Dr. Yasser Farid, MD

Dr. Yasser Farid, MD

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Director, Chicago Bone Metastases Center at Weiss Memorial Hospital Surgeon, Chicago Center for Orthopedics Assistant Professor of Clinical Orthopaedics, University of Illinois at Chicago An award-winning researcher and lecturer, Yasser Farid, M.D., Ph.D., specializes in adult reconstructive surgery, revision arthroplasty, treatment of infected joints, orthopedic oncology (including pelvic and extremity tumors, and metastatic disease) and traumatology. He began his practice in 2003 as an Associate Lecturer of Orthopedic Oncology at the Center for Preservation and Transplantation of Musculoskeletal Tissues, at Cairo University Hospitals in Egypt. There, he performed musculoskeletal tumor resections and reconstructions using grafts, allografts, endoprostheses and composites. Listed most recently in the Who's Who in the World 2010 edition, Dr. Farid has authored several research papers and presentations. In 2000, Cairo University awarded him a grant to conduct a clinical research fellowship in orthopedic oncology at Harvard University, and in 2002 the United States Department of Justice, Immigration and Naturalization Service awarded him 0-1 status as an "Alien of Extraordinary Ability and Achievements." Dr. Farid earned his medical and doctoral degrees at Cairo University. He then completed multiple fellowships at Harvard University Massachusetts General Hospital, University of Texas M.D. Anderson Cancer Center and the University of Chicago. Dr. Farid speaks English and Arabic.

4646 N Marine Dr Fl 8

Chicago, IL 60640

Contact Information

(773) 564-5863

Insurance Accepted

  • Aetna
  • AvMed
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield of Illinois
  • Cigna
  • Commercial Insurance Company
  • Coventry Health Care
  • Coventry Health Care of Missouri
  • First Health (Coventry Health Care)
  • 7 More

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Patellofemoral Pain Syndrome or Knee Pain
very high
more than 97% of peers
Joint Pain
very high
more than 95% of peers
Knee Disorders
very high
more than 94% of peers

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Specialties

  • Orthopedic Surgery
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Board Certifications

Dr. Farid does not have any board certifications listed.

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Conditions Treated

  • Achilles Tendinitis
  • Adhesive Capsulitis
  • Ankle Fracture
  • Anterior Cruciate Ligament (ACL) or Posterior Cruciate Ligament (PCL) Tear
  • Arthritis of the Elbow
  • Ataxia
  • Autoimmune Diseases
  • Back Pain
  • Bone Cancer
  • Bone Disorders
  • Broken Arm
  • Bursitis
  • Cancer
  • Carpal Tunnel Syndrome
  • Chondrocalcinosis
  • Chronic Neck Pain
  • Chronic Pelvic Pain
  • Clavicle Fracture
  • Coccyx or Sacrum Fracture
  • Complex Regional Pain Syndrome (CRPS)
  • Complications of Joint Prosthesis
  • Degenerative Disc Disease
  • Difficulty With Walking
  • Elbow Injuries
  • Enthesopathy of Hip (incl. Trochanteric Bursitis)
  • Enthesopathy of Knee (incl. Bursitis of Knee)
  • Femur Fracture
  • Foot Conditions
  • Foot Fracture
  • Fracture
  • Fracture of Hand (incl. Fingers)
  • Gait Abnormality
  • Ganglion Cyst
  • Glenoid Labrum Tear
  • Gout
  • Hand Conditions
  • Hand Fracture
  • Heel Spur
  • Herniated Disc
  • Hip Fracture
  • Hip Sprain
  • Internal Derangement of Knee
  • Intervertebral Disc Disease
  • Joint Pain
  • Knee Dislocation
  • Knee Disorders
  • Knee Fracture
  • Knee Sprain
  • Leg Fracture Above Knee (incl. Hip)
  • Leg Fracture Below Knee (incl. Ankle)
  • Limb Pain
  • Low Back Pain
  • Lupus
  • Myelopathy
  • Nerve Root Injury and Plexus Disorders (incl. Pinched Nerve)
  • Non-Unions and Malunions of Fractures
  • Osteoarthritis
  • Osteoarthritis of Ankle and Foot
  • Osteoarthritis of Hip
  • Osteoarthritis of Hip and Thigh
  • Osteoarthritis of Knee
  • Osteoarthritis of Shoulder
  • Osteopenia
  • Osteosarcoma
  • Patellofemoral Pain Syndrome or Knee Pain
  • Pelvic Fracture
  • Pseudoarthrosis
  • Pyogenic Arthritis
  • Radiculopathy (Not Due to Disc Displacement)
  • Rheumatoid Arthritis
  • Rib Fracture
  • Rotator Cuff Tear
  • Runner's Knee
  • Sacrum Disorders
  • Scoliosis
  • Shoulder Dislocation
  • Shoulder Disorders
  • Shoulder Impingement Syndrome
  • Sjögren's Syndrome
  • Soft Tissue Sarcoma
  • Spine Disorders
  • Spine Fractures, Traumatic
  • Spondylolisthesis
  • Sprains and Strains (incl. Muscle Tear)
  • Systemic Chondromalacia
  • Thoracic Spine Fracture
  • Tibia and Fibula Fractures

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Procedures

  • Arthroplasty
  • Cancer Surgery
  • Dressing and-or Debridement of Wound, Infection, or Burn (incl. Negative Pressure Wound Therapy)
  • Excision of Femur or Knee
  • Excision of Tibia or Fibula
  • Foot and Ankle Fracture Treatment, Closed
  • Foot and Ankle Fracture Treatment, Open
  • Foot and Ankle Fracture and Dislocation Treatment
  • Fracture Care
  • Hip Fracture and Dislocation Treatment
  • Hip Fracture and-or Dislocation Treatment, Closed
  • Hip Fracture and-or Dislocation Treatment, Open
  • Hip Replacement
  • Hip Replacement Revision
  • Hip Resurfacing
  • Joint Drainage
  • Knee Arthroscopy
  • Knee Dislocation Treatment
  • Knee Replacement
  • Knee Replacement Revision
  • Knee Surgery
  • Knee and Leg Fracture and Dislocation Treatment
  • Knee and Lower Leg Fracture Treatment, Closed
  • Knee and Lower Leg Fracture Treatment, Open
  • Lamina Procedures (incl. Laminectomy, Laminoplasty, Laminotomy)
  • Myofascial Trigger Point Injection
  • Resection or Ablation of Bone Tumor, Partial or Complete Resection of Bone, Debridement of Bone
  • Separated Femoral Epiphysis Treatment
  • Shoulder Dislocation Treatment
  • Shoulder Fracture Treatment
  • Shoulder Fracture and Dislocation Treatment
  • Steroid Injection
  • Surgery, Trauma
  • Synovial Biopsy
  • Total Joint Replacement and Revision
  • Trigger Point Injection

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Background Check

0 Malpractice Claims

No malpractice history found for Illinois.

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

  • Cairo University School Of Medicine
    Medical School | Graduated
  • Cairo University Hospital
    Residency Hospital | Completed
  • University Of Chicago Medical Center
    Fellowship Hospital | Completed

Awards & Recognition

Awards & Honors

Dr. Farid has no awards or honors listed.

Media & Publications

Dr. Farid has no media or publications listed.

Languages Spoken

  • English
  • Arabic
  • Spanish

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Dr. Farid's Reviews

Likelihood of recommending Dr. Farid to family and friends
3.0
based on 10 total reviews (1 with a comment)
Dr. Farid's Performance
  • Trustworthiness
    GOOD
  • Explains condition(s) well
    GOOD
  • Answers Questions
    GOOD
  • Time well spent
    GOOD
Office & Staff Performance
  • Scheduling
    FAIR
  • Office environment
    GOOD
  • Staff friendliness
    GOOD
  • Average wait time
    31 to 45 minutes
Patient Comments (1)
in Detroit, MI |
I came to Dr. Farid on a recommendation from an emergency room doctor at another hospital in Chicago, he was that well-known. My previous hip replacement had broken walking to work one day and I needed emergency hip surgery. Within a few days, Dr. Farid went in and completely revised my hip replacement with a better, sturdier implant. I am a person in my upper-20s so I needed a strong implant. It's been 4 years and I have never felt stronger in my joint. I love this guy and his work!!
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Dr. Farid accepts 16 insurance carriers
  • Aetna
    Aetna HMO
    Choice Plus POS II
  • AvMed
    Open Access
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield
    Blue Card PPO
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield of Illinois
    Blue Cross Blue Shield of Illinois PPO
  • Cigna
    Cigna HMO
    Cigna PPO
    Great West Healthcare-Cigna PPO
  • Commercial Insurance Company
  • Coventry Health Care
    Platinum PPO
  • Coventry Health Care of Missouri
  • First Health (Coventry Health Care)
    First Health (Coventry Health Care) PPO
  • HealthLink
    HealthLink PPO
  • Humana
    Choice Care PPO
  • MultiPlan
    MultiPlan PPO
    PHCS Network PPO
  • Pipefitters
  • Sagamore Health Network
    Sagamore Plus
  • UnitedHealthCare
    Choice Plus POS
    Navigate HMO
    Navigate POS
    Options PPO
  • WellCare

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Weiss Memorial Hospital
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Chicago, IL 60640
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