Dr. Adam J. Farber, MD

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Dr. Adam J. Farber, MD

Orthopedic Surgery | Male

Phoenix Shoulder & Knee 1215 W Rio Salado Pkwy Ste 105, Tempe, AZ 85281 Get Directions
(480) 219-3342

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  • Accountable Health Plans of America
  • Aetna
  • Assurant Health
  • Beech Street (Multiplan)
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • Cigna
  • Golden Rule
  • Health Net
  • Tricare
  • UnitedHealthCare

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3.2 based on 37 responses
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Experience with Dr. Farber
  • Level of trust in provider's decisions
     (36)
  • How well provider explains medical condition(s)
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  • How well provider listens and answers questions
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  • Spends appropriate amount of time with patients
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  • Ease of scheduling urgent appointments
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  • Office environment, cleanliness, comfort, etc.
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  • Staff friendliness and courteousness
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  • Total wait time (waiting & exam rooms)
    10 – 15 minutes (34)
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Scottsdale, AZ |
Extremely knowledgeable doctor. Was able to deliver great results. Very satisfied!
in mesa az |
Dr Farber was great, i had a rotator cuff problem and he explained everything, he ended up doing my surgery. very competent.
in Chandler, AZ |
No introduction, seemed inconvenienced by me being there. Very little bedside manner and was not likeable at all. Didn't reassure me with anything and was just overall unpleasant. I had another follow-up appointment but after thinking about it, there really is no reason to go back to Dr. Farber. He really needs to work on his ability to interact with people as that's a main aspect of being a Dr., dealing with your patients in a friendly and reassuring way. He does not.
in Maricopa, AZ |
I would not recommend Dr. Farber to anyone. He was very rude to me and acted as if I was inconveniencing him. He did not even introduce himself.He would ask very short condescending questions. I am a disabled veteran and I have never been so disrespected. It was like he wanted nothing to do with me and I was just taking up his valuable time. At the end of my visit he just walked out of the room while I was collecting my things without even a handshake or a thank you.
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Specialties

  • Orthopedic Surgery
  • Sports Medicine

Board Certifications

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  • Orthopaedic Sports Medicine
  • Orthopedic Surgery

Conditions Treated

  • Ankle Fracture
  • Anterior Cruciate Ligament (ACL) or Posterior Cruciate Ligament (PCL) Tear
  • Autoimmune Diseases
  • Bone Disorders
  • Broken Arm
  • Chronic Neck Pain
  • Elbow Injuries
  • Fracture
  • Gait Abnormality
  • Hand Conditions
  • Internal Derangement of Knee
  • Intervertebral Disc Disease
  • Joint Pain
  • Knee Dislocation
  • Knee Disorders
  • Knee Sprain
  • Lateral and Medial Epicondylitis (Tennis and Golf Elbow)
  • Lateral Collateral Ligament (LCL) Sprain
  • Leg Fracture Above Knee (incl. Hip)
  • Leg Fracture Below Knee (incl. Ankle)
  • Limb Pain
  • Osteoarthritis
  • Osteoarthritis of Knee
  • Osteoarthritis of Shoulder
  • Patellofemoral Pain Syndrome or Knee Pain
  • Pyogenic Arthritis
  • Radiculopathy (Not Due to Disc Displacement)
  • Rotator Cuff Tear
  • Runner's Knee
  • Shoulder Dislocation
  • Shoulder Disorders
  • Shoulder Impingement Syndrome
  • Shoulder Tendinitis and Tenosynovitis
  • Spine Disorders
  • Sports Injuries
  • Sprains and Strains (incl. Muscle Tear)
  • Systemic Chondromalacia
  • Tibia and Fibula Fractures
  • Trigger Finger

Procedures Performed

  • All Shoulder or Elbow Replacement Procedures
  • Arm Surgery
  • Arthroscopic Shoulder Surgery
  • Arthroscopic Surgery
  • Joint Drainage
  • Knee Arthroscopy
  • Knee Surgery
  • Partial Shoulder Replacement
  • Rotator Cuff Surgery
  • Sports Physical Examination
  • Steroid Injection

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    Malpractice Claims not available

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    Sanctions

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    Board Actions

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Education

  • Medical School
    University Of California - Irvine Medical Center

    Graduated in 2002

  • Internship Hospital
    Johns Hopkins University School Of Medicine

    Completed in 2003

  • Residency Hospital
    Johns Hopkins University School Of Medicine

    Completed in 2007

  • Fellowship Hospital
    Kerlan Jobe Orthopedic Clinic

    Completed in 2008

  • Undergraduate School
    Stanford

    Graduated in 1998

Awards & Recognition

  • Awards & Honors
    • Healthgrades Honor Roll
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Languages Spoken

  • English
  • Spanish

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Dr. Farber's experience matches your search based on the following criteria:

  • Based on total number of patients treated over the last 12 months
  • Specializes in Orthopedic Surgery
  • Board certified in Orthopaedic Sports Medicine and Orthopedic Surgery
  • Malpractice claims in Arizona not available
  • No sanctions found
  • No board actions found
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Why Does Experience Matter?

Even specialists specialize. One orthopedic surgeon might do nothing but hip surgeries, while another does nothing but knees. If you want the best possible care, it’s critical to match your medical need with the doctor who truly specializes in treating it.

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Dr. Farber's Office & Staff

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Total wait time (waiting & exam rooms)
10 – 15 minutes

Experience with Dr. Farber

Level of trust in provider's decisions
How well provider explains medical condition(s)
How well provider listens and answers questions
Spends appropriate amount of time with patients
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Dr. Farber's Care Philosophy

We strive to perform comprehensive orthopedic care to athletes of all ages.