Dr. M. Hytham Beck

Surgery
PRINCETON, IN
45 years experience male

Locations

IMH SURGERY CLINIC

WATSEKA, IL

Address

200 E FAIRMAN AV, WATSEKA, IL, United States
Directions

My office hours

Thursday: 8:00am - 7:00pm
Show more

Practice website

Insurances accepted

Aetna

AFLAC

American Family Mutual Insurance Company

American Fidelity Corp

Anthem BC Life & Health Insurance Company

BCS Insurance Company

Blue Cross Blue Shield of Illinois

Blue Cross Blue Shield Of Florida

CIGNA Health Care

CHAMPUS

Golden Rule Insurance Company

Medicaid

Health First Health Plan, Inc

Mount Carmel Health Plan

Medicare

Physicians Health Plan of Northern Indiana

Northwestern Mutual

Humana Insurance Company

Tricare

UnitedHealthcare

surgi care

princeton, IN

health care in the square

princeton, IN

HEALTH CARE ON THE SQUARE

PRINCETON, IN

Onsite OHS

Princeton, IN

About

Bio

American Board Certification in General Surgery and fellowship trained in vascular surgery more than 25 years of experience in surgery and primary care medicine and urgent care

Specialties
Doctors may have more than one area of specialty interest. Board certification in a specialty area means the doctor has completed formal training and has practice experience in that specialty, and has passed the certification examination from the corresponding accredited medical specialty board.

Surgery

Breast Surgery

Family Medicine

General Surgery

Surgery - Vascular

Wound care

Licenses

United States: Florida, Illinois, Indiana

Languages spoken

Arabic

Doctor Q&A

2.1K Answers
6.9K Agrees
The number of answers this doctor has agreed with.
A 21-year-old female asked:
Dr. M. Hytham Beck
Surgery 45 years experience
It is an allergy: take zyrtec or claritin during the day and benadryl (diphenhydramine) at night stay well hydrated watch for fever or chills ,watch for green drainage,... Read More
Created for people with ongoing healthcare needs but benefits everyone.
A 18-year-old female asked:
Dr. M. Hytham Beck
Surgery 45 years experience
See a doctor : you need to see a doctor to find a way to regulate your cycle. Your implant apparently have been sending waves of hormones that disturbing your cycle,... Read More
Created for people with ongoing healthcare needs but benefits everyone.
A 44-year-old male asked:
Dr. M. Hytham Beck
Surgery 45 years experience
Definite maybe: Mastic gum is a natural treatment for gerd and usually taking a second dosage at night will not cause any harm,but I will refer you to the instruction... Read More
Created for people with ongoing healthcare needs but benefits everyone.
A 46-year-old member asked:
Dr. M. Hytham Beck
Surgery 45 years experience
Many: lymphedema afect the venous circulation and that will make thing more complicated because it will make edema worst the edema will compromise the skin... Read More
Created for people with ongoing healthcare needs but benefits everyone.
A 22-year-old female asked:
Dr. M. Hytham Beck
Surgery 45 years experience
Anything: post op pain is very simple,and could very complicated .it could be a scar and incision pain,could be scar tissue.most likely it is a normal post op ... Read More
Created for people with ongoing healthcare needs but benefits everyone.
A 42-year-old male asked:
Dr. M. Hytham Beck
Surgery 45 years experience
Cyst: icould be a cyst,like oil gland cyst,or it could be a lipoma,neither is anything to worry about. if they becomes larger,or more noticeable,then you ca... Read More
Created for people with ongoing healthcare needs but benefits everyone.
A 20-year-old male asked:
Dr. M. Hytham Beck
Surgery 45 years experience
Slow down: slow down and rest. do not go back to exercise until pain is gone. when you go back to exercise,make sure that you stretch well. you could end up rupt... Read More
Created for people with ongoing healthcare needs but benefits everyone.
A female asked:
Dr. M. Hytham Beck
Surgery 45 years experience
A pad: you need to wear some kind of a thin pad so your bra does not rubbed too much the gland respond to your hormone unless you are messing with your horm... Read More
Created for people with ongoing healthcare needs but benefits everyone.
A 28-year-old male asked:
Dr. M. Hytham Beck
Surgery 45 years experience
Ok but!: the fat burner you are talking about, is not considered to be a medicine in the USA. it is classified under nutritional supplement. we are not sure of... Read More
Created for people with ongoing healthcare needs but benefits everyone.
A 30-year-old female asked:
Dr. M. Hytham Beck
Surgery 45 years experience
See a doctor: you need to see a physician ,swelling on the neck could be either a parotid gland, or a lymph nodes ,rarely vascular like a problem in the jugular vei... Read More
Created for people with ongoing healthcare needs but benefits everyone.
A 19-year-old male asked:
Dr. M. Hytham Beck
Surgery 45 years experience
See a doctor: your observation of your throat is fascinating some of your description could be a normal variation of human anatomy to be safe go and see a doctor
Created for people with ongoing healthcare needs but benefits everyone.
A 25-year-old male asked:
Dr. M. Hytham Beck
Surgery 45 years experience
Every where: we call the GB the great immitaters it could immitate any disease in the chest and abdomen strangely enough good percentage of people with GB disease ... Read More
Created for people with ongoing healthcare needs but benefits everyone.
A female asked:
Dr. M. Hytham Beck
Surgery 45 years experience
See a doctor: how old are you. this kind of symptoms are age and gender related. we know that you are a female it could thyroid problem.it could be diabetes,or blo... Read More
Created for people with ongoing healthcare needs but benefits everyone.
A 23-year-old male asked:
Dr. M. Hytham Beck
Surgery 45 years experience
See a doctor: could be the medicine,BP medicine has all kind of side effect,check with your doctor.
Created for people with ongoing healthcare needs but benefits everyone.
A 28-year-old male asked:
Dr. M. Hytham Beck
Surgery 45 years experience
It can but: neuropathy could be caused by hypothyroidism. low T3 (liothyronine) is not enough to make the diagnosis. you need at least TSH. see your doctor.
Created for people with ongoing healthcare needs but benefits everyone.
A 37-year-old female asked:
Dr. M. Hytham Beck
Surgery 45 years experience
Are you pregnant?: first make sure that you are not pregnant. could be ulcer,or simple indigestion,or acid reflux. take anti acid,sleep with head elevated,avoid late mea... Read More
Created for people with ongoing healthcare needs but benefits everyone.
A 24-year-old male asked:
Dr. M. Hytham Beck
Surgery 45 years experience
Male with abortion: you are most likely female, 24 years old, with gallstones. the first answer, yes, coffee could stimulate GB attack. my advice if you have a gallstone ... Read More
Created for people with ongoing healthcare needs but benefits everyone.
A female asked:
Dr. M. Hytham Beck
Surgery 45 years experience
How old are you?: because if you are 18 years old, our guess will be different than if you are 35 years old with couple of pregnancy and deliveries. usually what will c... Read More
Created for people with ongoing healthcare needs but benefits everyone.
A 22-year-old male asked:
Dr. M. Hytham Beck
Surgery 45 years experience
Check sugar: yes you might need to have your sugar checked,after you finish eating,and start felling sleepy. there is some condition when a patient sugar suddenly ... Read More
Created for people with ongoing healthcare needs but benefits everyone.
A 18-year-old female asked:
Dr. M. Hytham Beck
Surgery 45 years experience
See a specialist: you need to see a specialist in scoliosis,that have an experience in reconstruction,or congenital spine problem.in the USA we have charity organisatio... Read More
Created for people with ongoing healthcare needs but benefits everyone.
A female asked:
Dr. M. Hytham Beck
Surgery 45 years experience
No relation: there is no relation betwwen your body odor and the removal of gallbladder. look for other factors. like food you are eating more now than before your... Read More
Created for people with ongoing healthcare needs but benefits everyone.
A 34-year-old female asked:
Dr. M. Hytham Beck
Surgery 45 years experience
See a cardiologist: you need to see a cardiologist specialist in electro physiology of the heart which practically mean specializing in abnormal rhythm they can place on ... Read More
Created for people with ongoing healthcare needs but benefits everyone.
A 29-year-old female asked:
Dr. M. Hytham Beck
Surgery 45 years experience
See a doctor: first your symptoms are very suggestive of insulin dependent diabetes skin problem could be very well related to a suger problem go and see a doctor ... Read More
Created for people with ongoing healthcare needs but benefits everyone.
A female asked:
Dr. M. Hytham Beck
Surgery 45 years experience
Yes but not serious: Yes oat likely the platelet count elevation could be related and noost likely nothing to worry about of course it depend how high we are talking about... Read More
Created for people with ongoing healthcare needs but benefits everyone.
A member asked:
Dr. M. Hytham Beck
Surgery 45 years experience
Hospital: the safest place ids to have done at the hospital under general anesthesia, and under the supervision of an experienced anesthesiologist. it can be do... Read More
Created for people with ongoing healthcare needs but benefits everyone.
A member asked:
Dr. M. Hytham Beck
Surgery 45 years experience
Pain: Nothing serious will happen except pain You can wear a rib belts Take ibuprofen 600-800 mg three time a day.with meals. Not better ,see a doctor
Created for people with ongoing healthcare needs but benefits everyone.
A 26-year-old male asked:
Dr. M. Hytham Beck
Surgery 45 years experience
See a doctor: do not wait you already torn your ACL once, see a doctor for a proper evaluation, and definite diagnosis, and treatment. do not mess with the knees th... Read More
Created for people with ongoing healthcare needs but benefits everyone.
A 27-year-old female asked:
Dr. M. Hytham Beck
Surgery 45 years experience
Why 90%: You are experiencing tension and stress which has nothing to do with your Bell's palsy . Try to relax,ask your doctor for some medication like Ativan ... Read More
Created for people with ongoing healthcare needs but benefits everyone.
A 32-year-old female asked:
Dr. M. Hytham Beck
Surgery 45 years experience
Anything: few possibilies it could be a wart or a cyst like sebacous cyst could be ganglion cyst unusual for the location but not impossible could be skin lesio... Read More
Created for people with ongoing healthcare needs but benefits everyone.
A 19-year-old female asked:
Dr. M. Hytham Beck
Surgery 45 years experience
How long?: How long since you had your surgery ? And whic incision . As you know laparoscopic hernia repair is done with at least three minute incision .if you a... Read More
Created for people with ongoing healthcare needs but benefits everyone.
A 25-year-old female asked:
Dr. M. Hytham Beck
Surgery 45 years experience
See a doctor: If you keep vomiting or you could not hydrate yourself go to urgent care or the closest ER. Otherwise drink Gatorade and juices and water, eat yogurt ... Read More
Created for people with ongoing healthcare needs but benefits everyone.
A male asked:
Dr. M. Hytham Beck
Surgery 45 years experience
Hard to say: it is really hard to say there is different techniques for such problems and result varied from patients to patients and from surgeon to surgeon My a... Read More
Created for people with ongoing healthcare needs but benefits everyone.
A 29-year-old female asked:
Dr. M. Hytham Beck
Surgery 45 years experience
Nothing serious: most likely you have a spot on your chest x Ray or your Ct scan and they diagnosed the spot as a benign granule a apparently it is small and it is cal... Read More
Created for people with ongoing healthcare needs but benefits everyone.
A male asked:
Dr. M. Hytham Beck
Surgery 45 years experience
Mystery : The numbness indicate a nerve involvement . The location indicates a facial nerve involvement .the discoloration indicates internal bleeding that rare... Read More
Created for people with ongoing healthcare needs but benefits everyone.
A 24-year-old male asked:
Dr. M. Hytham Beck
Surgery 45 years experience
Change position: It could be the way you sleep the position of your arm while sleeping like above your head or on your side where you place one hand under your cheek t... Read More
Created for people with ongoing healthcare needs but benefits everyone.
A 25-year-old female asked:
Dr. M. Hytham Beck
Surgery 45 years experience
Either or: It could either a remnant of the old tonsil grew over the years and become a small tonsil and becomes infected . Or the area of your throat is irritat... Read More
Created for people with ongoing healthcare needs but benefits everyone.
A 16-year-old female asked:
Dr. M. Hytham Beck
Surgery 45 years experience
TMJ: you need to be checked and evaluated by a physician pain in the throat after yawning could be related to your TMJ joint the get stretched with yawnin... Read More
Created for people with ongoing healthcare needs but benefits everyone.
A female asked:
Dr. M. Hytham Beck
Surgery 45 years experience
See a doctor: usually if it happens once there is nothing to worry about, most likely it is secondary to dry cough. if it keep happening you need evaluation by a lu... Read More
Created for people with ongoing healthcare needs but benefits everyone.
A female asked:
Dr. M. Hytham Beck
Surgery 45 years experience
Oil gland cyst: most likely it is a sebacous cyst the best thing to leave it alone and not to sqweeze it if it becomes infected you need to see a doctor for possible ... Read More
Created for people with ongoing healthcare needs but benefits everyone.
A 20-year-old male asked:
Dr. M. Hytham Beck
Surgery 45 years experience
Pass or stuck: your kidney stone will pass eventually , but that depend on the size and location. if it is inside the kidney, a piece might brake off and try to pass... Read More
Created for people with ongoing healthcare needs but benefits everyone.
A member asked:
Dr. M. Hytham Beck
Surgery 45 years experience
Be cool: she is in pain, so do not take her yelling and cussing personal. let her gargle with warm water and epson salt . avoid cold drink and solid food that ... Read More
Created for people with ongoing healthcare needs but benefits everyone.
A 30-year-old female asked:
Dr. M. Hytham Beck
Surgery 45 years experience
No you would not: uterine cancer could be very silent, and spread silently. so by the time it is discovered it is too late. there is nothing you could done that will pr... Read More
Created for people with ongoing healthcare needs but benefits everyone.
A male asked:
Dr. M. Hytham Beck
Surgery 45 years experience
May be: it could be normal or you might be feeling the inside suture if this is the largest incision you have my advise you need to seek your surgeon opinion... Read More
Created for people with ongoing healthcare needs but benefits everyone.
A 44-year-old male asked:
Dr. M. Hytham Beck
Surgery 45 years experience
See a urologist: you need to see a urologist to make sure that your testicles are in the right place. the fat pad you can loose by exercising, and loosing weight
Created for people with ongoing healthcare needs but benefits everyone.
A 17-year-old female asked:
Dr. M. Hytham Beck
Surgery 45 years experience
Cramps: from your description, what you experienced most likely is a muscle cramps, which could be very painful. make sure you drink a lot of fluid and Gatora... Read More
Created for people with ongoing healthcare needs but benefits everyone.
A 23-year-old female asked:
Dr. M. Hytham Beck
Surgery 45 years experience
Very normal: It is very normal. He needs to use a ice pack on his testicles and use a athletic support to keep it up. You can always check with his surgeon.
Created for people with ongoing healthcare needs but benefits everyone.
A 21-year-old male asked:
Dr. M. Hytham Beck
Surgery 45 years experience
One at a time: you do not worry bout your varicocele while you are recovering from fistilotomy the sitz bath are important eventually after you heal completely you c... Read More
Created for people with ongoing healthcare needs but benefits everyone.
A 18-year-old female asked:
Dr. M. Hytham Beck
Surgery 45 years experience
Doubtful: you can always use a home test to be sure. in case of doubt see a doctor for a blood test. i doubt pregnancy is in your future from your description. ... Read More
Created for people with ongoing healthcare needs but benefits everyone.
A 20-year-old female asked:
Dr. M. Hytham Beck
Surgery 45 years experience
Repeat: repeat the home pregnancy test, or go to a physician and have a blood test .that is final and assuring.
Created for people with ongoing healthcare needs but benefits everyone.
A 32-year-old female asked:
Dr. M. Hytham Beck
Surgery 45 years experience
Self cleaning: it could be the uterus doing some kind of self cleaning. miscarriage is very traumatic to the uterus,even the natural one,so the uterus trying to go b... Read More
Created for people with ongoing healthcare needs but benefits everyone.

Testimonials
Recommendations and Thank you notes are endorsements given from patients or other doctors.

40
Recommendations
1.5K
Thank you notes
The Dr. Beck is a highly competent and knowledgeable physician. He is a welcome colleague on this network. On more than 1 occasion I have appreciated his points of view as we've discussed particulars...Read More
Dr. Beck is clearly knowledgeable well beyond his field and communicates a concern for patients that is seen in true healers. His surgical knowledge is complemented with a broad knowledge base acro...Read More
Dr. Philip Miller
Nov 1, 2014
I highly endorse Dr. M. Hytham Beck as an expert on HealthTap and HealthTap Prime. His comments and answers are astute and educational for both patients and physicians alike. I feel that he is a great...Read More
HealthTap member
This made me feel good. Thanks! HaHa... so over the weekend it slowly wen down today its 70% bettr i dont think it was a bee but she did not see it she had on a puffy dress and ut got up there, she wa...Read More
HealthTap member
This made me feel good. Thanks! I will think positive and act in moderation. I exercise regularly, my weight is desirable and a non-smoker always. What a visual shock to see my dad die in front of my ...Read More
HealthTap member
This was very helpful. Thanks! I only know of a hospital in my area. I am going to give this 20 minutes to reduce before leaving for the ER. Itchiness and more redness/swelling. I think it is a spider...Read More

Education & Training

Medical/Graduate school

University of Damascus Faculty of Medicine, Syria
Graduated 1978MD

Residency

CONEMAUGH VALLEY MEMORIAL HOSPITAL
Completed 1988

Awards

Best Surgeon in Gibson County
Top General Surgeon , First Place, Indiana - Summer
2014
Thought Leader Doctor, Second Place, Indiana - Summer
2014

Affiliations

onsite ohs inc
American Medical Association
AMERICAN COLLEGE OF SURGEONS
90,000 U.S. doctors in 147 specialties are here to answer your questions, provide medical advice, write prescriptions, and more.
Answer emailed
in 24 hours or less