Issam Awad, M.D., MSc, FACS, MA

Specialty: 
Neurosurgeon
Job Title: 
Director of Neurovascular Surgery
Department: 
University of Chicago Hospitals
Treatments or Procedures Provided: 
Brain AVM Embolization
Brain AVM Gamma Knife Surgery
Brain AVM Surgery (Other)
Genetic Counseling
Conditions Treated: 
Brain AVM
Inheritance
Pregnancy
5841 S. Maryland
MC 3026 Room J341
Chicago, IL 60637-1448
United States
Scheduling Contact
phone: 
(773) 702-2123
Education & Facts
Board Certification: 
American Board of Neurological Surgery
Residency Program:
Cleveland Clinic - 1985
Biography: 
Dr Awad is the John Harper Seeley Professor of Surgery and Neurology, and Director of Neurovascular Surgery at the University of Chicago Medicine and Biological Sciences. He is a recognized leader in Neurovascular Surgery with three decades of experience in the treatment of cerebrovascular malformations, including HHT. Senior academic leader, has written more than 300 scientific articles and edited 11 books on neurovascular disease, including several original research discoveries related to HHT. Research contributions on vascular biology and hemorrhagic stroke funded by the National Institutes of Health. Awad leads the University of Chicago Multidisciplinary HHT Center, including the triage and referral of HHT patients to a panel of specialists in every area relevant to HHT, and the personal care of HHT patients with cerebrovascular malformations. Visit at www.uchospitals.edu/specialties/hht/index.html Awad is recognized among The Best Doctors in America
Last Updated: September 10, 2018
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