Manage episode 112188930 series 89990
On today’s episode we welcome Salim Hayek, MD, PhD. Dr. Hayek is currently the chief of the Division of Pain Medicine at University Hospitals and Professor in the Department of Anesthesiology at Case Western Reserve University. He obtained a Bachelor of Science degree in Biology with Distinction at the American University of Beirut in 1987 and a medical degree in 1991. Following a residency in Anesthesiology training at University Hospitals of Cleveland, he completed a PhD in Cellular Physiology at Case Western Reserve University in 2000 and subsequently obtained fellowship training in Pain Medicine at the Cleveland Clinic Foundation. He is well-published and serves on the editorial board of most pain journals. Dr. Hayek has had a number of service accomplishments at the local and national levels and is an editor of a textbook entitled Pain Medicine. Published in 2015, it is the first textbook to bring together the four main disciplines in managing pain: anesthesiology, neurology, physical medicine and rehabilitation, and psychiatry.