Dr. Farhaad Golkar, MD

Dr. Farhaad Golkar, MD

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Dr. Farhaad Golkar, MD is a general surgery specialist in Lady Lake, FL and has been practicing for 7 years. He graduated from University Of South Florida / College Of Medicine in 2005 and specializes in general surgery, oncology, and more.

920 Rolling Acres Rd Unit 201

Lady Lake, FL 32159

Contact Information

(352) 775-4833

Insurance Accepted

  • Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • Cigna
  • Humana
  • UnitedHealthCare

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Top Care Areas

See how frequently Dr. Golkar performs your care needs compared to other doctors.

Gastrointestinal Diseases
high
more than 82% of peers
Stomach Diseases
normal
more than 63% of peers
Colorectal Cancer
normal
more than 59% of peers

Dr. Golkar's percentages are based on the rate of treatment compared to peers nationwide from insurance data. Learn more info about our data and this Top Care Areas component.

6  Specialties

  • General Surgery
  • Hepatopancreaticobiliary Surgery
  • Laparoscopic Surgery
  • Oncology
  • Surgery
  • Surgical Oncology

1  Board Certifications

  • General Surgery
    Accredited by: American Board of Surgery*

90  Conditions Treated

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36  Procedures

  • Abdominal Mass Biopsy
  • Abdominal Surgery
  • Abscess Incision and Drainage
  • Acid Reflux Surgery
  • Adrenalectomy
  • Advanced Laparoscopic Surgery
  • Appendectomy, Laparoscopic
  • Appendectomy, Open
  • Bile Duct Procedure
  • Bile Duct Surgery
  • Colectomy
  • Colon and Rectal Surgery
  • Dressing and-or Debridement of Wound, Infection, or Burn (incl. Negative Pressure Wound Therapy)
  • Excision, Shaving, or Destruction of Skin and Subcutaneous Tissue (incl. Mohs Micrographic Surgery), Tissue Transfer
  • Gallbladder Removal (Cholecystectomy), Laparoscopic
  • Gallbladder Surgery
  • Gastrectomy
  • Gastrointestinal Surgery
  • Hemorrhoidectomy or Excision of Anal Tags
  • Hepatectomy
  • Hepatobiliary Surgery
  • Hernia Repair
  • Inguinal Hernia Repair, Laparoscopic
  • Inguinal Hernia Repair, Open
  • Lymph Node Biopsy or Excision
  • Open Incisional and-or Ventral Hernia Repair
  • Pancreatectomy (incl. Pancreas Transplant and Whipple Procedure)
  • Pancreatic Surgery
  • Paraesophageal Hernia Repair, Laparoscopic
  • Plasmapheresis
  • Port Placements or Replacements
  • Splenectomy
  • Splenectomy and Splenorrhaphy
  • Thoracentesis
  • Umbilical or Ventral Hernia Repair, Laparoscopic
  • Whipple Procedure
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Background Check

0 Malpractice Claims

No malpractice history found for Florida.

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.

Education

  • Emory University
    Undergraduate School | Graduated 2000
  • University Of South Florida / College Of Medicine
    Medical School | Graduated 2005
  • University Of South Florida Dept Of Surgery
    Internship Hospital | Completed 2006
  • University Of South Florida Dept Of Surgery
    Residency Hospital | Completed 2010
  • Usf/Tampa General Hospital Advanced Gi Surgery/Hepato Pancreato Biliary Surgery
    Fellowship Hospital | Completed 2011

Awards & Recognition

Awards & Honors
  • Healthgrades Honor Roll
Media & Publications

Dr. Golkar has no media or publications listed.

Languages Spoken

  • English
  • Farsi
  • Spanish

Memberships & Professional Affiliations

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Dr. Golkar's Reviews

4.5
Likelihood of recommending Dr. Golkar to family and friends
23 total reviews (6 have comments)

Likelihood to Recommend (23)

  • 5
    (20)
  • 4
    (0)
  • 3
    (0)
  • 2
    (0)
  • 1
    (3)

Dr. Golkar's Performance

  • Trustworthiness

    EXCELLENT
  • Explains condition(s) well

    EXCELLENT
  • Answers questions

    EXCELLENT
  • Time well spent

    EXCELLENT

Office & Staff Performance

  • Scheduling

    EXCELLENT
  • Office environment

    EXCELLENT
  • Staff friendliness

    EXCELLENT
  • Average wait time

    10 to 15 minutes

Patient Comments (6)

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I would never recommend this man! When he worked in Citrus County he almost killed me because he refused to listen to my concerns. He kept shoveling Valium at me and was adament I could not have a fistula. After finally going to another County I saw a surgeon who quickly admitted me. I not only...more
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Great surgeon. Explained everything prior to surgery. Friendly and efficient office staff.
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Dr. Golkar was very straight forward in describing the type of surgery needed to remove my early stage pancreatic cancer. He explained why everyone considered it a "big" surgery and what risks where involved. He explained how the same operation had been performed on other patients and the results...more
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We can not recommend Dr. Golkar. Dr. G. did not review the culture results of intestional abcess which indicated that the antibiotic given was resistant to the bacteria present. After discharge, he ordered a f/u CT scan. He did not read this report for 2 weeks after multiple calls to his office....more
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