Dr. Michael Farhi, MD

Dr. Michael Farhi, MD

Neurology  |  
Male  |  
Age 56
(7)
Insurances AcceptedSave
Dr. Michael Farhi, MD is a neurology doctor who practices in Melrose Park, IL. He is 56 years old and has been practicing for 28 years.

1419 W Lake St Ste E

Melrose Park, IL 60160

Contact Information

Insurance Accepted

  • Aetna
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • Cigna
  • HealthLink
  • Humana
  • MultiPlan
  • Priority Health

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Top Care Areas

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Migraine
very high
more than 93% of peers
Brain Disorders
high
more than 86% of peers
All Headaches (incl. Migraine)
high
more than 84% of peers

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Specialties

  • Neurology
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Board Certifications

  • Neurology
    Accredited by: American Board of Psychiatry & Neurology*
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Conditions Treated

  • All Headaches (incl. Migraine)
  • Alzheimer's Disease
  • Ataxia
  • Autoimmune Diseases
  • Brachial Plexus Palsy
  • Brain Disorders
  • Cancer
  • Carpal Tunnel Syndrome
  • Cerebral Artery Thrombosis
  • Cerebrovascular Disease
  • Complex Regional Pain Syndrome (CRPS)
  • Confusion
  • Dementia
  • Diabetic Polyneuropathy
  • Difficulty With Walking
  • Epilepsy
  • Gait Abnormality
  • Headache
  • Herniated Disc
  • Inflammatory and Toxic Neuropathy
  • Intervertebral Disc Disease
  • Low Back Pain
  • Meningiomas
  • Migraine
  • Multiple Sclerosis (MS)
  • Narcolepsy and Cataplexy
  • Nerve Root Injury and Plexus Disorders (incl. Pinched Nerve)
  • Parkinson's Disease
  • Peripheral Nerve Disorders
  • Polyneuropathy
  • Radiculopathy (Not Due to Disc Displacement)
  • Restless Leg Syndrome
  • Sleep Disorders
  • Spinal Stenosis
  • Spine Disorders
  • Stroke
  • Syncope
  • Tension Headache
  • Thrombosis
  • Vascular Disease
  • Vasculitis
  • Vertigo

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Procedures

  • EEG (Electroencephalogram)

Background Check

0 Malpractice Claims

No malpractice history found for Illinois.

2 Sanctions
  • Disciplinary action in another state (6/27/2017)
    Action Taken: Probation
    Summary: Please reference the following Document
    Documentation: Download here (PDF)
    State: Indiana
  • Substandard Care, Incompetence or Negligence (4/10/2017)
    Action Taken: Probation
    Summary: Farhi, MIchael Sobhi MD: License # 036090871: NATURE OF COMPLAINT: the physician failed to appropriately prescribe controlled substances to several of his patients of his private practice. ACTION TAKEN: The Illinois Department of Financial and Professional Regulation imposed a FINE in the amount of $10,000.00 and placed the physician's license on indefinite PROBATION with PRACTICE RESTRICTIONS for minimum of two years, and take the EBAS examination.
    State: Illinois
1 Board Action
  • Substandard Care, Incompetence or Negligence (10/17/2014)
    Action Taken: Fine
    Summary: Farhi, Michael S MD: License # 036090871: NATURE OF COMPLAINT: After the physician ordered an MRI for his patient, he declined to proceed with the probable final step in getting the MRI approved by his patient’s insurer. ACTION TAKEN: The Illinois Department of Financial & Professional Regulation has issued a REPRIMAND on the physician’s license and imposed a FINE in the amount of $5,000.00.
    State: Illinois

Education

  • Universidad Autonoma De Guadalajara, Facultad De Medicina
    Medical School | Graduated 1989
  • Sparrow Hosp/Mich St University
    Internship Hospital | Completed 1992
  • Northwestern Neur
    Residency Hospital | Completed 1995

Awards & Recognition

Awards & Honors

Dr. Farhi has no awards or honors listed.

Media & Publications

Dr. Farhi has no media or publications listed.

Languages Spoken

  • English
  • French

Memberships & Professional Affiliations

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Dr. Farhi's Reviews

Likelihood of recommending Dr. Farhi to family and friends
3.7
based on 7 total reviews (1 with a comment)
Dr. Farhi's Performance
  • Trustworthiness
    VERY GOOD
  • Explains condition(s) well
    VERY GOOD
  • Answers Questions
    VERY GOOD
  • Time well spent
    VERY GOOD
Office & Staff Performance
  • Scheduling
    VERY GOOD
  • Office environment
    VERY GOOD
  • Staff friendliness
    VERY GOOD
  • Average wait time
    16 to 30 minutes
Patient Comments (1)
in Chicago, IL |
very pleasant and proffesional the staff was courteous the offfice was clean we watch westerns in the waiting room. i would recommend dr farhi to family and friends. he is very knowledgeable about his specialty he is also very fluent in spanish. he has a great bedside manner with patients.
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Now Accepting New Patients
Dr. Farhi accepts 7 insurance carriers
  • Aetna
    Aetna HMO
    Choice Plus POS II
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield
    Blue Card PPO
  • Cigna
    Cigna HMO
    Cigna PPO
    Open Access Plus
  • HealthLink
    HealthLink PPO
  • Humana
    Choice Care PPO
    Preferred PPO
  • MultiPlan
    MultiPlan PPO
    PHCS Network PPO
  • Priority Health
    Priority PPO

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Hospitals where Dr. Farhi has admitting privileges

Westlake Hospital
1225 W Lake St
Melrose Park, IL 60160
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