Omar Said, MD is a Double Board Certified anesthesiologist and interventional pain physician. Dr. Said completed his anesthesia residency at Rush University Medical Center and his fellowship training at The Cleveland Clinic.
At Rush, he was recognized with the Robert D. Dripps, MD Memorial Award for Most Outstanding Resident presented to the graduating resident who has displayed the most outstanding clinical and academic performance throughout the four years of the residency training program. He was also presented with the Katalin Selmeczi, MD Memorial Award for Humanism presented annually to residents who embody spirit, humanism, devotion and courage.
Upon completion of his residency, Dr. Said completed his interventional pain management fellowship at The Cleveland Clinic. At the conclusion of his training, he was recognized with The Ethelee Smith, MD Award presented to the Most Outstanding Fellow.
Dr. Said’s mission centers around education and collaboration. He believes in instituting a system where the patient, physician, and clinic staff aim to clearly identify the source of the patient’s pain and then work together towards establishing a treatment plan. His goals are to help his patients reduce their pain while restoring their activity levels. Dr. Said recognizes that there is not always one clear solution to a particular issue, and that each patient should be treated individually.
His clinical interests include: acute and chronic musculoskeletal pain, neuropathic pain, neuromodulation with spinal cord stimulation, and cancer pain.