Dr. Omar Qahwash, DO

Dr. Omar Qahwash, DO

Neurosurgery  ·  
Dr. Omar Qahwash, DO is a neurosurgery specialist in Royal Oak, MI and has been practicing for 16 years. He graduated from Mi State Univ Coll Of Osteo Med in 2002 and specializes in neurosurgery, cerebrovascular disorders, and more.Read his story

3555 W 13 Mile Rd

Royal Oak, MI 48073

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  • Aetna
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield of Michigan
  • Coventry Health Care
  • Dimension Health
  • HAP Insurance
  • HealthPlus of Michigan
  • Humana
  • McLaren Health Plan
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Traumatic Brain Injury
very high
more than 94% of peers
Spine Disorders
more than 71% of peers
Spine Fracture Treatment
more than 69% of peers

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Dr. Qahwash's bio

This content was provided by Dr. Qahwash "Dr. Qahwash specializes in Vascular Neurosurgery including hemorrhagic and ischemic stroke. He is one of few sub-specialized Neurosurgeons in the state of Michigan with dual fellowship training in Cerebrovascular and Endovascular Neurosurgery. He has studied under world renowned experts in the field of flow-assisted aneurysm and cerebral bypass surgery, and has extensive experience caring for patients with acute cerebral ischemia. Dr. Qahwash is an Assistant Professor of Neurosurgery, at Oakland University William Beaumont School of Medicine."

3  Specialties

  • Neurosurgery
  • Cerebrovascular Disorders
  • Endovascular Neurosurgery

1  Board Certifications

  • Neurosurgery
    Accredited by: American Osteopathic Board of Surgery*

42  Conditions Treated

  • Acoustic Neuroma
  • Aneurysm
  • Bone Disorders
  • Brain and Nervous System Cancer (incl. Gliomas, Astrocytoma, Schwannoma, Medulloblastoma, Chordoma)
  • Brain Aneurysm
  • Brain Cancer
  • Brain Disorders
  • Broken Neck
  • Cancer
  • Cauda Equina Syndrome
  • Cerebral Artery Thrombosis
  • Cerebral Hemorrhage
  • Cerebrospinal Fluid Leak (CSF Leak)
  • Cerebrovascular Disease
  • Cervical Spine Myelopathy
  • Chiari's Deformity
  • Cranial Trauma
  • Craniopharyngioma
  • Epilepsy
  • Fracture
  • Herniated Disc
  • Hydrocephalus
  • Idiopathic Intracranial Hypertension
  • Intervertebral Disc Disease
  • Meningiomas
  • Myelopathy
  • Nerve Sheath Tumors
  • Normal Pressure Hydrocephalus
  • Post-Laminectomy Syndrome
  • Radiculopathy (Not Due to Disc Displacement)
  • Scoliosis
  • Secondary Malignancies
  • Spine Disorders
  • Stroke
  • Subarachnoid Hemorrhage
  • Subdural Hemorrhage
  • Thoracic Spine Myelopathy
  • Thrombosis
  • Torticollis
  • Transient Ischemic Attack (TIA)
  • Traumatic Brain Injury
  • Vascular Disease
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17  Procedures

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  • Mi State Univ Coll Of Osteo Med
    Medical School | Graduated 2002
  • Philadelphia College Of Osteopathic Medicine
    Residency Hospital | Completed
  • St. John Providence Health System, Detroit, Mi
    Fellowship Hospital | Completed

Awards & Recognition

Awards & Honors
  • Healthgrades Honor Roll
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Languages Spoken

  • English
  • Arabic

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What People Say About Dr. Omar Qahwash, DO
Quick painless surgery has me back on my feet in no time! A year later and I am still pain free. Excellent to talk to and explain the procedures.
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Joe L. in South Haven, MI – Jul 10, 2018
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We seen Dr Qahwash after seeing a doc in our area and feeling confused and unable to make an informed decision on such an important surgery. We were so happy we did. He was thorough and patient. He asked my husband many questions and actually listened to his answers. He explained in terms we...Read More
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Davison, MI – Nov 04, 2017
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My experience with Dr. Qahwash has been nothing other than excellent. I could not have asked for a better neurosurgeon to care for me. He took the time to actually listen to me, answer all my questions, and genuinely seemed concerned and truly cared about me and my condition. He did my surgery to...Read More
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Sarah in Lansing, MI – Jul 07, 2017
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This doctor is one of the most kind and gentle people i have ever meant. He truly cares about his patients and is easy to talk to . he keeps you informed of all aspects of your care and thoroughly explains all of his procedures. He goes out of his way to make to that all of your questions and...Read More
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Deb Scott in Lansing, MI – Mar 17, 2017
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I have been diagnosed with 2 brain aneurysms and I am so Blessed that Dr. Omar Qahwash, DO will be performing my surgery. The first time I met with Dr. Qahwash I knew that I could totally trust him as my Neurosurgeon. He takes the time to listen to you, he answers all your questions, and he...Read More
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Tonia M. Hedrick in Flint, Mi. – Jul 09, 2016
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