Dr. Safwan Barakat, MD

Dr. Safwan Barakat, MD

Neurosurgery  ·  
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Age 72
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Dr. Safwan Barakat, MD is a neurosurgery specialist in Elgin, IL and has been practicing for 48 years. He graduated from University Of Damascus in 1970 and specializes in neurosurgery.

1425 N McLean Blvd Ste 550

Elgin, IL 60123

Contact Information

(847) 741-1610

Insurance Accepted

  • Aetna
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • Coventry Health Care
  • First Health (Coventry Health Care)
  • HealthLink
  • Humana
  • MultiPlan
  • Priority Health

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Background Check

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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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
Vascular Disease

About Me

Biography

Dr. Safwan Barakat, MD is a neurosurgery specialist in Elgin, IL and has been practicing for 48 years. He graduated from University Of Damascus in 1970 and specializes in neurosurgery.

Specialties

  • Neurosurgery

Education

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

Dr. Barakat's Reviews

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4.1

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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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Coventry Health Care
Coventry Health America PPO
First Health (Coventry Health Care)
First Health (Coventry Health Care) PPO
HealthLink
HealthLink PPO
Humana
Choice Care PPO
Preferred PPO
MultiPlan
MultiPlan PPO
PHCS Network PPO
Priority Health
Priority PPO

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