Dr. Asim Farid, MD

General SurgeryMaleAge 62

General Surgery

Dr. Asim Farid, MD is a General Surgery Specialist in Rochester, NY and has over 38 years of experience in the medical field. He graduated from Dow Medical College medical school in 1984. He is affiliated with Unity Hospital, winner of the Gastrointestinal Surgery Excellence Award. He is also affiliated with Highland Hospital. His office accepts new patients and telehealth appointments.

Dr. Asim Farid, MD

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

121 Erie Canal Dr Ste B Rochester, NY 14626 ()
Accepting new patients
Telehealth services available

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(585) 244-5670

Telehealth available

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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 Gastrointestinal Surgery Award™ See hospitals

Experience and Background Checks

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
Colectomy
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Treatment Frequency

Dr. Farid performs Colectomy more than 86% of his peers

Dr. Farid performs this procedure more than 86% of his peers

Rating Includes other areas of care:

  • da Vinci® Colectomy
  • Hemicolectomy
  • Laparoscopic Colectomy
Hemorrhoids
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Treatment Frequency

Dr. Farid treats Hemorrhoids more than 80% of his peers

Dr. Farid treats this condition more than 80% of his peers

Anorectal Abscess
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Treatment Frequency

Dr. Farid treats Anorectal Abscess more than 80% of his peers

Dr. Farid treats this condition more than 80% of his peers

Rating Includes other areas of care:

  • Anal Abscess
  • Anorectal Abscess and Fistula
  • Colovaginal Fistula
  • Rectal Abscess

Dr. Farid's conditions and procedures:

  • Abdominal Pain
  • Abdominoplasty
  • Abscess or Cyst Drainage or Aspiration
  • Abscess or Fluid Incision and Drainage
  • Acute Bowel Infarction
  • Anal and Rectal Cancer
  • Anal Fissure
  • Anal Fistula
  • Anal or Rectal Pain
  • Anorectal Abscess
  • Anoscopy
  • Appendectomy, Laparoscopic
  • Appendectomy, Open
  • Arteriovenous Fistula Repair
  • Barrett's Esophagus
  • Benign Neoplasm of the Digestive System
  • Cholecystitis and Gallstones
  • 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 Esophageal Lesion
  • 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), Laparoscopic
  • Gallbladder Removal (Cholecystectomy), Open
  • Gallstones
  • Gastric Ulcer
  • Gynecologic Cancer
  • Hemorrhoidectomy or Excision of Anal Tags
  • Hemorrhoids
  • Hernia Repair
  • Hiatal Hernia
  • Hidradenitis
  • Hyperparathyroidism
  • 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
  • Megacolon
  • Neuroendocrine Tumors
  • Open Incisional and-or Ventral Hernia Repair
  • 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)
  • Repair of Anal and Rectal Defects (Anoplasty, Repair of Imperforate Anus, Sphincteroplasty, Rectal Graft)
  • 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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Choice Plus POS II
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Anthem
National (BlueCard) PPO
Blue Cross Blue Shield
Blue Card PPO
CareFirst Blue Cross Blue Shield
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HealthyBlue Advantage
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EmblemHealth
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MultiPlan
MultiPlan PPO
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Dr. Farid's Reviews

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5.0

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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
What went well
  • Appointment scheduling
  • Office environment
  • Staff friendliness
  • Wait times
  • Appointment wasn't rushed
  • Listened & answered questions
  • Explained conditions well
  • Trusted the provider's decisions
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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.
What went well
  • Appointment scheduling
  • Office environment
  • Staff friendliness
  • Wait times
  • Appointment wasn't rushed
  • Listened & answered questions
  • Explained conditions well
  • Trusted the provider's decisions
What could be improved
No results
8 people found this helpful
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Matt Pilarski in Rochester, NY – Jul 29, 2016
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He is wonderful! !! Great bedside manor . Extremely knowledgeable.
What went well
  • Appointment scheduling
  • Office environment
  • Staff friendliness
  • Wait times
  • Appointment wasn't rushed
  • Listened & answered questions
  • Explained conditions well
  • Trusted the provider's decisions
What could be improved
No results
11 people found this helpful
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Donna in Dansville ny – Feb 13, 2016
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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
2001
Henry Ford Hospital
Fellowship Hospital
1984
Dow Medical College
Medical School

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?

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

Dr. Farid frequently treats Colectomy, Hemorrhoids, and Anorectal Abscess. 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.

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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

77% Patients that would definitely recommend, 7% higher than the national average

5 Awards Received

Award Highlight: Patient Safety Excellence Award™ (2022)

Strong Memorial Hospital

Rochester, NY

76% Patients that would definitely recommend, 6% higher than the national average

3 Awards Received

Unity Hospital

Rochester, NY

73% Patients that would definitely recommend, 3% higher than the national average

7 Awards Received

Award Highlight: Gastrointestinal Surgery Excellence Award™ (2020)