Dr. William Faircloth, MD

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Neurosurgery | Male

Coastal Neurological Institute 3280 Dauphin St Bldg A, Mobile, AL 36606 Get Directions
(251) 450-3700

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Dr. Faircloth specializes in Neurosurgery and practices in Mobile, AL. He practices at 1 location.

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based on 25 total surveys (5 with reviews)
Dr. Faircloth's Performance
  • Trustworthiness
    EXCELLENT
  • Explains condition(s) well
    EXCELLENT
  • Answers Questions
    EXCELLENT
  • Time well spent
    EXCELLENT
Office & Staff Performance
  • Scheduling
    EXCELLENT
  • Office environment
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  • Staff friendliness
    EXCELLENT
  • Average wait time
    16 to 30 minutes
Patient Reviews (5)
in Mobile, AL |
I have lower neck pain related to c5-c7. I went to one neurosurgeon who said my pain was due to problems from prior surgery and another operation was needed. Went to Dr. Faircloth for 2nd opinion. He looked at the MRI and came to conclusion that the hardware from previous surgery was fine and that I had a pinched nerve which could be corrected with oral steroids and rest. One month later and my neck pain has greatly subsided. He prefers to try least invasive approach first. Excellent caring Dr
in Mobile, Alabama |
I just had l4l5 microdiscectomy on 11/4/16. I went home same day as surgery.when I awoke from anesthesia all nerve pain, tingling, and numbness was gone. Two days later now, pain is pretty bad at incision but i believe it will get better everday. very pleased with Dr faircloth and the job he done on my back.
Daphne, AL |
This dr came highly recommended to me but I couldn't say why. I only spent about 15 minutes with him. I've spent more time with his PA. His office staff is RUDE. They are ALWAYS overbooked. Plan on spending hours there if you go! And don't count on getting return calls from his nurse Debra! I'm actually in the process of filing a claim against her with the Al Bosrd of Nursing. He might be great.....but he's not GOD!!!
in Spanish Fort |
I had surgery with Dr Faircloth six weeks ago. Dr Faircloth stated after six weeks everything will start getting better. It did not. Still in the extreme pain! I was referred me to Dr. Thomason (CNI) pain specialist, Dr. Thomason prescribed to prescriptions but his office staff only could get one accomplished and still today I am without the second on. Office staff could not fit me in for a specially visit for pain. Left left messages but no callbacks.
The surgery was a success as far as repairing the disc herniation at L5,S1. For that I'm pleased and give him my gratitude. The problem was the pain after surgery (while still in the hospital). This was most dreadful and completely avoidable. it wasn't until the last few hours before discharge that one RN assessed my pain as being worsened by muscle spasms which, when treated decreased my pain level by at least 75% which, made life tolerable.
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  •  Specializes in Neurosurgery
  •  Board certified in Neurosurgery
  •  Malpractice claims in Alabama not available
  •  No sanctions found
  •  No board actions found

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  • Neurosurgery

Conditions Treated

  • Bone Cancer
  • Bone Disorders
  • Brain Aneurysm
  • Brain Cancer
  • Brain Disorders
  • Brain and Nervous System Cancer (incl. Gliomas, Astrocytoma, Schwannoma, Medulloblastoma, Chordoma)
  • Broken Neck
  • Cancer
  • Cerebral Artery Thrombosis
  • Cerebral Hemorrhage
  • Cerebrospinal Fluid Leak (CSF Leak)
  • Cerebrovascular Disease
  • Cervical Spine Myelopathy
  • Chiari's Deformity
  • Cranial Trauma
  • Degenerative Disc Disease
  • Epilepsy
  • Fracture
  • Herniated Disc
  • Hydrocephalus
  • Idiopathic Intracranial Hypertension
  • Intervertebral Disc Disease
  • Low Back Pain
  • Lumbar Spine Fracture
  • Meningiomas
  • Myelopathy
  • Nerve Root Injury and Plexus Disorders (incl. Pinched Nerve)
  • Nerve Sheath Tumors
  • Normal Pressure Hydrocephalus
  • Osteoarthritis of Spine
  • Osteosarcoma
  • Pathological Spine Fracture
  • Post-Laminectomy Syndrome
  • Radiculopathy (Not Due to Disc Displacement)
  • Scoliosis
  • Secondary Malignancies
  • Spina Bifida
  • Spinal Cord Tumor
  • Spinal Stenosis
  • Spine Deformities
  • Spine Disorders
  • Spine Fractures, Traumatic
  • Spondylolisthesis
  • Stroke
  • Subarachnoid Hemorrhage
  • Subdural Hemorrhage
  • Thoracic Spine Fracture
  • Thoracic Spine Myelopathy
  • Thrombosis
  • Traumatic Brain Injury
  • Vascular Disease
  • Vertebral Column Tumors

Education

  • Medical School
    University Of Alabama At Birmingham

    Graduated in 1986

  • Residency Hospital
    North Carolina Baptist Hospital

    Completed in 1992

Languages Spoken

  • English

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Specialties

  • Neurosurgery

Procedures Performed

  • Brain Surgery
  • Cerebrospinal Fluid (CSF) Shunt - Insertion, Repair or Removal
  • Craniectomy, Craniotomy, Surgery of Skull Base, Neuroendoscopy
  • Dural Repair or Other Spinal Cord Repair
  • Epidural Block, Facet Blocks
  • Herniated Disc Surgery
  • Lamina Procedures (incl. Laminectomy, Laminoplasty, Laminotomy)
  • Spinal Compression Fracture Repair
  • Spinal Fusion
  • Spinal Nerve Block
  • Spinal Reconstructive Surgery for Deformities
  • Vascular Transcatheter Embolization