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Specialties & Research
Dr. Saima Athar, MD, PHD is board certified in Neurology and Sleep Medicine.
- She has special expertise in 3 areas:
- Movement Disorders
- Sleep Disorders
Education & Awards
Dr. Athar graduated from Universitaet Hamburg.
Dr. Athar has 5 hospital affiliations:
- Medical University Of South Carolina
- Musc Medical Center
Accepted Insurance Plans
Dr. Athar accepts these health insurances in at least one office:
- Medical Mutual of Ohio - 8 plans
- Unicare - 5 plans
- Blue Cross Blue Shield of South Carolina - 2 plans
- AMERIGROUP - 2 plans
- Cigna - 5 plans
- Humana - 6 plans