Dr. Omar El Abd, MD

Dr. Omar El Abd, MD

Pain Medicine  ·  
Male  ·  
Age 45
Dr. Omar El Abd, MD is a pain medicine specialist in Wellesley, MA and has been practicing for 15 years. He graduated from University Of Cairo, Faculty Of Medicine in 1997 and specializes in pain medicine, physical medicine & rehabilitation, and more.

378 Washington St

Wellesley, MA 02481

Contact Information

(781) 489-5541

Insurance Accepted

  • Aetna
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • Cigna
  • Harvard Pilgrim Health Care
  • Medicare
  • Neighborhood Health Plan
  • Network Health
  • Tufts Health Plan
  • UniCare
  • UnitedHealthCare

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Top Care Areas

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Radiculopathy (Not Due to Disc Displacement)
very high
more than 99% of peers
very high
more than 98% of peers
Bone Disorders
very high
more than 97% of peers

Dr. El Abd's percentages are based on the rate of treatment compared to peers nationwide from insurance data. Learn more info about our data and this Top Care Areas component.

Care Philosophy

This content was provided by Dr. El Abd "Promptly diagnose and treat painful spine conditions to allow rapid resumption of function and to prevent pain progression."

3  Specialties

  • Pain Medicine
  • Physical Medicine & Rehabilitation
  • Spine Physiatry

1  Board Certifications

  • Pain Medicine
    Accredited by: American Board of Physical Medicine & Rehabilitation*

53  Conditions Treated

  • All Headaches (incl. Migraine)
  • Arthritis
  • Autoimmune Diseases
  • Back Injuries
  • Back Pain
  • Bone Disorders
  • Brain Disorders
  • Bursitis
  • Cervical Spine Myelopathy
  • Cervicogenic Headache
  • Chronic Neck Pain
  • Chronic Pelvic Pain
  • Coccygeal Pain
  • Degenerative Disc Disease
  • Elbow Injuries
  • Enthesopathy of Hip (incl. Trochanteric Bursitis)
  • Facet Joint Pain
  • Fibromyalgia
  • Foot Conditions
  • Fracture
  • Gait Abnormality
  • Headache
  • Herniated Disc
  • Intervertebral Disc Disease
  • Knee Disorders
  • Low Back Pain
  • Lumbar Disc Degeneration
  • Lumbar Radiculopathy
  • Neck Pain
  • Osteoarthritis of Ankle and Foot
  • Osteoarthritis of Hip
  • Osteoarthritis of Knee
  • Osteoarthritis of Shoulder
  • Patellofemoral Pain Syndrome or Knee Pain
  • Pathological Spine Fracture
  • Post-Laminectomy Syndrome
  • Radiculopathy (Not Due to Disc Displacement)
  • Rheumatoid Arthritis
  • Sacrum Disorders
  • Sciatica (Not Due to Disc Displacement)
  • Scoliosis
  • Shoulder Disorders
  • Shoulder Impingement Syndrome
  • Spinal Stenosis
  • Spine Deformities
  • Spine Disorders
  • Spine Fractures, Traumatic
  • Spondylitis
  • Spondylolisthesis
  • Spondylosis
  • Sports Injuries
  • Sprains and Strains (incl. Muscle Tear)
  • Upper Back Pain
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17  Procedures

Background Check

0 Malpractice Claims

No malpractice history found for Massachusetts.

0 Sanctions

No sanctions history found for the years that Healthgrades collects data.

0 Board Actions

No board actions found for the years that Healthgrades collects data.


  • London College
    Undergraduate School | Graduated 1989
  • University Of Cairo, Faculty Of Medicine
    Medical School | Graduated 1997
  • Wyckoff Med Ctr/Cornell University
    Internship Hospital | Completed 1999
  • Montefiore Med Center
    Residency Hospital | Completed 2002
  • University Of Pa Hospital
    Fellowship Hospital | Completed 2003

Awards & Recognition

Awards & Honors
  • Healthgrades Honor Roll
Media & Publications

Dr. El Abd has no media or publications listed.

Languages Spoken

  • English
  • Arabic
  • French

Memberships & Professional Affiliations

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Dr. El Abd's Reviews

Likelihood of recommending Dr. El Abd to family and friends
30 total reviews (7 have comments)

Likelihood to Recommend (30)

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Dr. El Abd's Performance

  • Trustworthiness

  • Explains condition(s) well

  • Answers questions

  • Time well spent


Office & Staff Performance

  • Scheduling

  • Office environment

  • Staff friendliness

  • Average wait time

    Under 10 minutes

Patient Comments (7)

Dr. El Abd is truly wonderful and excellent in his skill as a spine doctor. At first I was skeptical of cortisone treatments helping my very painful pinched nerve. My pain is now minimal (at the most and if at all) and I have Dr. El Abd to thank for it!
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Dr El Abd is amazing! I've known him for about 8 years. He has fixed my back issues several times now. I would never go to anyone else...He's the BEST! I'm so glad that I found him.
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Yesterday he gave me 3 cortisone injections in my lower back. This morning, for the first time in the past 6 or 8 months I am pain free.
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I was misdiagnosed with sciatica and was found to have a stress fracture after an MRI 2 months later(fracture was healing but damage was done). I was referred to SSHO for pain mgt and after 9 months and 7 injections with no relief. I went to NWOA and had another MRI and was referred to Dr. El Abd....more
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Met with him twice--for assessment (sent me for MRI--severe disc herniation) and then a steroid injection. the post MRI follow-up was with the nurse practitioner, not with him (at Dedham Medical Assoc). They hadn't reviewed my MRI but touted steroid injections as the way to go. Was not advised of...more
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