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

(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
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Top Care Areas

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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

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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. "

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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

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Awards & Recognition

Awards & Honors
  • Healthgrades Honor Roll
Media & Publications

Dr. Sawar has no media or publications listed.

Languages Spoken

  • French
  • English

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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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