Edward H. Farrior, MD, FACS is a Board Certified Otolaryngologist and Facial Plastic Surgeon serving the Tampa area for more than 20 years. Dr. Farrior is experienced in Rhinoplasty (Nose), Rhytidectomy (Face Lift) and Blepharoplasty (Eye Lid Lift). He is a professional member of the American Academy of Facial Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery, the American College of Surgeons and the American Academy of Otolaryngology, Head & Neck Surgery. Dr. Edward Farrior was also awarded by the Florida Society of Facial Plastic & Reconstructive Surgery, the Hillsborough County Medical Association and the Hillsborough County Medical Association. PROFESSIONAL ASSOCIATION American Academy of Facial Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery American College of Surgeons American Academy of Otolaryngology, Head & Neck Surgery Florida Society of Facial Plastic & Reconstructive Surgery Florida Society of Otolaryngology, Head & Neck Surgery American Medical Association Florida Medical Association Hillsborough County Medical Association AWARDS & ACCOLADES Florida Society of Facial Plastic & Reconstructive Surgery, Past President, 1997 Hillsborough County Medical Association, Past President, 2003 Hillsborough County Medical Association, Board of Directors, Vice President, 2005-2008 Hillsborough County Medical Association, Vice President 2001- 2002 FORMS OF PAYMENT Accepts MasterCard, Visa, and Amex. INSURANCES ACCEPTED Blue Cross Blue Shield Cigna Medicare OFFICE HOURS Monday – Thursday: 8:30AM – 5PM Friday: 8:30AM – 3PM ...See Less
My first experience with Dr. Farrior was 11 years ago after meeting with two other facial plastic surgeons. Dr. Farrior immediately stood out, not only with his professionalism and expertise, but as a leader in his field. I knew as soon as we met, that he was the one I wanted to perform my surgery. I was so impressed with my experience, I have since referred my sister, who was equally pleased with her results. Dr. Farrior and his staff are present through every step of the way, answering any and all questions, and easing any apprehension one might feel throughout the process. My experience with Dr. Farrior and the results that I have received has given me a self-confidence the likes of which I had never before had.
My first experience with Dr. Farrior was 11 years ago after meeting with two other facial plastic surgeons. Dr. Farrior immediately stood out, not only with his professionalism and expertise, but as a leader in his field.
I knew as soon as we met, that he was the one I wanted to perform my surgery. I was so impressed with my experience, I have since referred my sister, who was equally pleased with her results. Dr. Farrior and his staff are present through every step of the way, answering any and all questions, and easing any apprehension one might feel throughout the process.
My experience with Dr. Farrior and the results that I have received has given me a self-confidence the likes of which I had never before had.
At Farrior Plastic Surgery, we offer more than ten decades of combined plastic surgery experience with our welcoming staff and unparalleled service. We understand how difficult the decision to undergo plastic surgery can be, which is why we handle every situation delicately and privately. One of our surgeons will meet with you to discuss all your needs and wishes prior to determining a course of action. We strive to answer all your questions so you can feel confident and secure during your decision making phase when considering surgery. It is our belief that an educated patient that understands what is realistic will have the best results
Dr. Farrior's experience matches your search based on the following criteria:
Based on total number of patients treated over the last 12 months
Specializes in Facial Plastic Surgery
Board certified in Otolaryngology and Plastic Surgery & Facial Surgery
No malpractice claims found
No sanctions found
No board actions found
Facial Plastic Surgery
Ear, Nose, and Throat
Accredited by: American Board of Otolaryngology*
Plastic Surgery & Facial Surgery
Accredited by: American Board of Facial Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery
Why It Matters: Dr. Farrior's Board Certifications
Board certification should be one of your top considerations when choosing a doctor. Board certification is an official recognition given to doctors who have met specific requirements set by national medical specialty boards in the United States.
Board certification indicates that a doctor is highly qualified in the medical field in which he or she practices. A board-certified doctor is more likely than a non-board-certified doctor to have the most current skills and knowledge about how to treat your medical condition.
Gastroesophageal Reflux Disease (GERD)
Localized Fat Deposits
Breast Lift Surgery
Breast Surgical Procedure
Cosmetic Facial Surgery
Ear Plastic Surgery (Otoplasty)
Excision of Benign Skin Lesion
Excision of Skin Cancer
Excision of Skin Lesion
Nose Plastic Surgery (Rhinoplasty)
Repair of Brow Ptosis and Blepharoptosis
Skin and Tissue Reduction
0 Malpractice Claims
No malpractice history found for Florida.
What is medical malpractice?
Medical malpractice is issued when negligence by a doctor causes injury to a patient. For example, a doctor may improperly diagnose, treat or medicate outside the standard of medical care. The three types of malpractice are: a settlement, an arbitration award, or a judgment.
If my doctor has malpractice history, does that mean he or she is a poor-quality doctor?
If your doctor has a malpractice claim, evaluate the information and determine if the action could potentially impact the quality of care you receive. Claim settlements and arbitration awards may occur for a variety of reasons, which should not necessarily reflect negatively on the doctor's professional competence or conduct. You may want to use this information to start a discussion with the doctor about his or her history and specific ability to provide healthcare for you.
How far back does Healthgrades malpractice history go?
Healthgrades reports details of a doctor’s malpractice history when the doctor has at least one closed medical malpractice claim within the last five years, even if he or she no longer practices in that state.
For which states does Healthgrades collect malpractice history?
Healthgrades collects malpractice information from California, Colorado, Connecticut, Florida, Georgia, Illinois, Massachusetts, Nevada, New Jersey, New York, North Carolina, Oregon, Tennessee, Texas, Vermont, Virginia, and West Virginia. If your doctor has a malpractice claim, evaluate the information and determine if the action could potentially impact your quality of care. Sometimes multiple states report the same claim. If a provider practices in a state where data is unavailable, please reach out to your local state legislature to help make this data publicly available.
No sanctions history found for the years that Healthgrades collects data.
What is a sanction or disciplinary action?
A sanction, also known as a disciplinary action, is an action taken to punish or restrict a doctor who has demonstrated professional misconduct. Sanctions may be imposed by a state medical board, professional medical licensing organization, or the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services.
If my doctor has sanction history, does that mean he or she is a poor-quality doctor?
If a doctor has a sanction, it does not necessarily mean that he or she is a poor-quality doctor. Some sanctions are not related to medical care, and involve a doctor’s finances or administrative activities. Before you make any choices about changing your doctor, we recommend that you evaluate the doctor’s sanction information and determine how severe or relevant you think the sanction cause and action were.
How far back does Healthgrades sanction history go?
Healthgrades reports state and federal sanctions from the previous five years, except when a doctor's license has been revoked or surrendered. Healthgrades displays all actions for doctors whose licenses have been revoked or surrendered.
For which states does Healthgrades collect sanction history?
Healthgrades collects sanction history from all 50 U.S. states. Physicians with a disciplinary action in one state may move to another state where they have a clean record. Since Healthgrades painstakingly compiles disciplinary action information from all 50 states, Healthgrades website will show if a physician has a disciplinary action in more than one state.
0 Board Actions
No board actions found for the years that Healthgrades collects data.
What are board actions?
Board actions are non-disciplinary actions imposed upon a doctor based on a complaint investigation. A patient or medical colleague may file a complaint with that state medical board or professional licensing organization, which then investigates the complaint. Board actions are intended to ensure that a doctor is able to perform safe medical and health care tasks.
Types of non-disciplinary actions include an advisory letter, a corrective action agreement, a limitation or restriction on the medical or healthcare tasks a doctor can perform, or a voluntary agreement by the doctor not to practice. A board action can also include a termination of a corrective action agreement or voluntary agreement, which allows the doctor to return to full practice.
If my doctor has a board action, does that mean he or she is a poor-quality doctor?
If a doctor has a board action, it means he or she has had a non-disciplinary action imposed upon him or her. It does not necessarily mean that he or she is a poor quality doctor. Before you make any choices about changing your doctor, evaluate the doctor's board action information and determine how severe or relevant you think the cause and action were.
How far back does Healthgrades non-disciplinary board action history go?
Healthgrades reports non-disciplinary board action history from for the previous five years, except when a doctor's license has been revoked or surrendered. Healthgrades displays all actions for doctors whose licenses have been revoked or surrendered.
For which states does Healthgrades collect non-disciplinary board actions?
Healthgrades collects non-disciplinary board actions from all 50 U.S. states.
University of South Florida - B.A. Biology
Undergraduate School | Graduated 1978
University of Virginia School of Medicine - M.D.
Medical School | Graduated 1982
General Surgery - St. Josephs Mercy Hospital
Internship Hospital | Completed
Otolaryngology - University of Michigan Hospital
Residency Hospital | Completed
Tampa Genl Hosp
Fellowship Hospital | Completed
Awards & Recognition
Awards & Honors
Healthgrades Honor Roll
Media & Publications
Dr. Farrior has no media or publications listed.
Awards & Recognition
What is a recognized doctor?
Healthgrades Recognized Doctor designation identifies leading doctors who:
Are board certified.
Have not had their license surrendered or revoked since Healthgrades started collecting data in 2000.
Have no malpractice judgments, adverse arbitration awards, or monetary settlements for the last five years in the states in which Healthgrades can collect malpractice data.
Are free of state or federal disciplinary actions (sanctions) for the last five years.
Healthgrades updates the Recognized Doctor list quarterly based on board certification data. Healthgrades also receives sanction and malpractice data throughout the year, depending on how frequently the state medical boards release updates.
We remove a newly sanctioned doctor from the Recognized Doctor list as soon as we receive the information. However, it is important to note that malpractice information is publically available in only 14 states.
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