Dr. Faris Fakhoury, MD

Dr. Faris Fakhoury, MD

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Dr. Fakhoury specializes in Neurosurgery and practices in Wellington, FL. He practices at 1 location.

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Dr. Fakhoury's Performance
  • Trustworthiness
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  • Explains condition(s) well
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  • Answers Questions
    EXCELLENT
  • Time well spent
    EXCELLENT
Office & Staff Performance
  • Scheduling
    EXCELLENT
  • Office environment
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  • Staff friendliness
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  • Average wait time
    Under 10 minutes
Patient Reviews (6)
in Lake Worth FL |
My 54 yr old husb was having vision problems (papilledema) & Opthalmalogist Caceras referred him for testing at Wellington Regional Med Ctr for Lumbar Puncture/Angiogram tests due to suspected optic nerve swelling. It was determined he had extremely high Cerebrospinal fluid causing pressure on brain/optic nerve leading to blindness/death/hemorrhage etc. Dr Fakhoury sucessfully performed a VP Brain shunt surgery & is healing succesfully, surprisingly without any pain! I highly recommend Fakhoury!
in West Palm Beach, FL |
Imagine a stabbing pain in your neck that radiates down the right side of your face… shoulder… arm… and ends in your fingers… I lived with that intense pain for over two years… The pain changed my life… no golf… very little sleep… when I did sleep it was in a chair… Attempting to remedy the problem… I went to physical therapy… had a series of epidural injections… nothing brought relief and in short… my life was miserable… Dr Faris Fakourhy was recommended to me by a physician and family friend
Palm Beach Gardens, FL |
Be very careful my cervical surgery was done without the screws and plate. Its been over 3 years and i have suffered excrutiating pain. It appears the bones have not fused. I am having to have several procedures in an effort to avoid a second surgery, which by the way is common. My primary contacted Dr. Fakhourys office concerning this and was not even given the courtesy of a return phone call. So govern yourself accordingly. My roommate had a different surgeon and has no trouble at all.
in West Palm Beach, FL |
06/27/2016 WOW! Dr. Fakhoury solved my 10 months illness of continious pain on my right lower back and my body was going tilted but thanks to his miracles hands and the assistance of Dr. Jesus Christ on a surgery performed 06/08/2016 to this date 06/27/2016 pain is gone I'm walking strait. Surgery lasted 4.5 hours. God Bless you Dr. Fakhoury you are the best of the best.
in West Palm Beach, FL |
I went to Dr. Fakhoury with severe lower back pain. I had 2 herniated discs in my L4/5 lumbar region. This pain affected my quality of life. He was the third Doctor I saw, and the first one I really liked. He listened to me, really listened. I decided to have the surgery and it was the best decision I ever made. He performed a minimally invasive transformational lumbar inter body fusion, and performed it very successfully. Here I am a year later, completely pain free!
in Wellington, FL |
We are forever grateful to Dr. Fakhoury. He performed emergency surgery on my husband's herniated disc. My husband also had Foot Drop which was caused by the herniated disc. Dr.Fakhoury is calm, compassionate,thorough, humble, and extremely professional. His office staff is friendly & professional.
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Dr. Fakhoury's experience matches your search based on the following criteria:

  •  Based on total number of patients treated over the last 12 months
  •  Specializes in Neurosurgery
  •  No board certification on record with Healthgrades
  •  No malpractice claims found
  •  No sanctions found
  •  No board actions found

Background Check

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Conditions Treated

  • Aneurysm
  • Bone Cancer
  • Bone Disorders
  • Brain Aneurysm
  • Brain Cancer
  • Brain Disorders
  • Brain Tumor
  • Brain and Nervous System Cancer (incl. Gliomas, Astrocytoma, Schwannoma, Medulloblastoma, Chordoma)
  • Broken Neck
  • Cancer
  • Cerebral Artery Thrombosis
  • Cerebral Hemorrhage
  • Cerebral Vascular Disease
  • Cerebrospinal Fluid Leak (CSF Leak)
  • Cerebrovascular Disease
  • Cervical Spine Myelopathy
  • Craniopharyngioma
  • Degenerative Disc Disease
  • Epilepsy
  • Fracture
  • Herniated Disc
  • Hydrocephalus
  • Idiopathic Intracranial Hypertension
  • Intervertebral Disc Disease
  • Low Back Pain
  • Lumbar Spine Fracture
  • Meningiomas
  • Myelopathy
  • Nerve Root Injury and Plexus Disorders (incl. Pinched Nerve)
  • Normal Pressure Hydrocephalus
  • Osteoarthritis of Spine
  • Osteosarcoma
  • Pathological Spine Fracture
  • Post-Laminectomy Syndrome
  • Radiculopathy (Not Due to Disc Displacement)
  • Scoliosis
  • Secondary Malignancies
  • Spinal Cord Injury
  • Spinal Cord Tumor
  • Spinal Stenosis
  • Spine Deformities
  • Spine Disorders
  • Spine Fractures, Traumatic
  • Spondylolisthesis
  • Stroke
  • Subdural Hemorrhage
  • Thoracic Spine Fracture
  • Thoracic Spine Myelopathy
  • Thrombosis
  • Vascular Disease
  • Vertebral Column Tumors

Education

  • Medical School
    Rosalind Franklin University Of Medicine and Science / Chicago Medical School

    Graduated in 2002

  • Internship Hospital
    University Of Illinois At Chicago / College Of Medicine
  • Residency Hospital
    University Of Illinois At Chicago / College Of Medicine
  • Undergraduate School
    University Of Illinois At Chicago / College Of Medicine

Languages Spoken

  • English
  • Spanish

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Specialties

  • Neurosurgery
  • Critical Care Neurosurgery
  • Minimally Invasive Neurological Spine Surgery
  • Neurological Spine Reconstructive Surgery
  • Neurological Spine Surgery
  • Neurological Trauma Surgery

Procedures Performed

  • Anterior Cervical Microdiscectomy With Fusion
  • Brain Surgery
  • Brain Tumor Surgery
  • Carotid Ultrasound
  • Cerebrospinal Fluid (CSF) Shunt - Insertion, Repair or Removal
  • Craniectomy, Craniotomy, Surgery of Skull Base, Neuroendoscopy
  • Disc Replacement
  • Dural Repair or Other Spinal Cord Repair
  • Epidural Block, Facet Blocks
  • Herniated Disc Surgery
  • Lamina Procedures (incl. Laminectomy, Laminoplasty, Laminotomy)
  • Minimal Access Surgery
  • Minimally Invasive Brain Surgery
  • Minimally Invasive Spine Surgery
  • Minimally Invasive Surgery
  • Nerve Destruction by Neurolytic Agent
  • Spinal Compression Fracture Repair
  • Spinal Cord Stimulation
  • Spinal Decompression
  • Spinal Discectomy
  • Spinal Fusion
  • Spinal Nerve Block
  • Spinal Reconstructive Surgery for Deformities
  • Spine Surgery