Dr. M. Ammar Katerji MD Neurologist

Dr. M. Ammar Katerji is a neurologist in Oak Lawn, Illinois and is affiliated with multiple hospitals in the area, including Adventist Hinsdale Hospital and Advocate Christ Medical Center. He received his medical degree from University of Aleppo Faculty of Medicine and has been in practice for 32 years. Dr. Katerji accepts several types of health insurance, listed below. He is one of 14 doctors at Adventist Hinsdale Hospital and one of 14 at Advocate Christ Medical Center who specialize in Neurology. He also speaks multiple languages, including Arabic.

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Specialty & Clinical Interests

Neurologist: Child Neurology

Hospital Affiliation

Edward Hospital
High performing in Neurology & Neurosurgery

Advocate Christ Medical Center
Ranked #49 in Neurology & Neurosurgery

Presence Saint Joseph Medical Center
High performing in Neurology & Neurosurgery

Silver Cross Hospital

Adventist Hinsdale Hospital
High performing in Neurology & Neurosurgery

Advocate Good Samaritan Hospital
High performing in Neurology & Neurosurgery

St. John's Hospital

Other Languages Spoken

  • Arabic

Education & Medical Training

University IL Metropolitan Group Hospitals
Residency, Pediatrics, 1987–1988

University of Chicago
Residency, Pediatrics, 1988–1990

University of Pittsburgh Medical Center
Fellowship, Child Neurology, 1990–1993

University of Aleppo Faculty of Medicine
Class of 1982

Certifications & Licensure

American Board of Pediatrics
Certified 22 years in Pediatrics

American Board of Psychiatry and Neurology
Certified 18 years in Neurology with Special Qualification in Child Neurology

IL State Medical License
Active through 2014

PA State Medical License
Active through 2012

Awards, Honors & Recognition

Top MD, Consumers Checkbook

Publications & Presentations

Zonisamide ameliorates symptoms of secondary paroxysmal dystonia.
Egel, R. T., Hoganson, G. E., Katerji, M. A., Borenstein, M. J.

Obsessive-compulsive disorder, Tourette's syndrome, and basal ganglia pathology on MRI.
Saba, P. R., Dastur, K., Keshavan, M. S., Katerji, M. A.

Infantile migraine presenting as colic.
Katerji, M. A., Painter, M. J.

Insurances Accepted

  • Aetna Choice POS II
  • Aetna HMO
  • BCBS Blue Card PPO
  • BCBS Illinois BlueChoice Select
  • BCBS Illinois PPO
  • CIGNA Open Access
  • Cofinity PPO
  • Coventry Health Care PPO Platinum
  • Coventry Missouri - HMO/POS
  • First Choice
  • First Health PPO
  • Great West PPO
  • Health Net Oregon PPO
  • HealthLink PPO
  • Humana ChoiceCare Network PPO
  • Kaiser Permanente
  • Lifewise Health Plan of Oregon
  • Multiplan PHCS PPO
  • Multiplan PPO
  • United Healthcare - Direct Choice Plus POS
  • United Healthcare - Direct Options PPO

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