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Dr. Amar Sawar, MD

3.9 (77)
Map Pin Small Benton, IL
Accepting new patients
39 years of experience

Offers telehealth

Overview of Dr. Amar Sawar, MD

Dr. Amar Sawar, MD is a Neurology Specialist in Benton, IL. They specialize in Neurology, has 39 years of experience, and is board certified in Clinical Neurophysiology. They graduated from Damascus University Faculty of Medicine and is affiliated with HSHS St. Elizabeth's Hospital, Good Samaritan Regional Health Center, HSHS St. Joseph's Hospital Highland, Herrin Hospital, HSHS Holy Family Hospital, HSHS St. Joseph's Hospital Breese, Anderson Hospital, Franklin Hospital, Heartland Regional Medical Center, Marshall Browning Hospital, Memorial Hospital of Carbondale, Pinckneyville Community Hospital, SIH St. Joseph Memorial Hospital and Sparta Community Hospital. Patients rated Dr. Sawar an average 3.9 star rating.

Dr. Sawar works at Neurology and Arthritis Clinic in Benton, IL with other offices in Chester, IL, Du Quoin, IL, Highland, IL, Maryville, IL and Carbondale, IL. They frequently treat conditions like Vitamin B Deficiency, Restless Leg Syndrome and Malaise and Fatigue along with other conditions at varying frequencies. They are accepting new patients and accept Aetna, Anthem and Anthem Blue Cross Blue Shield as well as other major insurance plans. Please call ahead to schedule an appointment and to confirm all accepted insurance plans.

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Dr. Sawar's Office Locations

  1. 1
    Franklin County Hospital (Specialty Clinic)
    201 Bailey Ln # 33, Benton, IL 62812 Icon Directions Right Arrow Directions Phone Icon (618) 549-1727
  2. 2
    Memorial Hospital (Specialty Clinic)
    1900 State St, Chester, IL 62233 Icon Directions Right Arrow Directions Phone Icon (618) 549-1727
  3. 3
    Marshall Browning Hospital (Specialty Clinic)
    900 N Washington St, Du Quoin, IL 62832 Icon Directions Right Arrow Directions Phone Icon (618) 549-1727
  4. 4
    HSHS St. Joesph Hospital
    12866 Troxler Ave # 11, Highland, IL 62249 Icon Directions Right Arrow Directions Phone Icon (618) 549-1727
  5. 5
    Anderson Wellness Center
    2133 Vadalabene Dr, Maryville, IL 62062 Icon Directions Right Arrow Directions Phone Icon (618) 549-1727
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    Neurology and Arthritis Clinic
    714 E Walnut St, Carbondale, IL 62901 Icon Directions Right Arrow Directions Phone Icon (618) 549-1727
    08:00 - 17:00
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Hospital Affiliations
Admitting Hospitals

Admitting hospitals are where the provider is credentialed to see patients, perform procedures, and send patients for continuous care.

  • HSHS St. Elizabeth's Hospital
  • Good Samaritan Regional Health Center
  • HSHS St. Joseph's Hospital Highland
  • Herrin Hospital
  • HSHS Holy Family Hospital
  • HSHS St. Joseph's Hospital Breese
  • Anderson Hospital
  • Franklin Hospital
  • Heartland Regional Medical Center
  • Marshall Browning Hospital
  • Memorial Hospital of Carbondale
  • Pinckneyville Community Hospital
  • SIH St. Joseph Memorial Hospital
  • Sparta Community Hospital

Experience & Treatment Frequency


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Vitamin B Deficiency
Restless Leg Syndrome
Malaise and Fatigue

Treatment frequency

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Vitamin B Deficiency
Restless Leg Syndrome
Malaise and Fatigue
All Headaches (incl. Migraine)
Chronic Neck Pain
Joint Pain
Low Back Pain
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Adhesive Capsulitis Shoulder
Alzheimer's Disease
Aural Migraine
Carpal Tunnel Syndrome
Cerebrovascular Disease
Cervical Stenosis
Chronic Fatigue Syndrome
Chronic Pain
Cranial Trauma
Cutaneous Lupus Erythematosus
Degenerative Disc Disease
Diabetic Polyneuropathy
Difficulty With Walking
Essential Tremor
Gait Abnormality
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Herniated Disc
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Intervertebral Disc Disease
Limb Pain
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Muscle Cramping
Osteoarthritis of Ankle
Osteoarthritis of Elbow
Parkinson's Disease
Raynaud's Disease
Rheumatoid Arthritis
Seronegative Rheumatoid Arthritis
Seropositive Rheumatoid Arthritis
Sjögren's Syndrome
Sleep Apnea
Spinal Stenosis
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Tension Headache
Traumatic Brain Injury
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EEG (Electroencephalogram)
Nerve Conduction Studies
Sleep Study
Achilles Tendinitis
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Ankylosing Spondylitis
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Anterior Horn Disease
Antiphospholipid Syndrome (APS)
Arthritis of the Neck
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Autoimmune Diseases
Autonomic Disorders
Behçet's Disease
Bell's Palsy
Bone Disorders
Brachial Plexus Palsy
Brain Aneurysm
Brain Disorders
Brain Injury
Burning Mouth Syndrome
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Cancer of Cerebral Meninges
Cerebral Artery Thrombosis
Cerebral Palsy
Cervical Vertigo
Chiari Malformation Type 1
Chiari's Deformity
Chorea (Excluding Huntington's Chorea)
Chronic Inflammatory Demyelinating Polyneuritis
Classic Polyarteritis Nodosa
Cluster Headache
Complex Regional Pain Syndrome (CRPS)
Compressed Spinal Cord
De Quervain's Disease
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Drug-Induced Parkinsonism
Dry Eyes
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Dupuytrens Contracture
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Elbow Injuries
Enthesopathy of Hip (incl. Trochanteric Bursitis)
Enthesopathy of Knee (incl. Bursitis of Knee)
Facial Nerve Disorder
Felty's Syndrome
Foot Conditions
Goodpasture's Disease
Hammer Toe
Hand Conditions
Hereditary Amyloidosis
Huntington's Disease
Idiopathic Intracranial Hypertension
Infective Arthritis
Inflammatory and Toxic Neuropathy
Juvenile Chronic Arthritis
Knee Disorders
Lateral and Medial Epicondylitis (Tennis and Golf Elbow)
Limb Swelling
Lyme Disease
Multiple Sclerosis (MS)
Muscle Weakness
Myasthenia Gravis
Narcolepsy and Cataplexy
Nerve Root Injury and Plexus Disorders (incl. Pinched Nerve)
Normal Pressure Hydrocephalus
Optic Neuritis
Patellofemoral Pain Syndrome (PFPS)
Peripheral Nerve Disorders
Pinched Nerve in Back
Pineal Region Tumors
Pituitary Tumor
Polymyalgia Rheumatica (PMR)
Post-Concussion Syndrome
Primary Generalized Absence Epilepsy
Psoriatic Arthritis
Pyogenic Arthritis
Rathke's Cleft Cyst
Reflex Sympathetic Dystrophy
Seizure Disorders
Shoulder Disorders
Shoulder Impingement Syndrome
Sleep Disorders
Sleep Related Hypoxemia
Sleep-Related Leg Cramp
Spinal Cord Injury
Spinal Demyelination
Spine Disorders
Stiff-Man Syndrome
Still's Disease
Syphilis Infections
Systemic Chondromalacia
Systemic Sclerosis
Temporal Arteritis
Transient Ischemic Attack (TIA)
Trigeminal Neuralgia
Trigger Finger
Vascular Dementia
Vertebral Column Tumors
Visual Field Defects
Vitamin B12 Deficiency
Bone Density Scan
Brainstem Auditory Evoked Response Test
Compound Muscle Action Potential (CMAP) Scan
Deep Brain Stimulation Evaluation
Dementia Evaluation
Dementia or Depression Screening
Dual-Energy X-Ray Absorptiometry (DEXA) Scan
EMG (Electromyography)
Evaluation and Treatment of Sleep Disorders
Evaluation for Stereotactic and Functional Neurosurgery
Evoked Potential Test
Functional Movement Screening
Grip and-or Muscle Group Pull Test
Head CT Scan
Home Sleep Study
ImPACT Testing
Joint Fluid Test
Memory Evaluation
Musculoskeletal Function Test
Myofascial Trigger Point Injection
Non-Cosmetic Chemodenervation
Osteoporosis Screening
Peripheral NeuropathyTesting
Quantitative Sensory Test (QST)
Steroid Injection
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TCD Bubble Test
Trigger Point Injection
Wada Test
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    About Dr. Amar Sawar, MD

    • Neurology

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    Years of Experience
    • 39 years of experience
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    Languages Spoken
    • English, Arabic and French
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    NPI Number
    • 1245280445
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    Education & Certifications

    Medical Education
    • Damascus University Faculty of Medicine
    Medical Education
    Board Certifications
    • Clinical Neurophysiology, Epilepsy and Neurology
    Board Certifications
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    Dr. Amar Sawar, MD is accepting new patients on Healthline FindCare. You can check to see if Dr. Sawar is offering online scheduling or call the provider’s office for more information.

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    Dr. Sawar has seen patients for Vitamin B Deficiency, Restless Leg Syndrome and Malaise and Fatigue, and more. You can see other conditions treated by Dr. Sawar on their profile. Please call the provider’s office to confirm all visit reasons.

    77 patients have reviewed Dr. Sawar. The overall rating for this provider is 3.9. You can read verified reviews and ratings and leave your own review based on your experience with Dr. Sawar.

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