Dr. Daniel Fahim, MD

Dr. Daniel Fahim, MD

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Dr. Daniel Fahim, MD is a neurosurgery specialist in Royal Oak, MI. He graduated from University of Michigan Medical School and specializes in neurosurgery, neuro-oncology, and more.Read his story

3555 W 13 Mile Rd # N220

Royal Oak, MI 48073

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Insurance Accepted

  • Aetna
  • Alliance Health Care
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • Cofinity
  • Dimension Health
  • HAP Insurance
  • HealthPlus of Michigan
  • Humana
  • Priority Health
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Dr. Fahim's Top Procedures and Conditions

Treatment Frequency
Herniated Disc Surgery
very high
very high

Treatment Frequency

Dr. Fahim performs Herniated Disc Surgery more than 97% of his peers

Dr. Fahim performs this procedure more than 97% of his peers

Rating Includes other areas of care:

  • Anterior Cervical Discectomy With Fusion
  • Anterior Cervical Discectomy With Plating & Fusion
  • Anterior Cervical Microdiscectomy With Fusion
  • Arthroscopic Microdiscectomy
  • Cervical Discectomy
  • Cervical Microdiscectomy
  • Lumbar Discectomy
  • Lumbar Microdiscectomy
  • Microdiscectomy
  • Percutaneous Discectomy
  • Spinal Discectomy
Cervical Spine Myelopathy
very high
very high

Treatment Frequency

Dr. Fahim treats Cervical Spine Myelopathy more than 97% of his peers

Dr. Fahim treats this condition more than 97% of his peers

Myelopathy
very high
very high

Treatment Frequency

Dr. Fahim treats Myelopathy more than 95% of his peers

Dr. Fahim treats this condition more than 95% of his peers

Rating Includes other areas of care:

  • Autoimmune Myelopathy

Dr. Fahim's conditions and procedures:

Acoustic Neuroma
Aneurysm
Ankylosing Vertebral Hyperostosis
Brain and Nervous System Cancer (incl. Gliomas, Astrocytoma, Schwannoma, Medulloblastoma, Chordoma)
Brain Aneurysm
Brain Cancer
Brain Surgery
Broken Neck
Central Nervous System Lymphoma
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
Chronic Lymphocytic Leukemia
Coagulation Disorders (incl. Hemophilia)
Cranial Trauma
Craniectomy, Craniotomy, Surgery of Skull Base, Neuroendoscopy
Craniopharyngioma
CyberKnife®, Cranial (Stereotactic Radiosurgery, Cranial) incl. Gamma Knife and LINAC Photon Beam
Degenerative Disc Disease
Disc Replacement
Dural Repair or Other Spinal Cord Repair
Epilepsy
Esophageal Cancer
Fracture
Herniated Disc
Herniated Disc Surgery
Hydrocephalus
Hypercoagulable State
Incision and Removal of Foreign Object
Intervertebral Disc Disease
Kidney Cancer
Lamina Procedures (incl. Laminectomy, Laminoplasty, Laminotomy)
Larynx Conditions
Leukocytosis
Low Back Pain
Lumbar Spine Fracture
Melanoma
Meningiomas
Minimally Invasive Surgery
Multiple Myeloma
Myelodysplastic Syndromes
Myelopathy
Myeloproliferative Disorders
Nerve Root Injury and Plexus Disorders (incl. Pinched Nerve)
Nerve Sheath Tumors
Neuroendocrine Tumors
Neutropenia
Normal Pressure Hydrocephalus
Osteosarcoma
Pathological Spine Fracture
Pituitary Gland Tumor Excision
Post-Laminectomy Syndrome
Primary Central Nervous System Lymphoma
Primary Hypercoagulable State (incl. Factor V Leiden Disease)
Radiculopathy (Not Due to Disc Displacement)
Rasmussen's Syndrome
Reticulosarcoma
Scoliosis
Skin Cancer
Soft Tissue Sarcoma
Spina Bifida
Spinal Compression Fracture Repair
Spinal Cord Injury
Spinal Cord Tumor
Spinal Fusion
Spinal Reconstructive Surgery for Deformities
Spinal Stenosis
Spine Deformities
Spine Disorders
Spine Fracture Treatment
Spine Fractures, Traumatic
Spondylolisthesis
Spondylosis
Stereotactic Radiosurgery, Spinal or Cranial
Stroke
Subarachnoid Hemorrhage
Subdural Hemorrhage
Thalassemia
Thoracic Spine Fracture
Thoracic Spine Myelopathy
Thrombocytosis
Traumatic Brain Injury
Vertebral Column Tumors

About Me

It's my role to listen to each patient's individual needs and concerns. Then bring my skills and the latest techniques and treatments to each patient.  Most patients come to me in pain, relieving that pain is always the goal. 

Specialties

  • Neurosurgery
  • Neurological Spine Reconstructive Surgery
  • Neuro-Oncology

Board Certifications

Education

Baylor College of Medicine, Ben Taub General Hospital
Residency Hospital
Baylor College of Medicine, DeBakey Department of Surgery
Residency Hospital
Baylor College of Medicine, The Methodist Hospital
Residency Hospital
Baylor College of Medicine/ Texas Childrens Hospital
Residency Hospital
Baylor College of Medicine/Saint Lukes Episcopal Health System
Residency Hospital
MD Anderson Cancer Center
Residency Hospital
St Joseph Mercy Hosp-U Mich
Internship Hospital
University of Michigan Medical School
Medical School
Harvard University
Undergraduate School
Princeton University
Undergraduate School

Languages

  • Arabic
  • Spanish
  • English

Awards

Dr. Fahim's Reviews

Likelihood to recommend Dr. Fahim

4.0

Based on 64 reviews

5 Stars
73.4375%
(47)
4 Stars
1.5625%
(1)
3 Stars
0%
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2 Stars
0%
(0)
1 Star
25%
(16)

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53 weeks ago, Dr. Fahim did a Mobi-C cervical disc replacement between C5 and C6. Yes, the first 3 weeks were not pleasant, the fourth week was noticeably better, and ever since I've had no issues. I have full mobility in my neck with no loss in range of motion, and I haven't had any of the...Read More
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Don't trust this doctor . We had a very bad experience with him. He gave us false hope and made false promises.
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I came home with an infection from the hospital. Told him I was run ing a fever & he did nothing about it. The fever last over 6 months. My other doctors told me it was Dr Fahim who was responsible and he needed to medicate me. They didn't want to be responsible for what he did. So for 6 months I...Read More
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I went to him for a 2nd opinion and spoke for about 10 minutes with him and his PA. I will say both were kind, polite and very well spoken. I was very impressed with the explanation of my MRI and education on the type of surgery he would perform. The office staff was very kind and caring too. I am...Read More
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Very rude and careless about his patients. Did not take more than a few minutes with me and did not care enough to answer any questions. All he did was reply with are you gonna do the surgery or not, which made me question his intentions. Did not feel comfortable and never went back to see him...Read More
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