Dr. Gerald Farber, MD

Dr. Gerald Farber, MD

Orthopedic Hand Surgery  ·  
Male  ·  
Age 56
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Dr. Gerald Farber, MD is an orthopedic hand surgery specialist in Odessa, TX and has been practicing for 18 years. He graduated from Uniformed Services University Of The Health Sciences in 1988 and specializes in orthopedic hand surgery.

8050 E Highway 191 Ste 210

Odessa, TX 79765

Contact Information

(432) 640-2790

Insurance Accepted

  • Aetna
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield of Texas
  • CHAMPVA
  • Cigna
  • EmblemHealth
  • Golden Rule
  • Humana
  • MedHealthInsurance
  • 8 More

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Top Care Areas

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

Limb Pain
very high
more than 95% of peers
Fracture of Hand (incl. Fingers)
very high
more than 95% of peers
Hand Fracture
very high
more than 95% of peers

Dr. Farber'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.

1  Specialties

  • Orthopedic Hand Surgery

2  Board Certifications

  • Hand Surgery
    Accredited by: American Board of Orthopaedic Surgery*
  • Orthopedic Surgery
    Accredited by: American Board of Orthopaedic Surgery*

38  Conditions Treated

  • Arthritis of the Elbow
  • Bone Disorders
  • Broken Arm
  • Bursitis
  • Carpal Tunnel Syndrome
  • Clavicle Fracture
  • Complications of Joint Prosthesis
  • De Quervain's Disease
  • Dupuytren's Contracture
  • Elbow Bursitis
  • Elbow Injuries
  • Elbow Sprain
  • Foot Conditions
  • Fracture
  • Fracture of Hand (incl. Fingers)
  • Ganglion Cyst
  • Gout
  • Hand Conditions
  • Hand Fracture
  • Joint Pain
  • Lateral and Medial Epicondylitis (Tennis and Golf Elbow)
  • Limb Pain
  • Lupus
  • Medial Collateral Ligament (MCL) Sprain
  • Morton's Neuroma
  • Non-Unions and Malunions of Fractures
  • Osteoarthritis
  • Osteoarthritis of Ankle and Foot
  • Osteoarthritis of Hand or Wrist
  • Osteoarthritis of Hands
  • Peripheral Nerve Disorders
  • Pseudoarthrosis
  • Pyogenic Arthritis
  • Rheumatoid Arthritis
  • Scapular Fracture
  • Sprains and Strains (incl. Muscle Tear)
  • Trigger Finger
  • Wrist Fracture

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26  Procedures

  • Arm Surgery
  • Carpal Tunnel Release
  • De Quervain's Release
  • Dressing and-or Debridement of Wound, Infection, or Burn (incl. Negative Pressure Wound Therapy)
  • Dupuytren's Contracture Injection
  • Elbow Fracture and Dislocation Treatment
  • Elbow Fracture and-or Dislocation Treatment, Closed
  • Elbow Fracture and-or Dislocation Treatment, Open
  • Elbow Replacement
  • Elbow Tenotomy
  • Excision of Metacarpal and Carpal
  • Excision of Radius or Ulna
  • Fracture Care
  • Hand and Wrist Fracture and Dislocation Treatment
  • Hand and Wrist Fracture Treatment, Closed
  • Hand and Wrist Fracture Treatment, Open
  • Hand or Wrist Tendon Transfer
  • Joint Drainage
  • Neuroplasty
  • Peripheral Nerve Block
  • Resection or Ablation of Bone Tumor, Partial or Complete Resection of Bone, Debridement of Bone
  • Steroid Injection
  • Tommy John Surgery
  • Trigger Finger Release
  • Wrist Fusion
  • Wrist Replacement

Background Check

0 Malpractice Claims

No malpractice history found for Texas.

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

  • United States Military Academy
    Undergraduate School | Graduated 1984
  • Uniformed Services University Of The Health Sciences
    Medical School | Graduated 1988
  • Fitzsimons Army Medical Center
    Internship Hospital | Completed 1989
  • Fitzsimons Army Medical Center
    Residency Hospital | Completed 1995
  • Walter Reed Army Medical Center
    Fellowship Hospital | Completed 2000
  • Director, Hand Surgery Fellowship, Walter Reed Army Medical Center (2000-2007)
    Other Education | Completed

Awards & Recognition

Awards & Honors
  • Healthgrades Honor Roll
Media & Publications

Dr. Farber has no media or publications listed.

Languages Spoken

  • English

Memberships & Professional Affiliations

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Dr. Farber's Reviews

4.2
Likelihood of recommending Dr. Farber to family and friends
5 total reviews (2 have comments)

Likelihood to Recommend (5)

  • 5
    (4)
  • 4
    (0)
  • 3
    (0)
  • 2
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  • 1
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Dr. Farber's Performance

  • Trustworthiness

    EXCELLENT
  • Explains condition(s) well

    VERY GOOD
  • Answers questions

    VERY GOOD
  • Time well spent

    VERY GOOD

Office & Staff Performance

  • Scheduling

    VERY GOOD
  • Office environment

    VERY GOOD
  • Staff friendliness

    VERY GOOD
  • Average wait time

    16 to 30 minutes

Patient Comments (2)

Dr. Farber was EXCELLENT. Not only was he very knowledgeable and concerned, but he was easy to talk to and spent time explaining procedures and expected outcomes. I would recommend him to anyone.
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Refused to amputate husband's hand doing to his over zealous ego getting hurt.when we said your not listening when tried to explain history. A know it all he thinks!!!! Does not care about patients at all
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