Meet Dr. Akbik, MD, FIPP

Cincinnati, Ohio Dr. Akbik

Dr. Humam Akbik has been practicing pain medicine for over 20 years. He is actively on national and international boards and committees, has recognized accomplishments, awards, and honors. He has been voted Top Pain Management Physician in Cincinnati every year since 2007. Dr. Akbik has been interviewed and published. He has been asked to speak at conferences all around the world, to share his knowledge and expertise in pain medicine. Since 2012, Dr. Akbik has gone to Jordan to help Syrian Refugees.


Unique, interventional pain management, multi-disciplinary individualized approach to treating all aspects of pain medicine. Minimally invasive spine procedures, spinal cord stimulator and implantable drug delivery pumps, epidural steroid injections, facet injections, nerve blocks, kyphoplasty, vertebroplasty, discography and catheterization. Specialize in personalized treatment of cancer pain, acute and chronic neck and back pain, headaches, osteoarthritis and compression fractures and fibromyalgia.


(2011-2015) Mercy Health Pain Medicine

(2005-2011) Chief, Pain Medicine Division UC Health Associate Professor of Clinical Anesthesiology and Pain Medicine University of Cincinnati

(2001-2005) Director of Pain Management, Veterans Affairs Health Care System Boston, MA

(2000-2001) Fellowship, Pain Management Brigham and Women’s Hospital Harvard Medical School Boston, MA

(1998-2000) Residency, Anesthesia Harvard Medical School Boston, MA

(1997-1998) Internship, Anesthesia Case Western University School of Medicine Cleveland, OH

(1995-1997) Residency, General Surgery University of Pennsylvania School of Medicine Philadelphia, PA BOARD


Board Certified American Board of Anesthesia Pain, 2008

FIPP Certification (Fellow In Interventional Pain), 2008

Board Certified American Board of Anesthesiology, 2006

ACLS , 2010

United States Medical Licensing Examination (USMLE I, II, III)


(1992) Practice License in General Surgery, Ministry of Health, Damascus, Syria

(2005) Ohio State Medical License


The Jewish Hospital, Mercy Health,  Anderson Hospital Mercy Health, Clermont Hospital Mercy Health,  Fairfield Hospital

Dr. Akbik, Top Doctor In Pain Management Since 2007

(Cincinnati Magazine and Cincy Magazine)

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