Dr. Farah Turk, MD

Dr. Farah Turk, MD

Family Medicine  ·  
Female  ·  
48 y/o

Accepting new patients

Dr. Farah Turk, MD is a family medicine specialist in Plainfield, IL and has been practicing for 19 years. She specializes in family medicine, bariatric medicine, and more.Read her story

Family Health Center Of Plainfield

13550 S Route 30 Ste 100

Plainfield, IL 60544
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Insurance Accepted

  • Aetna
  • Amerigroup (Wellpoint)
  • Assurant Health
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • CareSource
  • Cigna
  • Community Health Choice
  • CoreSource
  • Coventry Health Care
  • First Health (Coventry Health Care)
  • Golden Rule
  • Guardian
  • Health Net
  • HealthLink

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Dr. Turk's bio

This content was provided by Dr. Turk "Dr. Turk grew up in Miami, FL and is a graduate of the University of Miami. She obtained her medical degree from the University of Wisconsin, Madison - one of the top 25 medical schools in the country. She completed her residency at Swedish Covenant Hospital where she was chief resident. Dr. Turk has over 20 years of experience providing primary health care services to her patients. She is affiliated with Presence St. Joseph's Medical Center and Edward Hospital. She is double board certified in Family Practice and Obesity medicine. Dr. Turk is also a licensed provider for the Opti-fast Weight Loss program. She is a Civil Surgeon and does immigration physicals. She is also certified to do Department of Transportation (DOT) physicals. Dr. Turk lives in the Plainfield with her wonderful husband and two boys. Her hobbies include reading, watching movies, and going out to dinner with friends. She has an incredible sense of humor and loves to laugh. With this captivating personality, she has a real knack for creating a welcoming atmosphere for her patients. She is kind, compassionate, and strives to deliver excellent patient care and medical weight loss counselling. Dr. Turk also enjoys mentoring medical and nurse practitioner students."
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Care Philosophy

This content was provided by Dr. Turk "I have a passion for the overall treatment of my patients with a focus on disease prevention and management. I believe that many issues can be resolved with some simple changes in lifestyle and I am committed to helping my patients by partnering with them in managing their overall health and well-being. At Family Health Center, your visit will begin with a baccalaureate nurse with years of clinical experience obtaining a detailed history.  I will then review your history, see you and assess your condition. I will listen attentively to your concerns prior to making a diagnosis and treatment recommendations. I believe in providing well-rounded, comprehensive holistic care.  Therefore, my staff and I are dedicated to spending an unlimited amount of time meeting your healthcare needs."
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4  Specialties

  • Family Medicine
  • Bariatric Medicine
  • Gynecology
  • Obesity Medicine

1  Board Certifications

  • Family Practice
    Accredited by: American Board of Medical Specialties*

54  Conditions Treated

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37  Procedures

  • Abscess or Cyst Drainage or Aspiration
  • Anemia and Iron Deficiency Screening
  • Cholesterol Screening
  • Diabetes Screening
  • Electrocardiogram (EKG)
  • Fecal Occult Blood Test for Colorectal Cancer
  • Gonorrhea Screening
  • Gynecologic Cancer Screening
  • Hepatitis A Screening
  • Hepatitis B Virus Screening
  • Hepatitis C Virus Screening
  • Hepatitis Screening
  • Herpes Simplex Screening
  • HIV Screening
  • Human Papillomavirus DNA Testing
  • Immunization
  • Liver Function Test
  • Mole Removal
  • Osteoporosis Screening
  • Pap Smear
  • Pelvic Exams
  • Physical Examination
  • Pregnancy Test
  • Prostate Cancer Screening
  • Sexually Transmitted Infections Screening
  • Skin Biopsy
  • Smoking Cessation Counseling
  • Syphilis Screening
  • Thyroid Screening
  • Trichomoniasis Screening
  • Ultrasound
  • Urinalysis
  • Vaccination
  • Vaginosis Screening
  • Wart Removal
  • Well Baby Care
  • Wellness Examination
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Background Check

0 Malpractice Claims

No malpractice history found for Illinois.

0 Sanctions

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

0 Board Actions

No board actions found for the years that Healthgrades collects data.


  • University of Miami
    Undergraduate School | Graduated 1989
  • University Of Wisconsin Medical School
    Medical School | Graduated 1996
  • Swedish Cov Hosp
    Internship Hospital | Completed 1997
  • Swedish Covenant Hospital
    Residency Hospital | Completed 1999
  • Columbia University Coll Phys & Surgs
    Other Education | Completed 1991

Awards & Recognition

Awards & Honors
  • Healthgrades Honor Roll
Media & Publications

Dr. Turk has no media or publications listed.

Languages Spoken

  • English
  • Spanish

Memberships & Professional Affiliations

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What People Say About Dr. Farah Turk, MD
Dr. Turk provides excellent care. She listens to the patient and works with the patient to develop a plan of care that works for both the patient and the Dr. Turk. She spends quality time with her patients.
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Cindy Quinn – Feb 17, 2018
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Dr. Turk is great! Office hours are excellent and staff of friendly. My concerns are always taken care of and everyone is very knowledgeable.
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0.pope in Oswego – Feb 17, 2018
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I have been coming to FHCP for 10 or 11 years now and the care has always been top-shelf. They are friendly and knowledgeable and even with rushed, fast-pace or medical care today they still treat you like family. Thank you Cindy for the excellent care today while I was in for a pre-op physical. ...Read More
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Thomas Payne in Yorkville, IL – Feb 17, 2018
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Dr. Turk is a great physician. She is very attentive to her patients and listens to what they have to say. The office is very is very friendly, and tries? their best to get you in for appointments.
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Cherie in Plainfield – Feb 17, 2018
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Dr. Turk is an excellent physician who works with qualified nurses with Masters degree and vast years of experience. She is very thorough, takes detailed history in order to effectively treat her patients. She is very caring and very friendly. She knows each and everyone of her patients. Her...Read More
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Feb 16, 2018
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