Dr. Amar Sawar, MD
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Dr. Amar Sawar, MD


Clinical Neurophysiology | Male

Sawar's Neurological Institute 714 E Walnut St # 2227 Carbondale, IL 62901 Get Directions


Dr. Amar Sawar, MD is a clinical neurophysiology doctor who practices in Carbondale, IL. He is 54 years old and has been practicing for 32 years. Dr. Sawar is affiliated with Herrin Hospital, Marshall Browning Hospital, Union County Hospital, HSHS St. Joseph's Hospital Highland, Memorial Hospital, Sparta Community Hospital, Memorial Hospital of Carbondale, Harrisburg Medical Center, Pinckneyville Community Hospital, Franklin Hospital and St. Joseph Memorial Hospital.

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Patient Reviews (22)
Du Quoin, IL |
I suffer from a severe autoimmune disease, so my medication is very important. Dr. Sawar and his office staff do not send my prescriptions or provide necessary forms to my pharmacy; therefore, I do not receive my medication. It's been a week and a half since my appointment, and I still haven't received my medication! HORRIBLE WAY TO TREAT THE ILL!!!
in Tamaroa, IL |
Dr Sawar saved my life when he diagnosed me with a rare disease called myasthenia gravis. THANKS Doc.
laytonville, ca |
I have made many appointments with Dr, Sawar MD. with no trouble. He has a very good staff that . If they get the call, it is handled right away. I know Dr. Sawar very well, I feel he is the best in his field. I have been going to Dr. Sawar for about 3 years and he takes care of my problem. I would recommend anyone needing a very good Doctor to go to Dr. Sawar for he is one of the best.
Makanda, IL |
I have had trouble with them sending my prescription to the wrong Pharmacy or not sending it at all and this is happened after verifying it twice with me. Dr sawar change my milligrams they called me and told me on Thursday evening and they called and told me again on Friday morning today is Monday afternoon and went to the pharmacy and they have no prescription for me at all. I was livid. This is unacceptable!! It has happened way too many times. I will be calling them in the morning
in Carbondale , IL |
This doctor was a real miracle for me. I have been extremely thankful for this amazing doctor. I have been pain free since he started me on gabapentin and plaquenil for my fibromyalgia and RA. THANKS .
in Carbondale Il |
Dr Amar Sawar is a genius doctor. He was able to solve my medical puzzle. He is compassionate , caring , efficient and pleasant as well.
in Jonesboro IL |
Dr Sawar is the best physician I have ever seen in my life. He has always been courteous, kind, thorough, friendly and practical. I have been pain free since I saw him. He has a real great personality.
in Zeigler Il |
Dr Sawar has been a blessing for me he has cured my arthritis. He is down to earth , brilliant and practical.
in Collinsville IL |
Dr Amar Sawar is smart, pleasant , professional. I really love this man.
in Breese il |
Dr Sawar is easy to talk to , intelligent, professional and knowledgeable . Thanks Dr Sawar for your outstanding care
in highland il |
Dr Sawar is intelligent, friendly compassionate . He made my life pain free by treating my arthritis . I am thankful for him .
in Highland il |
I had been seeing this man for a while and finally changed neurologists always late for appointments never focused on what I felt was my issues always wanted to ask me stupid stuff that didn't pertain to me at all I am not at all impressed with him I want a doctor who listens to me not tell me what he thinks is my problems
in Du Quoin |
As a nurse practitioner I have been extremely impressed with Dr. Sawar's patience and kindness to me. I have a chronic long-standing condition that he has helped me so much with. I wish I could do something to pay him back for all he has helpprd me with. Wonderful man and super intelligent.
in Carlyle |
Dr. Sawar was very detailed in all of my symptoms. I have been living with severe body pain for many years and he understands my frustration. He was even able to see I had kidney problems which is something my primary doctor did not notice. His staff is very accommodating. Although they do not have a cancellation list, they did not mind me calling at all. Dr. Sawar has been a blessing to me in helping with my fibromyalgia.
in Eldorado |
Excellent Dr. Is a very efficient Dr. That's to him I am now headed straight to a path of better quality of life!! Thank you Dr. Sawar!
in Marion, IL |
Dr. Sawar is excellent Provider. He spends a great deal of time with all his patients. He is extremely intelligent. I would recommend him to everyone. I have learned a great deal from him as a student.
in Tamaroa |
Dr. Sawar is a highly intelligent physician. He cares about his patients and will do whatever it takes to help them. As a nurse and a patient also, I have deep respect for him and his ability to diagnose and treat his patients. I highly recommend him.
in Benton, IL |
short wait time, and long consultation. the physician was elegant and knowledgeable for continual care of my R.A. i cant wait to return next month.
in Cambria IL |
I seen Dr.Sawar for a NCS/EMG and found out i have mortons neuroma. He was intelligent and the staff was very frienbdly and helpful.
in Carbondale IL |
Dr. Sawar has seen my mother in law and we have always had a pleasant experience with and his staff. He is one of the most thorough physicians I have ever met. He spent so much time explaining my mother in laws diagnosis and the treatment options I highly recommend everyone to go see him with any rheumatology or neurology issues.
in Carbondale IL |
Dr. Sawar actually takes the time and listens to my concerns. Another physician has referred to him as the holy grail of neurology the wait time to get in and see him is well worth it.
Highland, il |
3-5 weeks for a report when you are in pain, or need it to move on with treatment is to much time to wait. One and half hours past appointment time is to much. Spent 10 minutes with me, and kept trying to walk out the dorr when I still had questions.
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      •  Specializes in Clinical Neurophysiology
      •  Board certified in Clinical Neurophysiology, Neurology, Neuromuscular Medicine and Sleep Medicine
      •  No malpractice claims found
      •  No sanctions found
      •  No board actions found

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      • Clinical Neurophysiology
      • Neurology
      • Neuromuscular Medicine
      • Sleep Medicine

      Conditions Treated

      • Achilles Tendinitis
      • All Headaches (incl. Migraine)
      • Alzheimer's Disease
      • Aneurysm
      • Ankylosing Spondylitis
      • Anterior Horn Disease
      • Antiphospholipid Syndrome (APS)
      • Arthritis
      • Ataxia
      • Autoimmune Diseases
      • Autonomic Disorders
      • Bell's Palsy
      • Bleeding Disorders
      • Bone Disorders
      • Brain Aneurysm
      • Brain Disorders
      • Bursitis
      • Cancer
      • Carpal Tunnel Syndrome
      • Cerebral Artery Thrombosis
      • Cerebral Palsy
      • Cerebrovascular Disease
      • Chondrocalcinosis
      • Chorea (Excluding Huntington's Chorea)
      • Chronic Fatigue Syndrome
      • Chronic Inflammatory Demyelinating Polyneuritis
      • Chronic Neck Pain
      • Chronic Pain
      • Classic Polyarteritis Nodosa
      • Complex Regional Pain Syndrome (CRPS)
      • Concussion
      • Confusion
      • Cutaneous Lupus Erythematosus
      • Degenerative Disc Disease
      • Dementia
      • Dermatomyositis
      • Diabetic Polyneuropathy
      • Difficulty With Walking
      • Dystonia
      • Elbow Injuries
      • Enthesopathy of Hip (incl. Trochanteric Bursitis)
      • Enthesopathy of Knee (incl. Bursitis of Knee)
      • Epilepsy
      • Essential Tremor
      • Fibromyalgia
      • Foot Conditions
      • Gait Abnormality
      • Gout
      • Hammer Toe
      • Hand Conditions
      • Headache
      • Herniated Disc
      • Huntington's Disease
      • Hydrocephalus
      • Idiopathic Intracranial Hypertension
      • Inflammatory and Toxic Neuropathy
      • Insomnia
      • Intervertebral Disc Disease
      • Joint Pain
      • Knee Disorders
      • Lateral and Medial Epicondylitis (Tennis and Golf Elbow)
      • Limb Cramp
      • Limb Pain
      • Limb Swelling
      • Low Back Pain
      • Lupus
      • Lyme Disease
      • Malaise and Fatigue
      • Meningiomas
      • Migraine
      • Multiple Sclerosis (MS)
      • Muscle Weakness
      • Myasthenia Gravis
      • Myelopathy
      • Myoclonus
      • Narcolepsy and Cataplexy
      • Normal Pressure Hydrocephalus
      • Optic Neuritis
      • Osteoarthritis
      • Osteoarthritis of Ankle and Foot
      • Osteoarthritis of Hand or Wrist
      • Osteoarthritis of Hands
      • Osteoarthritis of Hip
      • Osteoarthritis of Hip and Thigh
      • Osteoarthritis of Knee
      • Osteoarthritis of Shoulder
      • Osteoarthritis of Spine
      • Osteopenia
      • Osteoporosis
      • Parkinson's Disease
      • Patellofemoral Pain Syndrome or Knee Pain
      • Peripheral Nerve Disorders
      • Plantar Fasciitis
      • Polymyalgia Rheumatica (PMR)
      • Polyneuropathy
      • Post-Concussion Syndrome
      • Psoriatic Arthritis
      • Pulmonary Disease
      • Radiculopathy (Not Due to Disc Displacement)
      • Raynaud's Disease
      • Reflex Sympathetic Dystrophy
      • Restless Leg Syndrome
      • Rheumatoid Arthritis
      • Sarcoidosis
      • Seizure Disorders
      • Shoulder Disorders
      • Shoulder Impingement Syndrome
      • Sjögren's Syndrome
      • Sleep Apnea
      • Sleep Disorders
      • Spinal Stenosis
      • Spine Disorders
      • Spondylitis
      • Stroke
      • Syncope
      • Systemic Chondromalacia
      • Systemic Sclerosis
      • Systemic Vasculitis
      • Temporal Arteritis
      • Thrombosis
      • Transient Ischemic Attack (TIA)
      • Tremor
      • Trigeminal Neuralgia
      • Vascular Disease
      • Vasculitis
      • Vertebral Column Tumors
      • Vertigo


      • Medical School
        University of Damascus / Faculty of Medicine

        Graduated in 1985

      Languages Spoken

      • English
      • Arabic
      • French
      • Spanish

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      • Clinical Neurophysiology
      • Sleep Medicine
      • Sleep Medicine (Psychiatry & Neurology)

      Procedures Performed

      • EEG (Electroencephalogram)
      • EMG (Electromyography)
      • Joint Drainage
      • Myofascial Trigger Point Injection
      • Steroid Injection
      • Trigger Point Injection