Adil Javed, MD, PhD

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Associate Professor of Neurology

UChicago Faculty Physicians hold faculty positions with the University of Chicago and provide care for patients on the academic health system’s main campus in Hyde Park and in care centers throughout the Chicago region.


Adil Javed, MD, PhD, has expertise in autoimmune diseases of the brain and spine, including multiple sclerosis, lupus, Sjögren's disease, and other related connective tissue diseases. He has particular clinical and research interests in neuromyelitis optica (NMO), also known as Devic's disease. In addition, he specializes in nervous system complications of infectious and post-infectious diseases.

Dr. Javed is also a principle investigator in many multiple sclerosis and neuromyelitis optica clinical trials. His translational research interests include analyzing brain pathology using new and advanced magnetic resonance imaging (MRI) techniques.


Areas of Expertise

  • Multiple Sclerosis
  • Sjogren's Syndrome
  • Lupus
  • Optic Neuritis
  • Transverse Myelitis
  • Connective Tissue Diseases
  • Acute Disseminated Encephalomyelitis
  • Neurosarcoidosis

Medical Education

  • Loyola University Stritch School of Medicine


  • Evanston Northwestern Healthcare


  • Yale New Haven Hospital


  • University of Chicago Medicine

Other Grad Education

  • PhD, Southern Illinois University

Memberships & Medical Societies

  • American Academy of Neurology
  • Aetna HMO (specialists only)
  • Aetna POS
  • Aetna PPO
  • BCBS Blue Precision HMO (specialists only)
  • BCBS HMO (HMOI) (specialists only)
  • Cigna HMO
  • Cigna POS
  • Cigna PPO
  • CountyCare *see insurance page
  • Aetna Better Health *see insurance page
  • Medicare
  • Multiplan PPO
  • United Choice Plus POS/PPO
  • United Options (PPO)
  • United Select (HMO & EPO) (specialists only)
  • United W500 Emergent Wrap
  • Aetna Medicare Advantage HMO & PPO
  • BCBS Medicare Advantage HMO & PPO
  • Humana Medicare Advantage Choice PPO
  • Humana Medicare Advantage Gold Choice PFFS
  • Humana Medicare Advantage Gold Plus HMO
  • United Choice HMO (specialists only)
  • University of Chicago Health Plan (UCHP)
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At a Glance

Practicing Since2006

Board Certifications

  • Neurology

Languages Spoken

  • English