Dr. Touraj Farid, MD

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Specializes in Gastroenterology • Male • Age 74

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Dr. Farid:

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Dr. Farid's Experience

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Dr. Farid's Specialties

Procedures Dr. Farid Performs

  • Colonoscopy, Proctosigmoidoscopy, and Sigmoidoscopy
  • Endoscopy (Esophagus, Stomach, Small Intestine)
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Hospital Quality

The right hospital is as important as the right doctor

Raleigh General Hospital
1710 Harper Road
Beckley, WV 25801
Plateau Medical Center
430 Main Street
Oak Hill, WV 25901

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9 Facts About Hospital Quality

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Patient Satisfaction

Patients' feedback on their experience with Dr. Farid

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Appointments & Offices

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Accepting new patients?

  • Yes
Gastroenterology Of Southern WV
Gastroenterology Of Southern WV
1844 Harper Rd
Beckley, WV 25801
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    Dr. Farid's Experience

    Specialties

    • Gastroenterology

    Board Certifications

    • Gastroenterology
    • Internal Medicine
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    • Colonoscopy, Proctosigmoidoscopy, and Sigmoidoscopy
    • Endoscopy (Esophagus, Stomach, Small Intestine)
    • ERCP (Endoscopic Retrograde Cholangiopancreatography)
    • Liver Biopsy
    • Manometry
    2
    • Abdominal Pain
    • Anemia
    • Barrett's Esophagus
    • Benign Neoplasm of the Digestive System
    • Biliary Atresia
    • Cholecystitis and Gallstones
    • Cirrhosis
    • Colorectal Cancer
    • Crohn's Disease (Regional Enteritis)
    • Diaphragmatic and-or Hiatal Hernia
    • Diverticulitis, Intestinal
    • Diverticulosis, Intestinal
    • Diverticulum of Esophagus
    • Duodenal Ulcer
    • Duodenitis
    • Dysentery
    • Dysphagia
    • Enteritis
    • Esophageal Achalasia and Cardiospasm
    • Esophageal Cancer
    • Esophageal Ulcer
    • Esophageal Varices
    • Esophagitis
    • Food Poisoning
    • Gas-Bloat Syndrome
    • Gastric Ulcer
    • Gastritis
    • Gastroesophageal Reflux Disease (GERD)
    • Gastrointestinal Bleeding
    • Gastrointestinal Malabsorption
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    • Gastroparesis
    • Hemorrhoids
    • Hepatitis A
    • Hepatitis B - Immune Response
    • Hepatitis C
    • Ileus
    • Indigestion
    • Intestinal Abscess
    • Intestinal Obstruction
    • Irritable Bowel Syndrome
    • Malnutrition
    • Non-Neonatal Jaundice
    • Pancreatitis
    • Peptic Ulcer
    • Pyloric Stenosis
    • Salmonella Food Poisoning
    • Ulcerative Colitis
    • Unexplained Weight Loss
    • Vascular Insufficiency of Intestines
    • Vomiting Disorders
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    Background Check for Dr. Farid

    1 Malpractice Claim

    • Settlement  (6/15/2011)
    • Amount or Range: $12,500.00
    • Nature of Complaint: Treatment - Delay in treatment
    • State: West Virginia
    • 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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    Education & Training

    Medical School

    Tehran University School Of Med
    Graduated in 1965

    Internship Hospital

    Nassau Hospital
    Complete in 1969

    Residency Hospital

    Nassau County Med Center
    Complete in 1970

    Fellowship Hospital

    Nassau County Med Center
    Complete in 1972
    5

    Languages Spoken by Dr. Farid & Staff

    • English
    • Persian
  2. Healthgrades

    9 Facts About Hospital Quality

    Patients’ risk of dying during a hospital stay for heart bypass surgery could be 85.2% lower, on average, at a hospital rated 5 stars compared to a hospital rated 1 star for that procedure. Choosing the right hospital is critical to your health. View Slideshow

    Dr. Farid's Hospital Quality

    The right hospital is as important as the right doctor

    Healthgrades Hospital Quality Ratings

    Check out the quality of care at the 3 hospitals where Dr. Farid has admitting privileges:

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    • Raleigh General Hospital

    • Plateau Medical Center

    • Beckley ARH Hospital

  3. Healthgrades

    8 Facts About Patient Satisfaction Surveys

    Patient satisfaction surveys provide a standardized way of reporting about healthcare experiences. But there can be more than meets the eye when reviewing scores. Here's what you should know

    Patient Satisfaction

    Patients' feedback on their experience with Dr. Farid

    Likelihood of recommending Dr. Farid to family and friends

    15 responses
    below
    national average

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    Dr. Farid's Office & Staff
    Ease of scheduling urgent appointments
    14 responses
    below
    national average
    Office environment, cleanliness, comfort, etc.
    14 responses
    below
    national average
    Staff friendliness and courteousness
    14 responses
    below
    national average
    Total wait time (waiting & exam rooms)
    31 – 45 minutes 12 responses
    longer than
    national average
    Experience with Dr. Farid
    Level of trust in provider's decisions
    15 responses
    below
    national average
    How well provider explains medical condition(s)
    15 responses
    below
    national average
    How well provider listens and answers questions
    15 responses
    below
    national average
    Spends appropriate amount of time with patients
    15 responses
    below
    national average

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    Appointments & Offices

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    Is Dr. Farid accepting new patients?

    • Yes.

    What insurance does he accept?*

    • Aetna
    • Bakery & Confectionary Union Plan
    • Blue Cross Blue Shield
    • CHAMPVA
    • Cigna
    • Commercial Insurance Company
    • Coventry Health Care
    • HealthSmart
    • Humana
    • Mail Handlers Benefit Plan (MHBP)
    • Medicaid
    • Medicare
    • MultiPlan
    • United Healthcare
    • Wells Fargo Insurance
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    Office Locations

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    Gastroenterology Of Southern WV
    1844 Harper Rd
    Beckley, WV 25801
    (304) 250-0307 (Office)
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    Office environment, cleanliness, comfort, etc.
    Staff friendliness and courteousness
    Total wait time (waiting & exam rooms)
    Under 10 minutes
    Experience with Dr. Farid
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    How well provider listens and answers questions
    Spends appropriate amount of time with patients
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