Motasem Al-Yacoub, MD, a Neurologist with East Bay Neurology

Get to know Neurologist Dr. Motasem Al-Yacoub, who serves patients in Pawtucket, Rhode Island.

Fluent in both English and Arabic, Dr. Al-Yacoub is a board-certified neurologist with clinical interests in general neurology, headache medicine, stroke, and dementia. He is currently serving patients at his private practice, East Bay Neurology, in Pawtucket, Rhode Island. 

The doctor is affiliated with several hospitals and medical centers in the area, including The Miriam Hospital, Landmark Medical Center, and Our Lady of Fatima Hospital. Alongside his clinical role, he serves as an Adjunct Assistant Professor of Neurology within the Department of Neurology at Brown University. 

His acclaimed career in medicine began in 1991 when he earned his medical degree from the Faculty of Medicine at Jordan University, Amman Jordan. Upon relocating to the United States, Dr. Al-Yacoub went on to complete his residency in internal medicine at Memorial Hospital of Rhode Island, followed by his residency in neurology at Brown University.

Following his training, he earned board certification in neurology by the American Board of Psychiatry and Neurology, a not-for-profit corporation dedicated to promoting high quality patient care for the public through the initial and continuing certification of psychiatrists and neurologists. He also earned board certification in internal medicine by the American Board of Internal Medicine, a physician-led, non-profit, independent evaluation organization driven by doctors who want to achieve higher standards for better care in a rapidly changing world.

Dr. Alyacoub is also board certified in headache medicine.

Neurology is a branch of medicine dealing with disorders of the nervous system. Neurologists are licensed medical specialists who diagnose and treat disorders that affect the brain, spinal cord, nerves, and muscles of patients. They examine a patient’s mental and physical status, conduct medical tests and scans, and evaluate the results to diagnose and treat the patient.

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