Dr. Gerald M. Farby, MD

Dr. Gerald M. Farby, MD

Internal Medicine | Male | 67 years old

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Care Philosophy

"I work with my patients to choose treatment plans which they can embrace and maintain."Read more

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Dr. Farby's Care Philosophy

"I work with my patients to choose treatment plans which they can embrace and maintain."

Dr. Farby's experience matches your search based on the following criteria:

  •  Based on total number of patients treated over the last 12 months
  •  Specializes in Internal Medicine
  •  Board certified in Geriatric Medicine and Internal Medicine
  •  No malpractice claims found
  •  Sanctions found
  •  No board actions found

Background Check

  • 0
    Malpractice Claims

    No malpractice history found for Illinois.

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  • 1

    Dr. Farby has received 1 sanction

    What is a sanction or disciplinary action
    • Substandard Care, Incompetence or Negligence (2/14/2012)
    • Action Taken: Probation
    • Summary: Farby, Gerald M MD License # 036 052964

      Nature of Complaint

      The physician issued prescriptions for controlled substances to two patients without taking into consideration warning signs of addiction.

      Action Taken

      The Illinois Department of Financial and Professional Regulation, Division of Professional Regulation has issued a Fine in the amount of $500.00 and placed the physician’s Illinois physician and surgeon license on indefinite Probation for a minimum of one year.

    • State: Illinois
  • 0
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Why It Matters: Dr. Farby'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... More

  • Geriatric Medicine
  • Internal Medicine

Conditions Treated

  • Diabetes
  • Heart Disease
  • Hypertension


  • Medical School
    University Of Chicago/The Pritzker School Of Medicine

    Graduated in 1975

  • Internship Hospital
    Michael Reese Hospital and Med Center

    Completed in 1976

  • Residency Hospital
    Michael Reese Hospital and Med Center Chicago

Languages Spoken

  • English

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  • Internal Medicine

Procedures Performed

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