Tareq Kass-Hout, M.D.


Neuroendovascular Care and Neurology
  • Silver Cross Neuroscience Institute

Call 815-723-4387

Accepting new patients.

Tareq Kass-Hout, M.D., is a skilled stroke neurologist who also specializes in neuro-critical care, treating critically ill neurovascular patients. Dr. Kass-Hout’s expertise also includes neuroimaging and neuroendovascular surgery, treating blood vessels pathology in the brain and spinal cord through minimally invasive surgery using catheters. He is a national expert in ischemic and hemorrhagic strokes, cerebral aneurysms and other complex neurological conditions, such as arteriovenous malformations (AVM), arteriovenous fistula, carotid artery disease (CAD), pre-surgical tumor and embolization.

Contact Information

  • Office: 815-723-4387
  • Fax: 815-723-4634






Arabic, English, and Spanish


Year began practicing: 2006

Year joined staff: 2022


Damascus University Medical School


University at Buffalo (SUNY)
University at Buffalo (SUNY)


Emory University School of Medicine
Rutgers Medical School
University of Miami School of Medicine

Board Certified

  • Neurology
  • Vascular Neurology

Other Specialties

  • Neuroendovascular Care
  • Neurology

Professional Memberships

  • American Board of Psychiatry and Neurology
  • American Medical Association
  • American Academy of Neurology
  • American Heart Association
  • Society of NeuroInterventional Surgery
  • American Society of Neuroimaging

Honors, Awards, etc.

Because Dr. Kass-Hout is passionate about improving care for neurovascular patients, he researches new treatments and techniques designed to improve quality of life after brain injuries. His research has been published in several highly regarded, peer-reviewed journals, including the Stroke Journal, Journal of Neurointerventional Surgery, The Neurohospitalist, World Neurosurgery, Interventional Neuroradiology and more.

View Dr. Kass-Hout's published papers

Areas Of Interest

Neurointerventional Surgery, Stroke Care, Neuro-critical care, neuroendovascular surgery, ischemic stroke, hemorrhagic stroke, cerebral aneurysms, complex neurological conditions, arteriovenous malformation (AVM), arteriovenous fistula, carotid artery disease (CAD), pre-surgical tumor and embolization

Physicians on Silver Cross Hospital’s Medical Staff have expertise in their areas of practice to meet the needs of patients seeking their care. These physicians are independent practitioners on the Medical Staff and are not the agents or employees of Silver Cross Hospital. They treat patients based upon their independent medical judgment and they bill patients separately for their services.