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About Dr. Amer G Aboukasm
Dr. Amer G Aboukasm, MD is a Doctor primarily located in Roseville, MI. His specialties include Neurology and Psychiatry. Dr. Aboukasm is affiliated with Henry Ford Macomb, Hutzel Womens Hospital and DMC Detroit Receiving Hospital - University Health Center. He speaks English.
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Dr. Amer G Aboukasm has the following 2 specialties
A neurologist is a physician who diagnoses and treats disorders of the nervous system which is comprised of the brain, spinal cord and nerves. These doctors do not perform surgery, but refer patients to neurological surgeons when they determine that surgical intervention is necessary.
Some of the conditions that neurologists diagnose and treat are epilepsy, aneurysms, hydrocephalus, Parkinson's disease, multiple sclerosis, stroke, spinal disc herniation, and spinal disease.
In addition to using diagnostic tests like MRI, CT scans, EEG and EMG, neurologists also employ neurological testing to gauge muscle strength and movement, balance, reflexes, sensation, memory, speech, and other cognitive abilities.
A psychiatrist is a doctor with specific training in the diagnosis and treatment of mental illness.<br>He or she can not only provide the counseling necessary to both diagnose and treat a patient, but can also prescribe medication when needed. In some cases, a psychiatrist will only provide the medication and the counseling will be provided by another healthcare specialist, like a certified counselor or psychologist.
Like other doctors, psychiatrists employ diagnostic tools like CT scans and MRI in order to observe the structure and function of a patient's brain.
Once a diagnosis is made, these specialists may use behavior or cognitive therapy in order to address the patient's condition, or a multitude of other types of therapy, in conjunction with or in place of medication.
Dr. Amer G Aboukasm has the following 9 expertise
- Nerve Conduction Studies
- Alzheimer's Disease
- Multiple Sclerosis (MS)
- Migraine Disorder
Dr. Amer G Aboukasm is Board Certified in 1 specialty
See the board certifications this doctor has received. Board certifications provide confidence that this doctor meets the nationally recognized standards for education, knowledge and experience.
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Self-verified patient of Dr. Amer G Aboukasm - Posted on August 27th, 2018
I was referred to A by my neurosurgeon, Dr. Zinkel, since my health concerns were not of a surgical nature. I can tell that Dr. A REALLY CARES about his patients and is very kind---and very honest. He answers all of my questions and gives me very good advice. I would never switch to another neurologist.
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Self-verified patient of Dr. Amer G Aboukasm - Posted on April 1st, 2011
one visit was more than enough
Self-verified patient of Dr. Amer G Aboukasm - Posted on May 20th, 2010
i did not choose this dr. the hopital sent me to him. the wait in the waiting room was not too long however my husband and i waited in his office for almost an hour, then when he finally came in he offered no apology for the wait. then his beeper went off almost immediately, he looked at it and said it was important and he had to take it. as he spoke to the caller we realized he was talking to someone about a new car he must have had on order. inexcusable. then he spoke directly to my husband and i was the patient. when i asked questions he would look in my direction and simply dismiss the question. my husband noticed this and began to repeat all my questions, then they somehow deserved an answer. when he was told that i was having trouble functioning normally on the medication i was given in the hospital he simply said i would just have to get used to it. when asked how long i would need to take the medicine he said the rest of your life, with no thought of trying another med. that i could maybe tolerate more easily. until my husband who had read every poster in the room during out rediculously long wait, suggested one of the ones he'd seen on the wall. then suddenly the dr. saw an alternative. needless to say that was that was our last visit to this "dr."
Patients' Choice Award (2008, 2018, 2009)
Patients' Choice recognition reflects the difference a particular physician has made in the lives of his/her patients. The honor is bestowed to physicians who have received near perfect scores, as voted by patients.
Compassionate Doctor Recognition (2018)
Compassionate Doctor certification is granted to physicians who treat their patients with the utmost kindness. The honor is granted based on a physician's overall and bedside manner scores.
Dr. Aboukasm is affiliated (can practice and admit patients) with the following hospital(s).
Saint Michaels Medical Center
Dr. Amer G Aboukasm Accepts the Following Insurance
- Aetna Choice POS II
- Aetna Managed Choice POS Open Access
- Aetna Signature Administrators PPO
BCBS Blue Card
- BCBS Blue Card PPO
- BCBS IL PPO
- BCBS MI Blue Care Network HMO Group Enrollees
- CIGNA HMO
- CIGNA Open Access Plus
- CIGNA PPO
- First Health PPO
- HAP Preferred PPO
- Humana Choice POS
- Humana ChoiceCare Network PPO
- Multiplan PPO
- PHCS PPO
- PriorityHealth HMO
- PriorityHealth Priority PPO
- UHC Choice Plus POS
- UHC Navigate HMO
- UHC Navigate POS
- UHC Options PPO
More about Dr. Amer G Aboukasm
Dr. Aboukasm is neurologist who is board certified in neurology and physiology and electrodiagnostic medicine. He has hospital privileges at St. John Hospital and Medical Center, St John Northeast Community Hospital and St. John Macomb Hospital. Dr. Aboukasm has a special interest in treating stroke and Parkinson's disease patients. Dr. Aboukasm offers neurology and sleep study services. He speaks three languages: Arabic, French and English. Dr. Aboukasm was recognized by his peers as one of Metro Detroit's most respected neurologists in Hour Detroit magazine's annual "Top Docs" rankings in 2008.
Locations & DirectionsMICHIGAN NEUROLOGY INSTITUTE, 25100 Kelly Rd, Roseville, MI
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