Dr. Hazem E. Eissa, MD

Dr. Hazem E. Eissa, MD

Pain Medicine | Male | 51 years old

Dr. Hazem Eissa's expertise lies in the area of musculoskeletal medicine and pain management and his special medical interests include spinal and joint injections and vertebroplasty. Dr. Eissa earned his medical degree from Cairo University, Egypt. He completed his internal medicine residency at New Hanover Regional Medical Center in Wilmington, North Carolina, and his physical medicine and rehabilitation residency at Emory University Center for Rehabilitation Medicine in Atlanta, Georgia. Dr. Eissa is board certified in internal medicine, physical medicine and pain medicine and is a certified independent medical examiner. He has been on staff at Ochsner since 1998. Read more

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Dr. Hazem Eissa's expertise lies in the area of musculoskeletal medicine and pain management and his special medical interests include spinal and joint injections and vertebroplasty. Dr. Eissa earned his medical degree from Cairo University, Egypt. He completed his internal medicine residency at New Hanover Regional Medical Center in Wilmington, North Carolina, and his physical medicine and rehabilitation residency at Emory University Center for Rehabilitation Medicine in Atlanta, Georgia. Dr. Eissa is board certified in internal medicine, physical medicine and pain medicine and is a certified independent medical examiner. He has been on staff at Ochsner since 1998.Read more

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I could not walk very well without extreme pain in my Knee. He recognized that the pain was not coming from my Knee but that it was Nerves in my Back. He did a procedure called RFA... Burning the Nerves. I Love and Trust him.
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Specialties

  • Pain Medicine

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  • Pain Medicine
  • Physical Medicine & Rehabilitation

Conditions Treated

  • Acute Postoperative Pain
  • All Headaches (incl. Migraine)
  • Autoimmune Diseases
  • Autonomic Disorders
  • Back Pain
  • Benign Chronic Pain Syndrome
  • Bone Disorders
  • Brachial Plexus Palsy
  • Brain Disorders
  • Cancer Pain
  • Chronic Neck Pain
  • Chronic Pain
  • Chronic Pelvic Pain
  • Chronic Postoperative Pain
  • Complex Regional Pain Syndrome (CRPS)
  • Degenerative Disc Disease
  • Diabetic Polyneuropathy
  • Enthesopathy of Hip (incl. Trochanteric Bursitis)
  • Fibromyalgia
  • Fracture
  • Headache
  • Herniated Disc
  • Intervertebral Disc Disease
  • Knee Disorders
  • Low Back Pain
  • Migraine
  • Myelopathy
  • Osteoarthritis of Hip
  • Osteoarthritis of Spine
  • Patellofemoral Pain Syndrome or Knee Pain
  • Pathological Spine Fracture
  • Phantom Limb Pain
  • Polyneuropathy
  • Post-Laminectomy Syndrome
  • Radiculopathy (Not Due to Disc Displacement)
  • Reflex Sympathetic Dystrophy
  • Sciatica (Not Due to Disc Displacement)
  • Scoliosis
  • Spinal Cord Injury
  • Spinal Stenosis
  • Spine Deformities
  • Spine Disorders
  • Spine Fractures, Traumatic
  • Spondylitis
  • Spondylolisthesis
  • Trigeminal Neuralgia
  • Upper Back Pain

Procedures Performed

  • Celiac Plexus Block
  • Epidural Block, Facet Blocks
  • Myofascial Trigger Point Injection
  • Nerve Block, Somatic
  • Nerve Block, Sympathetic
  • Nerve Destruction by Neurolytic Agent
  • Non-Cosmetic Chemodenervation
  • Peripheral Nerve Block
  • Spinal Nerve Block
  • Steroid Injection
  • Trigger Point Injection

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Education

  • Medical School
    Faculty Of Medicine (Ghiza)
  • Internship Hospital
    Western Penn Hospital
  • Residency Hospital
    Emory University Center For Rehabilitation Medicine

Awards & Recognition

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Languages Spoken

  • English

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  • Specializes in Pain Medicine
  • Board certified in Pain Medicine and Physical Medicine & Rehabilitation
  • Malpractice claims in Louisiana not available
  • No sanctions found
  • No board actions found
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Dr. Eissa's Care Philosophy

Dr. Hazem Eissa's expertise lies in the area of musculoskeletal medicine and pain management and his special medical interests include spinal and joint injections and vertebroplasty. Dr. Eissa earned his medical degree from Cairo University, Egypt. He completed his internal medicine residency at New Hanover Regional Medical Center in Wilmington, North Carolina, and his physical medicine and rehabilitation residency at Emory University Center for Rehabilitation Medicine in Atlanta, Georgia. Dr. Eissa is board certified in internal medicine, physical medicine and pain medicine and is a certified independent medical examiner. He has been on staff at Ochsner since 1998.