Dr. Zouheir Fares, DO

Dr. Zouheir Fares, DO

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Age 64
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Dr. Zouheir Fares, DO is a general surgery specialist in Grand Blanc, MI and has been practicing for 36 years. He graduated from Wv Sch Of Osteo Med in 1982 and specializes in general surgery, trauma surgery, and more.Read his story

8384 Holly Rd Ste 1

Grand Blanc, MI 48439

Contact Information

(810) 733-8400

Insurance Accepted

  • Aetna
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • Cigna
  • First Health (Coventry Health Care)
  • HAP Insurance
  • Humana
  • MultiPlan
  • Priority Health

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Top Care Areas

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

Laparoscopic Surgical Procedure
very high
more than 97% of peers
Hernia Repair
very high
more than 96% of peers
Abdominal Disorders
very high
more than 94% of peers

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Dr. Fares' bio

This content was provided by Dr. Fares "Dr. Fares, a Board Certified General Surgeon and a fellow of the American College of Osteopathic Surgeons, has been in private practice in the Flint area since 1988. Since 1988, Dr. Fares has been as Associate Professor at Michigan State University at both the Osteopathic and Allopathic programs. Today, he continues to train residents in the field of general surgery and family practice for the respective training programs at Michigan State University. "

Care Philosophy

This content was provided by Dr. Fares ""I strive to treat my patients the way I would want one of my family members to be treated, with patience, understanding, respect and excellent care." - Dr. Fares"

8  Specialties

  • General Surgery
  • Breast Surgery
  • Colon & Rectal Surgery
  • Laparoscopic Surgery
  • Minimally Invasive Surgery
  • Robotic Surgery
  • Surgery
  • Trauma Surgery

1  Board Certifications

  • General Surgery
    Accredited by: American Osteopathic Board of Surgery*

69  Conditions Treated

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69  Procedures

  • Abscess or Cyst Drainage or Aspiration
  • Abscess or Fluid Incision and Drainage
  • Appendectomy, Laparoscopic
  • Appendectomy, Open
  • Axillary Lymph Node Dissection
  • Bile Duct Procedure
  • Biliary Drainage
  • Biopsy of Breast
  • Breast Reconstruction
  • Breast Surgical Procedure
  • Colectomy
  • Colectomy and Sigmoidectomy With Robotic Assistance
  • Colon and Rectal Surgery
  • Colonoscopy, Proctosigmoidoscopy, and Sigmoidoscopy
  • Cyst Incision and Drainage
  • Dressing and-or Debridement of Wound, Infection, or Burn (incl. Negative Pressure Wound Therapy)
  • Embolectomy, Thrombectomy, or Vessel Exploration
  • Enterostomy (Laparoscopic or Open)
  • Esophageal Surgery
  • Excision of Breast Tumor
  • Excision of Rectal Tumor
  • Excision of Skin Lesion
  • Excision of Stomach Tumor
  • Excision, Shaving, or Destruction of Skin and Subcutaneous Tissue (incl. Mohs Micrographic Surgery), Tissue Transfer
  • Fecal Impaction Removal
  • Femoral Hernia Repair, Open
  • Fistulectomy or Fistulotomy, Anal
  • Gallbladder Removal
  • Gallbladder Removal (Cholecystectomy), Laparoscopic
  • Gallbladder Removal (Cholecystectomy), Open
  • Gastroenterology Procedures
  • Head and Neck Surgery
  • Heart Surgery
  • Hemorrhoidectomy or Excision of Anal Tags
  • Hernia Repair
  • Incisional Hernia Repair, Laparoscopic
  • Inguinal Hernia Repair, Laparoscopic
  • Inguinal Hernia Repair, Open
  • Intestinal Transplant (incl. Enterectomy)
  • Laparoscopic Cholecystectomy With Robotic Assistance
  • Laparoscopic Sigmoidectomy With Robotic Assistance
  • Laparoscopic Surgical Procedure
  • Laparotomy
  • Lung Surgery
  • Lymph Node Biopsy or Excision
  • Mastectomy
  • Open Diaphragmatic and-or Paraesophageal Hiatal Hernia Repair
  • Open Incisional and-or Ventral Hernia Repair
  • Orchiectomy
  • Paracentesis
  • Paraesophageal Hernia Repair, Laparoscopic
  • Parathyroidectomy
  • Peripheral Artery Catheterization
  • Port Placements or Replacements
  • Proctectomy, Open or Laparoscopic (incl. Swenson and Duhamel Procedures)
  • Removal of Reproductive Organs (Hysterectomy, Oophorectomy, Salpingectomy, Salpingo-Oophorectomy, Resection of Peritoneal Malignancy)
  • Removal or Destruction of Rectal or Intestinal Tumor (incl. Colonoscopy, Proctosigmoidoscopy, Sigmoidoscopy and Control of Hemorrhage)
  • Splenectomy
  • Splenectomy and Splenorrhaphy
  • Stomach Surgery
  • Thoracentesis
  • Thyroid Lobectomy
  • Thyroidectomy
  • Thyroidectomy or Thyroid Lobectomy
  • Tracheal Surgery
  • Trigger Point Injection
  • Umbilical or Ventral Hernia Repair, Laparoscopic
  • Video-Assisted Thoracoscopic Surgery (VATS) or Thoracotomy
  • Wound Repair

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Background Check

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0 Sanctions

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0 Board Actions

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Education

  • Wv Sch Of Osteo Med
    Medical School | Graduated 1982

Awards & Recognition

Awards & Honors
  • Healthgrades Honor Roll
Media & Publications

Dr. Fares has no media or publications listed.

Languages Spoken

  • English
  • Arabic

Memberships & Professional Affiliations

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Dr. Fares' Reviews

4.2
Likelihood of recommending Dr. Fares to family and friends
25 total reviews (6 have comments)

Likelihood to Recommend (25)

  • 5
    (20)
  • 4
    (0)
  • 3
    (0)
  • 2
    (0)
  • 1
    (5)

Dr. Fares' Performance

  • Trustworthiness

    EXCELLENT
  • Explains condition(s) well

    EXCELLENT
  • Answers questions

    EXCELLENT
  • Time well spent

    EXCELLENT

Office & Staff Performance

  • Scheduling

    VERY GOOD
  • Office environment

    EXCELLENT
  • Staff friendliness

    VERY GOOD
  • Average wait time

    10 to 15 minutes

Patient Comments (6)

Dr. Fares and his staff are all I could have hoped for in my search for quality, reliable medical care and follow up visits. He has consistently provided the absolute best care, advice and treatment during every visit and for every issue I have had to get through. If you are looking for a doctor...more
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This man saved my husbands life. He is very humble and credited God for the successful surgery. I too believe God was with us not just for the surgery, but leading us to this wonderful doctor.
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I met with Dr. Fares for a consultation re: a surgery I was planning on having that I was extremely nervous about. He was extremely rude and condescending, and made me feel uncomfortable about the condition I had. He spoke to me for approximately 3 minutes about the surgery I would need, provided...more
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I had a problem for over 20 years that Doctors told me was in my mind basically. Dr. Fares diagnosed it immediately and took care of it that fast. Wow is all I have to say about this wonderful Dr. He might not have the best bedside manner but that's not what you should look for in a doctor. I...more
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I was sent to Dr. Fares as a second opinion. What surprised me was Dr. Fares' hesitations in taking me to surgery. Previous doctors wanted to take me to surgery the next day. Dr. Fares sought non-surgical treatment and after a few months, my symptoms and pain are now gone.
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