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Dr. Faheem Sandhu, MD

Neurosurgery ·  Male · Age 54

Dr. Sandhu

Dr. Faheem Sandhu, MD is a neurosurgery specialist in Clinton, MD and has been practicing for 24 years. He graduated from University Of Rochester School Of Medicine and Dentistry in 1995 and specializes in neurosurgery.


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Dr. Sandhu accepts the following insurance:

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KeyCare PPO
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CareFirst Blue Cross Blue Shield
Blue Choice Advantage
Blue Preferred PPO
CareFirst Maryland POS
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Southern Health PPO
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Dr. Sandhu's Top Procedures and Conditions

Treatment Frequency
Neuroplasty
very high
very high

Treatment Frequency

Dr. Sandhu performs Neuroplasty more than 96% of his peers

Dr. Sandhu performs this procedure more than 96% of his peers

Herniated Disc Surgery
very high
very high

Treatment Frequency

Dr. Sandhu performs Herniated Disc Surgery more than 96% of his peers

Dr. Sandhu performs this procedure more than 96% 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
Spinal Reconstructive Surgery for Deformities
very high
very high

Treatment Frequency

Dr. Sandhu performs Spinal Reconstructive Surgery for Deformities more than 96% of his peers

Dr. Sandhu performs this procedure more than 96% of his peers

Dr. Sandhu's conditions and procedures:

  • Abscess or Cyst Drainage or Aspiration
  • Abscess or Fluid Incision and Drainage
  • Acoustic Neuroma
  • Aneurysm
  • Ankylosing Vertebral Hyperostosis
  • 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
  • Disc Replacement
  • Dural Repair or Other Spinal Cord Repair
  • Ear Disorders
  • Epidural Hematoma
  • 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
  • Osteosarcoma
  • Pathological Spine Fracture
  • Post-Laminectomy Syndrome
  • Radiculopathy (Not Due to Disc Displacement)
  • Scoliosis
  • Secondary Malignancies
  • Spina Bifida
  • Spinal Compression Fracture Repair
  • Spinal Cord Injury
  • Spinal Cord Stimulation
  • Spinal Fusion
  • Spinal Reconstructive Surgery for Deformities
  • Spinal Stenosis
  • Spine Deformities
  • Spine Disorders
  • Spine Fracture Treatment
  • Spine Fractures, Traumatic
  • Spondylolisthesis
  • Spondylosis
  • Stroke
  • Subarachnoid Hemorrhage
  • Subdural Hemorrhage
  • Thoracic Spine Fracture
  • Thoracic Spine Myelopathy
  • Thrombosis
  • Torticollis
  • Traumatic Brain Injury
  • Vascular Disease
  • Vascular Transcatheter Embolization
  • Vertebral Column Tumors

About Me

Biography

Dr. Faheem Sandhu, MD is a neurosurgery specialist in Clinton, MD and has been practicing for 24 years. He graduated from University Of Rochester School Of Medicine and Dentistry in 1995 and specializes in neurosurgery.

Specialties

  • Neurosurgery

Board Certifications

Education

1995
University Of Rochester School Of Medicine and Dentistry
Medical School
1995

Awards

Dr. Sandhu's Reviews

Likelihood to recommend Dr. Sandhu

4.3

Based on 39 reviews

5 Stars
79.48717948717949%
(31)
4 Stars
0%
(0)
3 Stars
2.5641025641025643%
(1)
2 Stars
2.5641025641025643%
(1)
1 Star
15.384615384615385%
(6)

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So far, I've had two major surgeries performed by Dr. Sandhu. One was a fusion in my neck and the other was my lower back where he inserted an artificial disc in-place of fusion. With both surgeries, I was VERY please with the outcome and even with my lower back, I was back bicycle riding around...Read More
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Dr. Sandhu helped me when no other surgeon would and it is because of him that I now have a chance at a better quality of life. He is a great surgeon, as well as humble and kind. That's a difficult to find combination in a surgeon.
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Dr. Sandhu is one of the best spine docs in the country, doing techniques nobody else is, so glad I was able to see him, my surgery was a complete success and the recovery was easy, thanks to his less invasive techniques. HIGHLY recommend.
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Dr Sandgu performed an ACDF on me @Georgetown University Hosp. Due to his negligence I woke up paralyzed from the neck down. I spent a no there after surg & then another mo @ NRH. He told multiple stories of what happened. Either way my spinal cord was hit. They didn't know if I'd ever be able to...Read More
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Traveled from Virginia to Calvert Memorial Hospital in Maryland. I got there in plenty of time in advance of my appointment. I had scheduled this appointment four months prior and was looking forward to getting some answers. I sat in the packed waiting room for 45 minutes passed my scheduled...Read More
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