M. Fakhouri, MD

M. Fakhouri, MD

mfakhour@med.wayne.edu; ac0013@wayne.edu

Clinic Appointments: (313) 745-4275

(313) 745-4216; (313) 745-4273 (fax)

M. Fakhouri, MD

Narrative Bio

Maher Fakhouri, M.D. is Associate Professor in Neurology and has served as a faculty member in the Department of Neurology since 1995. He has served as the Clerkship Director for the Department of Neurology since 2000. He recently served on The Advisory Committee on pain and symptom management, State of Michigan (Representing Wayne State University School of Medicine), appointed by Governor Rick Snyder in July 2015. In the past he served as a reviewer for The National Board of Medical Examiners (NBME) Clinical Neurology Subject Examination, The American Institute of Biological Sciences Chronic Pain/Orthopedic Injury Evaluation Panel, reviewer for the Journal of Neurological Sciences and the Headache Journal (Journal of the American Headache Society). He is currently a member on the Clerkship Committee at Wayne State University School of Medicine and a member of the Wayne State University School of Medicine Department of Neurology, Clinical Competency Committee. He previously was a staff member of the Department of Neurology at the University of Cincinnati. He is certified by The American Board of Psychiatry and Neurology (1992), The American Board of Pain Medicine, formerly The American College of Pain Medicine (1993), and The American Board of Electrodiagnostic Medicine (1994, recertified in 2004).

His interests include Clinical Neurology teaching, Pain Medicine, Headache and Electromyography.

Office Address

8 D, University Health Center; 4201 St Antoine Detroit, MI 48201

Awards & Honors

Faculty Teaching Award: Recognized and Appreciated by the Wayne State University Medical Students and Faculty for Excellence in Teaching During Clinical Clerkships, 2018 - 2019

Top Neurologist in Detroit, Michigan, 2016. The International Association of HealthCare Professional (IAHCP)

The Program Directors Teaching Award, 2016. The Detroit Medical Center and Wayne State University School of Medicine, Department of Neurology

Best Doctors in America 2014

Best Doctors in America 2013

Best Doctors in America 2011-2012.

The Association of University Professors of Neurology’s “2010 Successful Recruitment Award”. (The highest number of total matches in Neurology)

Best Doctors in America, 2009-2010.

The Wayne State University College Teaching Award, 2009.

Best Doctors in America, 2005-2006.

Who’s Who in America, 2003-2007

The American Academy of Neurology Teacher Recognition Award for Excellence in Neurologic Education, 2005.

International Health Professional of the year, 2005, The International Biographical Centre, Cambridge, England.

The Wayne State University College Teaching Award, 2002.

Who’s Who in Medicine and Healthcare, 2000-2001


Damascus University Medical School, M.D., 1982

Position Title

Associate Professor of Neurology, Clerkship Director


 Good Samaritan Hospital, Cincinnati, Ohio 1986-1987


Department of Neurology, University of Cincinnati, 1987-1990


headache-pain, neuromuscular disorders


EMG/Neuromuscular, University of Minnesota, VAMC, 1990-1991; Pain Management, University of Cincinnati, College of Medicine, 1991-1992

Prior Appointments

Assistant Professor of Clinical Neurology, Department of Neurology, University of Cincinnati, College of Medicine, 1992-1994


Headache, Pain medicine and EMG

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