Omar Said, MD is a Board Certified Anesthesiologist and fellowship trained interventional pain physician. Dr. Said completed his anesthesia residency at Rush University Medical Center.
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 residency training program. He was also presented with the Katalin Selmeczi, MD Memorial Award for Humanism presented annually to the resident who embodies spirit, humanism, devotion and courage.
Upon completion of his residency, Dr. Said successfully completed an interventional pain management fellowship at the Cleveland Clinic. At the conclusion of his training, he was again recognized with The Ethelee Smith, MD award for Most Outstanding Fellow.
Dr. Said feels blessed to have had this training and is thankful to the many mentors and teachers he has had throughout his residency and fellowship. He hopes to incorporate his advanced training to provide the best overall patient experience.
His mission centers around honesty and collaboration. He believes in instituting a system where the patient, physician, and nursing staff aim to clearly identify the source of the patient’s pain and then work together towards establishing a treatment plan.
His clinical interests include: acute and chronic musculoskeletal pain, neuropathic pain, neuromodulation with spinal cord stimulation, and cancer pain.