Dr. Arash Farahvar, MD

Dr. Arash Farahvar, MD

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50 y/o
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Dr. Arash Farahvar, MD is a neurosurgery specialist in Sarasota, FL and has been practicing for 20 years. He specializes in neurosurgery, neurological spine surgery, and more.Read his story

Re3 Innovative Neuroscience Institute

4012 Sawyer Rd Ste 102

Sarasota, FL 34233
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Insurance Accepted

  • Aetna
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield of Florida
  • Cigna
  • First Health (Coventry Health Care)
  • HealthLink
  • Humana
  • MultiPlan

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
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
Craniectomy, Craniotomy, Surgery of Skull Base, Neuroendoscopy
Degenerative Disc Disease
Dural Repair or Other Spinal Cord Repair
Ear Disorders
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
Post-Laminectomy Syndrome
Radiculopathy (Not Due to Disc Displacement)
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
Stroke
Subarachnoid Hemorrhage
Subdural Hemorrhage
Thoracic Spine Fracture
Thoracic Spine Myelopathy
Thrombosis
Torticollis
Traumatic Brain Injury
Vascular Disease

About Me

Care Philosophy

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 qual...

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
    1998
  • University of Illinois At Urbana-Champaign
    Undergraduate School

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Dr. Farahvar's Reviews

Likelihood to recommend Dr. Farahvar

4.9

Based on 14 reviews

5 Stars
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4 Stars
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3 Stars
7.142857142857143%
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1 Star
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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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I have dealt with numerous neuro-surgeons Dr Farahvar is definitely a cut above the rest. He spends the time to clearly explain all options available. I would highly recommend anyone with back problems to see him.
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After a couple close calls, we learned that the culprit was a brain tumor located near the pituitary gland and pressing on the optic nerve. It was a scary time and Dr. Farahvar made the entire process as good as it could have been. He was caring, patient, thorough and always took the time to...Read More
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Aetna
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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

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Fawcett Memorial Hospital

Port Charlotte, FL

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