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Dr. Arash Farahvar, MD

Dr. Arash Farahvar, MD

Neurosurgery ·  Male · Age 50


Dr. Arash Farahvar, MD is a neurosurgery specialist in Sarasota, FL and has been practicing for 21 years. He specializes in neurosurgery, neurological spine surgery, and more.


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(941) 295-9612

Dr. Farahvar accepts the following insurance:

Aetna
Aetna HMO
Choice Plus POS II
Blue Cross Blue Shield
Blue Card PPO
Blue Cross Blue Shield of Florida
Blue Care HMO
Blue Select
BlueDental Choice
Cigna
Cigna HMO
Cigna PPO
Open Access Plus
First Health (Coventry Health Care)
First Health (Coventry Health Care) PPO
HealthLink
HealthLink PPO
Humana
Choice Care PPO
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MultiPlan
MultiPlan PPO

Background Check

No malpractice claims found for Florida
No disciplinary actions found for the years we collect data
No board actions found for the years we collect data
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Dr. Farahvar's Top Procedures and Conditions

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Chiari's Deformity
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Treatment Frequency

Dr. Farahvar treats Chiari's Deformity more than 58% of his peers

Dr. Farahvar treats this condition more than 58% of his peers

Rating Includes other areas of care:

  • Chiari Malformation Type 1
  • Chiari Malformation Type 2
  • Chiari Malformation Type 3
  • Chiari Malformation Type 4
  • Chiari Malformation, Adult
  • Chiari Malformation, Pediatric
Low Back Pain
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normal

Treatment Frequency

Dr. Farahvar treats Low Back Pain more than 42% of his peers

Dr. Farahvar treats this condition more than 42% of his peers

Spinal Reconstructive Surgery for Deformities
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Treatment Frequency

Dr. Farahvar performs Spinal Reconstructive Surgery for Deformities more than 40% of his peers

Dr. Farahvar performs this procedure more than 40% of his peers

Dr. Farahvar's conditions and procedures:

  • Abscess or Cyst Drainage or Aspiration
  • Abscess or Fluid Incision and Drainage
  • Acoustic Neuroma
  • Aneurysm
  • Ataxia
  • Bone Cancer
  • Bone Disorders
  • Brain and Nervous System Cancer (incl. Gliomas, Astrocytoma, Schwannoma, Medulloblastoma, Chordoma)
  • Brain Aneurysm
  • Brain Cancer
  • Brain Disorders
  • Brain Surgery
  • Broken Neck
  • Cancer
  • Cerebral Artery Thrombosis
  • Cerebral Hemorrhage
  • Cerebrospinal Fluid (CSF) Shunt - Insertion, Repair or Removal
  • Cerebrospinal Fluid Leak (CSF Leak)
  • Cerebrovascular Disease
  • Cervical Spine Myelopathy
  • Chiari's Deformity
  • Cranial Trauma
  • Craniectomy, Craniotomy, Surgery of Skull Base, Neuroendoscopy
  • Degenerative Disc Disease
  • Dural Repair or Other Spinal Cord Repair
  • Ear Disorders
  • EEG (Electroencephalogram)
  • Epilepsy
  • Fracture
  • Herniated Disc
  • Herniated Disc Surgery
  • Hydrocephalus
  • Intervertebral Disc Disease
  • Lamina Procedures (incl. Laminectomy, Laminoplasty, Laminotomy)
  • Low Back Pain
  • Lumbar Spine Fracture
  • Meningiomas
  • Myelopathy
  • Neuroplasty
  • Neurostimulation
  • Normal Pressure Hydrocephalus
  • Pathological Spine Fracture
  • Pituitary Gland Tumor Excision
  • Post-Laminectomy Syndrome
  • Radiculopathy (Not Due to Disc Displacement)
  • Repair Intracranial Aneurysm
  • Scoliosis
  • Secondary Malignancies
  • Spinal Cord Injury
  • Spinal Cord Stimulation
  • Spinal Cord Tumor
  • Spinal Fusion
  • Spinal Reconstructive Surgery for Deformities
  • Spinal Stenosis
  • Spine Deformities
  • Spine Disorders
  • Spine Fractures, Traumatic
  • Spondylolisthesis
  • Spondylosis
  • Stroke
  • Subarachnoid Hemorrhage
  • Subdural Hemorrhage
  • Thoracic Spine Fracture
  • Thoracic Spine Myelopathy
  • Thrombosis
  • Torticollis
  • Traumatic Brain Injury
  • Vascular Disease

About Me

There are healthcare solutions for every need, and it is our aim to provide those solutions in a quick, deliberate fashion, utilizing one or more of our many treatments, ultimately improving the condition of our patients, and increasing their quality...

Specialties

  • Neurosurgery
  • Minimally Invasive Neurological Spine Surgery
  • Neurological Spine Surgery
  • Neurological Trauma Surgery

Board Certifications

Education

University of Miami / School of Medicine
Fellowship Hospital
University of Rochester
Residency Hospital
University of Illinois At Urbana-Champaign
Medical School
1998
UNIV OF IL COLL OF MED
Medical School
University of Illinois At Urbana-Champaign
Undergraduate School
1998

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Dr Farahvar is by far the best doctor I've ever had the pleasure of meeting. He took care of me and I truly wish he were still here in Illinois. Florida gained One of The Best Doctors EVER!! His compassion and treatment are 2nd to none!! I wish him the best always, Maybe I can come see him in...Read More
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Dr Farahvar evaluated me and consulted with me as a trauma patient in SMH's ED and ICU. Six weeks later, at follow up appointment in his office, Dr Farahvar was very attentive to my concerns and expectations. He explained everything he could, even repeating himself at my request. There was no...Read More
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My husband was in a lot of pain, and could not walk or stand for any length of time. His MRI showed the problem between L5 and S1. After research and talking with colleagues, we met with Dr. Farahvar. He performed surgery and my husband could walk the same day without pain. He also recommended...Read More
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My husband Art and I met Dr. Farahvar at the most devastating and critical moment of our lives. My husband was diagnosed with a brain tumor which was terminal. From day one Dr. Farahvar spoke with compassion and unbelievable concern and knowledge and honesty. He was honest with compassion which...Read More
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The BEST Doctor I have had the pleasure meeting in a long time. Dr Farahvar is so conscientious he visited my wife, his patient every day in the hospital, No question went unanswered, Dr Farahvar was the physician who diagnosed my wife and allowed her to be correctly treated. I myself worked in...Read More
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