Dr. Alaa A Abd-Elsayed

Dr. Alaa A Abd-Elsayed
Department of Anesthesiology, University of Wisconsin, United States


Dr. Alaa Abd-Elsayed (Dr. Al) provides chronic pain medicine services as part of the Interventional Pain Management Program. He evaluates patients at the Pain Clinic at UW Health East Clinic and when an interventional pain treatment is appropriate, performs procedures at the Madison Surgery Center. In addition to his work as a pain specialist, Dr. Al is an active clinical investigator. Current studies include the use of opioids, genetic variations leading to different individual response to opioids, and the use of neuromodulation and peripheral nerve stimulators for the management of neuropathic pain. He also has research interests in fibromyalgia, complex regional pain syndrome (CRPS) and headaches. Over the course of his career, he has received numerous research grants, published more than 70 peer-reviewed manuscripts, and authored several editorials and book chapters. He has presented at more than 60 international and national conferences and has earned more than 15 awards at the state and national levels. In addition, he has served as a reviewer for more than 20 journals, and as an editor for several journals.

Research Interest

Blood Patch Botox® Muscle Injection Bursa Injections Cervical, Thoracic and Lumbar Epidural Steroid Injections Cervical, Thoracic and Lumbar Medial Branch Blocks Cranial Nerve Blocks and Trigeminal Nerve Blocks Facet Joint Injections/ Median Branch Blocks Intercostal Nerve Blocks Intrathecal Pump Trial and Implant Kyphoplasty Lumbar Selective Nerve Root Blocks Pars Fracture Injections Peripheral Nerve Blocks Radiofrequency Ablation Sacral Lateral Branch Blocks Sacroiliac Joint Steroid Injections Spinal Cord Stimulator Trial and Implant Sympathetic Ganglia Blocks (Stellate, Celiac, Hypogastric, Lumbar, Ganglion impar) Transforaminal Lumbar Epidural Steroid Injections Trigger Point Injections Ultrasound-Guided Joint Steroid Injection Ultrasound-Guided Peripheral Nerve Blocks Ultrasound-Guided TAP Blocks


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