Emad Estemalik, MD

Cleveland Clinic - USA

Dr. Emad Estemalik is the Section Head for Headache and Facial Pain at the Center for Neurological Restoration at the Cleveland Clinic. He joined the department in 2013 and assumed his director position in August of 2016.   He is board certified in both Psychiatry and Headache Medicine.  He is a member of the American Headache Society.

Dr. Estemalik is also a Clinical Assistant Professor at Cleveland Clinic’s Lerner College of Medicine of Case Western Reserve University. He is an active faculty member for teaching medial students, residents and clinical fellows.

Dr. Estemalik completed his residency in adult Psychiatry and fellowship in Headache and Facial Pain, both at the Cleveland Clinic. He received his MD from the Ain – Shams Medical School in Cairo, Egypt in 2005.

Dr. Estemalik speaks Arabic, German, French and Spanish.  He sits on an advisory board for Global Patients Services at the Cleveland Clinic.  He often takes care of international patients who travel to the Cleveland Clinic for their headache treatment. Dr. Estemalik also oversees the Neurological Institute’s initiatives to enhance its international global patient activities.

Dr. Estemalik’s areas of interests are migraine headaches, trigeminal autonomic cephalgias and facial neuralgias as well as procedural management of headache disorders.  He is the author of several peer reviewed articles and co- investigator of various clinical trials in the field of Headache Medicine. He is also a national presenter on various topics in that field.

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