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Amar Sawar, M.D.

Rheumatology
Neurology
Neurology / Rheumatology

Contact Info:

Office:

618-549-1727

Facility/Office:

Marshall Browning Hospital and the Neurology & Arthritis Clinic

Education:

University of Damascus School of Medicine, Syria

Internship:

University of Paris, Training in Neurology and Clinical Neurophysiology

Residency:

Neurology at St. Louis University Health Sciences Center, St. Louis, MO
Internal Medicine at Ravenswood Hospital Medical Center, Chicago, IL

Fellowship:

Rheumatology at St. Louis University Health Sciences Center, St. Louis, MO
EMG/EEG at Henry Ford Hospital, Detroit, MI

Certification:

Board Certification in Internal Medicine
Board Certification in Rheumatology
Board Certification in Neurology

Biography:

Scholarship from the American Academy of Neurology, 2005
Member of the American Medical Association

More/Other Information:

Professional Interests: Epilepsy, migraines, multiple sclerosis, Parkinson's disease, stroke, back pain, fibromyalgia, lupus, and rheumatoid arthritis

All physicians and mid-level providers furnishing services are independent contractors and are not employees of Marshall Browning Hospital with the exception of E. Clay Travis, MD; Michael Thorpe, M.D.; David Dickinson, DPM; Kelli Bean, FNP; Mariah Charles, FNP; Danielle Klump, FNP; Kathy Laird, APN; Ariele Loiacono, FNP; Elizabeth Harbison, FNP; Michael Staff, PA-C; Heather Rice, PA-C; Bianca Bottiaux, PA-C; and Heather Burns, RD/LDN, CDCES, CPT. Emergency Room physician services are provided by Integritas Emergency Physician Services. Hospitalist services are provided by Integritas. Radiology services are provided under the auspices of Cape Radiology and pathology services are provided by SEMC Pathology. Interpretation of cardiology diagnostic testing is provided by Prairie Heart. Specialty Clinics physicians holding clinics at Marshall Browning Hospital are independent contractors and are not employees of Marshall Browning Hospital. Anesthesia services are provided under the auspices of G & G Anesthesia.

INDEPENDENT PHYSICIAN FEES ARE NOT ELIGIBLE FOR FINANCIAL ASSISTANCE:

Independent physicians providing services at Marshall Browning Hospital bill for their services separately and the Hospital Financial Assistance application does not cover nor apply to fees charged. Independent physicians include but are not limited to emergency room physicians (Integritas Emergency Physician Services), radiologists (Cape Radiology), anesthesia (G & G Anesthesia), and pathologists (SEMC). All specialty clinic physicians also bill for their services separately and the Hospital Financial Assistance application does not cover nor apply to fees charged with the exception of the following physicians: Endocrinology Clinic: Issa Abed, M.D.; Gastroenterology Clinic: Roshani Desai, M.D., Hany Elbeshbeshy, M.D., Christine Hachem, M.D., Alex Befeler, M.D., Jason Taylor, M.D.; Pain Management: Paul Juergens, M.D.; Pulmonology: Suhail Istanbouly, M.D.; Rheumatology: Frederick Pfalzgraf, M.D.; Sleep Clinic: Suhail Istanbouly, M.D.

MARSHALL BROWNING MEDICAL CLINIC:

Marshall Browning Medical Clinic and Marshall Browning Family Health Center are hospital-based rural health clinics operated under Marshall Browning Hospital. Eligibility for financial need assistance as determined through the Patient Financial Assistance application will apply to services billed through the Marshall Browning Medical Clinic and Family Health Center.

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