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Wesley H. Faunce III, MD

4.6 out of 5 stars

Accepting New Patients



Clinical Interests:

Intercranial procedures including tumors, hemorrages, infections, trigeminal neuralgia, trauma, etc.
Spinal procedures including degenerative disease, trauma, tumors, pain, etc.
Peripheral nerve procedures including carpal tunnel syndrome, ulnar neuropathy, trauma, etc.

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Wesley H. Faunce, Ill, PhD, MD is a graduate of the University of Connecticut where he excelled in athletic competition. Heading south, he received his PhD from the University of Florida's Department of Biochemistry and Molecular Biology, where he also completed his postdoctoral fellowship research. Continuing at Florida, Dr. Faunce earned his medical degree at the College of Medicine and was awarded a Medical Student Research Fellowship. He did his medical internship at the university's Department of Surgery and his residency training at the Department of Neurosurgery. 

While at the University of Florida, Dr. Faunce was active in a variety of medically-related endeavors, including serving as Resident Delegate to the Council of State Neurosurgical Societies. Dr. Faunce also served as president of the University of Florida's AMA Medical Student Section and was a member of the Alpha Omega Alpha Honor Medical Society. His activities and excellence earned Dr. Faunce the Lyerly Neurosurgery Award. Dr. Faunce is a member of the American Association of Neurological Surgeons and was named one of the top 100 surgeons. He was also listed as one of "10 Spine Surgeons to Know" in Becker's Ambulatory Surgery Review. 

Dr. Faunce is a board certified neurosurgeon and has current maintenance of certification, which only a fraction of practicing neurosurgeons have earned. This ensures that he is up to date on the most current surgical techniques.

Dr. Faunce has performed over 12,000 operations and has been involved in a variety of medical research studies. He is an accomplished author or co-author of numerous studies, publications and presentations.

Education & Training

Medical School:

University of Florida College of Medicine


University of Florida Department of Surgery


University of Florida Department of Neurosurgery


Postdoctoral Fellowship: University of Florida Department of Biochemistry and Molecular Biology

Board Certification(s):

American Board of Neurological Surgeons

Graduate School:

University of Florida Department of Biochemistry and Molecular Biology

Patient Reviews

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  • 4.6out of 5 stars

    Explained Things Clearly

  • 4.6out of 5 stars

    Involved in Care Decisions

  • 4.5out of 5 stars

    Spent Enough Time

  • 4.6out of 5 stars

    Listened Carefully

  • 4.7out of 5 stars

    Showed Courtesy & Respect

  • 4.6out of 5 stars

    Likelihood to Recommend

4.6 out of 5 (312 ratings, 115 comments)

  • Apr 2, 2024

    Marki is always tremendous.

  • Apr 2, 2024

    Everyone there was fantastic people I love going there. Hope they are always like this.

  • Mar 30, 2024

    Could not be better

  • Mar 26, 2024

    Dr Faunce

  • Mar 26, 2024

    Dr. Faunce verified everything that I had about my [ ]. I felt like someone finally listened to me regarding my pain and the problems I was having. I will definitely have him perform my [ ]

  • Mar 18, 2024

    Dr Faunce is a top notch physician

  • Mar 7, 2024

    Thankful that my [ ] turned out well

  • Mar 7, 2024

    Everyone was very nice and I would recommend them to anyone that has a problem.

  • Mar 6, 2024

    Doctor was respectful and was clear with his options for solutions concerning my medical condition

  • Mar 3, 2024

    Dr.Faunce provided a measure of comfort as well as confidence in a procedure that scares the [ ] out of me

  • Mar 2, 2024

    I would have liked a couple more minutes to discuss exactly what was expected from the upcoming [ ] as far as success and whether Dr Faunce should do more at the time of [ ].

  • Feb 27, 2024

    Unfortunately I don't know the name of the wonderful person that took my vitals and information in examination room. She is always pleasant and professional Thank you Debra for always taking care of me Great seeing you again

  • Feb 20, 2024

    Very happy with my appointment and interface with the surgeon and staff

  • Feb 20, 2024

    The Doctor and staff were all extremely professional, listened to everything I said, only thing questionable was when I asked about an issue and was directed to ask my primary care giver whom I only get to see twice a year, as I am a VA patient.

  • Feb 18, 2024

    all staff was professional and courteous.

  • Feb 17, 2024

    Entire staff was great...

  • Feb 16, 2024

    Very friendly staff and concerned about my health needs, Gives clear instructions.

  • Feb 15, 2024

    Everyone was outstanding and helpfull

  • Feb 13, 2024

    Very good visit.

  • Feb 13, 2024

    Professional and efficient91

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