Dr. Osama G. Ayad MD, FACP
Hematologist (Blood Specialist) | Hematology800 Macarthur Blvd Suite # 7 Munster IN, 46321
Dr. Osama Ayad is a hematology internist practicing in Munster, IN. Dr. Ayad specializes in cases of suspected blood disorders when a diagnosis is unclear and further medical care is needed. Hematology internists work with other specialists such as surgeons, radiation therapists and gynecologists in order to get a better understanding on the cases. Often, patients are asked to participate in clinical research that could result in more efficient treatment methods.
Education and Training
Ain Shams University Faculty of Medicine 1987
Internal MedicineAmerican Board of Internal MedicineABIM- Hematology
- Heart Disease
- Transient Ischemic Attack (tia)
- Stomach Flu
- Vascular Disease
- New York Methodist Hospital
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