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Neurologist joins OU Physicians

Monday, October 1, 2018 - Campus News -
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He has also been named an assistant professor with the University of Oklahoma College of Medicine. Neurologists diagnose and treat disorders of the central nervous system such as headache, seizure, stroke, dementia and Parkinson’s disease.
Al-Awwad is specifically interested in diagnosing and treating patients with status migraine (debilitating migraine attacks lasting for more than 72 hours), non-epileptic seizures, toxic metabolic encephalopathy (a condition of delirium and acute confusion) and encephalitis (inflammation of the brain). He is board-eligible in neurology.

Al-Awwad completed a neurology residency at the OU College of Medicine where he also completed his internal medicine internship. He completed a fellowship in epilepsy and clinical neurophysiology at Case Western Reserve University & University Hospitals, Cleveland, Ohio. He earned his medical degree in Damascus, Syria.

He is a member of the American Academy of Neurology.
Al-Awwad sees patients on the University of Oklahoma Health Sciences Center campus. For an appointment with an OU Physicians neurologist, call (405) 271-3635.
With more than 1,050 doctors and advanced practice providers, OU Physicians is the state’s largest physician group. The practice encompasses almost every adult and child specialty. Many OU Physicians have expertise in the management of complex conditions that is unavailable anywhere else in the state, region or sometimes even the nation. Some have pioneered surgical procedures or innovations in patient care that are world firsts.
OU Physicians see patients in their offices at the OU Health Sciences Center in Oklahoma City and at clinics in Edmond, Midwest City, Lawton and other cities around Oklahoma. When hospitalization is necessary, they often admit patients to OU Medical Center. Many also care for their patients in other hospitals around the metro area. OU Physicians serve as faculty at the University of Oklahoma College of Medicine and train the region’s future physicians.

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