Relief when it matters most.

Whether you enjoy hiking, yard work, walking or spending time with family, activities become difficult with chronic pain.

Hillcrest Pain & Spine provides the highest level of pain management for those struggling and living with chronic pain by improving the function of daily activities. Dr. Ihab Labatia is quadruple Board Certified in Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation, Pain Medicine, Interventional Pain, and Spinal Cord Injury Medicine with a fellowship in Spinal Cord Injury Medicine. Dr. Labatia’s extensive medical education, unique background, and wealth of experiences provides patients with the best possible opportunity for relief. There is no ‘one size fits all’ approach for patients with chronic pain, as each case is unique and different. Our goal is to return our patients to their best quality of life to enjoy simple tasks like mowing the yard or playing with grandchildren.


Our office is equipped with an X-Ray machine, EMG machine, complex laboratory and minimally invasive procedure suite. These accommodations provide our patients with convenience and speed of care in the safest and most appropriate setting.

We will restart seeing patients in the office for office visits and procedures on 6/1/2020. We will continue to use telehealth services for certain high risk patients. The office will notify you if you need to be seen through telehealth. Please find the telehealth link here on the website

Conditions We Treat

  • Arthritis of the joints and spine.
  • Back pain and neck pain
  • Myofascial pain.
  • Spinal stenosis or narrowing of the spinal canal.
  • Facet pain or syndrome.
  • Disc pain and degenerative disc disease.
  • Radiculopathy or pinched nerves.
  • Complex regional pain syndrome or RSD.
  • Neuropathic or nerve pain.
  • Sacroiliac joint pain and arthritis.
  • Intercostal neuralgia or Rib pain.
  • Postherpetic Neuralgia.
  • Work injuries.

Procedural Services

  • Epidural & facet injections in the Lumbar, Cervical, and Thoracic spine
  • Steroid injections for muscles & joints
  • Peripheral & Sacroiliac joint injections
  • Sympathetic nerve blocks including Lumbar sympathetic, Stellate ganglion and superior hypogastric
  • Diagnostic blocks
  • Radiofrequency ablations (denervation) of facet joints in the Lumbar, Cervical, and Thoracic spine.
  • Neuromodulation with Spinal Cord Stimulators and peripheral nerve stimulators.

Treatment Plans

At Hillcrest Pain & Spine, we believe in multidisciplinary approaches to deliver the highest quality care and ultimate relief through treatment.

Our office maintains a connected network of psychologist, psychiatrists, physical & occupational therapists, neurologists and neurosurgeons for the benefit of our patients and their pain management. We work closely with patients to provide medical support, referrals, scheduling and individualized care necessary to return to a pain-free lifestyle. When patients require surgery, Dr. Labatia utilizes St. Joseph’s Hospital on Harrodsburg Road less than 5 minutes from our office.

Meet Dr. Ihab Labatia

Delivering more experience, higher standards and better outcomes.

Dr. Ihab Labatia has earned the highest level of medical education at prestigious universities and medical institutions, continuously advancing his knowledge and practical application to benefit his patients. Dr. Labatia graduated from Ain Shams School of Medicine in Cairo, Egypt after growing up in West Africa. He then completed his internship at New York Flushing Hospital of Cornell University in New York City and residency in Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation at the MetroHealth Medical Center of Case Western University in Cleveland, Ohio. Then, Dr. Labatia pursued and completed a Spinal Cord Injury fellowship at the University of Pittsburgh Medical Center in Pennsylvania. Dr. Labatia is Board Certified in Pain Medicine, Interventional Pain Management, Physical Medicine & Rehabilitation, and Spinal Cord Injury. Dr. Labatia currently lives in Lexington with his wife and son.

Dr. Ihab Labatia Hillcrest Pain and Spine Lexington KY

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Our office is located in the Commonwealth Plaza on Lane Allen Road off Harrodsburg Road in central Lexington.


Address: 853 Lane Allen Road Lexington, KY 40504
Hours: Monday – Thursday: 8 am to 4:30 pm. Friday: 8 am to 11:30 am.

Phone: (859) 523-5300

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