Dr. Amar Sawar, MD

Dr. Amar Sawar, MD

Neurology  ·  
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Age 55
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Dr. Amar Sawar, MD is a neurology specialist in Carbondale, IL. He specializes in neurology, rheumatology, and more.Read his story

714 E Walnut St

Carbondale, IL 62901

Contact Information

(618) 549-1727

Insurance Accepted

  • Aetna
  • Anthem Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • Cigna
  • Coventry Health Care
  • First Health (Coventry Health Care)
  • HAP Insurance
  • HealthLink
  • Humana
  • 2 More

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Top Care Areas

See how frequently Dr. Sawar performs your care needs compared to other doctors.

Restless Leg Syndrome
very high
more than 99% of peers
All Headaches (incl. Migraine)
very high
more than 99% of peers
Carpal Tunnel Syndrome
very high
more than 99% of peers

Dr. Sawar's percentages are based on the rate of treatment compared to peers nationwide from insurance data. Learn more info about our data and this Top Care Areas component.

Dr. Sawar's bio

This content was provided by Dr. Sawar "Dr. Amar Sawar, MD is a neurologist/rheumatologist who practices in Southern Illinois. He has been practicing for 20 years in his specialties. Dr. Sawar is affiliated with St. Joesph Highland Hospital, Franklin County Hospital, Anderson Hospital, Pinckneyville Community Hospital, Memorial Hospital Chester, Heartland Regional Medical Center, and Marshall Browning Hospital. He also reads sleep studies for Heartland Regional Medical Center, Union County Hospital, Marshall Browning Hospital, St. Joesph Highland Hospital, and Pinckneyville Hospital. "

Care Philosophy

This content was provided by Dr. Sawar "Patient Centered Care"

6  Specialties

  • Neurology
  • Clinical Neurophysiology
  • Epilepsy
  • Neuromuscular Medicine
  • Rheumatology
  • Sleep Medicine

4  Board Certifications

  • Clinical Neurophysiology
    Accredited by: American Board of Psychiatry & Neurology*
  • Neurology
    Accredited by: American Board of Psychiatry & Neurology*
  • Neuromuscular Medicine
    Accredited by: American Board of Psychiatry & Neurology*
  • Sleep Medicine
    Accredited by: American Board of Psychiatry & Neurology*

120  Conditions Treated

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Background Check

0 Malpractice Claims

No malpractice history found for Illinois.

0 Sanctions

No sanctions history found for the years that Healthgrades collects data.

0 Board Actions

No board actions found for the years that Healthgrades collects data.

Education

Education data for Dr. Sawar is unavailable at this time.

Awards & Recognition

Awards & Honors
  • Healthgrades Honor Roll
Media & Publications

Dr. Sawar has no media or publications listed.

Languages Spoken

  • English
  • French

Memberships & Professional Affiliations

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Dr. Sawar's Reviews

3.9
Likelihood of recommending Dr. Sawar to family and friends
65 total reviews (26 have comments)

Likelihood to Recommend (65)

  • 5
    (45)
  • 4
    (2)
  • 3
    (2)
  • 2
    (1)
  • 1
    (15)

Dr. Sawar's Performance

  • Trustworthiness

    VERY GOOD
  • Explains condition(s) well

    VERY GOOD
  • Answers questions

    VERY GOOD
  • Time well spent

    VERY GOOD

Office & Staff Performance

  • Trustworthiness

    VERY GOOD
  • Explains condition(s) well

    VERY GOOD
  • Answers questions

    VERY GOOD
  • Time well spent

    VERY GOOD

Patient Comments (26)

I believe Dr Sawar is very knowledgeable, however, he failed to get my RA under control and dealing with his office staff is horrible. Communication is frustrating. If you call with a problem you may not hear back for a couple of days and you may have to call back multiple times. It was very...more
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Wonderful doctor! Much better than that new rheumatologist jarugla, he actually wants to help you!
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I've been seeing Dr. Sawar for only a short time and I could not have thanked my PCP for sending me there enough. He is so smart and just a short amount of time has helped me get my Parkinson Disease under control.
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Dr. Sawar has helped me and my family so much,and I would highly recommend him to anyone who has neurological, rheumatology or sleep medicine issues! I truly appreciate him as a physician as well as his wonderful staff!
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Dr Sawar has to be one of the most efficient and caring doctors that I have ever been to. I went to my PCP with unbearable foot pain, and was referred to Dr. Sawar. I described the pain to him and he told me exactly what it was. He was right on target, this man is genius.
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