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Dr. Asim Farid, MD

General Surgery •  Male • Age 60

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Dr. Farid

Rochester Colon Rectal Surgeons

121 Erie Canal Dr Ste B Rochester, NY 14626
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(585) 225-5420

Dr. Asim Farid, MD is a general surgery specialist in Rochester, NY and has been practicing for 18 years. He graduated from Dow International Medical College, Dow University Of Health Sciences in 1984 and specializes in general surgery and colorectal surgery.

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  • Explains conditions well Patients said this doctor explains conditions well. See reviews
  • Hospital satisfaction Patients said they were highly satisfied at this doctor's hospital. See hospitals
  • Practices at top hospital America’s 100 Best Hospitals for General Surgery Award™ See hospitals

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Dr. Farid accepts the following insurance:

Aetna
Choice Plus POS II
Blue Cross Blue Shield
Blue Card PPO
Cigna
Cigna PPO
Open Access Plus
Empire Blue Cross Blue Shield
Empire Blue Cross Blue Shield HMO
Excellus BlueCross BlueShield
Excellus BlueCross BlueShield PPO
MultiPlan
MultiPlan PPO
PHCS Network PPO
MVP Health Care
MVP Health Care PPO

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No malpractice claims found for New York
No disciplinary actions found for the years we collect data
No board actions found for the years we collect data
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Dr. Farid's Top Procedures and Conditions

Treatment Frequency
Colon and Rectal Surgery
high
high

Treatment Frequency

Dr. Farid performs Colon and Rectal Surgery more than 83% of his peers

Dr. Farid performs this procedure more than 83% of his peers

Hemorrhoids
normal
normal

Treatment Frequency

Dr. Farid treats Hemorrhoids more than 79% of his peers

Dr. Farid treats this condition more than 79% of his peers

Gastrointestinal Diseases
normal
normal

Treatment Frequency

Dr. Farid treats Gastrointestinal Diseases more than 67% of his peers

Dr. Farid treats this condition more than 67% of his peers

Dr. Farid's conditions and procedures:

  • Abdominal Disorders
  • Abscess
  • Abscess or Cyst Drainage or Aspiration
  • Abscess or Fluid Incision and Drainage
  • Anal and Rectal Cancer
  • Anal Disorders
  • Anal Fissure
  • Anal Fistula
  • Anal or Rectal Pain
  • Anal Prolapse
  • Anorectal Abscess
  • Anoscopy With Removal of Anal Tumor
  • Appendectomy, Open
  • Appendicitis
  • Cancer
  • Colectomy
  • Colectomy and Sigmoidectomy With Robotic Assistance
  • Colon and Rectal Surgery
  • Colonoscopy, Proctosigmoidoscopy, and Sigmoidoscopy
  • Colorectal Cancer
  • Constipation
  • Crohn's Disease
  • Dressing and-or Debridement of Wound, Infection, or Burn (incl. Negative Pressure Wound Therapy)
  • Enterostomy (Laparoscopic or Open)
  • Excision of Rectal Tumor
  • Fistulectomy or Fistulotomy, Anal
  • Flexible Sigmoidoscopy With Robotic Assistance
  • Gastroenterology Procedures
  • Gastrointestinal Diseases
  • Hemorrhoidectomy or Excision of Anal Tags
  • Hemorrhoids
  • Hernia Repair
  • Incision and Removal of Foreign Object
  • Incisional Hernia Repair, Laparoscopic
  • Inflammatory Bowel Disease
  • Intestinal Abscess
  • Intestinal Obstruction
  • Intestinal Transplant (incl. Enterectomy)
  • Laparoscopic Abdominoperineal Resection of the Rectum With Robotic Assistance
  • Laparoscopic Sigmoidectomy With Robotic Assistance
  • Laparoscopic Surgical Procedure
  • Laparotomy
  • Neuroendocrine Tumors
  • Open Incisional and-or Ventral Hernia Repair
  • Proctectomy, Open or Laparoscopic (incl. Swenson and Duhamel Procedures)
  • Rectovaginal Fistula
  • Removal of Reproductive Organs (Hysterectomy, Oophorectomy, Salpingectomy, Salpingo-Oophorectomy, Resection of Peritoneal Malignancy)
  • Removal or Destruction of Rectal or Intestinal Tumor (incl. Colonoscopy, Proctosigmoidoscopy, Sigmoidoscopy and Control of Hemorrhage)
  • Rigid Proctosigmoidoscopy With Robotic Assistance
  • Secondary Malignancies
  • Sphincterotomy
  • Transendoscopic Stent Placement
  • Ulcer
  • Ulcerative Colitis

Dr. Farid's Reviews

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Out standing Doctor. He is the only Doctor I have trusted. There should be more doctors like him. I would highly recommend him to anyone. He takes pride in the work he does. He is the only Doctor who calls you on a one to one bases. I look forward to my next visit with Dr.Farid
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Excellent Doctor. Doctor Farid explained everything in a very precise manner. I would highly recommend to others.
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He is wonderful! !! Great bedside manor . Extremely knowledgeable.
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About Me

Biography

Dr. Asim Farid, MD is a general surgery specialist in Rochester, NY and has been practicing for 18 years. He graduated from Dow International Medical College, Dow University Of Health Sciences in 1984 and specializes in general surgery and colorectal surgery.

Specialties

  • General Surgery
  • Colorectal Surgery

Board Certifications

Education

2001
Henry Ford Hospital
Fellowship Hospital
1996
Rober Packer Hospital
Residency Hospital
1984
Dow International Medical College, Dow University Of Health Sciences
Medical School

Languages

  • Hindi
  • English

Awards

Affiliated Hospitals

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Unity Hospital

Rochester, NY

75% Patient experience rating, 6% higher than the national average

  • America’s 100 Best Hospitals for General Surgery Award™ (2020)
  • Outstanding Patient Experience Award™ (2017)
  • Patient Safety Excellence Award™ (2017)

76% Patient experience rating, 7% higher than the national average

Highland Hospital

Rochester, NY

72% Patient experience rating, 3% higher than the national average