Dr. Ayman Omar

Neurology
Springfield, IL
male

Locations

Office

Springfield, IL

Address

3309 Robbins Rd, Springfield, IL, United States
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My office hours

Tuesday: 9:00am - 2:00pm
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Insurances accepted

Blue Cross Blue Shield of Illinois

About

Bio

Dr. Omar is a US Board-Certified Neurologist and Neurological Oncologist. He also has subspecialized training in Endovascular Neurosurgery from the University of Oxford. Dr. Omar's main area of interest is the development of innovative approaches for the management of brain and spinal cord malignancies. He has a unique set of skills that spans across the various disciplines of Neurosciences. He received training in Endovascular Neurosurgery (University of Oxford), Neurological Oncology (University of Toronto), Neurology (University of Missouri - Columbia), Epilepsy / Epilepsy surgery evaluations, EEG, intraoperative monitoring, subdural grids and depth electrode interpretation (Cleveland Clinic Foundation) and Cellular and Molecular Neuroscience (PhD, University of Ottawa).

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.

Neurology

Internal Medicine

Medical Oncology

Neurosurgery

Licenses

United States: Illinois, Indiana, Missouri

Languages spoken

Arabic

Doctor Q&A

146 Answers
13 Agrees
The number of answers this doctor has agreed with.
A 16-year-old female asked:
Dr. Ayman Omar
Specializes in Neurology
Low: If you play video games for hours and never had issues then chances are slim.
A 23-year-old male asked:
Dr. Ayman Omar
Specializes in Neurology
Possible: This is a complex question and the simple answer is yes it may be possible however each scenario is different and a detailed and highly specialized as ... Read More
A 50-year-old male asked:
Dr. Ayman Omar
Specializes in Neurology
No: Not that I'm aware of. It may even PRECEDE a cancer diagnosis by quite some time.
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This was very helpful. Thanks! I have had numbness in left hand with nerve pain/tingling in my arm for over 2 months. Dr had me do EMG and results were normal. My reaction was concern that I will li...Read More
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This was very helpful. Thanks! hi Dr Omar ...WOW that was the quickest answer i may call guiness book of records! thank you very much for your kind professional advice much appreciated from England UK
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Thank you very much for answering my question. It's just another piece of many in complicated puzzle I'm putting together. I will actually be making an appointment with a LLMD in the near future.

Education & Training

Medical/Graduate school

University of Ottawa Faculty of Medicine, ON
Graduated 2002MD

Residency

UNIVERSITY OF MISSOURI HEALTH CARE

Residency

UNIVERSITY OF MISSOURI HEALTH CARE

Awards

Medical Innovator Award
Canadian Institutes of Health Research (CIHR) National Fellowship Award
Prize for outstanding achievement, Ottawa Hospital Foundation

Affiliations

society for neurooncology
American Medical Association
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