Samer Narouze, MD, PhD
Chairman, Center for Pain Medicine
Western Reserve Hospital
Cuyahoga Falls, OH

About Samer Narouze, MD, PhD

Samer Narouze, MD, PhD, is the Chairman of the Center for Pain Medicine at Western Reserve Hospital in Cuyahoga Falls, OH. He is board certified in anesthesiology with subspecialty board certifications in pain medicine, interventional pain management, and neurology headache medicine.

Dr. Narouze’s specialty is treating pain that can’t be managed with pain medication. Among his top accomplishments was laying the groundwork for using ultrasound-guided nerve blocks for pain management, which don’t emit any radiation.

A native of Egypt, Dr. Narouze earned his medical degree from Ain Shams University in Cairo. He came to the United States and completed an internal medicine internship and anesthesia residency at the Cleveland Clinic. After his residency, he was accepted into the prestigious Cleveland Clinic pain management fellowship program.

Dr. Narouze is a prolific author and speaker, having contributed to more than 150 peer-reviewed published works and delivering more than 180 presentations. He’s also received several high-profile honors throughout his career, including the Cleveland Clinic’s “innovator award,” which recognized his use of minimally invasive treatments for chronic pain.     

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