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Farrokh Farrokhi, MD
Farrokh Farrokhi, MD
Would recommend provider
4.8 out of 5 stars

55 Patient Ratings

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Brain Cancer
Neuroscience Institute

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Virginia Mason Hospital & Seattle Medical Center


Hospital & Seattle Medical Center  (206) 223-7525

Neurosurgery, Spine Surgery, Brain Tumors, Parkinson's Disease, Movement Disorder

Board Certifications
Board Certified, American Board of Neurological Surgery

Joined Virginia Mason - January 2006

Patient Ratings
All ratings are submitted by Virginia Mason patients and are verified by an independent, national patient survey company. Ratings are measured on a scale of 1 to 5 with 5 being the best score. Learn about the ratings.

Would recommend provider
4.8 out of 5 stars
Provider's friendliness and courtesy
4.9 out of 5 stars
My confidence in provider
4.8 out of 5 stars
Provider spoke in clear language
4.9 out of 5 stars
Provider's effort to include me in decisions
4.7 out of 5 stars
Provider's explanation of condition or problem
4.8 out of 5 stars
Provider's concern for questions and worries
4.7 out of 5 stars
Time provider spent with me
4.7 out of 5 stars

Patient Comments
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May 2017
Dr. Farrokhi´s care, knowledge, and ability to relate to me as a person was exceptional. I really felt part of a care team where I was included.

February 2017
Virginia Mason is a top notch facility.

February 2017
Michelle & Dr. Farrokhi gave me outstanding attention.

December 2016
Everybody was very nice & answer all my questions.

December 2016
Provider was very kind and caring describing surgery and process, very good listener and didn´t feel rushed at any time.

December 2016
(PA Brandon note in nurse nurse/assistant section.) Dr. Farrokhi and PA Brandon were very kind and compassionate, with a welcome touch of humor, making this an exceptional experience. They were factual but not scary with information. I thank them much for their professional demeanor.

November 2016
Dr. Farrokhi - found him to be highly professional, knowledgeable doctors I have yet. Good communicator and down to earth. - Good follow up, reviewed my MRI with 2 other specialists before recommending a procedure. Inspired my full confidence.

October 2016
Dr. Farrokhi is an amazing doctor!

August 2016
Provider is very good regarding concern about the surgery I am looking at. I really appreciate Dr. Farrokhi´s approach that this surgery is serious.

July 2016
Dr. Farrokhi is a wonderful doctor. He puts people at ease immediately by showing he cares and by his confidence in his knowledge. He never talks down to patients and is very thorough.

June 2016
I have already recommended this provider to others. Excellent concern, care, friendliness, and professionalism!

June 2016
Both Dr. Farrokhi & Catharine Jackson were very informative, caring & thorough. They have been consistent since my care back in 2013-14.

June 2016
He is my mother´s provider which is why I wanted to see him. Very wonderful & thorough doctor. Recommend to anyone.

May 2016
Great doctor.

May 2016
Dr. Farrokhi has a great bedside manner and instills hope and confidence in his patients.

February 2016
Dr. Farrokhi is always great.

November 2015
It has been "worse than pulling teeth," as the old saying goes, in their pre & post appointment follow through. During the appt. it was fine except I don´t think the doctor asked me if there was anything else & I should have mentioned trying... my regular doctor´s evaluation & how that went.

November 2015
Very good all very good.

November 2015
Great doctor!

October 2015
Within 2 day he found time to see us and then spent 1-1/2 hours with me in a difficult sit.

August 2015
Dr. Farrokhi was perfect. We love him. He did my wife´s surgery a couple of years ago. It was a wonderful experience as well. Thanks to Dr. Farrokhi!

August 2015
Best doctor ever!

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Special Interest(s)
Deep brain stimulation, skull base surgery, brain tumors, and minimally invasive and complex spine surgery

Baylor College of Medicine, Houston, 1998

General Surgery, University of Texas Health Science Center, San Antonio, 1999

Neurosurgery, University of Washington, Seattle, 2003

On Patients
"The greatest way to care for patients is with an organized team approach, having the patient and family as integral parts of the team."

On Specialty
"Recent technological and biological advances in neurosciences have made it one of the most exciting and rewarding fields of medicine, promising to help more patients every day."

On Virginia Mason
"It is a pleasure to work with the Virginia Mason team, not only for their excellence in health care delivery, but also for the uniform dedication to providing the best for our patients."

Professional Activities and Awards
Voted one of Seattle's Top Doctors by both Seattle Metropolitan and Seattle Magazine in 2009. Voted one of Seattleā€™s Top Doctors by Seattle Met magazine in 2010.

Curriculum Vitae
Farrokh Farrokhi, MD - Curriculum Vitae