Dr. Faris Fakhoury, MD

Dr. Faris Fakhoury, MD

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Dr. Faris Fakhoury, MD is a neurosurgery specialist in Wellington, FL and has been practicing for 16 years. He graduated from Rosalind Franklin University Of Medicine and Science / Chicago Medical School in 2002 and specializes in neurosurgery, critical care neurosurgery, and more.

10115 Forest Hill Blvd Ste 405

Wellington, FL 33414

Contact Information

Insurance Accepted

  • Accepts most major Health Plans. Please contact our office for details.
  • Aetna
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • Careplus
  • Cigna
  • Tricare

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Top Care Areas

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

Low Back Pain
very high
more than 97% of peers
Herniated Disc
very high
more than 95% of peers
Spine Disorders
very high
more than 92% of peers

Dr. Fakhoury'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.

4  Specialties

  • Neurosurgery
  • Critical Care Neurosurgery
  • Neurological Spine Reconstructive Surgery
  • Neurological Spine Surgery

1  Board Certifications

  • Neurosurgery
    Accredited by: American Board of Neurological Surgery*

51  Conditions Treated

  • Aneurysm
  • Bone Cancer
  • Bone Disorders
  • Brain and Nervous System Cancer (incl. Gliomas, Astrocytoma, Schwannoma, Medulloblastoma, Chordoma)
  • Brain Aneurysm
  • Brain Cancer
  • Brain Disorders
  • Brain Tumor
  • Broken Neck
  • Cancer
  • Cerebral Artery Thrombosis
  • Cerebral Hemorrhage
  • 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
  • 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
  • Spondylosis
  • Stroke
  • Subdural Hemorrhage
  • Thoracic Spine Fracture
  • Thoracic Spine Myelopathy
  • Thrombosis
  • Traumatic Brain Injury
  • Vascular Disease
  • Vertebral Column Tumors

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27  Procedures

Background Check

0 Malpractice Claims

No malpractice history found for Florida.

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.

Education

  • University Of Illinois At Chicago / College Of Medicine
    Undergraduate School | Graduated
  • Rosalind Franklin University Of Medicine and Science / Chicago Medical School
    Medical School | Graduated 2002
  • University Of Illinois At Chicago / College Of Medicine
    Internship Hospital | Completed
  • University Of Illinois At Chicago / College Of Medicine
    Residency Hospital | Completed

Awards & Recognition

Awards & Honors
  • Healthgrades Honor Roll
Media & Publications

Dr. Fakhoury has no media or publications listed.

Languages Spoken

  • English
  • Spanish

Memberships & Professional Affiliations

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Dr. Fakhoury's Reviews

4.6
Likelihood of recommending Dr. Fakhoury to family and friends
27 total reviews (9 have comments)

Likelihood to Recommend (27)

  • 5
    (24)
  • 4
    (0)
  • 3
    (0)
  • 2
    (0)
  • 1
    (3)

Dr. Fakhoury's Performance

  • Trustworthiness

    EXCELLENT
  • Explains condition(s) well

    EXCELLENT
  • Answers questions

    EXCELLENT
  • Time well spent

    EXCELLENT

Office & Staff Performance

  • Scheduling

    EXCELLENT
  • Office environment

    EXCELLENT
  • Staff friendliness

    EXCELLENT
  • Average wait time

    Under 10 minutes

Patient Comments (9)

Dr Fakhoury is a life saver. He is THE most kind,compassionate and just the nicest and best Dr. I am so thankful for him My back surgery was a success because of him.
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Dr. Fakhoury have miracle hands, I recommend him with my eyes close, my life was miserable until this man did back surgery on me, I'm been a new man for the last 2 years. God Bless your intelligence and hands. Paco Pieras
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I was diagnosed with severe herniation’s at C-5-6 and 6-7. After seeing two other surgeons I contacted Dr. Faris Fakhoury. After discussing my options which was very limited I agreed to surgery. He was very assuring and knowledgeable, after the surgery I had very minimal discomfort. His office...more
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I had been going through pain for 6 months. During those 6 mths I visited a chiropractor,PT, Acupuncture, epidural,& pain shots. Nothing worked. I was referred to Dr Fakhoury by an ortho -. I was able to make an appt the next day. I met with him and he took the time to speak with me-He...more
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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...more
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