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Adil Javed, MD, PhD

Associate Professor of Neurology

Adil Javed, MD, PhD, has expertise in autoimmune diseases of the brain and spine, including multiple sclerosis, lupus, Sjögren's disease, and other related connective tissue diseases. He has particular clinical and research interests in neuromyelitis optica (NMO), also known as Devic's disease. In addition, he specializes in nervous system complications of infectious and post-infectious diseases.

Dr. Javed is also a principle investigator in several multiple sclerosis trials. His translational research interests include analyzing brain pathology using new and unconventional magnetic resonance imaging (MRI) techniques.

Practice Locations

The University of Chicago Medicine
5841 S. Maryland Avenue
Chicago, IL 60637

Center for Advanced Medicine
5758 S. Maryland Avenue
Chicago, IL 60637

Year Started Practice


Board Certification


Medical School

Loyola University Stritch School of Medicine


Evanston Northwestern Hospital


Yale University School of Medicine, New Haven, CT


The University of Chicago Medicine

Additional Degree

PhD, Southern Illinois University, Springfield, IL


American Academy of Neurology

Language Spoken



Office Phone

(773) 834-0558

Office Fax

(773) 702-9060

Office Postal Address

Adil Javed, MD, PhD
The University of Chicago Medicine
5841 S. Maryland Avenue, MC 2030
Chicago, IL 60637

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Clinical Interests

  • Multiple sclerosis
  • Neuromyelitis Optica (Devic’s disease)
  • Optic neuritis
  • Transverse myelitis
  • Lupus
  • Sjögren’s disease
  • Connective Tissue Diseases
  • Acute Disseminated Encephalomyelitis
  • Neurosarcoidosis

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Selected Publications

View a partial list of Dr. Javed's publications through the National Library of Medicine's PubMed online database.