Dr. Farouq A. Al-Hamdan

Senior Consultant Orthopedic Spine Surgeon Director - Spine Science Institute, Washington
OPD Schedule Days:

SATURDAY – WEDNESDAY: 8:00 A.M. – 8:00 P.M.
Thursday: 8:00 A.M. – 1:00 P.M.

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Director - Spine Science Institute, Washington

State Medical Licensure:

  • Washington:  Active License, January 1999 - Present.
  • Wisconsin:  Active License, June 1999 - Present.
  • New York:   Active License, September 2004 - Present.


  • The Royal College of Surgeons (Edinburgh, Great Britain) - January 1990.
  • Education Commission of Foreign Medical Graduates (ECFMG) - July 1992.
  • Federation Licensing Examination (FLEX) - December 1993.

Recent Appointments:

  • Director, Attending Orthopedic Spine Surgeon, Spine Science Institute, Mt. Vernon, WA, USA.
  • Asst. Professor, Staff Faculty, University of Texas Medical Branch, Galveston, Texas, USA.
  • Director, Attending Orthopedic Spine Surgeon, Wisconsin Spine Institute, Weston, WI, USA.
  • Attending Orthopedic Spine Surgeon, Rice Medical Center, Stevens Point, Wisconsin, USA.

Teaching Activities and Surgical Expertise:

  • Director and instructor of training courses for Minimally Invasive Spine Surgeries.
  • Major and complex spine surgeries for degenerative disease, trauma, tumors and deformities.

Specialized in the diagnosis and treatment of:

  • Evaluation and management of all Back, Neck and Spine related conditions.
  • Treatment conservative (non-surgical) and surgical for all age groups.
  • Acute and chronic Neck and Back Pain:
    • Sciatica.
    • Disc Herniation.
    • Disc degeneration.
    • Spinal Canal Stenosis.
    • Back and neck injuries.
    • Spine Deformities.

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