Dr. Chris Farnum, DO
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Dr. Chris Farnum, DO


Infectious Disease Medicine | Male

Capital Internal Medcn Assocs 3955 Patient Care Way Ste A Lansing, MI 48911 Get Directions


Dr. Chris Farnum, DO is an infectious disease medicine doctor who practices in Lansing, MI. He is 56 years old and has been practicing for 29 years. Dr. Farnum is affiliated with Sparrow Hospital.

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    10 to 15 minutes
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Dr. Farnum's experience matches your search based on the following criteria:

  •  Based on total number of patients treated over the last 12 months
  •  Specializes in Infectious Disease Medicine
  •  Board certified in Infectious Disease and Internal Medicine
  •  Malpractice claims in Michigan not available
  •  Sanctions found
  •  No board actions found

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    Dr. Farnum has received 2 sanctions

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    • Substandard Care, Incompetence or Negligence (5/12/2016)
    • Action Taken: License Reinstatement with Restrictions and/or Terms and Conditions
    • Summary: Farnum, Chris Robert MD: License # 5101010431: MAY 12, 20156 - LICENSE REINSTATEMENT: The Michigan Department of Licensing and Regulatory Affairs, Bureau of Professional Licensing REINSTATED the physician's license on PROBATION.
    • State: Michigan
    • Substandard Care, Incompetence or Negligence (12/12/2014)
    • Action Taken: Suspension
    • Summary: Farnum, Chris R DO: License # 5101010431: NATURE OF COMPLAINT: The physician engaged in Negligence – Incompetence. ACTION TAKEN: The Michigan Department of Licensing and Regulatory Affairs, Bureau of Health Care Services has imposed a FINE and SUSPENDED the physician’s license.
    • State: Michigan
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  • Infectious Disease
  • Internal Medicine

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  • Medical School
    Michigan State University / College Of Osteopathic Medicine

    Graduated in 1988

Languages Spoken

  • English
  • Spanish

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  • Infectious Disease Medicine

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