Dr. Michael Farhi, MD

Dr. Michael Farhi, MD

Neurology  ·  
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Age 56
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Dr. Michael Farhi, MD is a neurology specialist in Melrose Park, IL and has been practicing for 23 years. He graduated from Universidad Autonoma De Guadalajara, Facultad De Medicina in 1989 and specializes in neurology.

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

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

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

Dr. Farhi'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.

1  Specialties

  • Neurology

1  Board Certifications

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

42  Conditions Treated

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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

3.7
Likelihood of recommending Dr. Farhi to family and friends
7 total reviews (1 has a comment)

Likelihood to Recommend (7)

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

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)

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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