Amgad W. Abdou, MD
A seasoned interventional pain specialist, Dr. Abdou joined Capitol Spine & Pain Centers in 2010. He relocated to the DC metro area from Cleveland, Ohio, where he held the distinguished position of Medical Director for the Pain Management Center of Fairview Hospital.
Dr. Abdou earned his medical degree, as well as his Masters degree in Anesthesiology, from Ain Shams University in Cairo, Egypt. After migrating to the United States, he completed his anesthesiology residence and pain management fellowship at the Cleveland Clinic Foundation, one of the nation’s premier training programs for interventional pain management and pain medicine.
An advocate for continuing education, Dr. Abdou dedicates considerable time to learning about new pain management techniques and therapies. He is skilled in a variety of diagnostic specialties, including fluoroscopic-guided injections, radiofrequency ablations, and implantable devices.
Dr. Abdou has been published in top-tier professional journals and lectures nationally to peers and the public on the diagnosis and treatment of pain syndromes. He believes the goal of pain management should be improving patients’ quality of life, and that a personalized, multi-disciplinary approach is the key to successful patient care programs.
Board certified by the American Society Board of Anesthesiology for Anesthesiology and Pain Management, Dr. Abdou maintains active memberships in several professional associations including the American Medical Association as well as the American Society of Interventional Pain Physicians.
Fluent in Arabic, Dr. Abdou enjoys basketball, soccer, and swimming. He is also a fan of road trips through the country.
- MD (M.B.B.CH.), and M.SC. (Masters in Anesthesiology) Ain Shams University, Faculty of Medicine Cairo, Egypt
Internship & Residency
- Cleveland Clinic Foundation. Cleveland, Ohio
- Pain Management
- Medical Director – Pain Management Center, Fairview Hospital. Cleveland, Ohio
- Interventional Pain Management
- Spine Disc Disease
- Arthritis of the spine
- Failed Back Surgery Syndrome
- Sacroilliac Joint (SI) Disease
- Cervical Headaches
- Epidural Injections
- Sympathetic Blocks
- Facet & SI Joint Injections
- Radiofrequency (RF) Ablations
- Spinal Cord Stimulation
- Joint Injections
- Occipital Nerve Block