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Theodore Faber


For almost forty years, Dr. Tom Faber has cared for people living with neurodegenerative diseases, including ALS, Parkinson's, PLS, and various dementias.

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Theodore Faber



For almost forty years, Dr. Tom Faber has cared for people living with neurodegenerative diseases, including ALS, Parkinson's, PLS, and various dementias.

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Boston City Hospital



Medical school - Medical College of Georgia

Graduate - Georgia State University, Physical Chemistry (Thermodynamics)

Undergraduate - Furman University, BS Biology


Volunteer neurologist, Free Medical Clinic of Columbia SC

Fellow, American Academy of Neurology

AOA National Medical Honor Society lifetime member

South Carolina Neurological Society

President 1997-1999 and 2013-2015

USC (Columbia) School of Medicine Neurology Department 2011-2014 Assistant Professor and Clerkship director

About the doctor


Dr. Faber has been a practicing neurologist for 38 years and has cared for thousands of patients with Alzheimer’s, ALS, Parkinson’s, dementias, and other neurodegenerative diagnoses. He attended medical school at the Medical College of Georgia and completed his residency at Boston City Hospital.

In Dr. Faber’s words, understanding the human nervous system is “the final frontier” and he is especially committed to helping patients understand their diagnoses, as well as bringing care to patients across the country. As a veteran himself, Dr. Faber is especially dedicated to supporting men and women who have served our country through their neurodegenerative diagnoses.


Paolini S, Burdine J, Verenes M, Webster J, Faber T, et al. (2013) Rapid Short MRI Sequence Useful in Eliminating Stroke Mimics Among Acute Stroke Patients Considered for Intravenous Thrombolysis. J Neurol Disord 1: 137. doi:10.4172/2329-6895.1000137

Faber T, Rippy A, Brian Hyslop W, Hinderliter A, Sen S (2013) Cardiovascular MRI in Detection and Measurement of Aortic Atheroma in Stroke/ TIA patients. J Neurol Disord 1: 139. doi:10.4172/2329-6895.1000139

Shephard T, Hillman D, Lawrence N, Faber T, Carlson R, Gunnell B, Schlietz D,  Ehrlich M, Oktay L, Perina D, Cote J, Caddell-Gordon D, McMurray T, Southerland A, Wibberly K, Solinski N. Rural Emergency Quality Improvement Tele Stroke Evidence-Based Project (Rural EQUIT-e). Poster session presented at Mid-Atlantic Telehealth Resource Center Telehealth Summit 2015; 2015 March 29-31; Sulphur Springs, WV.

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Volunteer neurologist, Free Medical Clinic of Columbia SC

Fellow, American Academy of Neurology

AOA National Medical Honor Society lifetime member

South Carolina Neurological Society

President 1997-1999 and 2013-2015

USC (Columbia) School of Medicine Neurology Department 2011-2014 Assistant Professor and Clerkship director

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states licensed in

North Carolina
New Hampshire
New Jersey
New Mexico
New York
Rhode Island
South Carolina
West Virginia


Overall Experience

Dr. Faber is simply excellent. He is thoughtful, thorough, and comprehensive in his care.

He told me about how omega 3’s can help slow progression. My local neurologist never would have told me.

Dr. Faber is thorough and caring. He takes the time to listen.

FANTASTIC visit as always.

Dr. Faber always answers all my questions and explains why. He takes the time to listen to me.

I honestly think Dr. Farber is the embodiment of how we all hope doctors should be. Kind, empathetic, extremely knowledgeable, funny and above all else, human. A wonderful person and of course, doctor.

Dr is great

Dr. Faber is great, always willing to share insights, and positive. I didn’t have many questions or concerns this time, but it’s helpful to check in.

Very nice doctor.

I really enjoyed talking with Dr. Tom and appreciate being able to add another layer to my Parkinson’s care. The visit was not rushed and I felt like I was his only concern during our session.

Dr. Faber is amazing he always has new information and knows exactly where I am in my journey and makes me feel like my work in exercises is making a difference. I would rate him a 10 on your scale if it went that high.

I appreciate that Dr. Faber was prepared to talk with me about the questions I had listed in my pre-session interview form. His answers were thoughtful and helpful.

I was incredibly impressed with not only Dr. Faber’s expertise but also how thoroughly he had reviewed my medical history, the time he took to discuss and explain my symptoms, and also his willingness to discuss different approaches that might be taken in the future.

He was very pleasant listened to and addressed our needs and questions

I am very blessed to have Dr. Faber. While being incredibly knowledgeable, he is extremely compasionate. He should be in the Webster's Dictionary as the definition of superlative bedside manner.

Dr. Faber is personable and caring. He is openminded and full of anecdotal experiences that are helpful for managing my ALS symptoms. Along with Eva M. and Shanay, I always look forward to my telehealth meetings with Dr. Faber.

Dr. Theodore Faber redefines the meaning of Patient Care. This doctor is on a whole different stratosphere. I have never had an appointment like this. I truly felt like he cared. He gave me more time in this one appointment, than I get in a year with my current Neurologist. But, more importantly, he took the time to understand my challenges, and to discuss & think thru viable options. it's not like a 'boiler-plate' 'one size fits all' type of approach. He gave me the necessary time we both needed to answer all questions. Then concluded our appointment by asking, "What can I do for you? What do you need?" Bottle him up, and the world would be a better place.

Dr. Faber was very congenial, coherent and informative!

He said “that’s good” on many of my measurements and that is really nice to hear with a progressive disease.

Great Call

De. Faber is awesome!

A very positive vídeo call

He is great

Synapticure is absolutely AMAZING Dr Faber is a fabulous Dr

Got some up to date ideas regarding supplements.

My appt with Dr. Faber was one of the most fulfilling visits I've had in the 19 years I’ve been going to neurologists for MY ALS. I have a rare form of this rare disease so he listened to me, asked me about my and my family's experience with ALS. He said he'd be happy to see others in my extended family who have been reluctant (or unable) to journey to the two major medical centers in our state. However, they may appreciate a virtual visit that allows them to get excellent advice, help with getting medical assistance devices for their home, and even have other members of their family's tested. I have a return visit in two months and I’m looking forward to it already. I highly recommend Synapticure whether you are new to the ALS experience or someone like me who's been around several laps on this challenging journey. PS: Synapticure will be opening a mental health unit soon.

Really takes the time to listen to your concerns and gives adequate answers

Dr. Faber is always awesome

Dr. Hatcher-Martin is always excellent at listening and helping guide us through our concerns and questions.

Dr. Faber is amazing. He always makes you feel like you are his only patient and he answers questions giving you the background of any answer. He is open and concerned - an old fashioned doctor.

Synapticure kicks ass. Plain and simple. I'm so glad that Dr Faber is part of this team. He is amazing.

Enjoyed the visit!

Dr. Faber was very easy to talk to and connect with.

He cares.

Dr. Faber is provides a wonderful opportunity to ask all sorts of questions re: ALS

I can doscuss anything with Dr Faber comfortably.

I'm very pleased with the Synapticure personnel,doctor Faber is excellent

Dr. Faber is always compassionate and caring and is very familiar with my situation.


Dr Faber has always expressed genuine care for me. I always enjoy our appointments.

As always my appt with Dr. Faber went FANTASTIC !!!

Dr. Faber is generous with his time and knowledge. He shows a lot of interest in my questions and offers helpful insights to inform discussions with my clinic team.

Good discussion about my status and some treatment options.

Everyone here is wonderful very caring, very supportive. I am very satisfied.

Very personable and listens to your needs. Very quick with any follow up.

Great doctor

Dr. Faber is an amazing doctor; like Marcus Welby from the TV show. He LISTENS and remembers and is genuinely concerned. He should be cloned!!

Dr. Faber is great. He listens to me and really cares.

Jun 2, 2023

Spent almost 2 hours on video call and answered so many questions that we are very comfortable with Dr. Faber.

Jun 1, 2023

Dr. Faber listens well, is encouraging and proactive in his approach. He has helped me with a number of things I needed that my normal ALS doctor was slow or not moving on. He understands the ALS clock.|

Jun 1, 2023

Dr. Faber was extremely knowledgeable and responsive to all of my questions. He spent a great amount of time just getting to know me as a person. His recommendations were based on his significant years of experience and gave me confidence in his answers. He was easy to talk to and made our appointment time worthwhile.

Jun 1, 2023

listened, compassion, provided suggestions

May 31, 2023

Kind and compassionate, very understanding. Always willing to problem solve.

May 31, 2023

May 31, 2023

Dr Faber is fabulous. He is honest, yet open to new thoughts and ideas. He loves to research and share his findings. He is very inclusive of my spouse and always willing to answer any questions. We LOVE him!!

May 31, 2023

Dr. Faber and Crystal are excellent representatives of Synapticure. They are extremely knowledgeable and resourceful if they don't have the immediate answer. I could not be happier with my experience.

May 31, 2023

Dr. Faber had obviously reviewed prior medical reports and thus had a good familiarity with me/my case. He was very thorough and thoughtful in our discussions, gave insightful comments about past treatment and future treatment plans. Very impressive. He was better prepared and much more helpful than most other neurology consultants I had seen over the years.

May 31, 2023

Thoughtful, respectful, and collaborative.