M. Obadah Nakawah, MD

Neurology, Memory and Cognitive Disorders Neurology

Nantz National Alzheimer Center

Houston Methodist Stanley H. Appel Department of Neurology

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M. Obadah Nakawah, MD

Nantz National Alzheimer Center

Houston Methodist Stanley H. Appel Department of Neurology

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About Me

Dr. Nakawah is a board-certified neurologist who is fellowship-trained in cognitive neurology and neuroimaging. His primary clinical interests are memory disorders (prevention, diagnosis and treatment), behavioral disturbances (neuropsychiatry), neurodegenerative diseases, normal pressure hydrocephalus (NPH), and neuroimaging. He also has substantial experience in general and geriatric neurology managing headaches, dizziness, neuropathy and balance disorders.

Clinical Interests

Alzheimer’s disease
Behavioral neurology (neuropsychiatry)
Cognitive neurology (memory disorders)
Delirium and dementia syndromes
Gait disorders
Headache disorders (e.g. migraine)
Neurodegenerative diseases
Neuropathy and neuropathic pain
Normal pressure hydrocephalus (NPH)
Parkinson disease and Lewy body dementia
Primary progressive aphasia
Vertigo and dizziness

Accepted Insurance Plans

AARP Medicare Complete
Aetna Affordable Health Choices
Aetna Choice POS / Open Choice
Aetna EPO
Aetna HMO
Aetna Health Network
Aetna International
Aetna Managed Choice / Elect Choice
Aetna Medicare Advantage HMO
Aetna Medicare Advantage PPO
Aetna Meritain Health
Aetna Open Access
Aetna POS
Aetna PPO
Aetna QPOS
Aetna Select
Aetna Signature Administrators
Aetna Signature Administrators Allied Benefits
Aetna Signature Administrators CoreSource
Aetna Student Health
Aetna Workers' Comp
All Saver/United Healthcare
Axis Global / Texas Monarch Student Accident Plan
Beech Street PPO
Best Doctors International
Blue Choice POS
Blue Choice PPO
Blue Cross Blue Shield EPO
Blue Cross Blue Shield FEP Federal Employee Plan
Blue Cross Blue Shield Medicare Advantage HMO
Blue Cross Blue Shield Medicare Advantage PPO
Blue Cross Blue Shield POS
Blue Cross Blue Shield PPO
Blue Edge
Blue Essentials
Blue Essentials Access
CARDIOVASCULAR CARE PROVIDERS
Care Improvement Plus Medicare Advantage
Cigna APWU
Cigna Choice Fund
Cigna EPO
Cigna Global Health Benefits (International)
Cigna Great West
Cigna HMO
Cigna Indemnity
Cigna LocalPlus / Vantage
Cigna NALC
Cigna Network
Cigna Network Open Access
Cigna Open Access
Cigna Open Access Plus (OAP)
Cigna POS
Cigna PPO
Cigna Qualcare
Cigna Shared Administration OAP
Cigna Shared Administration PPO
Community Health Choice Marketplace
Coventry PPO
Crown International
Erickson Advantage
Evolutions HealthCare PPO
First Health PPO
Galaxy Health Network PPO
GeoBlue
HAA Preferred Partners (International)
HMO Blue
HealthSmart Accel PPO
HealthSmart PPO
HealthSmart Payors Organization
Humana HMO / EPO
Humana Medicare Advantage HMO
Humana Medicare Advantage PPO
Humana Medicare Advantage Private Fee For Service
Humana Military TRICARE-South Region
Humana POS & Preferred POS
Humana PPO & Preferred PPO
Humana TRS-Care Medicare Advantage PPO Plan
Humana/ChoiceCare Network PPO
Humana/ChoiceCare+ Network PPO
HumanaNatl POS Open Access
Imagine Health ABC Home
Imagine Health CVS Health
Independent Medical Systems PPO (IMS)
Interplan Health Group
MEDICARE ADVANTAGE : WELLCARE
MEDICARE ADVANTAGE: DEVOTED
MEDICARE ADVANTAGE: OSCAR
Medicare
MultiPlan PPO
National Preferred Provider Network PPO (NPPN)
Olympus Managed Care (International)
PHCS Healthy Directions
PHCS PPO
Reny Company Workers' Comp
SmartCare PNM Resources
Student Assurance Services Student Accident Plan
Texas Kids First Student Accident Plan
Three Rivers Provider Network
UHC Medicare Chronic Complete
UHC Medicare Complete
UHC Medicare Solutions
UMR
US Family Health Plan
USA Managed Care PPO
United Health Integrated Services
United Healthcare Dual Complete
United Healthcare Medicare Advantage
United Healthcare Nexus ACO
United Healthcare Plan of the River Valley
UnitedHealthOne
UnitedHealthcare Choice
UnitedHealthcare ChoicePlus
UnitedHealthcare Core
UnitedHealthcare Core Plus
UnitedHealthcare EPO
UnitedHealthcare Golden Rule
UnitedHealthcare HMO
UnitedHealthcare Navigate
UnitedHealthcare Navigate Plus
UnitedHealthcare Options PPO
UnitedHealthcare Oxford
UnitedHealthcare POS
UnitedHealthcare PPO
UnitedHealthcare Select / ERS
UnitedHealthcare Student Resources
UnitedHealthcare West
Workers Comp-Beech Street
Workers' Comp: Coventry / First Health

Insurance plans may change. Please verify your plan is accepted when scheduling an appointment.

Credentials

BOARD CERTIFICATION
Psychiatry and Neurology, American Board of Psychiatry and Neurology
Neuroimaging, United Council for Neurologic Subspecialties
MEDICAL SCHOOL
Damascus University School of Medicine, Damascus, Syria | 2007
INTERNSHIP
Houston Methodist Hospital, Houston, Texas
RESIDENCY
Neurology, Houston Methodist Hospital, Houston, Texas
FELLOWSHIP
Neuroimaging and Cognitive Neurology - Houston Methodist Hospital
AFFILIATED HOSPITALS
  • Houston Methodist Hospital
CENTER MEMBERSHIP
  • Houston Methodist Neurological Institute

Languages

  • Arabic
Languages listed are spoken by doctor and/or office staff.
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