Dr. Fares Kokash, MD

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Neurology | Male

2401 S 31ST ST Temple, TX 76508 Get Directions
Dr. Fares Kokash, MD
Dr. Fares Kokash, MD is a neurology doctor who practices in Temple, TX. He is 52 years old and has been practicing for 29 years. Dr. Kokash is affiliated with McLane Children's Hospital- Scott and White and Scott and White Memorial Hospital.

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Dr. Kokash's Reviews

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based on 5 total reviews (3 with comments)
Dr. Kokash's Performance
  • Trustworthiness
    GOOD
  • Explains condition(s) well
    FAIR
  • Answers Questions
    GOOD
  • Time well spent
    GOOD
Office & Staff Performance
  • Scheduling
    GOOD
  • Office environment
    VERY GOOD
  • Staff friendliness
    GOOD
  • Average wait time
    10 to 15 minutes
Patient Comments (3)
in Harker Heights, TX |
My son is ASD and Dr Kokash is always so good and patient with him
Woodway, TX |
Worst doctor I have ever come into contact with. Inpatient - when my child was in the PICU suffering badly with neuro storming we kept being told that neurology was called to consult but they never came. Outpatient follow-ups, no bedside manner, blows off concerns, and we always have some issue with med refills. ALWAYS. My advice go to Waco to the Cook's clinic there and avoid S&W pediatric neurology altogether.
in Austin, TX |
Dr Kakash was mediocre at best. My daughter has epilepsy and her seizures were medicated but never were managed completely. He never spent more than 5 minutes with her. The last straw was when he wouldn't refill her prescriptions because we missed her appointment. We made another one but it was 8 days out and he still wouldn't do even an 8 day refill. Awful dr!! Who does this? What about the oath Drs take before practicing medicine? If my daughter has a seizure and injures herself I will sue him
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Dr. Kokash's experience matches your search based on the following criteria:

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  •  Specializes in Neurology
  •  Board certified in Neurology with Special Qualification in Child Neurology and Pediatrics
  •  No malpractice claims found
  •  No sanctions found
  •  No board actions found

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Board Certifications

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  • Neurology with Special Qualification in Child Neurology
  • Pediatrics

Conditions Treated

  • All Headaches (incl. Migraine)
  • Ataxia
  • Autoimmune Diseases
  • Bell's Palsy
  • Brain Disorders
  • Cerebral Palsy
  • Chiari's Deformity
  • Chorea (Excluding Huntington's Chorea)
  • Chronic Pain
  • Concussion
  • Confusion
  • Cranial Trauma
  • Diplopia
  • Dystonia
  • Epilepsy
  • Essential Tremor
  • Fever-Induced Seizure
  • Gait Abnormality
  • Headache
  • Hydrocephalus
  • Idiopathic Intracranial Hypertension
  • Inflammatory and Toxic Neuropathy
  • Intervertebral Disc Disease
  • Low Back Pain
  • Migraine
  • Muscular Dystrophy (MD)
  • Myoclonus
  • Nerve Sheath Tumors
  • Nystagmus
  • Optic Neuritis
  • Peripheral Nerve Disorders
  • Polymyositis
  • Post-Concussion Syndrome
  • Seizure Disorders
  • Sleep-Walking
  • Spina Bifida
  • Spinal Muscular Atrophy (SMA)
  • Spine Disorders
  • Syncope
  • Tic Disorders
  • Torticollis
  • Tourette's Syndrome
  • Transient Ischemic Attack (TIA)
  • Traumatic Brain Injury
  • Tremor
  • Tuberous Sclerosis
  • Vascular Disease
  • Vertebral Column Tumors
  • Vertigo
  • Visual Field Defects

Education

  • Medical School
    University Of Damascus / Faculty Of Medicine

    Graduated in 1988

  • Residency Hospital
    Tx Tech University

    Completed in 2002

  • Fellowship Hospital
    Ut Southwestern Med Center

    Completed in 2000

Languages Spoken

  • English

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Specialties

  • Neurology
  • Pediatric Neurology
  • Pediatrics

Procedures Performed

  • EEG (Electroencephalogram)
  • EMG (Electromyography)