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Patient Reviews

Patient comments (2)

The overall average patient rating of Dr. Issam Awad is Good. Dr. Awad has been reviewed by 9 patients who have provided 2 comments. The rating is 4 out of 5 stars.

Patient Ratings
Ease of Appointment 3.9
Promptness 3.4
Courteous Staff 3.7
Accurate Diagnosis 4.2
Bedside Manner 3.7
Spends Time with Me 3.4
Follows Up After Visit 3.4

Specialties & Research

Dr. Issam Awad, FACS, M.Sc, MA is board certified in Neurological Surgery.

  • He has special expertise in 28 areas:
  • Arteriovenous Malformations
  • Brain Aneurysm
  • Brain Arteriovenous Malformation (Intracranial Arteriovenous Malformations)
  • Brain Cancer
  • Brain Disorder
  • Brain Ischemia
  • CNS Vascular Tumor (Central Nervous System Cavernous Hemangioma)
  • Carotid Artery Diseases (CAD)
  • Carotid Stenosis
  • Cerebrovascular Disorders
  • Critical Care
  • Endarterectomy
  • Epilepsy
  • Gamma Knife Surgery (Stereotactic Radiosurgery)
  • Genetics
  • Intracerebral Hemorrhage (Bleeding In The Brain)
  • Intracranial Arteriosclerosis
  • Neurosurgery
  • Neurosurgical Procedures
  • Pathologic Constriction
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Education & Awards

Dr. Awad graduated from Loma Linda University. He has 12 awards.

One of America's Leading Experts on:
Brain Cancer (Brain Neoplasm)
Brain Diseases
CNS Vascular Tumor (Central Nervous System Cavernous Hemangioma)
Carotid Artery Diseases (CAD)
Cerebral Hemorrhage
Cerebrovascular Disorders
Intracranial Aneurysm
Intracranial Arteriovenous Malformations
Vascular Tumor (Cavernous Hemangioma)
Medical honor society alpha omega alpha
Alpha omega alpha medical honor society
Patients' Choice Award (2014)


Dr. Awad has 12 hospital affiliations:

  • Northwestern Memorial Hospital 
  • Evanston Hospital 


  • Arabic
  • French
  • German
  • English

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Additional Information
Dr. Issam A Awad FACS, M.Sc, and MA is a male Neurosurgeon, has 32 years of experience and practices in Neurological Surgery.
Where does Dr. Issam A. Awad practice?
Dr. Issam Awad has 3 office locations.
Dr. Issam Awad practices Neurological Surgery near Evanston, IL.
Additional practice locations include: Chicago, IL and Highland Park, IL.
See Evanston Surgeons.