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Dr. Hamad Farhat, MD

Neurosurgery ·  Male

Dr. Farhat

ADVOCATE CHRIST MEDICAL CENTER

4400 W 95th St Ste 407 Oak Lawn, IL 60453

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Dr. Hamad Farhat, MD is a neurosurgery specialist in Oak Lawn, IL and has been practicing for 11 years. He graduated from Chicago Medical School/Finch University Of Health in 2003 and specializes in neurosurgery.


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(708) 684-4029

Dr. Farhat accepts the following insurance:

Aetna
Choice Plus POS II
American Republic
Amerigroup (Wellpoint)
Medicaid
Assurant Health
Blue Cross Blue Shield
Blue Card PPO
Blue Cross Blue Shield of Illinois
Blue Cross Blue Shield of Illinois PPO
CareSource
Medicaid
Cigna
Cigna HMO
Cigna PPO
Great West Healthcare-Cigna PPO
Open Access Plus
Commercial Insurance Company
Community Health Choice
Medicaid
Coventry Health Care of Illinois
Platinum PPO
First Health (Coventry Health Care)
First Health (Coventry Health Care) PPO
Golden Rule
Health Net
Medicaid
Tricare
HealthLink
HealthLink PPO
HealthPlus
Medicaid
HealthPlus Amerigroup
Medicaid
Horizon Blue Cross Blue Shield of New Jersey
Medicaid
Humana
Choice Care PPO
Preferred PPO
Tricare
Husky Health
Medicaid
inHealth
Medicaid
INTotal Health
Medicaid
Medicaid
Midwest Health Plan
Medicaid
Molina Healthcare
Medicaid
MultiPlan
MultiPlan PPO
PHCS Network PPO
Peach State Health Plan
Medicaid
Simply Healthcare Plans
Medicaid
Staywell (Wellcare)
Medicaid
Tricare
UnitedHealthCare
Choice Plus POS
Medicaid
Navigate HMO
Navigate POS
Options PPO
Wellcare of Georgia
Medicaid

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No malpractice claims found for Illinois
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Dr. Farhat's Top Procedures and Conditions

Treatment Frequency
Craniectomy, Craniotomy, Surgery of Skull Base, Neuroendoscopy
very high
very high

Treatment Frequency

Dr. Farhat performs Craniectomy, Craniotomy, Surgery of Skull Base, Neuroendoscopy more than 97% of his peers

Dr. Farhat performs this procedure more than 97% of his peers

Rating Includes other areas of care:

  • Complex Skull Base Surgery
  • Craniectomy
  • Craniotomy
  • Craniotomy for Aneurysm
  • Craniotomy for Brain Tumor
  • Skull Base Surgery
Brain Surgery
very high
very high

Treatment Frequency

Dr. Farhat performs Brain Surgery more than 97% of his peers

Dr. Farhat performs this procedure more than 97% of his peers

Spinal Fusion
high
high

Treatment Frequency

Dr. Farhat performs Spinal Fusion more than 88% of his peers

Dr. Farhat performs this procedure more than 88% of his peers

Dr. Farhat's conditions and procedures:

  • Abscess or Cyst Drainage or Aspiration
  • Abscess or Fluid Incision and Drainage
  • Acoustic Neuroma
  • Acute Stroke
  • Adenoma
  • Aneurysm
  • Ankylosing Vertebral Hyperostosis
  • Arteriovenous Malformation
  • Bone Cancer
  • Bone Disorders
  • Brain and Nervous System Cancer (incl. Gliomas, Astrocytoma, Schwannoma, Medulloblastoma, Chordoma)
  • Brain Aneurysm
  • Brain Aneurysm Embolization
  • Brain Cancer
  • Brain Disorders
  • Brain Hemorrhage
  • Brain Surgery
  • Brain Tumor
  • Broken Neck
  • Cancer
  • Cauda Equina Syndrome
  • 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
  • Chordoma
  • Cranial Trauma
  • Craniectomy, Craniotomy, Surgery of Skull Base, Neuroendoscopy
  • Craniopharyngioma
  • CyberKnife®, Cranial (Stereotactic Radiosurgery, Cranial) incl. Gamma Knife and LINAC Photon Beam
  • Cyst
  • Deep Brain Stimulation
  • Degenerative Disc Disease
  • Degenerative Spine Disorders
  • Disc Replacement
  • Dural Repair or Other Spinal Cord Repair
  • Ear Disorders
  • Ependymoma
  • Epidural Block, Facet Blocks
  • Epidural Hematoma
  • Epilepsy
  • Epilepsy Surgery
  • Facial Pain
  • Fracture
  • Glioblastoma
  • Glioma
  • Hemifacial Spasm
  • Herniated Disc
  • Herniated Disc Surgery
  • Hydrocephalus
  • Hypertension
  • Idiopathic Intracranial Hypertension
  • Intervertebral Disc Disease
  • Intestinal Epithelial Dysplasia
  • Intracranial Arteriovenous Malformation (AVM) Repair
  • Intracranial Vessel Angioplasty and Stenting
  • Ischemia
  • Lamina Procedures (incl. Laminectomy, Laminoplasty, Laminotomy)
  • Lichen Simplex Chronicus
  • Low Back Pain
  • Lumbar Spine Fracture
  • Meningiomas
  • Myelopathy
  • Nerve Sheath Tumors
  • Neuroplasty
  • Normal Pressure Hydrocephalus
  • Osteosarcoma
  • Pathological Spine Fracture
  • Pinched Nerve in Back
  • Pituitary Gland Tumor Excision
  • Radiculopathy (Not Due to Disc Displacement)
  • Repair Intracranial Aneurysm
  • Scoliosis
  • Secondary Malignancies
  • Spina Bifida
  • Spinal Compression Fracture Repair
  • Spinal Cord Injury
  • Spinal Cord Tumor
  • Spinal Fusion
  • Spinal Nerve Block
  • Spinal Reconstructive Surgery for Deformities
  • Spinal Stenosis
  • Spine Deformities
  • Spine Disorders
  • Spine Fracture Treatment
  • Spine Fractures, Traumatic
  • Spondylolisthesis
  • Spondylosis
  • Stenting, Intracranial Vessels
  • Stereotactic Neurosurgery
  • Stereotactic Radiosurgery
  • Stereotactic Radiosurgery, Spinal or Cranial
  • Stereotactic Surgery
  • Stereotaxis
  • Stroke
  • Subarachnoid Hemorrhage
  • Subdural Hematoma
  • Subdural Hemorrhage
  • Syringomyelia
  • Thoracic Spine Fracture
  • Thoracic Spine Myelopathy
  • Thrombosis
  • Torticollis
  • Traumatic Brain Injury
  • Trigeminal Neuralgia
  • Tumor
  • Vascular Disease
  • Vascular Surgical Procedure
  • Vascular Transcatheter Embolization
  • Vasculitis
  • Vertebral Column Tumors

About Me

Biography

Dr. Hamad Farhat, MD is a neurosurgery specialist in Oak Lawn, IL and has been practicing for 11 years. He graduated from Chicago Medical School/Finch University Of Health in 2003 and specializes in neurosurgery.

Specialties

  • Neurosurgery

Education

2010
Jackson Memorial Hospital/Univ Of Miami School Of Medicine
Residency Hospital
2008
Jackson Memorial Hospital/Univ Of Miami School Of Medicine
Fellowship Hospital
2004
Jackson Memorial Hospital/Univ Of Miami School Of Medicine
Internship Hospital
2003
Chicago Medical School/Finch University Of Health
Medical School
2010
2008
2004
2003

Languages

  • Arabic
  • French
  • Spanish
  • English

Dr. Farhat's Reviews

Likelihood to recommend Dr. Farhat

4.8

Based on 34 reviews

5 Stars
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1 Star
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What People Say About Dr. Hamad Farhat, MD
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Brain tumor surgery 2014 and carotid stants2018 to myself and spine surgery to my husband 2018. We call him “family surgeon” He is the best neurosurgeon We Could ever have for our need. Also as a person he is wonderful and we respect him and love him very much, and if ever we will need a surgery we going to ask him first??
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Dr. Farhat did a remarkable job. He saved my life. I am forever grateful. I would definitely recommend him to family and friends. He is a very skilled surgeon. He had great bedside manners. My mother loves him. My surgery was so effective that I no longer need to follow up with Dr. Farhat.
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He is an angel on earth. One of the best and compassionate doctors I have ever met.
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