Dr. Amar Sawar, MD

Dr. Amar Sawar, MD

Neurology  ·  
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Age 56
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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

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
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Background Check

No malpractice claims found for Illinois
No disciplinary actions found for the years we collect data
No board actions found for the years we collect data
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Dr. Sawar's Top Procedures and Conditions

Treatment Frequency
Restless Leg Syndrome
very high
very high

Treatment Frequency

Dr. Sawar treats Restless Leg Syndrome more than 100% of his peers

Dr. Sawar treats this condition more than 100% of his peers

Rating Includes other areas of care:

  • Primary Restless Leg Syndrome
  • Secondary Restless Leg Syndrome
Carpal Tunnel Syndrome
very high
very high

Treatment Frequency

Dr. Sawar treats Carpal Tunnel Syndrome more than 100% of his peers

Dr. Sawar treats this condition more than 100% of his peers

All Headaches (incl. Migraine)
very high
very high

Treatment Frequency

Dr. Sawar treats All Headaches (incl. Migraine) more than 100% of his peers

Dr. Sawar treats this condition more than 100% of his peers

Dr. Sawar's conditions and procedures:

Achilles Tendinitis
Adhesive Capsulitis
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
Bone Disorders
Brain Aneurysm
Brain Disorders
Bursitis
Carpal Tunnel Syndrome
Cerebral Artery Thrombosis
Cerebral Hemorrhage
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
Cluster Headache
Complex Regional Pain Syndrome (CRPS)
Concussion
Confusion
Cutaneous Lupus Erythematosus
De Quervain's Disease
Degenerative Disc Disease
Dementia
Dermatomyositis
Diabetic Polyneuropathy
Difficulty With Walking
Diplopia
Dystonia
EEG (Electroencephalogram)
Elbow Injuries
EMG (Electromyography)
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
Myofascial Trigger Point Injection
Narcolepsy and Cataplexy
Nerve Root Injury and Plexus Disorders (incl. Pinched Nerve)
Normal Pressure Hydrocephalus
Optic Neuritis
Osteoarthritis
Osteopenia
Osteoporosis
Parkinson's Disease
Patellofemoral Pain Syndrome or Knee Pain
Peripheral Nerve Disorders
Polymyalgia Rheumatica (PMR)
Polyneuropathy
Post-Concussion Syndrome
Psoriatic Arthritis
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
Steroid Injection
Stiff-Man Syndrome
Stroke
Syncope
Systemic Chondromalacia
Systemic Sclerosis
Temporal Arteritis
Tension Headache
Transient Ischemic Attack (TIA)
Traumatic Brain Injury
Tremor
Trigeminal Neuralgia
Trigger Point Injection
Vertebral Column Tumors
Vertigo

About Me

Care Philosophy

Patient Centered Care

Specialties

  • Neurology
  • Clinical Neurophysiology
  • Epilepsy
  • Neuromuscular Medicine

Board Certifications

  • Clinical Neurophysiology
  • Neurology
  • Neuromuscular Medicine
  • Sleep Medicine

Languages

  • French
  • English

Awards

Dr. Sawar's Reviews

Likelihood to recommend Dr. Sawar

4.0

Based on 67 reviews

5 Stars
70.14925373134328%
(47)
4 Stars
2.985074626865672%
(2)
3 Stars
2.985074626865672%
(2)
2 Stars
1.492537313432836%
(1)
1 Star
22.388059701492537%
(15)

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Dr Sawar has recently diagnosed me with pseudotumor cerebri from the first visit and since my headache and my vision have dramatically improved after using Diamox . He has been a Godsend after saving my vision and relieving my severe headache. Amazing doctor !!!
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Dr Amar Sawar has been very helpful in managing my pain. He is intelligent, efficient and thorough. His quality of care is outstanding. He is the best rheumatologist and neurologist in the area hands down.
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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...Read 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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Aetna
Aetna HMO
Aetna PPO
Anthem Blue Cross Blue Shield
Anthem Blue Cross Blue Shield PPO
Blue Cross Blue Shield
Blue Cross and Blue Shield
Cigna
Cigna HMO
Cigna Network
Coventry Health Care
Coventry Health America PPO
First Health (Coventry Health Care)
First Health (Coventry Health Care) PPO
HAP Insurance
Health Alliance PPO
HealthLink
HealthLink PPO
Humana
Choice Care PPO
MultiPlan
MultiPlan PPO
PHCS Network PPO
UnitedHealthCare
United Healthcare

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Anderson Hospital

Maryville, IL