Notable Heroes in Health Care: Dr. Ahmed Obeidat

Class of 2022

Dr. Ahmed Obeidat, associate professor in the department of neurology at Froedtert & Medical College of Wisconsin, is a leader in diagnosing, treating and managing multiple sclerosis and immune disorders of the central nervous system. He is recognized for his work nationally and internationally, according to Rob Multerer, president of the National Multiple Sclerosis Society.

“Dr. Obeidat is an advocate for medical humanities and believes in the power of patient stories in shaping a successful, long-lasting patient-doctor relationship,” Multerer said. “Dr. Obeidat sees dozens of people living with MS each week, while also conducting his own research to help understand the high prevalence rate of MS in Wisconsin as well as southeastern Wisconsin.”

Obeidat’s research also focuses on advancing the understanding of MS causes and to improve the efficacy and safety of current therapeutics.

He has been awarded the Clinical Care fellowship by the National Multiple Sclerosis Society while currently serving as a member of the NMSS – Wisconsin Chapter Board of Trustees. 

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