Carotid Artery Disease

    Overview

    A narrowing of the carotid arteries (the two large vessels in your neck that supply oxygenated blood to the brain) caused by a buildup of fatty substances and cholesterol deposits, called plaque. Patients with this condition are at increased risk for stroke.

    Our doctors

    Provider

    Hesham Allam, MD

    Neurologist Neurology
    751 N. Rutledge St. Suite 3100 Springfield, IL 62702
    Provider

    Nicole Atwood, AGACNP-BC

    751 N. Rutledge St. Suite 3100 Springfield, IL 62702
    Provider

    Bilal Butt, MD

    Neurology
    751 N. Rutledge St. Suite 3100 Springfield, IL 62702
    Provider

    Douglas Hood, MD

    Residency Program Director Vascular Surgery
    747 N. Rutledge St. 4th Floor Springfield, IL 62702
    Provider

    Amanda Krus-Johnston, DO

    Family Medicine
    520 N. 4th St. Springfield, IL 62702
    Provider

    Paula Mackrides, DO

    Family Medicine
    612 N. 11th St. Quincy, IL 62301
    Provider

    Sajjad Mueed, MD

    Director, Memorial Medical Center Stroke Center Neurology
    751 N. Rutledge St. Suite 3100 Springfield, IL 62702
    Provider

    William Pyle, MD

    Cardiothoracic Surgery, Cancer Care
    Provider

    William Robinson, MD

    Vascular Surgeon Vascular Surgery
    747 N. Rutledge St. Springfield, IL 62702
    Provider

    William S. Stevens, Jr., MD

    Cardiothoracic Surgery, Cancer Care
    619 E. Mason St. 5th Floor Springfield, IL 62701

    Why SIU

    Continually learning

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    Our care ranges from primary care physicians to specialists and sub-specialists who have advanced training. We're here for you when you need us.

    Breakthrough technology

    Continually teaching the next generation of doctors, our physicians use the latest developments in procedures and technologies for our patients.