Dr. Munir Elawar, MD

NeurologyMaleAge 69

Neurology

Dr. Munir Elawar, MD is a Neurology Specialist in Butler, PA and has over 45 years of experience in the medical field. He graduated from American University Of Beirut, Faculty Of Medicine in 1978. He is affiliated with Butler Memorial Hospital. His office is not accepting new patients.

Dr. Munir Elawar, MD

Elawar Neurology Associates Inc.

480 E Jefferson St Ste C Butler, PA 16001
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Dr. Elawar's Top Procedures and Conditions

Treatment Frequency
Cerebrovascular Disease
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Treatment Frequency

Dr. Elawar treats Cerebrovascular Disease more than 93% of his peers

Dr. Elawar treats this condition more than 93% of his peers

Cerebral Artery Thrombosis
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normal

Treatment Frequency

Dr. Elawar treats Cerebral Artery Thrombosis more than 81% of his peers

Dr. Elawar treats this condition more than 81% of his peers

Stroke
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normal

Treatment Frequency

Dr. Elawar treats Stroke more than 79% of his peers

Dr. Elawar treats this condition more than 79% of his peers

Rating Includes other areas of care:

  • Acute Stroke
  • Anterior Spinal Artery Syndrome
  • Bilateral Stroke
  • Brainstem Strokes

Dr. Elawar's conditions and procedures:

  • Arteriovenous Malformation (AVM) Brain
  • Brain Aneurysm
  • Cerebral Artery Thrombosis
  • Cerebrovascular Disease
  • EEG (Electroencephalogram)
  • Myelopathy
  • Stroke
  • Subarachnoid Hemorrhage
  • Transient Ischemic Attack (TIA)

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(724) 256-5305

Dr. Elawar accepts the following insurance:

Amerihealth
Personal Choice PPO
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Blue Cross Blue Shield
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Humana
Choice Care PPO
MultiPlan
MultiPlan PPO
UPMC
UPMC PPO

Dr. Elawar's Reviews

Likelihood to recommend Dr. Elawar

3.5

Based on 15 ratings

5 Star
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4 Star
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3 Star
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2 Star
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7%
1 Star
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33%
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Did not take long to get an appointment after a referral was obtained from PCP. Appointment was on time. Staff was friendly. Neurological condition discussed with recommendation of additional testing at UPMC Neurology Department in Pittsburgh.
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Jim – Dec 08, 2021
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My experiences with Dr. Elewar were unfortunately not very helpful. He doesn’t seem to care about his patients thought or concerns and only wants to prescribe medication without any proof of what is wrong. Secondly he kept pushing brain surgery still without knowing what was wrong. He would also disrespectfully speak directly to my wife about me, instead of talking to me, while I was in the room. Keep in mind that I was the patient. Overall he isn’t a very good person/neurologist to deal with.
What went well
  • Appointment scheduling
  • Office environment
  • Staff friendliness
  • Wait times
  • Appointment wasn't rushed
What could be improved
  • Didn't listen or answer questions
  • Didn't explain conditions well
  • Didn't trust the provider's decisions
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Mar 14, 2018
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Dr Elawar and his assistant were absolutely amazing!!! I was diagnosed with MS by Dr Elawar in the hospital. I used a different neurologist in the beginning, but after numerous run-arounds I was able to switch to Dr Elawar!!! Best decision Ive made!!! He and his assistant worked quickly to help me through my relapse and have been there any time I've needed them!!! They honestly have a great team of caring professionals!!!
What went well
  • Appointment scheduling
  • Office environment
  • Staff friendliness
  • Wait times
  • Appointment wasn't rushed
  • Listened & answered questions
  • Explained conditions well
  • Trusted the provider's decisions
What could be improved
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Shannon in Butler, PA – Oct 24, 2017
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Complete and total waste of a dr Refuses to help based on the fact that someone has a history of concussions .
What went well
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What could be improved
  • Difficult to schedule appointment
  • Office environment
  • Staff wasn't friendly
  • Appointment was rushed
  • Didn't listen or answer questions
  • Didn't explain conditions well
  • Didn't trust the provider's decisions
6 people found this helpful
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Jason in Butler, PA – Mar 29, 2016
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Biography

Dr. Munir Elawar, MD is a Neurology Specialist in Butler, PA and has over 45 years of experience in the medical field. He graduated from American University...Read more

Specialties

  • Neurology

Board Certifications

Education

1988
University Toronto Baycrest/Mt Sinai
Fellowship Hospital
1986
Fell University Western Ontario
Residency Hospital
1985
University Pittsburgh
Residency Hospital
1978
American University Hospital
Internship Hospital
1978
American University Of Beirut, Faculty Of Medicine
Medical School
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Languages

  • English
  • Arabic

Awards

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Does Dr. Munir Elawar, MD accept any insurance plans?

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What conditions does Dr. Munir Elawar, MD treat?

Dr. Elawar frequently treats the following conditions: Cerebrovascular Disease, Cerebral Artery Thrombosis, and Stroke. See more on Healthgrades.

What is Dr. Munir Elawar, MD's office address?

Dr. Elawar's office is located at 480 E Jefferson St Ste C, Butler, PA 16001. You can find other locations and directions on Healthgrades.

What languages is Dr. Munir Elawar, MD fluent in?

Dr. Elawar is able to speak Arabic and English. View profile to see all.

Is Dr. Munir Elawar, MD able to provide telehealth services?

Dr. Elawar provides telehealth services. Please contact the office to determine whether you are eligible.

Is Dr. Munir Elawar, MD affiliated with any hospitals?

Dr. Munir Elawar, MD is affiliated with Butler Memorial Hospital.

Is Dr. Munir Elawar, MD a board-certified professional?

Yes, Dr. Munir Elawar, MD holds board certifications in Neurology.

How much experience does Dr. Munir Elawar, MD have?

Dr. Elawar has over 44 years of healthcare experience.

Does Dr. Munir Elawar, MD receive good ratings from patients?

There is a star rating of 3.5/5 for Dr. Munir Elawar, MD. Patients say that the appointment wasn't rushed and they trusted the provider's decisions. See all patient feedback on Healthgrades.

Locations

Practice

Elawar Neurology Associates Inc.480 E Jefferson St Ste C Butler, PA 16001
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BHS Hospitalists

Butler Memorial Hospital1 Hospital Way Butler, PA 16001
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Affiliated Hospitals

Dr. Elawar is affiliated with the following hospital. Select the hospital below to learn more.

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Butler Memorial Hospital

Butler, PA

74% Patients that would definitely recommend, 4% higher than the national average

1 Award Received