Bursitis of Knee)
Epidural Block, Facet Blocks
Epidural Steroid Injections
Facet Block
Facet Joint Injection
Fibromyalgia
Foot Conditions
Fracture
Gait Abnormality
Ganglion Cyst
Ganglion Impar Block
Hand Conditions
Headache
Herniated Disc
Interventional Endoscopy
Intervertebral Disc Disease
Joint Drainage
Knee Disorders
Laser Surgery
Low Back Pain
Lumbar Discography
Lumbar Epidural Steroid Injection
Migraine
Minimally Invasive Surgery
Morton's Neuroma
Musculoskeletal Pain
Myelopathy
Myofascial Trigger Point Injection
Neck Pain
Nerve Block, Somatic
Nerve Block, Sympathetic
Nerve Blocks
Nerve Destruction by Neurolytic Agent
Nerve Root Injury and Plexus Disorders (incl. Pinched Nerve)
Non-Cosmetic Chemodenervation
Osteoarthritis of Ankle and Foot
Osteoarthritis of Hand or Wrist
Osteoarthritis of Hip
Osteoarthritis of Knee
Osteoarthritis of Shoulder
Pain Management
Patellofemoral Pain Syndrome or Knee Pain
Pathological Spine Fracture
Percutaneous Procedures
Peripheral Autonomic Neuropathy
Peripheral Nerve Block
Peripheral Nerve Disorders
Phantom Limb Pain
Platelet-Rich Plasma Injection (PRP)
Polyneuropathy
Post-Laminectomy Syndrome
Radiculopathy (Not Due to Disc Displacement)
Reflex Sympathetic Dystrophy
Rheumatoid Arthritis
Runner's Knee
Sacroiliac Joint Injection
Sacroilitis
Sacrum Disorders
Sciatica (Not Due to Disc Displacement)
Scoliosis
Shoulder Disorders
Spinal Cord Stimulation
Spinal Fusion
Spinal Nerve Block
Spinal Stenosis
Spine Deformities
Spine Disorders
Spine Fractures, Traumatic
Spine Surgery
Spondylitis
Spondylolisthesis
Spondylosis
Sprains and Strains (incl. Muscle Tear)
Stellate Ganglion Block
Stem Cell Therapy
Steroid Injection
Tension Headache
Transforaminal Epidural Block
Trigeminal Neuralgia
Trigger Point Injection
Upper Back Pain

About Me

Care Philosophy

Our Multi-Speciality team of doctors include specialists from the fields of Pain Management, Orthopedics, Neurosurgery, Anesthesiology, Physical Medicine & Rehabilitation, and Neurology. We specialize in treating painful conditions of the neck and...

Specialties

  • Pain Medicine
  • Interventional Spine Medicine
  • Physical Medicine & Rehabilitation
  • Physical Medicine & Rehabilitation Pain Medicine

Board Certifications

  • Pain Medicine
  • Physical Medicine & Rehabilitation

Education

  • 2003
    Harvard Med School
    Fellowship Hospital
    2003
  • 2002
    Baylor University
    Residency Hospital
    2002
  • 1999
    Brooklyn Hospital Center
    Internship Hospital
    1999
  • 1998
    St George's University
    Medical School
    1998
  • 1993
    Houston Baptist University
    Undergraduate School
    1993

Languages

  • Hindi
  • Punjabi
  • Urdu
  • English

Awards

  • Healthgrades Honor Roll
  • Chief Fellow - Harvard Medical School, 2003
  • Chief Resident at Baylor College of Medicine, 2002
  • Community Service Award - Haiti Earthquake, 2010
  • G.W. Bush Letter of Recognition - Operation Heartbeat: South East Asian Earthquake Disaster Relief Mission, 2005
  • Oliver R. Smith, Jr., M.D. Award for Excellency during Residency - Baylor College of Medicine, 2002
  • Top Docs, 2011
  • Top Docs, 2012

Media & Publications

Dr. Malik's Reviews

Likelihood to recommend Dr. Malik

4.6

Based on 45 reviews

5 Stars
88.88888888888889%
(40)
4 Stars
0%
(0)
3 Stars
0%
(0)
2 Stars
2.2222222222222223%
(1)
1 Star
8.88888888888889%
(4)

Leave a review

How likely are you to recommend
Dr. Malik?
(Select your rating)
Average Wait Time
  • 10 – 15 minutes
Dr. Malik's Performance
  • Trustworthiness
  • Explains condition(s) well
  • Answers questions
  • Time well spent
Office & Staff Performance
  • Scheduling
  • Office environment
  • Staff friendliness
What People Say About Dr. Atif Malik, MD
RecentHighestLowestMost Helpful
Reply
For me, Dr. Malik and his fellow practitioners have always had a thoughtful patient-oriented approach to pain control. For the patients they do not jump immediately into opioids. However, for those who have years trying everything else without success, a slow gradual course of opioids may be...Read More
Was this helpful?
thumbs up icon option2
thumbs down icon option
×Post a ResponseAre you Dr. Atif Malik, MD?
Reply
great physician, very knowledgable, compassionate and passionate about spinal pain, highly recommend
Was this helpful?
thumbs up icon option1
thumbs down icon option
×Post a ResponseAre you Dr. Atif Malik, MD?
Reply
Dr. Malik is the most caring & compassionate doctor I've ever seen for oain mangaement. He understands that certain people need opiod theraoy for quality of life. I would recommend him to anyone I know wirh similar problems!
Was this helpful?
thumbs up icon option2
thumbs down icon option1
×Post a ResponseAre you Dr. Atif Malik, MD?
Reply
Dr. Malik performed a surgical procedure on my knee. He barely said one word to me prior to the procedure (I'd never met the man) and I never saw him after the procedure (I was sedated). I had a follow-up appointment with him. He did not show up for this appointment; I was not notified of this...Read More
Was this helpful?
thumbs up icon option5
thumbs down icon option1
×Post a ResponseAre you Dr. Atif Malik, MD?
Reply
Dr. Malik has a heart of gold. He understands pain and more importantly he listenes to his patients. He takes a conservative approach and treats many areas of pain. Originally I was sent for endometriosis when he was in Rockville. He left and started his own practice and I have been with him...Read More
Was this helpful?
thumbs up icon option3
thumbs down icon option
×Post a ResponseAre you Dr. Atif Malik, MD?
Show more reviews

Leave a review

How was your experience with Dr. Malik?

Locations

Orthopedic & Wellness

1
  • Call
  • Fax
  • Hours
    • Mon: 8:00am - 4:00pm
    • Tue: 8:00am - 4:00pm
    • Wed: 8:00am - 4:00pm
    • Thu: 8:00am - 4:00pm
    • Fri: 8:00am - 4:00pm
    • Sat: closed
    • Sun: closed
  • Directions

Insurance accepted

Accepted insurance can change. Please double-check when making an appointment.

Aetna
Aetna Test HMO
Choice PPO
Anthem Blue Cross Blue Shield
Assurant Health
Blue Cross Blue Shield
Blue Card Test PPO
Blue Cross Blue Shield PPO
CareFirst Blue Cross Blue Shield
Blue Choice Advantage
Cigna
Cigna HMO
Cigna PPO
Great West Healthcare-Cigna
Great West Healthcare-Cigna PPO
Open Access
Coventry Health Care
Carelink HMO
Government Employees Health Association (GEHA)
GEHA
Humana
MultiPlan
MultiPlan Test PPO
PHCS Network PPO
Tricare
UniCare
UnitedHealthCare
Choice Plus Test POS
MAMSI Optimum Choice
Options PPO
PacifiCare
UMR
United Healthcare
WellCare
WellCare PPO
WellPoint
Worker's Compensation
Worker's Compensation WC

Affiliated Hospitals

Check the quality of care at hospitals where Dr. Malik treats patients.

Learn more