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Jacques N. Farkas, MD, FAANS, FACS, graduated with honors from the University of Illinois in Urbana, Illinois, receiving a Bachelor of Science degree. He attended medical school at Rush Medical College in Chicago. After obtaining his medical degree, he completed his residency in general surgery at Northwestern University in Chicago and then a neurosurgical residency at Loyola University Medical Center in Maywood, Illinois.

Dr. Farkas is certi ed by the American Board of Neurological Surgery, and is a fellow of the American Association of Neurological Surgeons and the American College of Surgeons. He has been appointed an assistant professor of neurosurgery at the Chicago College of Osteopathic Medicine and an associate professor in the College of Medicine in the Department of Neurosurgery at the University of Florida.

Dr. Farkas is past president of the Florida Neurosurgical Society and has been a delegate and alternate delegate to the Council of State Neurosurgical Societies of the American Association of Neurological Surgeons and the Congress of Neurological Surgeons. He has been appointed to the executive committees of Palms West Hospital and JFK Medical Center in West Palm Beach, Florida, and has served as
the chief of neurosurgery at JFK Medical Center and St. Mary’s Medical Center in West Palm Beach. Currently, Dr. Farkas is chairman of the Department of Neurosurgery at Orlando Health.

In private practice since 1985, Dr. Farkas has practiced in the Chicago area, southeast Florida and recently in northeast Florida. His interests have included microneurosurgery, neuro-oncology, stereotactic radiosurgery, neurosurgery, trauma care, and disorders affecting the cervical spine.

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