Adil Javed, MD, PhD

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Associate Professor of Neurology

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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 POS
  • Aetna HMO
  • Aetna PPO
  • BCBS Blue Precision HMO
  • Cigna HMO
  • Cigna POS
  • Cigna PPO
  • CountyCare
  • Coventry Health Plan PPO
  • Great West PPO
  • Illinicare*
  • Medicare
  • Multiplan PPO
  • United Choice / Choice Plus
  • United Options (PPO)
  • United Select (HMO & EPO)
  • United W500 Emergent Wrap
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At a Glance

Practicing Since2006

Board Certifications

  • Neurology

Languages Spoken

  • English