Tareq Kass-Hout

Neurology, Neurocritical Care | More

Assistant 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.


Tareq Kass-Hout, MD, is a skilled stroke neurologist who also specializes in neuro-critical care, treating critically ill neurovascular patients. Dr. Kass-Hout’s expertise also includes neuroimaging and neuroendovascular surgery, treating blood vessels pathology in the brain and spinal cord through minimally invasive surgery using catheters. He is a national expert in ischemic and hemorrhagic strokes, cerebral aneurysms and other complex neurological conditions, such as arteriovenous malformations (AVM), arteriovenous fistula, carotid artery disease (CAD), pre-surgical tumor and embolization.


Because Dr. Kass-Hout is passionate about improving care for neurovascular patients, he researches new treatments and techniques designed to improve quality of life after brain injuries. His research has been published in several highly regarded, peer-reviewed journals, including the Stroke Journal, Journal of Neurointerventional Surgery, The Neurohospitalist, World Neurosurgery, Interventional Neuroradiology and more.

Medical Education

  • Damascus University Faculty of Medicine


  • Jacobi Medical Center


  • Emory University Hospital; University of Miami Health System; Rutgers Health

Memberships & Medical Societies

  • American Medical Association
  • American Academy of Neurology
  • American Heart Association
  • Society of NeuroInterventional Surgery
  • American Society of Neuroimaging
  • 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

Board Certifications

  • Vascular Neurology
  • Neurology

Languages Spoken

  • English
  • Arabic
  • Spanish