Dr. Daniel Fahim, MD

Dr. Daniel Fahim, MD

Neurosurgery  ·  
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

Contact Information

Insurance Accepted

  • Aetna
  • Alliance Health Care
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • Cofinity
  • Dimension Health
  • HAP Insurance
  • HealthPlus of Michigan
  • Humana
  • Priority Health
  • 2 More

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Top Care Areas

See how frequently Dr. Fahim performs your care needs compared to other doctors.

Herniated Disc
very high
more than 93% of peers
Intervertebral Disc Disease
very high
more than 91% of peers
Radiculopathy (Not Due to Disc Displacement)
very high
more than 90% of peers

Dr. Fahim's percentages are based on the rate of treatment compared to peers nationwide from insurance data. Learn more info about our data and this Top Care Areas component.

Dr. Fahim's bio

This content was provided by Dr. Fahim "Daniel K. Fahim, M.D., is a Neurosurgeon and Michigan Head and Spine Institute. He is also Director of Spine Tumor Program, Beaumont Hospital-Royal Oak and Director of Brain Tumor Program, Beaumount Hospital-Royal Oak. Dr. Fahim is also Assistant Professor of Neurosurgery at Oakland University William Beaumont School of Medicine. "

Care Philosophy

This content was provided by Dr. Fahim "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. "

3  Specialties

  • Neurosurgery
  • Neurological Spine Reconstructive Surgery
  • Neuro-Oncology

1  Board Certifications

  • Neurosurgery
    Accredited by: American Board of Neurological Surgery*

61  Conditions Treated

  • Acoustic Neuroma
  • Aneurysm
  • Brain and Nervous System Cancer (incl. Gliomas, Astrocytoma, Schwannoma, Medulloblastoma, Chordoma)
  • Brain Aneurysm
  • Brain Cancer
  • Broken Neck
  • Central Nervous System Lymphoma
  • Cerebral Artery Thrombosis
  • Cerebral Hemorrhage
  • Cerebrospinal Fluid Leak (CSF Leak)
  • Cerebrovascular Disease
  • Cervical Spine Myelopathy
  • Chiari's Deformity
  • Coagulation Disorders (incl. Hemophilia)
  • Cranial Trauma
  • Craniopharyngioma
  • Degenerative Disc Disease
  • Epilepsy
  • Fracture
  • Herniated Disc
  • Hydrocephalus
  • Intervertebral Disc Disease
  • Kidney Cancer
  • Larynx Conditions
  • Leukocytosis
  • Low Back Pain
  • Lumbar Spine Fracture
  • Meningiomas
  • 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
  • Post-Laminectomy Syndrome
  • Primary Central Nervous System Lymphoma
  • Radiculopathy (Not Due to Disc Displacement)
  • Rasmussen's Syndrome
  • Scoliosis
  • Soft Tissue Sarcoma
  • Spinal Cord Injury
  • Spinal Cord Tumor
  • Spinal Stenosis
  • Spine Deformities
  • Spine Disorders
  • Spine Fractures, Traumatic
  • Spondylolisthesis
  • Spondylosis
  • Stroke
  • Subarachnoid Hemorrhage
  • Subdural Hemorrhage
  • Thoracic Spine Fracture
  • Thoracic Spine Myelopathy
  • Thrombocytosis
  • Traumatic Brain Injury
  • Vertebral Column Tumors


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23  Procedures

  • Abscess or Cyst Drainage or Aspiration
  • Abscess or Fluid Incision and Drainage
  • Bone Marrow Transplant
  • Brain Surgery
  • Cardiac MRI (Magnetic Resonance Imaging) of Heart or Chest
  • Cerebrospinal Fluid (CSF) Shunt - Insertion, Repair or Removal
  • Craniectomy, Craniotomy, Surgery of Skull Base, Neuroendoscopy
  • CyberKnife®, Cranial (Stereotactic Radiosurgery, Cranial) incl. Gamma Knife and LINAC Photon Beam
  • Dural Repair or Other Spinal Cord Repair
  • Epidural Block, Facet Blocks
  • Herniated Disc Surgery
  • Incision and Removal of Foreign Object
  • Lamina Procedures (incl. Laminectomy, Laminoplasty, Laminotomy)
  • Minimally Invasive Surgery
  • Nerve Block, Somatic
  • Neuroplasty
  • Pituitary Gland Tumor Excision
  • Spinal Compression Fracture Repair
  • Spinal Fusion
  • Spinal Nerve Block
  • Spinal Reconstructive Surgery for Deformities
  • Spine Fracture Treatment
  • Stereotactic Radiosurgery, Spinal or Cranial

Background Check

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0 Sanctions

No sanctions history found for the years that Healthgrades collects data.

0 Board Actions

No board actions found for the years that Healthgrades collects data.


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

Awards & Recognition

Awards & Honors
  • Healthgrades Honor Roll
Media & Publications

Dr. Fahim has no media or publications listed.

Languages Spoken

  • English
  • Arabic

Memberships & Professional Affiliations

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Dr. Fahim's Reviews

Likelihood of recommending Dr. Fahim to family and friends
61 total reviews (15 have comments)

Likelihood to Recommend (61)

  • 5
  • 4
  • 3
  • 2
  • 1

Dr. Fahim's Performance

  • Trustworthiness

  • Explains condition(s) well

  • Answers questions

  • Time well spent


Office & Staff Performance

  • Scheduling

  • Office environment

  • Staff friendliness

  • Average wait time

    10 to 15 minutes
Dr. Fahim Says:

I am truly humbled by the many positive comments received from my patients. If you are one of those patients, please feel free to share your experience so others may benefit from the same type of care you received.


Patient Comments (15)

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...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...more
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Hello, We're sorry to hear about your unpleasant experience. If you would like to contact us directly, we'd be happy to address your concerns. Please feel free to fill out a contact us form on our website (https://www2.mhsi.us/about/contact-mhsi/) and someone from our management team will be in contact with you. Thank you.

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When I was diagnosed with a meningioma of the spinal canal, I was shocked and scared! I had discomfort and pain for almost a year before a doctor ordered a MRI exam - and there it was, very clear. Dr. Fahim was one of two surgeons I consulted, and I liked the way he explained the problem, the...more
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I would highly recommend Dr. Fahim. I am so pleased with the result of my neck surgery. There was so little pain after surgery and recovery has been great. He answered all my questions throughout the entire time, before and after surgery. After a couple of initial consults regarding my surgery,...more
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For many years I had severe back pain associated with bulging and herniated discs, scoliosis and a few other things. I was so nervous about having anything invasive. It has been 2 1/2 yrs now and I am so happy to say I have been pain free for 2 years. I am able to walk 5 miles a day and pick up...more
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