Dr. Harrison Farber, MD

Dr. Harrison Farber, MD

Critical Care Medicine  |  
Male  |  
Age 70
(7)
Insurances AcceptedSave
Dr. Harrison Farber, MD is a critical care medicine doctor who practices in Boston, MA. He is 70 years old.

720 Harrison Ave Ste 402

Boston, MA 02118

Contact Information

(617) 638-7480

Insurance Accepted

  • Aetna
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield of Louisiana
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield of Massachusetts
  • First Health (Coventry Health Care)
  • Harvard Pilgrim Health Care
  • MultiPlan
  • Tufts Health Plan

*Please verify this information when scheduling an appointment.

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Dr. Farber's Experience

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Dr. Farber's experience matches your search based on the following criteria:
  • Based on total number of patients treated over the last 12 months
  • Specializes in Critical Care Medicine
  • Board certified in Internal Medicine and Pulmonary Disease
  • No malpractice claims found
  • No sanctions found
  • No board actions found
2

Specialties

  • Critical Care Medicine
  • Pulmonology
2

Board Certifications

  • Internal Medicine
    Accredited by: American Board of Internal Medicine*
  • Pulmonary Disease
    Accredited by: American Board of Internal Medicine*
50

Conditions Treated

  • Abscess
  • Acidosis
  • Acute Bronchitis
  • Acute Upper Respiratory Infection
  • Alkalosis
  • Asbestosis
  • Asthma
  • Autoimmune Diseases
  • Bronchiectasis
  • Bronchiolitis
  • Bronchitis
  • Bronchopulmonary Dysplasia
  • COPD (Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease)
  • Chronic Pulmonary Heart Diseases (incl. Pulmonary Hypertension)
  • Collapsed Lung (Pneumothorax)
  • Cough
  • Emphysema
  • Empyema
  • Eosinophilic Asthma
  • Hepatopulmonary Syndrome
  • Influenza (Flu)
  • Interstitial Lung Disease
  • Low Blood Oxygen Level
  • Lung Abscess
  • Lung Cancer
  • Lung Nodule
  • Metastatic Respiratory System Cancer
  • Mycobacterial Lung Infection
  • Partial Lung Collapse
  • Pleural Effusion
  • Pneumoconiosis and Pneumonopathy
  • Pneumonia
  • Pneumonitis (Due to Solids or Liquids)
  • Primary Pulmonary Hypertension
  • Pulmonary Disease
  • Pulmonary Edema
  • Pulmonary Embolism
  • Pulmonary Hypertension
  • Respiratory Failure
  • Rheumatoid Lung Disease
  • Sarcoidosis
  • Shortness of Breath
  • Sinusitis
  • Sleep Apnea
  • Sleep Disorders
  • Systemic Sclerosis
  • Thrombosis
  • Tuberculosis
  • Vascular Disease
  • Wegener's Granulomatosis

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Procedures

  • Arterial Blood Gas Test (ABG)
  • Bronchoscopy
  • Continuous Positive Airway Pressure (CPAP)
  • Incision and Removal of Foreign Object
  • Pulmonary Function Test
  • Respiratory Management
  • Thoracentesis

Background Check

0 Malpractice Claims

No malpractice history found for Massachusetts.

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

  • George Washington University / School Of Medicine and Health Sciences
    Medical School | Graduated
  • Med College Va
    Internship Hospital | Completed 1978
  • Med College Va
    Residency Hospital | Completed 1981
  • Boston University School Med
    Fellowship Hospital | Completed 1984

Awards & Recognition

Awards & Honors
  • Healthgrades Honor Roll
Media & Publications

Dr. Farber has no media or publications listed.

Languages Spoken

  • English
  • French

Memberships & Professional Affiliations

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Dr. Farber's Reviews

Likelihood of recommending Dr. Farber to family and friends
3.4
based on 7 total reviews (3 with comments)
Dr. Farber's Performance
  • Trustworthiness
    VERY GOOD
  • Explains condition(s) well
    VERY GOOD
  • Answers Questions
    VERY GOOD
  • Time well spent
    VERY GOOD
Office & Staff Performance
  • Scheduling
    GOOD
  • Office environment
    VERY GOOD
  • Staff friendliness
    EXCELLENT
  • Average wait time
    16 to 30 minutes
Patient Comments (3)
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Dr. H. Farber is one of the Most Distinguished pulmonary physician in the world. Some patients may not like his dress code or his looks. I've known many patients fly from overseas just hope to be treated by him. I have never heard of any complaints about Dr. Farber's ability. He really believes in serving the underprivileged and rather works in a poorer neighborhood. I thank God for such a physician, and feels that Survey should not include the hospital locations or cleanness. .
in Revere, MA |
Dr. Farber unfortunately doesn't return phone calls, he isn't caring towards his patients. I certainly would not recommend him. My mother died in his care last year not only did it take him about a month to give us call not only for his condolences but to tell us what he thought happened. It's been 6 months since we have been promised a copy of the autopsy report with numerous calls to the office and still nothing. Completely unprofessional.
Office staff is terrible. Disorganized, things not done in a timely or efficient manner. Good Dr though, seems to have too many patients. Office wait was over 2 hrs.
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Dr. Farber accepts 8 insurance carriers
  • Aetna
    Aetna HMO
    Choice Plus POS II
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield
    Blue Card PPO
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield of Louisiana
    BlueConnect HMO
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield of Massachusetts
    Preferred Blue PPO
  • First Health (Coventry Health Care)
    First Health (Coventry Health Care) PPO
  • Harvard Pilgrim Health Care
    Harvard Pilgrim Health Care PPO
  • MultiPlan
    MultiPlan PPO
  • Tufts Health Plan
    Tufts PPO

*Please verify this information when scheduling an appointment.

Hospitals where Dr. Farber has admitting privileges

Boston Medical Center Corporation
1 Boston Medical Ctr Pl
Boston, MA 02118
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