Dr. Chris Farnum, DO

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Specializes in Infectious Disease Medicine • Male • Age 55

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McLaren - Greater Lansing
401 W Greenlawn Ave
Lansing, MI 48910
Sparrow Hospital
1215 E Michigan Ave
Lansing, MI 48912

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    Dr. Farnum's Experience

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    • Infectious Disease Medicine

    Board Certifications

    • Infectious Disease
    • Internal Medicine
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    1 Sanction

    • Substandard Care, Incompetence or Negligence  (12/12/2014)
    • Action Taken: Suspension
    • Summary: Farnum, Chris R DO: License # 5101010431: NATURE OF COMPLAINT: The physician engaged in Negligence – Incompetence. ACTION TAKEN: The Michigan Department of Licensing and Regulatory Affairs, Bureau of Health Care Services has imposed a FINE and SUSPENDED the physician’s license.
    • State: Michigan

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    Education & Training

    Medical School

    Michigan State University / College Of Osteopathic Medicine
    Graduated in 1988
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    Languages Spoken by Dr. Farnum & Staff

    • English
    • Spanish
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    Dr. Farnum's Hospital Quality

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    • McLaren - Greater Lansing

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