Dr. Issam Awad, MD

Dr. Issam Awad, MD

Neurosurgery  ·  
Male  ·  
Age 61
Dr. Issam Awad, MD is a neurosurgery specialist in Evanston, IL and has been practicing for 32 years. He graduated from Loma Linda University School Of Medicine in 1980 and specializes in neurosurgery.

1000 Central St

Evanston, IL 60201

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  • Aetna
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • Cigna
  • HealthLink
  • MultiPlan
  • Priority Health

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Brain Aneurysm
very high
more than 93% of peers
Cerebrovascular Disease
very high
more than 92% of peers
more than 84% of peers

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1  Specialties

  • Neurosurgery

1  Board Certifications

  • Neurosurgery
    Accredited by: American Board of Neurological Surgery*

37  Conditions Treated

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11  Procedures

Background Check

0 Malpractice Claims

No malpractice history found for Illinois.

0 Sanctions

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

Awards & Recognition

Awards & Honors
  • Healthgrades Honor Roll
Media & Publications

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Languages Spoken

  • English
  • Arabic
  • French

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What People Say About Dr. Issam Awad, MD
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Arlington Heights, IL – Dec 16, 2017
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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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Darlene Smith in Chicago, IL – Sep 08, 2016
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