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Dr Farhat DO
Robert Farhat, DO
Regenerative Medicine Specialist

Robert Farhat, DO

Dr. Farhat specializes in non-surgical orthopedic medicine. Growing up on the East side of the Detroit suburbs, he graduated from Center Line High School, attended Michigan State University for undergraduate education and the MSU-College of Osteopathic Medicine for his medical degree. Post graduate training included an internship through the Henry Ford Health System, and eventually a Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation residency and Pain Medicine fellowship at the University of Michigan. Dr. Farhat is board certified in Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation, and Pain Medicine. He uses his expertise to maximize function using patient empowerment, in hopes to avoiding chronic opioid therapy. Dr. Farhat has integrated the latest interventional treatment options for most musculoskeletal conditions, especially Regenerative Medicine.

Academic Background

  • Medical School: Michigan State University-College of Osteopathic Medicine 2002
  • Fellowship: Michigan State University-College of Osteopathic Medicine OMM fellow 1999
  • Undergraduate: Michigan State University-Lymann Briggs College, Physiology 1996

Medical Training

  • Fellowship: Pain Medicine 2007, University of Michigan, Ann Arbor, MI
  • Residency: Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation 2006, University of Michigan, Ann Arbor, MI
  • Internship: Henry Ford Health, 2003 Detroit, MI


  • Michigan Medical License (2002 – Current)
  • Board Certified American Board of Physical Medicine and Rehab-2007, 2017
  • Board Certified American Board of Pain Medicine-2007, 2017
  • ACLS and BLS certified

Professional Organizations

  • American Academy of Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation (AAPMR)
  • Interventional Pain & Spine International Society (IPSIS)
  • North American Spine Society (NASS)
  • Interventional Orthopedics Foundation
  • American Osteopathic Association
  • Michigan State Medical Society

Recent Work Experience

  • 2023-present Michigan Center For Regenerative Medicine (MCFRM)Offering orthobiologic treatment options, including PRP and BMAC, for patients looking for an alternative to surgery. This practice offers a scientific approach to orthobiologics, including an in house lab, utilizing Greyledge technologies, in order to quantify treatments provided.
  • 2023-present Movement OrthopedicsA multi-specialty practice of Orthopedic surgeons and Physiatry integrating surgical and non-surgical treatment options for patients with musculoskeletal disorders in order to maximize functional outcomes. 
  • 2008-2023 Michigan Head & Spine Institute (MHSI)A multi-specialty practice including Neurosurgery, Physiatry, Neurology. Responsibilities: interventional pain medicine, regenerative medicine, mild traumatic brain injury, auto accidents.
  • 2015-2018 Life Skills Village-Center for Brain Injury RehabilitationMedical Director-Outpatient brain injury rehabilitation program
  • 2007-2008 West Michigan PainOutpatient pain practice with offices in Grand Rapids and Big Rapids Michigan. 

Special Training

  • 2023 American Academy/Association of Orthopedic Medicine Injection Techniques Extremities Cadaveric Workshop
  • 2020 Regenexx Cell Therapy Training & Cadaveric Workshop
  • 2018 Fundamentals of Musculoskeletal Ultrasound
  • 2017 Med Rebels Cell Therapy Cadaveric Workshop
  • 2017 Disc-FX Minimally Invasive Discectomy Cadaver Course
  • 2016 Med Rebels Cell Therapy Symposium & Cadaveric Workshop
  • 2015 AAPMR:Physiatric Applications of Stem Cell Therapies in Regenerative Treatments of Musculoskeletal Conditions.
  • 2013 Cooled RF Lesioning Procedures for Chronic Pain Management
  • 2008 Medtronic Spinal Cord Stimulator Cadaver Course
EMG Testing 10 Year Certified
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American Association of Orthopaedic Medicine
American Academy of Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation
Interventional Orthobiologics Foundation
Certified Advanced Hip Orthobiologic Core Injection Skills
Certified Intermediate Spine Orthobiologic Injections
Certified Advanced Knee Orthobiologic Core Injection Skills
APCA Registered in Musculoskeletal Sonography

Treatable Conditions from the Experts at Michigan Center for Regenerative Medicine

  • Achilles Tendon Ruptures Treatment
  • AC Joint and Tendon Tears Treatment
  • Ankle Pain Treatment
  • Arthritis Treatment
  • Back Pain Treatment
  • Bone Pain Treatment
  • Bursitis Treatment
  • Chronic Inflammation Treatment
  • Chronic Pain Treatment
  • Degenerative Disc Disease Treatment
  • Diabetic Peripheral Neuropathy Treatment
  • Elbow Pain Treatment
  • Foot and Ankle Injury Treatment
  • Foot Pain Treatment
  • Herniated Discs of The Spine
  • Hip Injury Treatment
  • Hip Pain Treatment
  • Joint Pain Treatment
  • Knee Injury Treatment
  • Knee Pain Treatment
  • Ligament Injury Treatment
  • Ligament Strains
  • Lower Back Pain and Spinal Pain
  • Lumbar Disc Herniation Treatment
  • Meniscus Tears in the Knee
  • Muscle And Tendon Sprain and Strain Treatment
  • Muscle Pain Treatment
  • Muscle Strains from Sports and Other Injuries
  • Musculoskeletal Disorder Treatment
  • Musculoskeletal Injury Treatment
  • Musculoskeletal Pain Treatment
  • Neck Pain Treatment
  • Nerve Pain Treatment
  • Neuropathy Treatment
  • Osteoarthritis And Degeneration of Joints
  • Other Pains Involving Bone, Joints or Tendons
  • Plantar Fasciitis Treatment
  • PRP For Hair Loss Treatment
  • Rotator Cuff Tears in The Shoulders
  • Sacroiliac (Si) Joint Dysfunction Treatment  
  • Sacroiliitis / Sacroiliac Joint Pain and Dysfunction Treatment
  • Sciatic Nerve Pain Treatment
  • Sciatica / Lumbar or Lumbosacral Radiculopathy Treatment
  • Sciatica Treatment
  • Shoulder Pain Treatment
  • Spinal Stenosis Treatment
  • Spine Pain Treatment
  • Spine Trauma Treatment
  • Tendinitis Treatment
  • Tendon Injury Treatment
  • Treatment for Tendonitis and Bursitis
  • Treatment for Tennis and Golfer’s Elbow
  • Tension Headache Treatment
  • Torn Tendons and Ligament Treatment
  • Treatment After Auto Injuries
  • Treatment For Internal Derangement of Knee Cartilage
  • Treatment For Knee Cartilage Lesions
  • Treatment For Muscular Weakness
  • Treatment For Shoulder Injuries

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