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Bashar Katirji, MD

Bashar Katirji, MD



88 Ratings 18 Reviews


Neurology, Neurology-Neuromuscular Medicine, Neurology-Neurophysiology

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Primary Location

UH Cleveland Medical Center
11100 Euclid Ave
Cleveland, OH 44106

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  • Director, Neuromuscular Center and EMG Laboratory, UH Cleveland Medical Center
  • Professor, CWRU School of Medicine
  • Program Director, Neuromuscular Medicine, UH Cleveland Medical Center
  • Director, Autonomic Laboratory, UH Cleveland Medical Center


  • Amyotrophic Lateral Sclerosis (ALS)
  • Electrodiagnostic Testing
  • Electromyography (EMG)
  • Entrapment Neuropathies
  • Myasthenia Gravis (MG)
  • Neuromuscular Disorders
  • Peripheral Nerve Disorders

Languages Spoken

Arabic, English, French

Office Locations

UH Cleveland Medical Center

11100 Euclid Ave
Cleveland OH, 44106

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UH Suburban Health Center

1611 S Green Rd
South Euclid OH, 44121

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UH Minoff Health Center at Chagrin Highlands Ste 2300

3909 Orange Pl
Beachwood OH, 44122

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UH Foley ElderHealth Center

3619 Park East Dr
Beachwood OH, 44122

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Patient Satisfaction Reviews

4.6 out of 5

88 Ratings

Patient Comments (18)

Reviewed On 8/4/2020
Dr. Katirji is the ultimate professional. He is the most competent Dr. I have ever met.

Reviewed On 5/1/2020
*** stayed a safe distance away and discussed my condition and care. He definitely remembered me and the severity of my neurological history

Reviewed On 5/1/2020
Dr.Katirji is wonderful. I totally believe I would not be here today if he was not my doctor. I highly recommend him to anyone.

Reviewed On 3/25/2020
I truly owe Dr Bashar so much thanks from the bottom of my heart. There had been a scheduling conflict with the central scheduling office when my appointment was made and I was not even supposed to be seen that day. I ended up getting seen by Dr Bashar that day and a fellow. It is because of him that I am finally getting a diagnosis to all of my unexplained medical conditions and I couldn't begin to express my thanks in enough words. He recognized what may have been going on and referred me in the right direction to get a diagnosis and treatment plan made. He always explained things in easy to understand terms and I felt truly listened to and not rushed.

Reviewed On 3/14/2020
Dr. Katirji is a brilliant, caring physician. He always takes time to explain and listens carefully to any concerns you might have. An excellent doctor that I am so happy to have taking care of me!!!

Reviewed On 3/7/2020
good program

Reviewed On 2/25/2020
I just felt like a nobody. no real explanations from Doc, [...] Doctor seemed indifferent, bordering on rude.

Reviewed On 2/13/2020
I feel very fortunate to have Dr. Katirji monitoring and treating my condition.

Reviewed On 2/5/2020
Great experience with this physician. I feel like he knows what he is doing.

Reviewed On 1/25/2020

Reviewed On 1/23/2020
Always a positive experience when seeing Dr. Katirji and his staff. [...]

Reviewed On 1/12/2020
I was treated with the utmost respect and courtesy by all. [...].

Reviewed On 1/9/2020
very good experience. Doctor and his group/staff were very thorough and interested in learning about and solving potential problems.

Reviewed On 12/31/2019
I love Dr. Katirji as a doctor. He helped diagnose a rare autoimmune disorder and is helping to treat this condition. His team is excellent and I am doing well even though there is no cure for this disease, I am managing with Dr. Katirji's help. I do not want anyone else to treat me.

Reviewed On 12/27/2019
My situation is difficult because I have a rare [...] disease. The doctor is supportive, but I always want to know if he has been consulting with other physicians around the country or world, but he never has anything new to tell me.

Reviewed On 12/27/2019
Dr Katirji is a brilliant physician who takes his time and explains things in a manner that is easily understood. He figured out wat was wrong with me where all the other physicians before him (10) failed. As I said a brilliant , caring physician!!!

Reviewed On 11/10/2019
I was satisfied with my experience with the doctor, and others who were in the room at various times.

Reviewed On 10/4/2019
Dr. Katirji is an excellent doctor and has provided me with great information on how I should handle and treat my disease.

Board Certifications

  • Neuromuscular Medicine - American Board of Psychiatry and Neurology
  • Neurology - American Board of Psychiatry and Neurology


Fellowship | Electromyography
Electromyography - University Of Pittsburgh Medical Center (1983 - 1984)

Fellowship | Electromyography
Electromyography - Cleveland Clinic (1983 - 1983)

Residency | Neurology
Neurology - University Of Pittsburgh Medical Center (1980 - 1983)

Residency | Neurology
Neurology - University Of Pittsburgh Medical Center (1978 - 1980)

Internship | Rotating
Rotating - University Of Pittsburgh Medical Center (1977 - 1978)

Internship | Rotating
Rotating - University Of Pittsburgh Medical Center (1976 - 1977)

Medical Education
University Of Aleppo (1971 - 1977)

Industry Relationships

University Hospitals is committed to transparency in our interactions with industry partners, such as pharmaceutical, biotech, or medical device companies. At UH, we disclose practitioner and their family members’ ownership and intellectual property rights that are or in the process of being commercialized. In addition, we disclose payments to employed practitioners of $5,000 or more from companies with which the practitioners interact as part of their professional activities. These practitioner-industry relationships assist in developing new drugs, devices and therapies and in providing medical education aimed at improving quality of care and enhancing clinical outcomes. At the same time, UH understands that these relationships may create a conflict of interest. In providing this information, UH desires to assist patients in talking with their practitioners about industry relationships and how those relationships may impact their medical care.

UH practitioners seek advance approval for certain new industry relationships. In addition, practitioners report their industry relationships and activities, as well as those of their immediate family members, to the UH Office of Outside Interests annually. We review these reports and implement management plans, as appropriate, to address conflicts of interest that may arise in connection with medical research, clinical care and purchasing decisions.

View UH’s policy (PDF) on practitioner-industry relationships.

As of December 31, 2016, Bashar Katirji did not disclose any Outside Relationships with Industry.

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