Dr. Farhat's Specialties include:

  • Low back and neck pain
  • Spinal interventions
  • Pain management with Interventional treatment
  • Sports injuries
  • Injuries from auto accidents
  • EMG evaluation
  • Osteopathic manual medicine


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Robert P. Farhat. D.O.

Robert P. Farhat, D.O.




Interventional Physiatrist
Michigan Head and Spine Institute





Dr. Farhat specializes in non-surgical evaluation and management of back and neck pain. As a Physical Medical and Rehabilitation expert, his treatment focuses on maximizing the patient’s ability to function and using conservative management. Interventional treatments for pain are one method of care provided by Dr. Farhat.  He has had national posters related to the evaluation and treatment of back pain. His treatment strategy focuses on maximizing function and utilizing conservative management.

Prior Appointment
Pain Management, West Michigan Pain, Grand Rapids, Michigan

BS: Michigan State University, East Lansing, Michigan
DO: Michigan State University College of Osteopathic Medicine, East Lansing, Michigan
Fellowship: Osteopathic Manual Medicine, Michigan State University College of Osteopathic Medicine, East Lansing, Michigan
Residency: Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation, University of Michigan, Ann Arbor, Michigan
Fellowship: Pain Management, Dept. of Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation, University of Michigan, Ann Arbor, Michigan

American Board of Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation
Subspecialty certification in Pain Medicine

American Academy of Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation
North American Spine Society
International Spine Interventional Society
American Osteopathic Association

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Beaumont, Royal Oak
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Premier Surgical Center
SE Michigan Surgical Hospital
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Utica Surgical Center
Waterford Surgical Center
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