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Dr. Faheem Sandhu, MD

Orthopedic Spine Surgery*
4.4 (73)
Map Pin Small Chevy Chase, MD
Accepting new patients
29 years of experience

Offers telehealth

Overview of Dr. Faheem Sandhu, MD

Dr. Faheem Sandhu, MD is an Orthopedic Spine Surgery Specialist in Chevy Chase, MD. They specialize in Orthopedic Spine Surgery, has 29 years of experience, and is board certified in Neurosurgery. They graduated from University of Rochester and is affiliated with MedStar Georgetown University Hospital. Patients rated Dr. Sandhu an average 4.4 star rating.

Dr. Sandhu works at MedStar Health: Neurosurgery at Chevy Chase in Chevy Chase, MD with other offices in Washington, DC, Clinton, MD and Prince Frederick, MD. They frequently treat conditions like Myelopathy along with other conditions at varying frequencies. They are accepting new patients and accept Aetna, Blue Cross Blue Shield and CareFirst Blue Cross Blue Shield as well as other major insurance plans. Please call ahead to schedule an appointment and to confirm all accepted insurance plans.

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Dr. Sandhu's Office Locations

  1. 1
    MedStar Health: Neurosurgery at Chevy Chase
    5454 Wisconsin Ave Ste 1225, Chevy Chase, MD 20815 Icon Directions Right Arrow Directions Phone Icon (301) 280-4160
  2. 2
    MedStar Health: Neuroscience at MedStar Georgetown University Hospital
    3800 Reservoir Rd NW, Washington, DC 20007 Icon Directions Right Arrow Directions Phone Icon (202) 295-0540
  3. 3
    MedStar Health: Neurosurgery at Clinton
    10401 Hospital Dr Ste 101, Clinton, MD 20735 Icon Directions Right Arrow Directions Phone Icon (301) 856-2323
  4. 4
    MedStar Health: Neurosurgery at Prince Frederick
    130 Hospital Rd Ste 101, Prince Frederick, MD 20678 Icon Directions Right Arrow Directions Phone Icon (301) 856-2323

Hospital Affiliations
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  • MedStar Georgetown University Hospital

Experience & Treatment Frequency

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Treatment frequency



Many providers have expertise treating multiple conditions or procedures. FindCare uses a variety of data sources to determine which conditions or procedures a provider treats and their level of experience.
Spinal Fusion
Herniated Disc Surgery
Myelopathy
Cervical Stenosis
Compressed Spinal Cord
Spinal Stenosis
Spondylolisthesis
Osteoarthritis of Spine
Radiculopathy
Lamina Procedures (incl. Laminectomy, Laminoplasty, Laminotomy)
Back Pain
Bone Cancer
Brain Cancer
Broken Neck
Cerebral Edema
Cervical Spine Myelopathy
Chiari Malformation Type 1
Chiari's Deformity
Cranial Trauma
Degenerative Disc Disease
Herniated Disc
Hypothalamus Cancer
Intervertebral Disc Disease
Intracerebral Hemorrhage
Low Back Pain
Lumbar Spine Fracture
Nerve Root Injury and Plexus Disorders (incl. Pinched Nerve)
Post-Laminectomy Syndrome
Scoliosis
Spinal Cord Injury
Spinal Stenosis with Neurogenic Claudication
Spine Deformities
Subdural Hemorrhage
Thoracic Stenosis
Traumatic Brain Injury
Traumatic Brain Injury (TBI)
Brain Surgery
Destruction of Brain Tumor
Neurostimulation
Birth Defects
Brain Abscess
Cancer of Cerebral Meninges
Cauda Equina Syndrome
Cerebrospinal Fluid Leak (CSF Leak)
Cerebrovascular Disease
Cervical Spinal Cord Injury
Complex Regional Pain Syndrome (CRPS)
Epilepsy
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Hydrocephalus
Meningiomas
Myelomalacia
Nerve Sheath Tumors
Obstructive Hydrocephalus
Pinched Nerve
Pineal Region Tumors
Post-Traumatic Coma
Subarachnoid Hemorrhage
Syringomyelia
Tarlov Cyst
Tethered Cord Syndrome
Thoracic Radiculopathy
Thoracic Spine Fracture
Thoracic Spine Myelopathy
Traumatic Cerebral Edema
Upper Back Pain
Cerebrospinal Fluid (CSF) Shunt - Insertion, Repair or Removal
Craniectomy, Craniotomy, Surgery of Skull Base, Neuroendoscopy
Disc Replacement
Dural Repair or Other Spinal Cord Repair
Facet Blocks
Neuroplasty
Neurostimulator Implantation
Posterior Lumbar Fusion With Robotic Assistance
Reconstruction for Craniosynostosis
Spinal Compression Fracture Repair
Spinal Cord Stimulation
Spinal Cord Stimulator Implant
Spinal Nerve Block
Spinal Reconstructive Surgery for Deformities
Spine Fracture Treatment
Vascular Transcatheter Embolization
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    4.4
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    About Dr. Faheem Sandhu, MD

    Specialties*
    • Orthopedic Spine Surgery

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    Years of Experience
    • 29 years of experience
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    Languages Spoken
    • English
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    NPI Number
    • 1760487128
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    Education & Certifications

    Medical Education
    • University of Rochester
    Medical Education
    Board Certifications
    • Neurosurgery
    Board Certifications
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    Dr. Faheem Sandhu, MD is accepting new patients on Healthline FindCare. You can check to see if Dr. Sandhu is offering online scheduling or call the provider’s office for more information.

    Dr. Sandhu has indicated that they do offer telehealth services. Please call the provider’s office at for more information.

    Dr. Sandhu has seen patients for Myelopathy, and more. You can see other conditions treated by Dr. Sandhu on their profile. Please call the provider’s office to confirm all visit reasons.

    73 patients have reviewed Dr. Sandhu. The overall rating for this provider is 4.4. You can read verified reviews and ratings and leave your own review based on your experience with Dr. Sandhu.

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