H. Francis Farhadi, MD, Neurosurgery, Columbus, OH, Ohio State University Wexner Medical Center

H. FrancisFarhadiMDPhD

Neurosurgery Columbus, OH

Neurosurgical Spine Surgery, Peripheral Nerve

Associate Professor Department of Neurological Surgery

Overview of Dr. Farhadi

I am an Associate Professor of Neurological Surgery and the Co-Director of the Spine Program at The Ohio State University Wexner Medical Center. I specialize in minimally invasive techniques that help both treat simple and complex spinal conditions, including spinal injuries, spinal cancers, peripheral nerve tumors, scoliosis, and spinal cord compression.

Education & Training

  • University of Miami School of MedicineFellowship, Spine Surgery Fellow, Department of Neurological Surgery, 2009 - 2009
  • Barnes-Jewish Hospital
    Barnes-Jewish HospitalFellowship, Peripheral Nerve Fellow, Division of Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery, 2008 - 2009
  • Toronto Western Research Institute Post-Doctoral Fellowship, 2006 - 2008
  • University of Toronto Residency, Division of Neurosurgery, 2002 - 2008
  • McGill University PhD, 2006
  • McGill University Faculty of Medicine
    McGill University Faculty of MedicineClass of 2002
  • University of London MPH, 1996

Certifications & Licensure

  • KY State Medical License
    KY State Medical License 2021 - 2022
  • OH State Medical License
    OH State Medical License 2009 - 2023
  • Royal College of Physicians and Surgeons (Canada)FRCS(C)

Awards, Honors, & Recognition

  • CMS Meaningful Use Stage 1 Certification EpicCare Ambulatory EMR, Epic Systems Corporation, 2012-2013

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Insurance Accepted

  • Aetna Choice POS II
    Aetna HMO
    Anthem Blue Access PPO
    Anthem Blue Preferred HMO
    BCBS Blue Card PPO
    BCBS Illinois PPO
    CIGNA Open Access
    Cofinity PPO
    First Health PPO
    Great West PPO
    HealthAmerica HealthAssurance PPO
    Medical Mutual of Ohio SuperMed Plus
    Medical Mutual of Ohio SuperMed POS
    Multiplan PHCS PPO
    Multiplan PPO
    United Healthcare - Direct Choice Plus POS
    United Healthcare - Direct Options PPO
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