Dr. Douglas E. Farst, MD

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Specializes in Geriatric Medicine • Male • Age 57

3461 Austin Peay Hwy
Memphis, TN 38128
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3461 Austin Peay Hwy
Memphis, TN 38128
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    Dr. Farst's Experience

    Research training, expertise and qualifications

    Specialties

    • Geriatric Medicine

    Board Certifications

    • Geriatric Medicine, 1994
    • Internal Medicine, 1986
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    Background Check for Dr. Farst

    0 Malpractice Claims

    • No malpractice history found for Tennessee.
    • No sanctions history found for the years that Healthgrades collects data.

    0 Board Actions

    • No board actions found for the years that Healthgrades collects data.
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    Awards & Recognitions

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    Education & Training

    Medical School

    University of Tennessee / Memphis / College of Medicine & Surgery
    Graduated in 1983
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    Languages Spoken by Dr. Farst & Staff

    • English
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    Patient Satisfaction

    Patients' feedback on their experience with Dr. Farst

    Likelihood of recommending Dr. Farst to family and friends

    1 response
    above
    national average

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    Dr. Farst's Office & Staff
    Ease of scheduling urgent appointments
    1 response
    same as
    national average
    Office environment, cleanliness, comfort, etc.
    1 response
    above
    national average
    Staff friendliness and courteousness
    1 response
    below
    national average
    Total wait time (waiting & exam rooms)
    31 – 45 minutes 1 response
    longer than
    national average
    Experience with Dr. Farst
    Level of trust in provider's decisions
    1 response
    above
    national average
    How well provider explains medical condition(s)
    1 response
    above
    national average
    How well provider listens and answers questions
    1 response
    above
    national average
    Spends appropriate amount of time with patients
    1 response
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    national average

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    Appointments & Offices

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    Is Dr. Farst accepting new patients?

    • Yes.

    What insurance does he accept?

    • Aetna
    • Assurant Health
    • Blue Cross Blue Shield
    • Cigna
    • Commercial Insurance Company
    • Coventry Health Care
    • GEHA
    • Humana
    • Mail Handlers Benefit Plan (MHBP)
    • Medicare
    • Mutual of Omaha
    • POMCO Group
    • United Healthcare
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    Office Locations

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    VA North Clinic
    3461 Austin Peay Hwy
    Memphis, TN 38128
    (901) 261-4500 (Office)
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