Dr. Christopher Farrell, MD

Dr. Christopher Farrell, MD

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Neurosurgery  ·  
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43 y/o
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Dr. Christopher Farrell, MD is a neurosurgery specialist in Philadelphia, PA and has been practicing for 16 years. He specializes in neurosurgery.

Thomas Jefferson University Hospitals

909 Walnut St Fl 2

Philadelphia, PA 19107
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Insurance Accepted

  • Accepts most major Health Plans. Please contact our office for details.
  • Aetna
  • Amerihealth
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • Cigna
  • Cigna-HealthSpring
  • Coventry Health Care
  • Devon Health
  • First Health (Coventry Health Care)
  • Geisinger Health Plan
  • Highmark Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • Horizon Blue Cross Blue Shield of New Jersey
  • Humana
  • Independence Blue Cross

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Top Care Areas

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Craniectomy, Craniotomy, Surgery of Skull Base, Neuroendoscopy
very high
more than 99% of peers
Cerebrospinal Fluid (CSF) Shunt - Insertion, Repair or Removal
very high
more than 99% of peers
Meningiomas
very high
more than 99% of peers

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1  Specialties

  • Neurosurgery

1  Board Certifications

  • Neurosurgery
    Accredited by: American Board of Neurological Surgery*

23  Conditions Treated

19  Procedures

Background Check

Malpractice Claims not available

Healthgrades does not collect malpractice information for Pennsylvania.

0 Sanctions

No sanctions history found for the years that Healthgrades collects data.

0 Board Actions

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Education

  • Haverford College
    Undergraduate School | Graduated
  • Temple University School of Medicine
    Medical School | Graduated 2002
  • Emory University
    Internship Hospital | Completed
  • Emory University
    Residency Hospital | Completed
  • Massachusetts General Hospital
    Residency Hospital | Completed
  • University Of Tennessee-Skull Base Surgery
    Fellowship Hospital | Completed

Awards & Recognition

Awards & Honors
  • Healthgrades Honor Roll
Media & Publications

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Languages Spoken

  • English

Memberships & Professional Affiliations

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Dr. Farrell's Reviews

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Dr. Farrell is an excellent neurosurgeon. He is kind & gracious. Listens and responds to your questions. It was well worth my time & miles to have him do surgery for a meningioma tumor behind my eye. I highly recommend him.
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Great doctor. Love his bed side manner. Answers all questions effectively.
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I came to Dr. Farrell in extreme crisis. I had cranial abcesses and had relapsed after previous surgery and antibiotic treatment. I was in really bad shape. Dr. Farrell saved my life. Today, less than a year later, I am almost 100% restored to my former self. I can not say enough about his...Read More
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Dr. Farrell is an excellent surgeon. Very caring and expert in his field. His nurse practitioner Lauren is the best. We can't say enough about what a positive experience we had.
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He has great bedside manner. He is concerned with his patient and their families. He contacted us right after the surgery. He was right by my sister when she woke up.
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