Dr. Alan Farwell, MD

Dr. Alan Farwell, MD

Endocrinology, Diabetes & Metabolism  |  
Male  |  
Age 62
(10)
Insurances AcceptedSave
Dr. Alan Farwell, MD is an endocrinology, diabetes & metabolism specialist in Boston, MA and has been practicing for 28 years. He graduated from Univ Of Ma Med Sch in 1984 and specializes in endocrinology, diabetes & metabolism and endocrinology & metabolism.

732 Harrison Ave Fl 2

Boston, MA 02118

Contact Information

Insurance Accepted

  • Aetna
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield of Louisiana
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield of Massachusetts
  • Cigna
  • First Health (Coventry Health Care)
  • MultiPlan
  • Tufts Health Plan

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Top Care Areas

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Graves' Disease
very high
more than 94% of peers
Thyroid Disease
very high
more than 94% of peers
Autoimmune Thyroid Diseases
very high
more than 93% of peers

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Specialties

  • Endocrinology, Diabetes & Metabolism
  • Endocrinology & Metabolism
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Board Certifications

  • Diabetes, Metabolism & Endocrinology
    Accredited by: American Board of Internal Medicine*
  • Internal Medicine
    Accredited by: American Board of Internal Medicine*
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Conditions Treated

  • Abnormal Thyroid
  • Adrenal Gland Diseases
  • Adrenal Incidentaloma
  • Adrenal Insufficiency
  • Autoimmune Diseases
  • Autoimmune Thyroid Diseases
  • Benign Tumor
  • Bone Disorders
  • Calcium Metabolism Disorders
  • Cancer
  • Diabetes Insipidus
  • Diabetes Type 1
  • Diabetes Type 2
  • Diabetes With Renal Manifestations
  • Diabetic Ketoacidosis
  • Diabetic Retinopathy
  • Female Infertility
  • Goiter
  • Graves' Disease
  • Growth Hormone Deficiency
  • Hashimoto's Disease
  • Hypercalcemia
  • Hyperlipidemia
  • Hyperparathyroidism
  • Hyperthyroidism
  • Hypoparathyroidism
  • Hypopituitarism
  • Hyposmolality and Hyponatremia
  • Hypothyroidism
  • Kidney Disease
  • Lipid Disorders
  • Malaise and Fatigue
  • Obesity
  • Osteopenia
  • Osteoporosis
  • Parathyroid (Gland) Disease
  • Retina Diseases
  • Testicular Dysfunction
  • Thyroid Cancer
  • Thyroid Cyst
  • Thyroid Disease
  • Thyroiditis
  • Vitamin D Deficiency

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Procedures

  • Continuous Glucose Monitoring
  • Diabetes Counseling

Background Check

0 Malpractice Claims

No malpractice history found for Massachusetts.

0 Sanctions

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.

Education

  • Univ Of Ma Med Sch
    Medical School | Graduated 1984
  • Mc Hosp Of Vt
    Internship Hospital | Completed 1985
  • Mc Hosp Of Vt
    Residency Hospital | Completed 1987
  • U Mass Med Ctr
    Fellowship Hospital | Completed 1990

Awards & Recognition

Awards & Honors
  • Healthgrades Honor Roll
Media & Publications

Dr. Farwell has no media or publications listed.

Languages Spoken

  • English

Memberships & Professional Affiliations

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Dr. Farwell's Reviews

Likelihood of recommending Dr. Farwell to family and friends
3.3
based on 10 total reviews (1 with a comment)

Likelihood to Recommend (10)

  • 5
    (5)
  • 4
    (1)
  • 3
    (0)
  • 2
    (0)
  • 1
    (4)

Dr. Farwell's Performance

Trustworthiness
GOOD
Explains condition(s) well
GOOD
Answers Questions
GOOD
Time well spent
GOOD

Office & Staff Performance

Scheduling
GOOD
Office environment
GOOD
Staff friendliness
GOOD
Average wait time
16 to 30 minutes

Patient Comments (1)

MA |
Dr. Farwell has been working with my hashimoto's for more than a decade. I have to change doses, medication, and have other issues as well. He has always been attentive and responsive to my needs, concerns and issues as a patient.
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Now Accepting New Patients
Dr. Farwell accepts 8 insurance carriers
  • Aetna
    Aetna HMO
    Choice Plus POS II
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield
    Blue Card PPO
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield of Louisiana
    BlueConnect HMO
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield of Massachusetts
    Preferred Blue PPO
  • Cigna
    Cigna HMO
    Cigna PPO
    LocalPlus
    Open Access Plus
  • First Health (Coventry Health Care)
    First Health (Coventry Health Care) PPO
  • MultiPlan
    MultiPlan PPO
    PHCS Network PPO
  • Tufts Health Plan
    Tufts PPO

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Hospitals where Dr. Farwell has admitting privileges

Boston Medical Center Corporation
1 Boston Medical Ctr Pl
Boston, MA 02118
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