Dr. William Faircloth, MD

Dr. William Faircloth, MD

Neurosurgery  ·  
Male  ·  
Age 59
(26)
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Dr. William Faircloth, MD is a neurosurgery specialist in Mobile, AL and has been practicing for 26 years. He graduated from University Of Alabama At Birmingham in 1986 and specializes in neurosurgery.

3280 Dauphin St Bldg A

Mobile, AL 36606

Contact Information

Insurance Accepted

  • Aetna
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield of California
  • Cigna
  • First Health (Coventry Health Care)
  • Humana
  • MultiPlan

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Top Care Areas

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

Low Back Pain
very high
more than 99% of peers
Spine Disorders
very high
more than 99% of peers
Cervical Spine Myelopathy
very high
more than 98% of peers

Dr. Faircloth'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

  • Neurosurgery

1  Board Certifications

  • Neurosurgery
    Accredited by: American Board of Neurological Surgery*

54  Conditions Treated

  • Aneurysm
  • Ankylosing Vertebral Hyperostosis
  • Bone Cancer
  • Bone Disorders
  • Brain and Nervous System Cancer (incl. Gliomas, Astrocytoma, Schwannoma, Medulloblastoma, Chordoma)
  • Brain Aneurysm
  • Brain Cancer
  • Brain Disorders
  • 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
  • Ear Disorders
  • Epilepsy
  • Fracture
  • Herniated Disc
  • Hydrocephalus
  • 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
  • Osteosarcoma
  • Pathological Spine Fracture
  • Post-Laminectomy Syndrome
  • Radiculopathy (Not Due to Disc Displacement)
  • Scoliosis
  • Secondary Malignancies
  • Spinal Cord Injury
  • Spinal Cord Tumor
  • Spinal Stenosis
  • Spine Deformities
  • Spine Disorders
  • Spine Fractures, Traumatic
  • Spondylolisthesis
  • Spondylosis
  • Stroke
  • Subarachnoid Hemorrhage
  • Subdural Hemorrhage
  • Thoracic Spine Fracture
  • Thoracic Spine Myelopathy
  • Thrombosis
  • Traumatic Brain Injury
  • Vascular Disease
  • Vertebral Column Tumors
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10  Procedures

Background Check

Malpractice Claims not available

Healthgrades does not collect malpractice information for Alabama.

0 Sanctions

No sanctions history found for the years that Healthgrades collects data.

0 Board Actions

No board actions found for the years that Healthgrades collects data.

Education

  • University Of Alabama At Birmingham
    Medical School | Graduated 1986
  • North Carolina Baptist Hospital
    Residency Hospital | Completed 1992

Awards & Recognition

Awards & Honors
  • Healthgrades Honor Roll
Media & Publications

Dr. Faircloth has no media or publications listed.

Languages Spoken

  • English

Memberships & Professional Affiliations

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Dr. Faircloth's Reviews

4.0
Likelihood of recommending Dr. Faircloth to family and friends
26 total reviews (6 have comments)

Likelihood to Recommend (26)

  • 5
    (19)
  • 4
    (0)
  • 3
    (1)
  • 2
    (1)
  • 1
    (5)

Dr. Faircloth's Performance

  • Trustworthiness

    EXCELLENT
  • Explains condition(s) well

    EXCELLENT
  • Answers questions

    VERY GOOD
  • Time well spent

    VERY GOOD

Office & Staff Performance

  • Scheduling

    VERY GOOD
  • Office environment

    EXCELLENT
  • Staff friendliness

    EXCELLENT
  • Average wait time

    16 to 30 minutes

Patient Comments (6)

Dr Faircloth was very attentive prior to a major spinal surgery but after he refused to see me when I was having complications. Also refused to continue medication thru recovery. His nurse was told to tell me everything I was going thru was normal. Went to another Dr and lo and behold I find out...more
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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...more
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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...more
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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...more
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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...more
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