Dr. Dorothy Faris, MD

Adult Psychiatry •  Female • Age 59
Dr. Faris
Accepting new patients
3400 Lutheran Pkwy Wheat Ridge, CO 80033

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(303) 425-4500

Dr. Dorothy Faris, MD is a Adult Psychiatry Specialist in Wheat Ridge, CO and has over 32 years of experience in the medical field. She graduated from Univ Of Ca medical school in 1988. She is affiliated with Foothills Hospital. She is accepting new patients. Be sure to call ahead with Dr. Faris to book an appointment.

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Dr. Faris accepts the following insurance:

Aetna HMO
Choice Plus POS II
Anthem Blue Cross Blue Shield
Anthem Blue Cross Blue Shield PPO
Blue Cross Blue Shield
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CareFirst Blue Cross Blue Shield
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HealthyBlue Advantage
Cigna HMO
Cigna PPO
Open Access Plus
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First Health (Coventry Health Care) PPO
MultiPlan PPO
PHCS Network PPO
United Healthcare

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No malpractice claims found for Colorado
No disciplinary actions found for the years we collect data
No board actions found for the years we collect data
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Treatment Frequency

Dr. Faris treats Psychosis more than 45% of her peers

Dr. Faris treats this condition more than 45% of her peers

Nondependent Alcohol Abuse

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Dr. Faris treats Nondependent Alcohol Abuse more than 38% of her peers

Dr. Faris treats this condition more than 38% of her peers

Nondependent Marijuana Abuse

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Dr. Faris treats Nondependent Marijuana Abuse more than 24% of her peers

Dr. Faris treats this condition more than 24% of her peers

Dr. Faris' conditions and procedures:

  • Acidosis
  • Acute Deep Vein Thrombosis (DVT)
  • Acute Kidney Failure
  • Acute Upper Respiratory Infection
  • Adjustment Disorder
  • Age-Related Macular Degeneration
  • Alcoholism (Alcohol Dependence)
  • All Headaches (incl. Migraine)
  • Alzheimer's Disease
  • Amphetamine and Other Psychostimulant Dependence
  • Anemia
  • Ankle Fracture
  • Anxiety
  • Arrhythmias
  • Arthritis
  • Asthma
  • Asymptomatic Post-Menopausal Status
  • Atrial Fibrillation
  • Back Pain
  • Bipolar Disorder
  • Bladder Infection
  • Bleeding Disorders
  • Blindness
  • Bronchitis
  • Bruise of Face, Scalp, or Neck
  • Cardiomyopathy
  • Cellulitis
  • Cervical Spine Myelopathy
  • Chronic Kidney Diseases
  • Chronic Neck Pain
  • Chronic Pain
  • Chronic Pelvic Pain
  • Chronic Pulmonary Heart Diseases (incl. Pulmonary Hypertension)
  • Cirrhosis
  • Cocaine Addiction
  • Combination Drug Dependence
  • Complex Regional Pain Syndrome (CRPS)
  • Concussion
  • Congestive Heart Failure
  • Constipation
  • COPD (Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease)
  • Coronary Artery Disease (CAD)
  • Cough
  • Deafness
  • Deep Vein Thrombosis (DVT)
  • Degenerative Disc Disease
  • Dehydration
  • Delusional Disorder
  • Dementia
  • Diabetes Type 2
  • Diabetes With Renal Manifestations
  • Diabetic Ketoacidosis
  • Diabetic Polyneuropathy
  • Diarrhea
  • Diverticulitis, Intestinal
  • Dizziness
  • Drug and Alcohol Dependence
  • Drug-Induced Mental Disorders
  • Dysphagia
  • Dystonia
  • Emphysema
  • End-Stage Renal Disease
  • Enlarged Prostate (BPH)
  • Epilepsy
  • Esophagitis
  • Essential Tremor
  • Fibromyalgia
  • Gastroesophageal Reflux Disease (GERD)
  • Glaucoma
  • Gout
  • Hair Loss
  • Hammer Toe
  • Headache
  • Heart Disease
  • Heart Murmur
  • Heartburn
  • Hemorrhoids
  • Homicidal Ideation
  • Hyperkalemia
  • Hyperlipidemia
  • Hyperparathyroidism
  • Hypertension
  • Hypertensive Chronic Kidney Disease
  • Hypokalemia
  • Hyposmolality and Hyponatremia
  • Hypothyroidism
  • Indigestion
  • Inflammatory and Toxic Neuropathy
  • Insomnia
  • Intervertebral Disc Disease
  • Itchy Skin
  • Joint Pain
  • Kidney Cancer
  • Leukocytosis
  • Limb Pain
  • Limb Swelling Caused by Fluid Overload
  • Lipid Disorders
  • Liver Function Test
  • Low Back Pain
  • Low Blood Oxygen Level
  • Magnesium Metabolism Disorders
  • Major Depressive Disorder
  • Malaise and Fatigue
  • Migraine
  • Mineral Metabolism Disorders
  • Narcolepsy and Cataplexy
  • Neutropenia
  • Nondependent Alcohol Abuse
  • Nondependent Drug and Alcohol Abuse
  • Nondependent Marijuana Abuse
  • Nondependent Sedative, Hypnotic, or Anxiolytic Abuse
  • Obesity
  • Obsessive-Compulsive Disorder (OCD)
  • Opioid Dependence
  • Osteoporosis
  • Overweight
  • Pancytopenia
  • Peptic Ulcer
  • Peripheral Nerve Disorders
  • Peripheral Vascular Disease (PAD, PVD)
  • Plantar Fasciitis
  • Polycystic Ovarian Syndrome
  • Polycythemia Rubra Vera
  • Post-Concussion Syndrome
  • Post-Traumatic Stress Disorder (PTSD)
  • Postnasal Drip
  • Psychiatric Diseases
  • Psychosis
  • Psychosis Due to Mental Illness
  • Pulmonary Embolism
  • Pulmonary Hypertension
  • Rash
  • Reflux Esophagitis
  • Respiratory Failure
  • Restless Leg Syndrome
  • Schizoaffective Disorder
  • Schizophrenia
  • Schizophreniform and Schizoaffective Disorder
  • Sciatica (Not Due to Disc Displacement)
  • Sedative, Hypnotic, or Anxiolytic Dependence
  • Sleep Apnea
  • Spinal Stenosis
  • Suicidal Ideation
  • Systemic Vasculitis
  • Thyroid Screening
  • Tobacco Use Disorder
  • Tremor
  • Unexplained Weight Loss
  • Urinary Incontinence
  • Urinary Tract Infection (UTI)
  • Venous Insufficiency
  • Vertigo
  • Vitamin D Deficiency
  • Vomiting Disorders

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About Me


Dr. Dorothy Faris, MD is a Adult Psychiatry Specialist in Wheat Ridge, CO and has over 32 years of experience in the medical field. She graduated from...Read more


  • Adult Psychiatry
  • Addiction Psychiatry
  • Hospital Medicine
  • Psychiatry

Board Certifications

  • Addiction Psychiatry
  • Psychiatry
  • Psychiatry


University Of Nm School Of Med
Residency Hospital
Univ Of Ca
Medical School
University Of California, Davis
Medical School


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3400 Lutheran Pkwy Wheat Ridge, CO 80033

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Foothills Hospital

Boulder, CO

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