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What to Consider when Getting DBSSeptember 2, 2014

Presenter: Farrokh Farrokhi, MD

Have you been thinking about getting Deep Brain Stimulation (DBS) surgery?  In this interactive, hour-long presentation, Dr. Farrokh Farrokhi will speak about the important things to consider when you’re making a decision about DBS.  What can DBS really do for you?  What questions should you ask your healthcare team? What are your expectations from the surgery?  Dr. Farrokhi will address all this and more when you tune into What to Consider When Getting DBS.

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Farrohk Farrokhi, MD, is a board certified neurosurgeon with the American Board of Neurological Surgery.  Currently practicing at Virginia Mason in Seattle, Washington, Dr. Farrokhi’s specialties include neurosurgery, Deep Brain Stimulation surgery, spin surgery and brain tumors.  He sums up his approach to healthcare as, “The greatest way to care for patients is with an organized team approach, having the patient and family as integral parts of the team.”  He currently chairs the Medical Advisory Council of the Northwest Parkinson’s Foundation. 

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