Dr. Jacques Farkas, MD

Dr. Jacques Farkas, MD

Neurosurgery  ·  
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Age 66
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Dr. Jacques Farkas, MD is a neurosurgery specialist in Orlando, FL. He graduated from Rush Medical College Of Rush University and specializes in neurosurgery.

89 W Copeland Dr

Orlando, FL 32806

Contact Information

Insurance Accepted

  • Aetna
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield of Florida
  • Cigna
  • First Health (Coventry Health Care)
  • Humana
  • MultiPlan

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Top Care Areas

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Myelopathy
very high
more than 89% of peers
Hydrocephalus
normal
more than 82% of peers
Broken Neck
normal
more than 78% of peers

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Care Philosophy

This content was provided by Dr. Farkas "Dedicated to improving patients quality of life through a comprehensive and thoughtful examination and diagnosis. Ongoing specialty care and patient education delivered with compassion in a timely manner."

1  Specialties

  • Neurosurgery

1  Board Certifications

  • Neurosurgery
    Accredited by: American Board of Neurological Surgery*

58  Conditions Treated

  • Acoustic Neuroma
  • Aneurysm
  • Bone Cancer
  • Bone Disorders
  • Brain and Nervous System Cancer (incl. Gliomas, Astrocytoma, Schwannoma, Medulloblastoma, Chordoma)
  • Brain Aneurysm
  • Brain Cancer
  • Brain Disorders
  • Broken Neck
  • Cancer
  • Cerebral Artery Thrombosis
  • Cerebral Hemorrhage
  • Cerebrospinal Fluid Leak (CSF Leak)
  • Cerebrovascular Disease
  • Cervical Spine Myelopathy
  • Chiari's Deformity
  • Cranial Trauma
  • Craniopharyngioma
  • Degenerative Disc Disease
  • Ear Disorders
  • Epilepsy
  • Fracture
  • Herniated Disc
  • Hydrocephalus
  • Idiopathic Intracranial Hypertension
  • Intervertebral Disc Disease
  • Intraventricular Hemorrhage
  • Low Back Pain
  • Lumbar Spine Fracture
  • Meningiomas
  • Moyamoya Disease
  • Myelopathy
  • Normal Pressure Hydrocephalus
  • Osteosarcoma
  • Pathological Spine Fracture
  • Post-Laminectomy Syndrome
  • Radiculopathy (Not Due to Disc Displacement)
  • Scoliosis
  • Secondary Malignancies
  • Spina Bifida
  • Spinal Cord Injury
  • Spinal Cord Tumor
  • Spinal Stenosis
  • Spine Deformities
  • Spine Disorders
  • Spine Fractures, Traumatic
  • Spondylolisthesis
  • Spondylosis
  • Stroke
  • Subarachnoid Hemorrhage
  • Subdural Hemorrhage
  • Thoracic Spine Fracture
  • Thoracic Spine Myelopathy
  • Thrombosis
  • Torticollis
  • Traumatic Brain Injury
  • Traumatic Injuries
  • Vascular Disease
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24  Procedures

  • Aneurysm Embolization
  • Brain Surgery
  • Brain Tumor Surgery
  • Cerebrospinal Fluid (CSF) Shunt - Insertion, Repair or Removal
  • Craniectomy, Craniotomy, Surgery of Skull Base, Neuroendoscopy
  • Dural Repair or Other Spinal Cord Repair
  • Embolization of Tumor
  • Epidural Lysis of Adhesions (LOA)
  • Herniated Disc Surgery
  • Incision and Removal of Foreign Object
  • Lamina Procedures (incl. Laminectomy, Laminoplasty, Laminotomy)
  • Microvascular Decompression
  • Minimally Invasive Spine Surgery
  • Neck Surgery
  • Neuroplasty
  • Peripheral Nerve Surgery
  • Pituitary Surgery
  • Skull Base Surgery
  • Spinal Compression Fracture Repair
  • Spinal Fusion
  • Spinal Reconstructive Surgery for Deformities
  • Spine Fracture Treatment
  • Stereotactic Surgery
  • Stereotaxis

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

  • Rush Medical College Of Rush University
    Medical School | Graduated
  • Northwestern University, Chicago, Illinois
    Internship Hospital | Completed
  • Loyola University Medical Center, Maywood, Illinois
    Residency Hospital | Completed

Awards & Recognition

Awards & Honors
  • Healthgrades Honor Roll
Media & Publications

Dr. Farkas has no media or publications listed.

Languages Spoken

  • English

Memberships & Professional Affiliations

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Dr. Farkas' Reviews

Likelihood to recommend Dr. Farkas

3.2

Based on 18 reviews

5 Stars
50%
(9)
4 Stars
5.555555555555555%
(1)
3 Stars
0%
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2 Stars
5.555555555555555%
(1)
1 Star
38.888888888888886%
(7)

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Dr. Farkas is the best. He pulls no punches and explains the pros and cons of your problem and/or probable surgery. There is no rushing you out the door as other Dr's do. He takes time with you and gives you tine to make YOUR decision. Dr. Farkas enabled me to resume my life from debilitating back...Read More
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He took care of a family member who fell off a roof. His vertebrae had exploded from the fall. After the nine-hour surgery Dr. Farkas met with us, answered our questions and took us our see our loved one. Less than 3 weeks later our family member crossed their rehab finish line and was able to walk...Read More
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He saved my life after a hit and run driver left me in the road.
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He was great until after I had my surgery then refused to see me and answer my questions that the ARNP could not answer. I requested he call me after my appointment with him was cancelled, that was 5 months ago still no call. I have called his office three times since Feb. 9th for a refill of my...Read More
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