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Dr. Issam Awad, MD

Neurosurgery ·  Male · Age 62

Dr. Awad

Dr. Issam Awad, MD is a neurosurgery specialist in Evanston, IL and has been practicing for 33 years. He graduated from Loma Linda University School Of Medicine in 1980 and specializes in neurosurgery.


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Choice Plus POS II
Blue Cross Blue Shield
Blue Card PPO
Cigna
Cigna HMO
Cigna PPO
Open Access Plus
HealthLink
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MultiPlan PPO
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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. Awad's Top Procedures and Conditions

Treatment Frequency
Brain Aneurysm
very high
very high

Treatment Frequency

Dr. Awad treats Brain Aneurysm more than 89% of his peers

Dr. Awad treats this condition more than 89% of his peers

Cerebrovascular Disease
high
high

Treatment Frequency

Dr. Awad treats Cerebrovascular Disease more than 89% of his peers

Dr. Awad treats this condition more than 89% of his peers

Aneurysm
normal
normal

Treatment Frequency

Dr. Awad treats Aneurysm more than 80% of his peers

Dr. Awad treats this condition more than 80% of his peers

Rating Includes other areas of care:

  • Abdominal Aortic Aneurysm
  • Aneurysm and Dissection of Heart
  • Aneurysm of Sinus of Valsalva
  • Aneurysm, Intracranial Berry
  • Aneurysm, Intracranial Berry, 1
  • Aneurysm, Intracranial Berry, 2
  • Aneurysm, Intracranial Berry, 3
  • Aneurysm, Intracranial Berry, 4
  • Aneurysm, Intracranial Berry, 5
  • Aneurysm, Intracranial Berry, 6
  • Aneurysm, Intracranial Berry, 7
  • Aneurysm, Intracranial Berry, 8
  • Aortic Aneurysm
  • Aortic Aneurysm, Familial Abdominal 1
  • Aortic Aneurysm, Familial Thoracic 1
  • Cerebral Aneurysm
  • Congenital Aneurysms of the Great Vessels
  • Coronary Artery Aneurysm
  • Dissecting Aneurysm
  • Endovascular Aortic Aneurysm
  • False Aneurysm
  • Femoral Aneurysm
  • Fetal Left Ventricular Aneurysm
  • Iliac Aneurysm
  • Leber Miliary Aneurysm
  • Popliteal Aneurysm
  • Pulmonary Arteriovenous Aneurysm
  • Retinal Macoaneurysm
  • Ruptured Aneurysm
  • Saccular Aneurysm
  • Suprarenal Aneurysm
  • Vein of Galen Aneurysm
  • Visceral Aneurysm

Dr. Awad's conditions and procedures:

  • Acoustic Neuroma
  • Aneurysm
  • Bone Cancer
  • Bone Disorders
  • Brain and Nervous System Cancer (incl. Gliomas, Astrocytoma, Schwannoma, Medulloblastoma, Chordoma)
  • Brain Aneurysm
  • Brain Cancer
  • Brain Disorders
  • Brain Surgery
  • Cancer
  • Cerebral Artery Thrombosis
  • Cerebral Hemorrhage
  • Cerebrospinal Fluid (CSF) Shunt - Insertion, Repair or Removal
  • Cerebrovascular Disease
  • Cervical Spine Myelopathy
  • Chiari's Deformity
  • Craniectomy, Craniotomy, Surgery of Skull Base, Neuroendoscopy
  • Craniopharyngioma
  • Degenerative Disc Disease
  • Ear Disorders
  • Epilepsy
  • Fracture
  • Herniated Disc
  • Hydrocephalus
  • Idiopathic Intracranial Hypertension
  • Intervertebral Disc Disease
  • Lamina Procedures (incl. Laminectomy, Laminoplasty, Laminotomy)
  • Low Back Pain
  • Meningiomas
  • Myelopathy
  • Nerve Destruction by Neurolytic Agent
  • Normal Pressure Hydrocephalus
  • Pituitary Gland Tumor Excision
  • Radiculopathy (Not Due to Disc Displacement)
  • Scoliosis
  • Secondary Malignancies
  • Spinal Fusion
  • Spinal Reconstructive Surgery for Deformities
  • Spinal Stenosis
  • Spine Deformities
  • Spine Disorders
  • Spondylosis
  • Stereotactic Radiosurgery
  • Stereotactic Radiosurgery, Spinal or Cranial
  • Stereotactic Surgery
  • Stroke
  • Subarachnoid Hemorrhage
  • Subdural Hemorrhage
  • Thrombosis
  • Traumatic Brain Injury
  • Vascular Disease
  • Vascular Transcatheter Embolization

About Me

Biography

Dr. Issam Awad, MD is a neurosurgery specialist in Evanston, IL and has been practicing for 33 years. He graduated from Loma Linda University School Of Medicine in 1980 and specializes in neurosurgery.

Specialties

  • Neurosurgery

Board Certifications

Education

Cleveland Clinic Foundation
Residency Hospital
Loma Linda University
Internship Hospital
1986
Barrow Neur Institute
Fellowship Hospital
1980
Loma Linda University School Of Medicine
Medical School
1986
1980

Languages

  • Arabic
  • French
  • English

Awards

Dr. Awad's Reviews

Likelihood to recommend Dr. Awad

4.0

Based on 12 reviews

5 Stars
75%
(9)
4 Stars
0%
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3 Stars
0%
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2 Stars
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1 Star
25%
(3)

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Few months ago I was getting a pulsating sound in my left ear . This sound was accompanied with a strong pulse behind my ear turns out I have Dural AV Fistula behind my left ear. After meeting few doctors I was told that my condition is rare because at my age this is not that common. I was not...Read More
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very good, explained in great detail
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My Mother had a brain Aneurysm,and Dr.Arwad saved her life .We are grateful to have him as her Surgeon and most grateful,that hes professional and showed compassion,for our family..After 3 years my Mother is in Good health and her follow up visits has been great.
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Evanston Hospital

Evanston, IL