Alexandra Szabova, MD

Director, Pain Management Fellowship

Academic Affiliation

Assistant Professor

Phone 513-636-7768

Fax 513-636-2920


Chronic pediatric pain management; chronic pediatric and adolescent back and musculoskeletal pain management; acute pain management; pediatric regional anesthesia techniques; interventional pain management; pediatric anesthesia

Alexandra Szabova, MD, joined the staff of Cincinnati Children's Hospital Medical Center in 2006. She has worked as a pediatric anesthesiologist but also became a team member of the multidisciplinary chronic pediatric pain clinic.

Dr. Szabova demonstrated strong interest in pediatric chronic pain management during her training.
She graduated from a combined pediatric and adult chronic pain management fellowship which was a result of close collaboration between the Cincinnati Children's and Cleveland Clinic Foundation, Cleveland, OH.

Dr. Szabova received her medical degree from the Comenius University in Bratislava, Slovakia, and completed her residency in anesthesia at the Cleveland Clinic Foundation, Cleveland, OH.

Dr. Szabova completed her combined pediatric and adult chronic pain management at Cincinnati Children's and Cleveland Clinic Foundation where is served as a chief fellow. She graduated with The Pain Fellow of the Year Award. Dr. Szabova completed pediatric anesthesia fellowship at the Cincinnati Children's.

Dr. Szabova's interests include chronic pediatric pain management, musculoskeletal pain in children and adolescents, acute pain management of surgical and non surgical pediatric patients, regional nerve blocks, and pediatric anesthesia.

MD: Comenius University, Bratislava, Slovakia, 1995.

Residency: Anesthesiology, Cleveland Clinic Foundation, Cleveland, OH.

Fellowship: Pain Management, Cleveland Clinic Foundation, Cleveland, OH; Pediatric Anesthesia, Cincinnati Children's Hospital Medical Center, Cincinnati, OH.

Certification: Anesthesiology, 2005; ABA Pain Medicine, 2005.