Dr. Omar H. El Abd, MD

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Dr. Omar H. El Abd, MD

Interventional Spine Medicine | Male

Newton Wellesley Interventional Spine, LLC 378 Washington St, Wellesley, MA 02481 Get Directions
(781) 489-5541

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Promptly diagnose and treat painful spine conditions to allow rapid resumption of function and to prevent pain progression.
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4.4 based on 26 responses
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Experience with Dr. El Abd
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  • How well provider explains medical condition(s)
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  • How well provider listens and answers questions
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  • Spends appropriate amount of time with patients
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  • Ease of scheduling urgent appointments
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  • Office environment, cleanliness, comfort, etc.
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  • Staff friendliness and courteousness
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Norwood, MA |
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 the side effects of steroids, procedure was excruciating and I had severe side effects. He became impatient during our appt when the injection caused intense pain. I ended up w surgery with another Dr.
in Winthrop, MA |
Dr. El Abd is awesome!! I highly recommend him. He is pleasant and provides excellent care. He is the best option for spine related health!
in Worcester, MA |
Had severe chronic pain before seeing Dr. El Abd. After my 3rd visit with Dr Abd I was pain free for the first time in several years. Thank you Dr. Alabd.
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Specialties

  • Interventional Spine Medicine
  • Pain Medicine
  • Spine Physiatry

Board Certifications

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  • Pain Medicine

Conditions Treated

  • Achilles Tendinitis
  • Adhesive Capsulitis
  • All Headaches (incl. Migraine)
  • Arthritis
  • Ataxia
  • Autoimmune Diseases
  • Back Injuries
  • Back Pain
  • Bone Disorders
  • Brain Disorders
  • Bursitis
  • Carpal Tunnel Syndrome
  • Cervical Spine Myelopathy
  • Cervicogenic Headache
  • Chronic Neck Pain
  • Chronic Pelvic Pain
  • Coccygeal Pain
  • Degenerative Disc Disease
  • Diabetic Polyneuropathy
  • Enthesopathy of Hip (incl. Trochanteric Bursitis)
  • Facet Joint Pain
  • Fibromyalgia
  • Fracture
  • Gait Abnormality
  • Hand Conditions
  • Headache
  • Herniated Disc
  • Intervertebral Disc Disease
  • Knee Disorders
  • Low Back Pain
  • Lumbar Disc Degeneration
  • Lumbar Radiculopathy
  • Myelopathy
  • Neck Pain
  • Osteoarthritis of Hip
  • Osteoarthritis of Knee
  • Osteoarthritis of Shoulder
  • Osteoarthritis of Spine
  • Patellofemoral Pain Syndrome or Knee Pain
  • Pathological Spine Fracture
  • Peripheral Nerve Disorders
  • Post-Laminectomy Syndrome
  • Radiculopathy (Not Due to Disc Displacement)
  • Sacrum Disorders
  • Sciatica (Not Due to Disc Displacement)
  • Scoliosis
  • Shoulder Disorders
  • Shoulder Impingement Syndrome
  • Shoulder Tendinitis and Tenosynovitis
  • Spinal Stenosis
  • Spine Deformities
  • Spine Disorders
  • Spine Fractures, Traumatic
  • Spondylitis
  • Spondylolisthesis
  • Sports Injuries
  • Sprains and Strains (incl. Muscle Tear)
  • Thoracic Spine Myelopathy
  • Torticollis
  • Trigger Finger
  • Upper Back Pain

Procedures Performed

  • Cervical Facet Joint Injection
  • EMG (Electromyography)
  • Epidural Block, Facet Blocks
  • Fluoroscopic-Guided Hip Injection
  • Fluroscopically-Guided Spinal Injection
  • Joint Drainage
  • Lumbar Facet Joint Injection
  • Myofascial Trigger Point Injection
  • Nerve Destruction by Neurolytic Agent
  • Osteopathic Manipulative Treatment (OMT)
  • Percutaneous Herniated Disc Surgery
  • Radiofrequency Ablation
  • Sacroiliac Joint Injection
  • Spinal Nerve Block
  • Steroid Injection
  • Transforaminal Epidural Block
  • Trigger Point Injection
  • Vertebroplasty
  • Viscosupplementation With Hyaluronate

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.

Education

  • Medical School
    University Of Cairo, Faculty Of Medicine

    Graduated in 1997

  • Internship Hospital
    Wyckoff Med Ctr/Cornell University

    Completed in 1999

  • Residency Hospital
    Montefiore Med Center

    Completed in 2002

  • Fellowship Hospital
    University Of Pa Hospital

    Completed in 2003

  • Undergraduate School
    London College

    Graduated in 1989

Awards & Recognition

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    • Healthgrades Honor Roll
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Languages Spoken

  • English
  • Arabic
  • French

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Dr. El Abd's experience matches your search based on the following criteria:

  • Based on total number of patients treated over the last 12 months
  • Specializes in Interventional Spine Medicine
  • Board certified in Pain Medicine
  • No malpractice claims found
  • No sanctions found
  • No board actions found
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Dr. El Abd's Care Philosophy

Promptly diagnose and treat painful spine conditions to allow rapid resumption of function and to prevent pain progression.