Senda Ajroud-Driss, MD

Senda Ajroud-Driss, MD

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Primary Specialty

Neuromuscular Medicine

Secondary Specialty

  • Neurology

Insurance

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Accepting New Patients

Practice Focus Areas

  • Amyloid Neuropathy
  • Amyotrophic Lateral Sclerosis
  • Chronic Inflammatory Demyelinating Polyneuropathy
  • Dermatomyositis
  • Dysimmune Neuropathy
  • Limb Girdle Muscular Dystrophy
  • Myasthenia Gravis
  • Polyneuropathy

Education

Medical Education:
MD, Medicine School of Tunis - 1996
Internship:
McGaw Medical Center of Northwestern University - 2001
Residency:
University of Illinois College of Medicine at Chicago - 2004
Fellowships:
McGaw Medical Center of Northwestern University - 2005

Media

Languages Spoken

  • Arabic
  • French

Board Certifications

  • American Board of Psychiatry and Neurology - Neurology (Certified)
  • American Board of Psychiatry and Neurology - Neuromuscular Medicine (Certified)

Faculty Profile

Associate Professor, Feinberg School of Medicine

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Practice Groups and Affiliations

Medical Group:
Northwestern Medical Group
Alignment Category:
Northwestern Medicine Physician Network
On Medical Staff At:
Northwestern Memorial Hospital

Ratings and Reviews

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Overall Rating

4.9
4.9 

397 Ratings

Reviews from Patients

100 Most Recent Reviews

Reviews from Patients

100 Most Recent Reviews

March 25, 2022

5.0

Dr. Driss is a wonderful clinician. She listened to my concerns and shared her impressions. We developed a plan that made sense to me.

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March 21, 2022

5.0

She is knowledgeable, courteous, and friendly. I have the utmost trust in her ability.

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March 18, 2022

5.0

She seems knowledgeable.

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March 03, 2022

5.0

She is truly the best!!!!!!!!!!!!

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February 18, 2022

5.0

There’s not an 11. She’s really knowledgeable and explained the science and her thinking about my healthcare.

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February 17, 2022

5.0

Excellent researcher and skilled physician.

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February 16, 2022

5.0

Extremely focused and thorough

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February 16, 2022

5.0

She is very good specialist for my disease. Thru her was able to get into drug study to help me and my family as this is a genetic mutation. She cares

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February 13, 2022

5.0

Dr Driss is one in a Million. She listens to what you have to say and always can give you a quick response either on my chart or in person.

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February 06, 2022

5.0

Dr. Driss is great.

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January 12, 2022

5.0

Care for me

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January 09, 2022

5.0

She knows a lot

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January 08, 2022

5.0

She was great and listened to my concerns

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January 06, 2022

5.0

Dr. Ajroud-Driss includes her patient’s considerations as she determines individualized treatment plans.

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January 06, 2022

5.0

I love Dr. Driss. She is very knowledgeable and empathetic!

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December 17, 2021

5.0

Tries to help and compassionate Gives options and communicates with other doctors caring for me to make the best decisions.

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December 13, 2021

5.0

Doctor Driss has been a blessing. She and her team are excellent diagnosticians and involve me in decision making. I am able to communicate via MyChart and also via teleconferencing. I see her at 3 month intervals and find this very helpful in managing my disability.

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December 10, 2021

5.0

She is very knowledgeable about my Amyloidosis

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December 06, 2021

5.0

Very knowledgeable, and had compassion.

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December 06, 2021

5.0

She was very knowledgeable, and encouraging

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December 03, 2021

5.0

Took the time with the examine and answered all my questions.

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December 01, 2021

5.0

Interest in and care for me

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December 01, 2021

5.0

She’s very professional and knowledgeable.

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November 22, 2021

5.0

She is wonderful

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November 19, 2021

5.0

Professional, respectful obviously knowledgeable and encouraging.

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November 17, 2021

5.0

Always attentive and very detailed at explanations.

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November 15, 2021

5.0

Experienced and very knowledgeable. Excellent manner. Honest and forthright.

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November 14, 2021

5.0

explains everything clearly and shows compassion and kindness

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November 12, 2021

5.0

Dr Driss seems to know and handle my issues well

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November 12, 2021

5.0

She’s a smart and caring doctor.

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November 03, 2021

5.0

Dr Driss is a personable doctor, informative, and communicates in the manner easily understood.

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November 03, 2021

5.0

Great bedside manner, very thorough, and obviously very smart.

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October 31, 2021

5.0

She is very caring physician. Listened to all your concerns. Doctor highly qualifying specializing in her field.

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October 26, 2021

5.0

Great understanding kf my problems with excellent suggestions for next steps.

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October 26, 2021

5.0

Once you get to her she is good.

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October 24, 2021

5.0

Personable and knowlegeable

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October 20, 2021

5.0

Professional and personable

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October 18, 2021

5.0

She is people friendly

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October 13, 2021

5.0

She is very knowledgeable in my Neuro/ Muscular condition. She comes up with the best treatment plans for me.

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October 04, 2021

5.0

Dr. Driss has been great from diagnosis to present day treatment.

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September 24, 2021

5.0

Dr. Driss spends time with her patients, discussing options & listening.

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September 20, 2021

5.0

Very thorough

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September 15, 2021

5.0

Dr. Driss shows concern about her patients and truly investigates the reason for the problem.

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September 05, 2021

5.0

She made me feel at ease and listen to my issues. Like I said previously , when I left I felt hopeful

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September 03, 2021

5.0

I felt heard. She addressed the issues

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August 27, 2021

5.0

Provides excellent compassionate care.

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August 26, 2021

5.0

Dr. Driss answered all my questions and explained the disease process. I did not feel rushed and felt the physician cared.

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August 20, 2021

4.0

At this time I feel that it is too early to evaluate this doctor.

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August 12, 2021

5.0

Dr Driss is amazing we are in great hands with her. She shows so much compassion.

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August 12, 2021

5.0

She is very knowledgeable about Neurology

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August 11, 2021

5.0

I always look forward to my visits with Dr Driss. She is warm, engaging and asks all the right questions. I feel cared for when I meet with her.

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August 07, 2021

5.0

Explains plans well. Detailed follow up.

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August 05, 2021

5.0

Great bedside manner

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August 03, 2021

5.0

She is wonderful and caring.

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July 30, 2021

5.0

She is very patient.

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July 29, 2021

5.0

She really cares what you think about and what questions you have.

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July 28, 2021

5.0

Takes all my medical conditions into consideration when making neurological decisions

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July 26, 2021

5.0

Agin, comfort with staff and affiliation with MDA.

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July 25, 2021

5.0

She is calm and reassuring, knows her stuff

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July 22, 2021

5.0

Very friendly person

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July 21, 2021

5.0

She is a very skilled physician and a kind individual. HER bedside manner and positive approach to medicine are truly inspiring to her patienc

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July 20, 2021

5.0

Very interested in finding out what is causing my nerve pain.

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July 14, 2021

5.0

She was very kind and did a good examination

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July 11, 2021

5.0

She is an amazing doctor

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July 02, 2021

5.0

Very good physician/patient relationship started. Professional and friendly. Included me in discussions of future treatment and possibilities of things we can try to help me alleviate hand pain in both hands.

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July 02, 2021

4.0

While she was not very warm, she listened, asked questions and explained things very thoroughly. She also made sure my questions were answered. It is rare that I would rate highly a physician who is not personable at all. It would have been nice, though, if she would have been a bit more engaged on a personal level.

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June 24, 2021

5.0

Very knowledgeable, engaged & empathic

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June 17, 2021

5.0

compassionate and competent

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June 16, 2021

5.0

She is the best with enormous compassion and bedside manner!!!

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June 09, 2021

5.0

Very informative

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May 24, 2021

5.0

She is awesome caring doctor

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May 24, 2021

5.0

Very caring and excellent doctor.

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May 24, 2021

5.0

We feel Dr Driss has my best interest in her guidance.

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May 21, 2021

5.0

She is the best as a doctor, she took interest in us Her examination was great and to a point.

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May 18, 2021

5.0

I believe she cares about the patient and is honest and practical

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May 16, 2021

5.0

always feel that she understands your needs

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May 14, 2021

5.0

Easy to talk with. She listens. Gives great advice. Really appreciate her expertise.

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May 13, 2021

5.0

She is very dedicated and knowledgeable about the field of Neurology. She is especially sincere and kind to her patients. She also brings other members of the department to give advice and suggestions for her patients.

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May 12, 2021

5.0

Great Doctor

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May 09, 2021

5.0

Dedicated approach to finding a cure for ALS, while caring for the whole patient.

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May 06, 2021

5.0

She’s truly care about her patients. She listens to the patient needs or problems.

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May 04, 2021

5.0

She has always been professional, respectful and provided excellent medical treatment.

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April 21, 2021

5.0

Direct and to the point of my health issues.

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April 21, 2021

5.0

She takes the time to talk to you and makes sure you understand everything that is discussed,

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April 14, 2021

5.0

Very knowledgeable and personable

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April 14, 2021

5.0

competent, caring, and thorough.

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April 11, 2021

5.0

Very kind

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April 08, 2021

5.0

I have ALS and wanted to be in the HEALEY Platform Trial. Dr. Driss explained during my initial visit that as my disease progressed, I might have difficulty getting to Chicago for follow up visits. While this was a disappointment to me, she said she would locate a HEALEY site closer to my home. In about an hour, she called me back and said she had been in contact with the University of Kentucky and they would be happy to have me as a patient. After that call, I had an emotional cry because I felt that she totally cared about me and wanted to be sure that I had access to the HEALEY program. She gave me hope and that it is rare feeling when you have a terminal illness like ALS. I will forever be grateful for her efforts to help me.

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April 08, 2021

5.0

Very nice, super helpful and knowledgeable. Believed in what patient said unlike other doctors we’ve seen. Gave an action plan. Left happy and less stressed.

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April 07, 2021

5.0

Anyone needing my kind of care would be very lucky to have access to Dr Driss.

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April 07, 2021

5.0

She is extremely knowledgeable within her specialty and delves even further to understand circumstances not in her specialty.

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March 30, 2021

5.0

Again, she was very nice, easy to talk to and patient. She was very thorough and knowledgeable. Made me feel confident of her care.

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March 24, 2021

5.0

Thorough and friendly.

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March 21, 2021

5.0

Dr. Driss was kind and attentive.

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March 20, 2021

5.0

Good listener. Knows her stuff. Very Friendly

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March 19, 2021

5.0

Dr. Dris is concerned about my well-being in ever aspect of my life.

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March 18, 2021

5.0

Dr. Driss is extremely smart, knowledgeable and in the cutting edge of ALS medicine. On top of that she is extremely kind, able to explain the progression and fundamentals of the disease using simple terms, listens to your updates and concerns, and she has a genuine care for the patient.

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March 17, 2021

5.0

Very helpful.

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March 15, 2021

5.0

Excellent in her scope of practice. Shows very much concerns of her patient’s well being.

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March 14, 2021

5.0

Dr. Driss is an outstanding doctor and is the reason I've stayed with Northwestern after seeing doctors at RUSH and University of Chicago. I went to each approximately 2 years each, and I've been here since 2013.

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Consulting / Related Activities

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  • Amylyx Pharmaceuticals Inc

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