Dr. Omar Qahwash, DO

Dr. Omar Qahwash, DO

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Dr. Omar Qahwash, DO is a neurosurgery specialist in Royal Oak, MI and has been practicing for 17 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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Insurance Accepted

  • 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
  • 2 More

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Dr. Qahwash's Top Procedures and Conditions

Treatment Frequency
Thrombosis
very high
very high

Treatment Frequency

Dr. Qahwash treats Thrombosis more than 92% of his peers

Dr. Qahwash treats this condition more than 92% of his peers

Rating Includes other areas of care:

  • Aortic Embolism and Thrombosis
  • Arterial Thrombosis
  • Budd-Chiari Syndrome
  • Cerebral Artery Thrombosis
  • Deep Vein Thrombosis (DVT)
  • Effort Vein Thrombosis
  • Intracranial Venous Thrombosis
  • Peripheral Arterial Embolism and Thrombosis
  • Portal Vein Thrombosis
  • Renal Vein Thrombosis
  • Thromboembolism
  • Venous Embolism and Thrombosis
  • Venous Thrombosis
Spine Disorders
very high
very high

Treatment Frequency

Dr. Qahwash treats Spine Disorders more than 89% of his peers

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

Rating Includes other areas of care:

  • Arthritis of the Spine
  • Degenerative Spine Diseases
  • Ossification of the Posterior Longitudinal Ligament of the Spine
  • Pediatric Spinal Tumor
  • Progressive Spinal Muscular Atrophy
  • Progressive Spinobulbar Muscular Atrophy
  • Spinal Cord Tumor
  • Spinal Dysostosis, Anhalt Type
  • Spinal Muscular Atrophy (SMA)
  • Spinal Muscular Atrophy, Ryukyuan Type
  • Spinal Muscular Atrophy, Scapuloperoneal
  • Spinal Muscular Atrophy, Type I
  • Spinal Muscular Atrophy, Type II
  • Spinal Muscular Atrophy, Type III
  • Spinal Tuberculosis
Brain Aneurysm
high
high

Treatment Frequency

Dr. Qahwash treats Brain Aneurysm more than 86% of his peers

Dr. Qahwash treats this condition more than 86% of his peers

Dr. Qahwash'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
  • Broken Neck
  • Cancer
  • Carotid Ultrasound
  • Cauda Equina Syndrome
  • Cerebral Artery Thrombosis
  • Cerebral Hemorrhage
  • Cerebrospinal Fluid (CSF) Shunt - Insertion, Repair or Removal
  • Cerebrospinal Fluid Leak (CSF Leak)
  • Cerebrovascular Disease
  • Cervical Spine Myelopathy
  • Chiari's Deformity
  • Cranial Trauma
  • Craniectomy, Craniotomy, Surgery of Skull Base, Neuroendoscopy
  • Craniopharyngioma
  • Disc Replacement
  • Dural Repair or Other Spinal Cord Repair
  • Epidural Block, Facet Blocks
  • Epilepsy
  • Fracture
  • Herniated Disc
  • Herniated Disc Surgery
  • Hydrocephalus
  • Idiopathic Intracranial Hypertension
  • Intervertebral Disc Disease
  • Intracranial Vessel Angioplasty and Stenting
  • Lamina Procedures (incl. Laminectomy, Laminoplasty, Laminotomy)
  • Meningiomas
  • Myelopathy
  • Nerve Sheath Tumors
  • Neuroplasty
  • Normal Pressure Hydrocephalus
  • Pituitary Gland Tumor Excision
  • Post-Laminectomy Syndrome
  • Radiculopathy (Not Due to Disc Displacement)
  • Scoliosis
  • Secondary Malignancies
  • Spine Disorders
  • Spine Fracture Treatment
  • Stenting, Intracranial Vessels
  • Stereotactic Radiosurgery
  • Stereotactic Radiosurgery, Spinal or Cranial
  • Stereotactic Surgery
  • Stereotaxis
  • Stroke
  • Subarachnoid Hemorrhage
  • Subdural Hemorrhage
  • Thoracic Spine Myelopathy
  • Thrombosis
  • Torticollis
  • Transient Ischemic Attack (TIA)
  • Traumatic Brain Injury
  • Vascular Disease
  • Vascular Transcatheter Embolization

About Me

Biography

"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 ha...

Specialties

  • Neurosurgery
  • Cerebrovascular Disorders
  • Endovascular Neurosurgery

Board Certifications

Education

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

Languages

  • Arabic
  • English

Awards

Dr. Qahwash's Reviews

Likelihood to recommend Dr. Qahwash

4.5

Based on 14 reviews

5 Stars
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2 Stars
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1 Star
7.142857142857143%
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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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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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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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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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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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