Dr. Jeffrey Farma, MD

Surgical Oncology •  Male • Age 46
  
Dr. Farma
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Fox Chase Cancer Center

333 Cottman Ave Philadelphia, PA 19111

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Dr. Jeffrey Farma, MD is a Surgical Oncology Specialist in Philadelphia, PA. Dr. Farma has more experience with Gastrointestinal Oncology and Dermatologic Oncology than other specialists in his area. He is affiliated with Fox Chase Cancer Center. He is accepting new patients and has indicated that he accepts telehealth appointments. Be sure to call ahead with Dr. Farma to book an appointment.


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I would recommend Dr. Farma without any reservation. He’s the best. Caring & compassionate. Great surgeon. Wonderful staff. Thank you for taking such good care of me.
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Anna Gatta in PA – Dec 08, 2018
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I am very fortunate to have Dr Farma and his team of professionals help me with my stage 2 rectal cancer. With their help and guidance I am now cancer free. They have the best expertise and technology and I would highly recommend Dr Farma and Fox Chase to friends and family. Ellen Flynn-Snowden
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Ellen Flynn Snowden in Penndel, Pa. – Apr 30, 2018
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Dr. Farma has been doctor, surgeon, caretaker, and life saver for our mother! He and his entire team are not only at the top of their field but also have shown care and compassion above and beyond any other doctor we have seen. Any one of us in our family who have seen him in action would trust him with our lives. His team also deserves special mention as they go above and beyond to coordinate care, look deeper into issues, explain what is happening ... and are always there to help.!!
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The surgery was flawless, far exceeded my expectations.
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About Me

Care Philosophy

It is an honor to join the staff of the Fox Chase Cancer Center. My initial exposure during medical school at Fox Chase led me down the path of Surgical Oncology. As a native Philadelphian, I am privileged to work at such an esteemed institution. I w...Read more

Specialties

  • Surgical Oncology
  • Colorectal Surgery
  • General Surgery
  • Oncology

Board Certifications

Education

2009
Moffitt
Fellowship Hospital
2007
Temple University Hospital and Fox Chase Cancer Center
Residency Hospital
2005
National Cancer Institute-NIH
Fellowship Hospital
2001
Temple University
Internship Hospital
1996
Tufts U
Undergraduate School

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Practice Areas

Gastrointestinal Oncology

Oncologists diagnose and treat cancers of the gastrointestinal tract, including stomach cancer, liver cancer, and colon cancer, through chemotherapy, radiation, surgery, and targeted cancer therapy.Compare with other Gastrointestinal Oncology specialists.

Typically treats 78% more than their peers

Based on claims data for 4 conditions and procedures

TreatmentsTreatment Frequency
Colorectal Cancer
very high
very high

Treatment Frequency

Dr. Farma treats Colorectal Cancer more than 97% of their peers

Dr. Farma treats this condition more than 97% of their peers

Anal and Rectal Cancer
very high
very high

Treatment Frequency

Dr. Farma treats Anal and Rectal Cancer more than 95% of their peers

Dr. Farma treats this condition more than 95% of their peers

Soft Tissue Sarcoma
high
high

Treatment Frequency

Dr. Farma treats Soft Tissue Sarcoma more than 88% of their peers

Dr. Farma treats this condition more than 88% of their peers

Dermatologic Oncology

Oncologists diagnose and treat cancers of the skin, including melanoma, basal cell carcinoma, and squamous cell carcinoma.Compare with other Dermatologic Oncology specialists.

Typically treats 68% more than their peers

Based on claims data for 3 conditions and procedures

TreatmentsTreatment Frequency
Melanoma
very high
very high

Treatment Frequency

Dr. Farma treats Melanoma more than 99% of their peers

Dr. Farma treats this condition more than 99% of their peers

Skin Cancer
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high

Treatment Frequency

Dr. Farma treats Skin Cancer more than 77% of their peers

Dr. Farma treats this condition more than 77% of their peers

Squamous Cell Carcinoma
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Treatment Frequency

Dr. Farma treats Squamous Cell Carcinoma more than 28% of their peers

Dr. Farma treats this condition more than 28% of their peers

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Dr. Farma's conditions and procedures:

  • Abdominal Disorders
  • Abscess
  • Abscess or Cyst Drainage or Aspiration
  • Abscess or Fluid Incision and Drainage
  • Acral Lentiginous Melanoma of Skin
  • Acute Leukemia
  • Acute Lymphocytic Leukemia
  • Acute Lymphoid Leukemia
  • Adrenalectomy
  • Advanced Robotic Surgery
  • Aggressive Fibromatosis
  • All Lymphoma
  • Alveolar Soft Part Sarcoma
  • Anal and Rectal Cancer
  • Anal Cancer
  • Anal Disorders
  • Anal Fistula
  • Anal or Rectal Pain
  • Anal Prolapse
  • Anemia
  • Angiosarcoma of the Breast
  • Angiotropic Melanoma
  • Anorectal Abscess
  • Anoscopy With Removal of Anal Tumor
  • Appendectomy, Laparoscopic
  • Appendectomy, Open
  • Appendicitis
  • Autoimmune Diseases
  • Axillary Lymph Node Dissection
  • Basal Cell Carcinoma
  • Bile Duct Cancer
  • Bleeding Disorders
  • Blood Disorders
  • Bone Cancer
  • Bone Disorders
  • Bowel Obstruction Repair
  • Bowel Resection
  • Bowel Surgery
  • Brain and Nervous System Cancer (incl. Gliomas, Astrocytoma, Schwannoma, Medulloblastoma, Chordoma)
  • Brain Cancer
  • Brain Disorders
  • Breast Diseases
  • Cancer
  • Carcinoid Tumor
  • Carcinoid Tumor of Gastrointestinal Tract
  • Cardiac MRI (Magnetic Resonance Imaging) of Heart or Chest
  • Central Nervous System Lymphoma
  • Cervical Cancer
  • Cholangiocarcinoma
  • Chondroid Melanoma
  • Chronic Lymphocytic Leukemia
  • Coagulation Disorders (incl. Hemophilia)
  • Colectomy
  • Colectomy and Sigmoidectomy With Robotic Assistance
  • Colon and Rectal Surgery
  • Colon Cancer
  • Colon Cancer Screening
  • Colon Mass
  • Colon Polyp
  • Colon Stricture
  • Colon Surgery
  • Colonoscopy, Proctosigmoidoscopy, and Sigmoidoscopy
  • Colorectal Cancer
  • Colorectal Surgery, Robotic-Assisted
  • Congenital Malignant Melanoma
  • Constipation
  • Crohn's Disease
  • Cutaneous Desmoplastic Melanoma
  • Cutaneous Metastatic Melanoma
  • da Vinci® Robotic Surgery
  • Dermal Melanoma
  • Dermatofibroma
  • Dermatofibrosarcoma Protuberans
  • Dermatology Procedure
  • Desmoid Disease, Hereditary
  • Dressing and-or Debridement of Wound, Infection, or Burn (incl. Negative Pressure Wound Therapy)
  • Duodenal Surgery
  • Enterostomy (Laparoscopic or Open)
  • Esophageal Diseases
  • Excision of Metacarpal and Carpal
  • Excision of Rectal Tumor
  • Flexible Sigmoidoscopy With Robotic Assistance
  • Foregut Surgery
  • Gallbladder and Biliary Tract Cancer
  • Gallbladder Cancer
  • Gallbladder Removal (Cholecystectomy), Laparoscopic
  • Gastrectomy
  • Gastrectomy With Robotic Assistance
  • Gastric Cancer, Borrmann 4
  • Gastric Tube Insertion
  • Gastroenterology Procedures
  • Gastrointestinal Cancer
  • Gastrointestinal Diseases
  • Gastrointestinal Stromal Tumors
  • Gastrointestinal Surgery, Laproscopic
  • Gynecologic Cancer
  • Head and Neck Cancer
  • Head and Neck Surgery
  • Hemicolectomy
  • Hemorrhoids
  • Hepatobiliary Cancer
  • Hepatobiliary Surgery
  • Hereditary Nonpolyposis Colon Cancer
  • Hernia Repair
  • Hypercoagulable State
  • Ileal Pouch-Anal Anastomosis
  • Incision and Removal of Foreign Object
  • Incisional Hernia Repair, Laparoscopic
  • Inflammatory Bowel Disease
  • Intestinal Obstruction
  • Intestinal Transplant (incl. Enterectomy)
  • Kaposi's Sarcoma
  • Kidney Cancer
  • Laparoscopic Abdominal Surgery
  • Laparoscopic Abdominoperineal Resection of the Rectum With Robotic Assistance
  • Laparoscopic Colectomy
  • Laparoscopic Colon Surgery
  • Laparoscopic Gastrectomy With Robotic Assistance
  • Laparoscopic Rectal Surgery
  • Laparoscopic Sigmoidectomy With Robotic Assistance
  • Laparoscopic Splenectomy
  • Laparoscopic Surgical Procedure
  • Laparotomy
  • Large Bowel Obstruction
  • Laryngeal Cancer
  • Larynx Conditions
  • Leukocytosis
  • Liver Biopsy
  • Liver Cancer
  • Liver Surgery
  • Lung Surgery
  • Lymph Node Biopsy or Excision
  • Lymph Node Resection
  • Lymphadenectomy With Robotic Assistance
  • Lymphoma, Large-Cell
  • Lymphosarcoma
  • Malignant Neoplasm of Gastrointestinal Tract
  • Marginal Zone Lymphoma
  • Meckel's Diverticulum
  • Melanoma
  • Melanoma Removal
  • Merkel Cell Carcinoma
  • Multiple Myeloma
  • Myeloma
  • Neuroendocrine Tumors
  • Neutropenia
  • Nodular Lymphoma
  • Open Incisional and-or Ventral Hernia Repair
  • Oral Cancer
  • Pancreatectomy (incl. Pancreas Transplant and Whipple Procedure)
  • Pancreatic Cancer
  • Pancreatic Surgery
  • Pancreatobiliary Disease
  • Pancytopenia
  • Paroxysmal Nocturnal Hemoglobinuria
  • Pelvic Exenteration (For: Gynecologic, Urinary, or Colorectal Malignancy)
  • Pelvic Lymph Node Dissection
  • Pleura Cancer
  • Pleural Cancer
  • Port Placements or Replacements
  • Primary Central Nervous System Lymphoma
  • Primary Hypercoagulable State (incl. Factor V Leiden Disease)
  • Proctectomy, Open or Laparoscopic (incl. Swenson and Duhamel Procedures)
  • Pulmonary Disease
  • Puncture Aspiration
  • Radiation-Induced Angiosarcoma of the Breast
  • Rectal Cancer
  • Rectal Surgery
  • Removal of Reproductive Organs (Hysterectomy, Oophorectomy, Salpingectomy, Salpingo-Oophorectomy, Resection of Peritoneal Malignancy)
  • Removal or Destruction of Rectal or Intestinal Tumor (incl. Colonoscopy, Proctosigmoidoscopy, Sigmoidoscopy and Control of Hemorrhage)
  • Resection or Ablation of Bone Tumor, Partial or Complete Resection of Bone, Debridement of Bone
  • Restorative Proctocolectomy With Ileal-Anal J Pouch
  • Reticulosarcoma
  • Retina Diseases
  • Sarcoma
  • Sarcoma of the Skin
  • Sebaceous Gland Carcinoma
  • Secondary Malignancies
  • Sentinel Node Biopsy
  • Skin Cancer
  • Small Bowel Resection
  • Small Bowel Surgery
  • Small Intestine Cancer
  • Soft Tissue Sarcoma
  • Splenectomy
  • Squamous Cell Carcinoma
  • Stomach and Small Intestine Cancer
  • Stomach Cancer
  • Stomach Diseases
  • Surgery, Robotic Assisted
  • Testicular Cancer
  • Thalassemia
  • Thoracentesis
  • Thymomas
  • Tongue Cancer
  • Transanal Endoscopic Microsurgery (TEM) for Rectal Tumors
  • Ulcer
  • Ulcerative Colitis
  • Urinary Disorders
  • Uterine Diseases
  • Vaginal Cancer
  • Vascular Disease
  • Vulvar Cancer
  • Whipple Procedure

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