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Hussam A. Yacoub, DO, MS

Neurology

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Specialties
Neurology
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Area of focus ?
Vascular Neurology
Languages spoken
English, Arabic

Dr. Yacoub's Locations

less than  km
from 
Center for Advanced Health Care

1250 S Cedar Crest Blvd
Suite 405
Allentown, PA 18103-6224
United States

LVPG Neurology–Palmer Township

3701 Corriere Road
Suite 23
Palmer Township, PA 18045-7991
United States

Conditions Dr. Yacoub Treats

  • Cerebrovascular Disease
  • Stroke

About Dr. Yacoub

Philosophy of care

My philosophy is "do no harm." Communicate well with patients and their families.

Why I entered medicine

Medicine allows me to apply what I learned in the basic sciences and in a field that I consider challenging.

Personal interests

I like to watch television, read and entertain my babies.

Education

Undergraduate
Pennsylvania State University, BS - Biochemistry/Molecular Biology, 1996

Graduate
MCP - Hahnemann University School of Medicine, MS - Neuroscience, 2001

Medical Training
Philadelphia College of Osteopathic Medicine, DO - Doctor of Osteopathy, 2006

Training

Internship 2006
Mercy Catholic Medical Center, Philadelphia, PA

Residency 2007
Neurology, UMDNJ - New Jersey Medical School, Newark, NJ

Residency 2008
Neurology, UMDNJ - New Jersey Medical School, Newark, NJ

Residency 2009
Neurology, UMDNJ - New Jersey Medical School, Newark, NJ

Fellowship 2010
Stroke, Thomas Jefferson University Hospital, Philadelphia, PA

Certifications

American Board of Psychiatry and Neurology - Neurology
American Board of Psychiatry and Neurology - Vascular Neurology

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  1. Physician Communication Questions
    1. Did this provider give you enough information about your health and treatment?
    2. Did this provider give you easy to understand information about your health questions and concerns?
    3. Did this provider listen carefully to you?
    4. Did this provider seem to know your medical history?
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