Dr. Asim Farid, MD

General SurgeryMaleAge 61

Dr. Farid
Accepting new patients
Telehealth services available

Rochester Colon & Rectal Surgeons, P.C.(Rochester)

121 Erie Canal Dr Ste B Rochester, NY 14626

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(585) 244-5670

Dr. Asim Farid, MD is a General Surgery Specialist in Rochester, NY. He is affiliated with medical facilities such as Highland Hospital and Strong Memorial Hospital. He is accepting new patients and has indicated that he accepts telehealth appointments. Be sure to call ahead with Dr. Farid to book an appointment.

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Dr. Farid is affiliated with Highland Hospital Rochester, a highly rated hospital.

At a Glance

  • Explains Conditions Well
    Patients said this doctor explains conditions well. See reviews
  • Offers Telehealth
    This provider offers telehealth appointments. Call the office to schedule an appointment.
  • Practices at Top Hospital
    America’s 100 Best Hospitals for General Surgery Award™ See hospitals

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Experience
Background

Background Check

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
Anal Fistula
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Treatment Frequency

Dr. Farid treats Anal Fistula more than 82% of his peers

Dr. Farid treats this condition more than 82% of his peers

Anorectal Abscess
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normal

Treatment Frequency

Dr. Farid treats Anorectal Abscess more than 82% of his peers

Dr. Farid treats this condition more than 82% of his peers

Rating Includes other areas of care:

  • Anal Abscess
  • Anorectal Abscess and Fistula
  • Colovaginal Fistula
  • Rectal Abscess
Intestinal Obstruction
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normal

Treatment Frequency

Dr. Farid treats Intestinal Obstruction more than 79% of his peers

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

Rating Includes other areas of care:

  • Colonic Volvulus
  • Intussusception
  • Paralytic Ileus

Dr. Farid's conditions and procedures:

  • Abdominal Pain
  • Abdominoplasty
  • Abscess or Cyst Drainage or Aspiration
  • Abscess or Fluid Incision and Drainage
  • Anal and Rectal Cancer
  • Anal Fissure
  • Anal Fistula
  • Anal or Rectal Pain
  • Anorectal Abscess
  • Anoscopy
  • Appendectomy, Laparoscopic
  • Arteriovenous Fistula Repair
  • Barrett's Esophagus
  • Benign Neoplasm of the Digestive System
  • Colectomy
  • Colectomy and Sigmoidectomy With Robotic Assistance
  • Colonoscopy, Proctosigmoidoscopy, and Sigmoidoscopy
  • Colorectal Cancer
  • Constipation
  • Crohn's Disease
  • Destruction of Anal Tumor
  • Diaphragmatic and-or Hiatal Hernia
  • Dressing and-or Debridement of Wound, Infection, or Burn (incl. Negative Pressure Wound Therapy)
  • Duodenal Polypectomy
  • Enterostomy (Laparoscopic or Open)
  • Excision of Rectal Tumor
  • Excision of Stomach Tumor
  • Excision, Shaving, or Destruction of Skin and Subcutaneous Tissue (incl. Mohs Micrographic Surgery), Tissue Transfer
  • Fistulectomy or Fistulotomy, Anal
  • Gallbladder Removal
  • Gallbladder Removal (Cholecystectomy), Open
  • Gastric Ulcer
  • Gynecologic Cancer
  • Hemorrhoidectomy or Excision of Anal Tags
  • Hemorrhoids
  • Hernia Repair
  • Hiatal Hernia
  • Hidradenitis
  • Ileus
  • Incisional Hernia
  • Incisional Hernia Repair, Laparoscopic
  • Inflammatory Bowel Disease
  • Inguinal Hernia
  • Intestinal Abscess
  • Intestinal Obstruction
  • Intestinal Transplant (incl. Enterectomy)
  • Ischemic Colitis
  • Laparoscopic Abdominoperineal Resection of the Rectum With Robotic Assistance
  • Laparoscopic Excision or Destruction of Ovary With Robotic Assistance
  • Laparotomy
  • Lymph Node Biopsy or Excision
  • Neuroendocrine Tumors
  • Partial Lung Collapse
  • Pelvic Abscess
  • Peptic Ulcer
  • Peripheral Vascular Disease (PAD, PVD)
  • Pleural Effusion
  • Port Placements or Replacements
  • Proctectomy, Open or Laparoscopic (incl. Swenson and Duhamel Procedures)
  • Rectovaginal Fistula
  • Removal or Destruction of Rectal or Intestinal Tumor (incl. Colonoscopy, Proctosigmoidoscopy, Sigmoidoscopy and Control of Hemorrhage)
  • Ruptured Aortic Aneurysm
  • Secondary Malignancies
  • Small Intestine Cancer
  • Sphincterotomy
  • Stomach and Small Intestine Cancer
  • Thoracentesis
  • Transendoscopic Stent Placement
  • Ulcerative Colitis
  • Umbilical Hernia
  • Vaginal Prolapse Surgery
  • Varicose Veins
  • Vascular Insufficiency of Intestines
  • Ventral Hernia

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Dr. Farid accepts the following insurance:

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Blue Card PPO
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PHCS Network PPO
MVP Health Care
MVP Health Care PPO
UnitedHealthCare
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Dr. Farid's Reviews

Likelihood to recommend Dr. Farid

5.0

Based on 9 ratings

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  • Explained conditions well (9)
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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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    michael mulroney in Spencerport, NY – Apr 25, 2017
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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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    Matt Pilarski in Rochester, NY – Jul 29, 2016
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    He is wonderful! !! Great bedside manor . Extremely knowledgeable.
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    About Me

    Care Philosophy

    Dr. Asim Farid is a native of Pakistan, where he went to medical school. After graduation in 1984 he went to England for surgical training, and obtained...Read more

    Biography

    Dr. Farid certified by The American Board of Surgery and the American Board of Colon and Rectal Surgery. He is a Fellow of the American College of Surgeons and American S

    Specialties

    • General Surgery
    • Colorectal Surgery

    Board Certifications

    Education

    Henry Ford Hosp, Colon And Rectal Surgery Robt Packer Hosp, General Surgery
    Residency Hospital
    1984
    Internship Hospital
    2001
    Henry Ford Hospital
    Fellowship Hospital

    Languages

    • English
    • Hindi
    • Spanish

    Awards

    Frequently Asked Questions

    Does Dr. Asim Farid, MD offer telehealth services?

    Dr. Farid has indicated that they offer telehealth. Contact the office to check for eligibility for your needs.

    Is Dr. Asim Farid, MD accepting new patients?

    Dr. Asim Farid, MD generally accepts new patients on Healthgrades. You can see Dr. Farid's profile to make an appointment.

    Does Dr. Asim Farid, MD accept my insurance?

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    What are Dr. Asim Farid, MD's top areas of care?

    Dr. Farid frequently treats Anal Fistula, Anorectal Abscess, and Intestinal Obstruction. See all procedures and conditions Dr. Farid treats.

    Where is Dr. Asim Farid, MD's office located?

    Dr. Farid's office is located at 121 Erie Canal Dr Ste B, Rochester, NY 14626. Find other locations and directions on Healthgrades.

    What languages does Dr. Asim Farid, MD speak?

    Dr. Farid speaks Spanish, Hindi, and English. View profile to see all.

    How can I make an appointment with Dr. Asim Farid, MD?

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    Locations

    Rochester Colon & Rectal Surgeons, P.C.(Rochester)

    Rochester Colon & Rectal Surgeons, P.C.(Rochester)121 Erie Canal Dr Ste B Rochester, NY 14626
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    Affiliated Hospitals

    Dr. Farid is affiliated with the following hospitals. Select a hospital below to learn more.

    Learn more about how Healthgrades measuresHospital Quality.

    Highland Hospital

    Rochester, NY

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

    2 Awards Received

    Strong Memorial Hospital

    Rochester, NY

    71% Patient experience rating, 2% higher than the national average

    2 Awards Received

    Unity Hospital

    Rochester, NY

    70% Patient experience rating, 1% higher than the national average

    6 Awards Received