Dr. Jeffrey Farkas, MD

Dr. Jeffrey Farkas, MD

Interventional Neuroradiology  ·  
Male  ·  
Age 53
Dr. Jeffrey Farkas, MD is an interventional neuroradiology specialist in Brooklyn, NY and has been practicing for 19 years. He graduated from Suny Downstate Medical Center College of Medicine in 1991 and specializes in interventional neuroradiology, neurosurgery, and more.

150 55th St

Brooklyn, NY 11220

Contact Information

(718) 630-1270

Insurance Accepted

  • EmblemHealth
  • Medicaid
  • MultiPlan
  • UnitedHealthCare

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Cerebrovascular Disease
very high
more than 93% of peers
Brain Aneurysm
very high
more than 91% of peers
more than 88% of peers

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Care Philosophy

This content was provided by Dr. Farkas "At Interventional Neuro Associates we provide our patients with the highest quality and most effective treatments available for the prevention and treatment of ischemic and hemorrhagic stroke. With over 17 years of experience, we continually strive to obtain the best outcome possible while always providing compassionate individualized care. Our physicians ensure that patients, families, and referring physicians are empowered participants in the overall care."

5  Specialties

  • Interventional Neuroradiology
  • Diagnostic Radiology
  • Endovascular Neurosurgery
  • Neuroradiology
  • Neurosurgery

2  Board Certifications

  • Diagnostic Radiology
    Accredited by: American Board of Medical Specialties*
  • Neuroradiology
    Accredited by: American Board of Medical Specialties*

47  Conditions Treated

  • Aneurysm
  • Bone Cancer
  • Bone Disorders
  • Brain and Nervous System Cancer (incl. Gliomas, Astrocytoma, Schwannoma, Medulloblastoma, Chordoma)
  • Brain Aneurysm
  • Brain Cancer
  • Brain Disorders
  • Cancer
  • Carotid Artery Stenosis
  • Cerebral Artery Thrombosis
  • Cerebral Hemorrhage
  • Cerebrospinal Fluid Leak (CSF Leak)
  • Cerebrovascular Disease
  • Cervical Spine Myelopathy
  • Compression Fracture
  • Degenerative Disc Disease
  • Ear Disorders
  • Epilepsy
  • Fracture
  • Herniated Disc
  • Hydrocephalus
  • Intervertebral Disc Disease
  • Low Back Pain
  • Lumbar Spine Fracture
  • Meningiomas
  • Myelopathy
  • Normal Pressure Hydrocephalus
  • Pathological Spine Fracture
  • Post-Laminectomy Syndrome
  • Radiculopathy (Not Due to Disc Displacement)
  • Scoliosis
  • Secondary Malignancies
  • Spina Bifida
  • Spinal Cord Tumor
  • Spinal Stenosis
  • Spine Deformities
  • Spine Disorders
  • Spine Fractures, Traumatic
  • Spondylolisthesis
  • Spondylosis
  • Stroke
  • Subarachnoid Hemorrhage
  • Thoracic Spine Fracture
  • Thrombosis
  • Transient Ischemic Attack (TIA)
  • Traumatic Brain Injury
  • Vascular Disease
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27  Procedures

Background Check

0 Malpractice Claims

No malpractice history found for New York.

0 Sanctions

No sanctions history found for the years that Healthgrades collects data.

0 Board Actions

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  • City University of New York
    Undergraduate School | Graduated 1987
  • Suny Downstate Medical Center College of Medicine
    Medical School | Graduated 1991
  • Staten Island University Hospital
    Internship Hospital | Completed 1992
  • Montefiore Medical Center
    Residency Hospital | Completed 1996
  • Massachusetts General Hospital
    Fellowship Hospital | Completed 1999

Awards & Recognition

Awards & Honors
  • Healthgrades Honor Roll
  • Women's Auxiliary of the New York State Medical Society Scholarship, 1987
  • Lowenstein Award for Excellence in Chemistry, 1986
  • Cum Laude Graduate, 1987
  • Honors in Chemical Research, Brooklyn College, 1987
  • Guises Award for Premedical Studies, Brooklyn College, 1987
  • Milton Elkin Award for Outstanding Graduating Resident, Albert Einstein College of Medicine, 1996
Media & Publications
  • Quadrigeminal non-aneurysmal subarachnoid hemorrhage-a true variant of perimesencephalic subarachnoid hemorrhage., 2003
  • CT angiography with whole brain perfused blood volume imaging: added clinical value in the assessment of acute stroke., 2002
  • Use of intraventricular tissue plasminogen activator and Guglielmi detachable coiling for the acute treatment of casted ventricles from cerebral aneurysm hemorrhage: two technical case reports., 2002
  • Demonstration of an Actively Bleeding Aneurysm by CT Angiography., 2003

Languages Spoken

  • English
  • Hungarian
  • Yiddish

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What People Say About Dr. Jeffrey Farkas, MD
My husband's been extremely lucky to have a Dr. Farkas as his surgeon. He truly is a superhero with invisible cape. Friendly staffs and wonderful fellow Drs. we are 100% satisfied.
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Jung in Brooklyn, NY – Apr 02, 2017
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I will recommend Dr Farkas to anyone with Nero symptoms! He's the best!
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