Christie Clinic Expands Department of Neurology

12/8/2011

Christie Clinic on University welcomes Aamer Habib, MD, to the Department of Neurology.  As a physician in the Department of Neurology, Dr. Habib specializes in the diagnosis and treatment of the central and peripheral nervous system. He performs EMG/Nerve conduction studies for the diagnosis of diseases of nerves, muscles, cervical and lumbosacral spine diseases (neck and back radiculopathic pain) and neuromuscular junction disorders (Myasthenia Gravis). Dr. Habib injects botox for spasticity and muscle spasms due to stroke, multiple sclerosis, traumatic brain injury, spinal cord injury, cerebral palsy and for cervical dystonia and chronic migraine.

“We are pleased to welcome Dr. Habib to the Christie Clinic team as we expand our services in the Department of Neurology,” said Alan Gleghorn, Christie Clinic’s Chief Executive Officer.  “The level of specialized care that Dr. Habib can offer in this area will be an advantage to Christie patients seeking this type of medical treatment.”

Dr. Habib received his medical degree and fulfilled his internship at Nishtar Medical College in Multan, Pakistan. He fulfilled his residency in Preliminary Medicine and Neurology at Southern Illinois University School of Medicine in Springfield, IL. During his residency, Dr. Habib was appointed Chief Resident of Neurology.

 “I like the challenge, daily stimulation, and learning each day, and I believe in listening to and spending time with my patients,” states Dr. Habib. “In Neurology, tests are important, but the diagnosis is made with accurate history and physical examination.”

To schedule an appointment with Dr. Habib, call the Department of Neurology at Christie Clinic on University in Champaign at 217-366-1266.