Dr. Frank Faris, MD

Dr. Frank Faris, MD

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Gastroenterology  |  
Male  |  
59 y/o
(18)

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Dr. Frank Faris, MD is a gastroenterology doctor who practices in Las Vegas, NV. He is 59 years old and has been practicing for 25 years.

Frontier Gastroenterology Center

3150 N Tenaya Way Ste 590

Las Vegas, NV 89128
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Accepted insurance

  • Accepts most major Health Plans. Please contact our office for details.
  • Aetna
  • Coventry Health Care
  • First Health (Coventry Health Care)
  • Humana
  • Three Rivers Provider Network
  • Tricare
  • UnitedHealthCare

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Top Care Areas

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Heartburn
very high
more than 99% of peers
Stomach Diseases
very high
more than 99% of peers
Duodenal Ulcer
very high
more than 99% of peers

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Specialties

  • Gastroenterology
  • Internal Medicine
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Board Certifications

  • Gastroenterology
    Accredited by: American Board of Internal Medicine*
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Conditions Treated

  • Abdominal Disorders
  • Abdominal Pain
  • Anal or Rectal Pain
  • Anemia
  • Autoimmune Diseases
  • Barrett's Esophagus
  • Benign Neoplasm of the Digestive System
  • Benign Tumor
  • Biliary Atresia
  • Blood Disorders
  • Cancer
  • Cholecystitis and Gallstones
  • Cholelithiasis
  • Cirrhosis
  • Colorectal Cancer
  • Constipation
  • Crohn's Disease
  • Dehydration
  • Diaphragmatic and-or Hiatal Hernia
  • Diarrhea
  • Diverticular Diseases
  • Diverticulitis, Intestinal
  • Diverticulosis, Intestinal
  • Duodenal Ulcer
  • Duodenitis
  • Dysentery
  • Dysphagia
  • Enteritis
  • Esophageal Achalasia and Cardiospasm
  • Esophageal Cancer
  • Esophageal Diseases
  • Esophageal Diverticulum
  • Esophageal Ulcer
  • Esophageal Varices
  • Esophagitis
  • Gas-Bloat Syndrome
  • Gastric Ulcer
  • Gastritis
  • Gastroesophageal Reflux Disease (GERD)
  • Gastrointestinal Bleeding
  • Gastrointestinal Diseases
  • Gastrointestinal Malabsorption
  • Gastroparesis
  • Heartburn
  • Hemochromatosis
  • Hemorrhoids
  • Hepatitis B - Immune Response
  • Hepatitis C
  • Hepatorenal Syndrome
  • Hernia
  • Ileus
  • Indigestion
  • Inflammatory Bowel Disease
  • Intestinal Ischemia
  • Intestinal Obstruction
  • Irritable Bowel Syndrome
  • Lactose Intolerance
  • Liver Damage from Alcohol
  • Malnutrition
  • Megacolon
  • Nausea
  • Neoplasm of Gastrointestinal Tract
  • Non-Alcoholic Fatty Liver Disease
  • Non-Neonatal Jaundice
  • Noninfectious Gastroenteritis and Colitis
  • Pancreatitis
  • Peptic Ulcer
  • Pyloric Stenosis
  • Reflux Esophagitis
  • Small Intestine Cancer
  • Stomach Cancer
  • Stomach Diseases
  • Stomach and Small Intestine Cancer
  • Stomal Ulcer
  • Ulcer
  • Ulcerative Colitis
  • Unexplained Weight Loss
  • Viral Enteritis
  • Viral Hepatitis
  • Viral Infection
  • Vomiting Disorders

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Procedures

  • Barium Enema
  • Bile Duct Procedure
  • Biopsy
  • Colonoscopy, Proctosigmoidoscopy, and Sigmoidoscopy
  • ERCP (Endoscopic Retrograde Cholangiopancreatography)
  • Endoscopy (Esophagus, Stomach, Small Intestine)
  • Fecal Impaction Removal
  • Gastroenterology Procedures
  • Liver Biopsy

Background Check

1 Malpractice Claim
  • Settlement : 3/12/2013
    Amount or Range: $10,000.00
    Nature of Complaint: Plaintiff alleges the use of heater probe was not necessary if no active bleeding is noted during colonoscopy.
    State: Nevada
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

  • University Of California-San Diego
    Undergraduate School | Graduated 1980
  • Medical College Of Wisconsin
    Medical School | Graduated 1987
  • Maricorp Medical Center
    Internship Hospital | Completed 1988
  • Maricopa Med Center
    Residency Hospital | Completed 1991
  • University Medical Center
    Fellowship Hospital | Completed 1993

Awards & Recognition

Awards & Honors

Dr. Faris has no awards or honors listed.

Media & Publications

Dr. Faris has no media or publications listed.

Languages Spoken

  • English
  • Spanish

Memberships & Professional Affiliations

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MountainView Hospital

is a Healthgrades Top-Rated Hospital

Hospital Quality

2018 Five Star Recipient for Treatment of Bowel Obstruction

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Dr. Faris' Reviews

Likelihood of recommending Dr. Faris to family and friends
4.2
based on 18 total reviews (4 with comments)

Likelihood to Recommend (18)

  • 5
    (13)
  • 4
    (1)
  • 3
    (1)
  • 2
    (0)
  • 1
    (3)

Dr. Faris' Performance

Trustworthiness
EXCELLENT
Explains condition(s) well
EXCELLENT
Answers Questions
EXCELLENT
Time well spent
EXCELLENT

Office & Staff Performance

Scheduling
VERY GOOD
Office environment
EXCELLENT
Staff friendliness
EXCELLENT
Average wait time
16 to 30 minutes

Patient Comments (4)

in Las Vegas, NV |
My first visit and I like very much.
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Out standing. When he is thru talking to you he has answered all most all of the questions you were going to ask. He talks directly to you. All questions are important. He will answer every question that he is asked. He is interested in finding the answer of what is wrong and how it can be taken...more
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I found that dr FARIS was outstanding an I would recommend him to all
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He is very thorough and explains things that are going on with health condition. Staff are very efficient.
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Now Accepting New Patients
Dr. Faris accepts 8 insurance carriers
  • Accepts most major Health Plans. Please contact our office for details.
  • Aetna
  • Coventry Health Care
  • First Health (Coventry Health Care)
    First Health (Coventry Health Care) PPO
  • Humana
  • Three Rivers Provider Network
  • Tricare
  • UnitedHealthCare
    PacifiCare

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Hospitals where Dr. Faris has admitting privileges

MountainView Hospital
3100 N Tenaya Way
Las Vegas, NV 89128
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Southern Hills Hospital and Medical Center
9300 W Sunset Rd
Las Vegas, NV 89148
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