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Dr. Wael Asaad, MD

Neurosurgery ·  Male · Age 47

Dr. Asaad

Dr. Wael Asaad, MD is a neurosurgery specialist in Providence, RI. He graduated from Yale University and specializes in neurosurgery.


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(401) 793-9166

Dr. Asaad accepts the following insurance:

Aetna
Choice Plus POS II
Anthem
Pathway X Ind PPO Direct Access CT
Blue Cross Blue Shield
Blue Card PPO
Blue Cross Blue Shield of Louisiana
BlueConnect HMO
Blue Cross Blue Shield of Massachusetts
Preferred Blue PPO
Cigna
Cigna HMO
Cigna PPO
LocalPlus
Open Access Plus
Commercial Insurance Company
EmblemHealth
Emblem Health
Fallon Community Health Plan
First Health (Coventry Health Care)
First Health (Coventry Health Care) PPO
Health Net
Medicare Advantage PFFS
Medical Mutual of Ohio
MultiPlan
MultiPlan PPO
PHCS Network PPO
Tufts Health Plan
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Dr. Asaad's Top Procedures and Conditions

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Traumatic Brain Injury
very high
very high

Treatment Frequency

Dr. Asaad treats Traumatic Brain Injury more than 91% of his peers

Dr. Asaad treats this condition more than 91% of his peers

Rating Includes other areas of care:

  • Acquired Brain Injuries
  • Traumatic Brain Injury
Brain Disorders
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high

Treatment Frequency

Dr. Asaad treats Brain Disorders more than 87% of his peers

Dr. Asaad treats this condition more than 87% of his peers

Brain Surgery
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high

Treatment Frequency

Dr. Asaad performs Brain Surgery more than 81% of his peers

Dr. Asaad performs this procedure more than 81% of his peers

Dr. Asaad'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
  • Cerebral Artery Thrombosis
  • Cerebral Hemorrhage
  • Cerebrospinal Fluid (CSF) Shunt - Insertion, Repair or Removal
  • Cerebrospinal Fluid Leak (CSF Leak)
  • Cerebrovascular Disease
  • Chiari's Deformity
  • Cranial Trauma
  • Craniectomy, Craniotomy, Surgery of Skull Base, Neuroendoscopy
  • Deep Brain Stimulation
  • Ear Disorders
  • Epidural Hematoma
  • Epilepsy
  • Fracture
  • Hydrocephalus
  • Incision and Removal of Foreign Object
  • Lamina Procedures (incl. Laminectomy, Laminoplasty, Laminotomy)
  • Low Back Pain
  • Lumbar Spine Fracture
  • Meningiomas
  • Neurostimulation
  • Secondary Malignancies
  • Spinal Stenosis
  • Spine Disorders
  • Spine Fractures, Traumatic
  • Spondylosis
  • Stereotactic Radiosurgery
  • Stereotactic Radiosurgery, Spinal or Cranial
  • Stereotactic Surgery
  • Stroke
  • Subarachnoid Hemorrhage
  • Subdural Hemorrhage
  • Thoracic Spine Fracture
  • Thrombosis
  • Traumatic Brain Injury
  • Vascular Disease
  • Vascular Transcatheter Embolization

About Me

Biography

Dr. Wael Asaad, MD is a neurosurgery specialist in Providence, RI. He graduated from Yale University and specializes in neurosurgery.

Specialties

  • Neurosurgery

Education

Massachusetts General Hospital
Residency Hospital
Massachusetts General Hospital
Internship Hospital
Yale University
Medical School

Dr. Asaad's Reviews

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4.0

Based on 4 reviews

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What People Say About Dr. Wael Asaad, MD
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performed 3 different brain surgeries on my father within 3 weeks. never contacted my mother after any of the surgeries, has not returned phone calls. complications after last surgery put him in the hospital. still hasn't checked in on him or contacted family.
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Dr Assad saved my husbands life. He decided to operate on his brain when the oncologists had told us that he had three weeks to live. Once he went in , and as he suspected, the masses on his brain were infection masses. If he hadn't decided to go open surgery, my husband would have died of an...Read More
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