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Dr. Bassam Assaf, MD

Neurology ·  Male · Age 53

Dr. Assaf

Dr. Bassam Assaf, MD is a neurology specialist in Moline, IL and has been practicing for 30 years. He graduated from University Of Damascus / Faculty Of Medicine in 1989 and specializes in neurology, headache management, and more.


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(309) 517-6891

Dr. Assaf accepts the following insurance:

Aetna
Choice Plus POS II
Anthem Blue Cross Blue Shield
Blue Cross Blue Shield
Blue Cross Blue Shield of Illinois
Cigna
Cigna PPO
Open Access Plus
Commercial Insurance Company
Coventry Health Care
Coventry Health America PPO
Coventry Health Care of Iowa
First Health (Coventry Health Care)
First Health (Coventry Health Care) PPO
HealthLink
Humana
Choice Care PPO
Mail Handlers Benefit Plan (MHBP)
Medicaid
Medicaid of Illinois
Medicare
PacifiCare Health Insurance
PacifiCare PPO
Principal Life
Tricare
UnitedHealthCare
Choice Plus POS
Navigate POS
Wellmark Blue Cross and Blue Shield
Wellmark Blue Cross Blue Shield

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. Assaf's Top Procedures and Conditions

Treatment Frequency
Transient Ischemic Attack (TIA)
very high
very high

Treatment Frequency

Dr. Assaf treats Transient Ischemic Attack (TIA) more than 100% of his peers

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

Headache
very high
very high

Treatment Frequency

Dr. Assaf treats Headache more than 100% of his peers

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

Rating Includes other areas of care:

  • Benign Exertional Headache
  • Benign Sex Headache
  • Cervicogenic Headache
  • Chronic Headache
  • Chronic Tension-Type Headache
  • Cluster Headache
  • Cough Headache
  • Drug Rebound Headache
  • Headaches (Shunt Related)
  • Hypertension Headache
  • Icepick Headache
  • Lower Half Headache
  • Mild Headache
  • Muscle Contraction Headache
  • Post-Traumatic Headache
  • Psychogenic Headache
  • Recurrent Headache
  • Severe Headache
  • Tension Headache
  • Vascular Headache
All Headaches (incl. Migraine)
very high
very high

Treatment Frequency

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

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

Dr. Assaf's conditions and procedures:

  • All Headaches (incl. Migraine)
  • Alzheimer's Disease
  • Aneurysm
  • Anterior Horn Disease
  • Ataxia
  • Autoimmune Diseases
  • Autonomic Disorders
  • Back Pain
  • Bell's Palsy
  • Bone Disorders
  • Brain and Nervous System Cancer (incl. Gliomas, Astrocytoma, Schwannoma, Medulloblastoma, Chordoma)
  • Brain Aneurysm
  • Brain Disorders
  • Carpal Tunnel Syndrome
  • Cerebral Artery Thrombosis
  • Cerebral Hemorrhage
  • Cerebrovascular Disease
  • Chronic Inflammatory Demyelinating Polyneuritis
  • Chronic Neck Pain
  • Chronic Pain
  • Cluster Headache
  • Concussion
  • Confusion
  • Cranial Trauma
  • Degenerative Disc Disease
  • Dementia
  • Diabetic Polyneuropathy
  • Difficulty With Walking
  • Diplopia
  • Dystonia
  • EEG (Electroencephalogram)
  • Epilepsy
  • Essential Tremor
  • Fibromyalgia
  • Fracture
  • Gait Abnormality
  • Headache
  • Herniated Disc
  • Huntington's Disease
  • Hydrocephalus
  • Idiopathic Intracranial Hypertension
  • Inflammatory and Toxic Neuropathy
  • Insomnia
  • Intervertebral Disc Disease
  • Low Back Pain
  • Lyme Disease
  • Meningiomas
  • Migraine
  • Multiple Sclerosis (MS)
  • Muscular Dystrophy (MD)
  • Myasthenia Gravis
  • Myelopathy
  • Narcolepsy and Cataplexy
  • Nerve Block, Somatic
  • Nerve Sheath Tumors
  • Optic Neuritis
  • Parkinson's Disease
  • Peripheral Nerve Block
  • Peripheral Nerve Disorders
  • Polyneuropathy
  • Post-Concussion Syndrome
  • Post-Laminectomy Syndrome
  • Progressive Supranuclear Palsy (PSP)
  • Radiculopathy (Not Due to Disc Displacement)
  • Restless Leg Syndrome
  • Scoliosis
  • Seizure Disorders
  • Sleep Apnea
  • Sleep Disorders
  • Sleep Study
  • Spina Bifida
  • Spinal Cord Injury
  • Spinal Stenosis
  • Spine Deformities
  • Spine Disorders
  • Spine Fractures, Traumatic
  • Spondylitis
  • Spondylolisthesis
  • Spondylosis
  • Stroke
  • Subarachnoid Hemorrhage
  • Subdural Hemorrhage
  • Syncope
  • Thrombosis
  • Tic Disorders
  • Torticollis
  • Transient Ischemic Attack (TIA)
  • Traumatic Brain Injury
  • Tremor
  • Trigeminal Neuralgia
  • Upper Back Pain
  • Vascular Disease
  • Vertigo

About Me

Biography

Dr. Bassam Assaf, MD is a neurology specialist in Moline, IL and has been practicing for 30 years. He graduated from University Of Damascus / Faculty Of Medicine in 1989 and specializes in neurology, headache management, and more.

Specialties

  • Neurology
  • Epilepsy
  • Headache Management
  • Sleep Medicine

Board Certifications

Education

1989
University Of Damascus / Faculty Of Medicine
Medical School
1989

Languages

  • Arabic
  • English

Awards

Dr. Assaf's Reviews

Likelihood to recommend Dr. Assaf

2.9

Based on 26 reviews

5 Stars
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2 Stars
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1 Star
46.15384615384615%
(12)

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Last 2 appointments had to wait 1 he or more before seeing him,and when confronted gave excuses about insurers and being overwhelmed with patients not making adequate moment and staff couldn't find data,even when hand delivered by me
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Poor bedside manner.
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Dr. Assaf has taken care of my elderly father on two separate occasions. On both occasions he was suffering from extremely serious medical problems and at the emergency room including the ICU. He took time from his personal life to come to the hospital to attend to my father. I can honestly say he...Read More
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The worst healthcare provider I have ever seen!! The doctor did not even LOOK at my MRI scan and spent a whole 3 minutes with me for my initial evaluation. He was rude and very unprofessional. Nurse practitioner completely clueless..Would not take my dog there. Healthcare at its worst!
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I highly recommend Dr. Assaf. My experience with Dr. Assaf is above and beyond my expectations. Dr. Assaf is always knowledgeable of the latest research - the positives, negatives and details of the available medicines and how the medicines may affect the patient - very complete with testing and...Read More
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Locations

The Center for Neurosciences

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  • Hours
    • Mon: 8:00am - 5:00pm
    • Tue: 8:00am - 5:00pm
    • Wed: 8:00am - 5:00pm
    • Thu: 8:00am - 5:00pm
    • Fri: 8:00am - 5:00pm
    • Sat: closed
    • Sun: closed
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