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Patient Reviews

Patient comments (5)

The overall average patient rating of Dr. Michael Ayad is Excellent. Dr. Ayad has been reviewed by 25 patients who have provided 5 comments. The rating is 4.5 out of 5 stars.

Patient Ratings
Ease of Appointment 4.7
Promptness 4.9
Courteous Staff 4.8
Accurate Diagnosis 5.0
Bedside Manner 5.0
Spends Time with Me 5.0
Follows Up After Visit 5.0

Specialties & Research

  • He has special expertise in 2 areas:
  • Cerebrovascular Disorders
  • Neurosurgery

Education & Awards

Dr. Ayad graduated from University of California at Los Angeles. He has 6 awards.

Creutchfield-thompson-gage basic science award neurosurg soc va
Creutchfield-thompson-gage clinical award neurosurg soc va
Singer award/excellence in clinical research anspach corp
Patients' Choice Award (2011 - 2013, 2015)
Compassionate Doctor Recognition (2011 - 2014)
On-Time Doctor Award (2015)


Dr. Ayad has 3 hospital affiliations:

  • New York Methodist Hospital 
  • Vanderbilt Univ Med Ctr 
  • Vanderbilt Childrens Hospital 


  • English

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Additional Information
Dr. Michael Ayad MD and PHD is a male Neurosurgeon, has 14 years of experience and practices in Neurological Surgery.
Where does Dr. Michael Ayad practice?
Dr. Michael Ayad has 1 office location.
Dr. Michael Ayad practices Neurological Surgery near Brooklyn, NY.
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