About Me

As a general neurologist at The Ohio State University Wexner Medical Center, with over 28 years of practice, I believe in caring for patients the way I want to be cared for. To me, this means being friendly, efficient and running on time.

I enjoy working with my patients and explaining diagnosis and treatment plans, as well as answering questions they may have. I try to always be friendly with superb bedside manner. Additionally, I generally answer all phone calls and emails within four hours.

My favorite part about working at Ohio State is the ability we have to collaborate with subspecialists to provide outstanding care to our patients, as well as collaborating with those conducting meaningful research in neurology.

When I’m not working, I enjoy spending my free time drumming in a band, bicycling and working on my wife’s “to do list.”

Procedures and Conditions I Treat

  • Stroke
  • Gait Disorders, Neurologic
  • Epilepsy
  • Memory Disorders
  • Dementia
  • Movement Disorders
  • Tremor
  • Alzheimer Disease
  • Essential Tremor
  • Multiple Sclerosis
  • Myelitis, Transverse
  • Neuromyelitis Optica
  • Pseudotumor Cerebri
  • Vertigo
  • Migraine Disorders
  • Fasciculation
  • Muscle Weakness
  • Urinary Bladder, Neurogenic
  • Ischemic Attack, Transient
  • Cerebral Palsy
  • Neuralgia
  • Demyelinating Diseases
  • Hydrocephalus, Normal Pressure
  • Hypesthesia
  • Paroxysmal Hemicrania
  • Dyskinesias
  • Headache
  • Myoclonus
  • Ataxia
  • Leukoencephalopathies
  • Creutzfeldt-Jakob Syndrome
  • Cranial Nerve Diseases
  • Amnesia
  • Encephalomalacia

Locations Where I Practice

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Education and Training

Medical Degree

Ohio University College of Osteopathic Medicine


Ohio State University Wexner Medical Center
7/1/1987 - 6/30/1990

More About My Work

My Background

Board Certification

American Board of Psychiatry & Neurology (Subspecialty: Neurology)

My Department



76 Patient Satisfaction Reviews

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  • Overall
    4.6 out of 5
  • Explains Things Clearly 4.8
  • Listens Carefully 4.7
  • Gives Understandable Instructions 4.5
  • Knows My Medical History 4.1
  • Shows Respect 4.7
  • Time Spent Together 4.8

15 Patient Comments

Reviewed on Aug 12, 2018

Very thorough, friendly and attentive

Reviewed on Aug 04, 2018

not very empathetic

Reviewed on Aug 02, 2018

My provider was very helpful and understanding was able to provide me with the help I needed!

Reviewed on Jul 29, 2018

Dr seemed to be in a hurry.

Reviewed on Jul 04, 2018

Dr. Fahey was excellent. He asked pertinent questions and really listened to my answers. He has a sense of humor. He tallied up my answers and came up with an immediate plan of treatment. He was fun to work with and I came away with a strong sense of encouragement and confidence.

Reviewed on Jun 22, 2018

Very knowledgeable and proactive

Reviewed on Jun 14, 2018

Has provided to me since 2000.

Reviewed on Jun 13, 2018

Dr. Fahey makes you feel important and comfortable. Very professional in actions & knowledge.

Reviewed on Jun 12, 2018

Dr. Fahey is great; good experience & med knowledge & also good in interaction with a patient!

Reviewed on Jun 11, 2018

took time to thoroughly examine me. explained his findings and was encouraging about treatment

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Consulting and Related Relationships

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As of 03/26/2018, Dr. Fahey has reported no relationships with companies or entities.

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