Dr. Michael Farhi, MD

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Dr. Michael Farhi, MD
Dr. Michael Farhi, MD is a neurology doctor who practices in Melrose Park, IL. He is 56 years old and has been practicing for 22 years. Dr. Farhi is affiliated with Westlake Hospital.

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    Dr. Farhi accepts 6 insurance carriers

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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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    Dr. Farhi's experience matches your search based on the following criteria:

    •  Based on total number of patients treated over the last 12 months
    •  Specializes in Neurology
    •  Board certified in Neurology
    •  No malpractice claims found
    •  Sanctions found
    •  Board actions found

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      Malpractice Claims

      No malpractice history found for Illinois.

      What is medical malpractice
    • 2
      Sanctions

      Dr. Farhi has received 2 sanctions

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      What is a sanction or disciplinary action
      • 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
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      Board Action

      Dr. Farhi has 1 board action

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      • 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
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    • Neurology

    Conditions Treated

    • All Headaches (incl. Migraine)
    • Alzheimer's Disease
    • Ataxia
    • Autoimmune Diseases
    • Bell's Palsy
    • Brachial Plexus Palsy
    • Brain Aneurysm
    • Brain Disorders
    • Cancer
    • Carpal Tunnel Syndrome
    • Cerebral Artery Thrombosis
    • Cerebral Hemorrhage
    • Cerebral Palsy
    • Cerebrovascular Disease
    • Cluster Headache
    • Complex Regional Pain Syndrome (CRPS)
    • Confusion
    • Cranial Trauma
    • Dementia
    • Diabetic Polyneuropathy
    • Difficulty With Walking
    • Diplopia
    • Dystonia
    • Epilepsy
    • Essential Tremor
    • Gait Abnormality
    • Headache
    • Herniated Disc
    • Huntington's Disease
    • Hydrocephalus
    • Inflammatory and Toxic Neuropathy
    • Insomnia
    • Intervertebral Disc Disease
    • Low Back Pain
    • Meningiomas
    • Migraine
    • Multiple Sclerosis (MS)
    • Myasthenia Gravis
    • Myelopathy
    • Myoclonus
    • Narcolepsy and Cataplexy
    • Nerve Root Injury and Plexus Disorders (incl. Pinched Nerve)
    • Normal Pressure Hydrocephalus
    • Optic Neuritis
    • Parkinson's Disease
    • Peripheral Nerve Disorders
    • Polyneuropathy
    • Progressive Supranuclear Palsy (PSP)
    • Radiculopathy (Not Due to Disc Displacement)
    • Restless Leg Syndrome
    • Seizure Disorders
    • Sleep Apnea
    • Sleep Disorders
    • Spina Bifida
    • Spinal Stenosis
    • Spine Disorders
    • Stroke
    • Syncope
    • Tension Headache
    • Thrombosis
    • Torticollis
    • Transient Ischemic Attack (TIA)
    • Traumatic Brain Injury
    • Tremor
    • Vascular Disease
    • Vasculitis
    • Vertigo

    Education

    • Medical School
      Northwestern Center / Medical School

      Graduated in 1995

    • Internship Hospital
      Sparrow Hosp/Mich St University

      Completed in 1992

    • Residency Hospital
      Northwestern Neur

      Completed in 1995

    Languages Spoken

    • English
    • French

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    Specialties

    • Neurology

    Procedures Performed

    • EEG (Electroencephalogram)
    • EMG (Electromyography)