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Dr. Safwan Barakat, MD

Neurosurgery ·  Male · Age 73

Dr. Barakat

Dr. Safwan Barakat, MD is a neurosurgery specialist in Elgin, IL and has been practicing for 49 years. He graduated from University Of Damascus in 1970 and specializes in neurosurgery.


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(847) 741-1610

Dr. Barakat accepts the following insurance:

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No malpractice claims found for Illinois
No disciplinary actions found for the years we collect data
No board actions found for the years we collect data
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Dr. Barakat's Top Procedures and Conditions

Treatment Frequency
Radiculopathy (Not Due to Disc Displacement)
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normal

Treatment Frequency

Dr. Barakat treats Radiculopathy (Not Due to Disc Displacement) more than 75% of his peers

Dr. Barakat treats this condition more than 75% of his peers

Rating Includes other areas of care:

  • Brachial Neuritis
  • Neuritis
  • Neuritis With Brachial Predilection
  • Optic Neuritis
  • Peripheral Neuritis
  • Polyneuritis
  • Radiculitis
  • Ulnar Neuritis
  • Vestibular Neuritis
Lamina Procedures (incl. Laminectomy, Laminoplasty, Laminotomy)
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normal

Treatment Frequency

Dr. Barakat performs Lamina Procedures (incl. Laminectomy, Laminoplasty, Laminotomy) more than 9% of his peers

Dr. Barakat performs this procedure more than 9% of his peers

Rating Includes other areas of care:

  • Laminectomy
  • Laminoplasty
  • Laminotomy
  • Lumbar Laminectomy
  • Posterior Cervical Laminectomy

Dr. Barakat's conditions and procedures:

  • Bone Disorders
  • Degenerative Disc Disease
  • Ear Disorders
  • Herniated Disc
  • Intervertebral Disc Disease
  • Lamina Procedures (incl. Laminectomy, Laminoplasty, Laminotomy)
  • Low Back Pain
  • Radiculopathy (Not Due to Disc Displacement)
  • Spinal Stenosis
  • Spine Disorders
  • Spondylosis
  • Vascular Disease

About Me

Biography

Dr. Safwan Barakat, MD is a neurosurgery specialist in Elgin, IL and has been practicing for 49 years. He graduated from University Of Damascus in 1970 and specializes in neurosurgery.

Specialties

  • Neurosurgery

Education

Cook County Hospital
Residency Hospital
Methodist Hsp Central Unit
Residency Hospital
North Oakland Med Center
Residency Hospital
1970
University Of Damascus
Medical School
1970

Dr. Barakat's Reviews

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4.1

Based on 9 reviews

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dr. barakat is an experienced and knowledgeable surgeon with a friendly office atmosphere. and a very competent office staff.
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I had horrible back pain.I received Physical Therapy and Epidural Steroid Injections and feeling great.I'm back doing the things I love to do.
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Dr Barakat is excellent in explaining the best care options for my condition and I felt a 100 percent confident in my decision to see him
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He help me with exactly what I needed. Feel wonderful! Thank you Doctor.
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He is focused on sending all his patients to his physical therapy office next door for sessions that are basically useless. If you don't go at least twice a week he tells you that it's your fault you are not feeling better. It's a lets get all we can from insurance scheme. Luckily I gave up...Read More
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