Dr. Jerry Farber, MD

Orthopedic Surgery  |  
Male  |  
Age 84
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Dr. Jerry Farber, MD
Dr. Jerry Farber, MD is an orthopedic surgery doctor who practices in Silver Spring, MD. He is 84 years old and has been practicing for 59 years.

JERRY FARBER MD

2415 Musgrove Rd Ste 107

Silver Spring, MD 20904

Contact Information

(301) 989-9500

Dr. Jerry Farber, MD

Dr. Jerry Farber, MD

Accepted insurance

  • Accepts most major Health Plans. Please contact our office for details.
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • Cigna
  • First Health (Coventry Health Care)
  • Guardian
  • MultiPlan
  • UnitedHealthCare
  • WellPoint

*Please verify this information when scheduling an appointment.

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Care Philosophy

I enjoy being a significant part of my patient's return to health. Listening to and talking to my patients allows me to better understand their orthopaedic problems. Then I use my experience, skills and the tools of modern medicine to make a diagnosis and recommend the appropriate treatment. I believe that educating patients about their problems helps them to make intelligent decisions on their options and treatment plan.
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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 Orthopedic Surgery
  • Board certified in Orthopedic Surgery
  • No sanctions found
  • No board actions found
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Specialties

  • Orthopedic Surgery
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Board Certifications

  • Orthopedic Surgery
    Accredited by: American Board of Orthopaedic Surgery*
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Conditions Treated

  • Achilles Tendinitis
  • Adhesive Capsulitis
  • Ankle Sprain and Achilles Tendon Sprain or Rupture
  • Broken Arm
  • Bunion
  • Bursitis
  • Chronic Pelvic Pain
  • Degenerative Disc Disease
  • Elbow Sprain
  • Enthesopathy of Hip (incl. Trochanteric Bursitis)
  • Foot Fracture
  • Foot Sprain
  • Gait Abnormality
  • Hammer Toe
  • Hand Fracture
  • Hip Sprain
  • Internal Derangement of Knee
  • Knee Dislocation
  • Knee Sprain
  • Leg Fracture Above Knee (incl. Hip)
  • Leg Fracture Below Knee (incl. Ankle)
  • Low Back Pain
  • Non-Unions and Malunions of Fractures
  • Osteoarthritis
  • Osteoarthritis of Hip
  • Osteoarthritis of Knee
  • Osteoarthritis of Spine
  • Patellofemoral Pain Syndrome or Knee Pain
  • Plantar Fasciitis
  • Pseudoarthrosis
  • Radiculopathy (Not Due to Disc Displacement)
  • Rotator Cuff Tear
  • Sciatica (Not Due to Disc Displacement)
  • Shoulder Impingement Syndrome
  • Soft Tissue Sarcoma
  • Spinal Stenosis
  • Trigger Finger

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Procedures

  • Dressing and-or Debridement of Wound, Infection, or Burn (incl. Negative Pressure Wound Therapy)
  • Foot and Ankle Ligament and Tendon Repair
  • Joint Drainage
  • Myofascial Trigger Point Injection
  • Nerve Block, Somatic
  • Neuroplasty
  • Peripheral Nerve Block
  • Steroid Injection
  • Viscosupplementation With Hyaluronate

Background Check

Malpractice Claims not available

Healthgrades does not collect malpractice information for Maryland.

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 Illinois College Of Medicine Chicago
    Medical School | Graduated 1958
  • Cook Co Hospital
    Internship Hospital | Completed 1959
  • Chldns Orth Shriners Hospital
    Residency Hospital | Completed 1964
  • Edward Hines Jr Va Hospital
    Residency Hospital | Completed 1962

Awards & Recognition

Awards & Honors
  • Healthgrades Honor Roll
  • Clinical Assistant Professor of Orthopaedic Surgery Georgetown University, 1958
  • Member, American Orthopaedic Foot and Ankle Society, 1996
  • Fellow, American Academy of Orthopaesdic Surgery, 1968
Media & Publications
  • Farber, DC and Farber, JS "Office Based Screening, Prevention and Management of diabetic foot disorders" in Primary Care Clinics in Office Practice, 2007, Vol.34 No.4,
  • The Interosseous Nerve Syndrome. Farber, JS and Bryan, RS: JBJS 1968, Vol. 50A p.521-523,

Languages Spoken

  • English

Memberships & Professional Affiliations

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Dr. Farber's Reviews

Likelihood of recommending Dr. Farber to family and friends
2.0
based on 5 total reviews (3 with comments)
Dr. Farber's Performance
  • Trustworthiness
    FAIR
  • Explains condition(s) well
    GOOD
  • Answers Questions
    VERY GOOD
  • Time well spent
    GOOD
Office & Staff Performance
  • Scheduling
    GOOD
  • Office environment
    GOOD
  • Staff friendliness
    GOOD
  • Average wait time
    16 to 30 minutes
Patient Comments (3)
Washington, DC |
I wouldn't recommend this surgeon for Ledderhose Disease (aka plantar fibromatosis). After surgery he placed a cast on my foot that caused pain on the top of my instep (due to constricted circulation, I think). His surgery on my foot resulted in a hematoma and necrosis, which necessitated another surgery (by a different surgeon!) to correct.
Silver Spring, Maryland |
Year ago, Dr. Farber performed surgery on my right foot to attempt to repair a cracked bone in my sesamoid. He told me there was a 90% chance surgery would fix the problem, which was causing acute pain. During surgery he severed a nerve in my right foot. My right calf is smaller than my left following years of walking improperly, and the pain has been consistent since I woke up from the surgery. I regret not leaving a review sooner. If I could leave zero stars, I would.
in Bowie md |
Dr Farber did several surgeries on both my legs stretching tendons and ligaments. And because of him I was able to lead a relatively normal childhood.from the normal children activities to playing sports even into adulthood. I wouldn't trust my legs to any other Dr. I owe that man as much as almost anyone for the person I have become. Former patient of the 70s
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Dr. Farber accepts 8 insurance carriers
  • Accepts most major Health Plans. Please contact our office for details.
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • Cigna
    Cigna HMO
    Cigna PPO
    Great West Healthcare-Cigna PPO
    Open Access
  • First Health (Coventry Health Care)
    First Health (Coventry Health Care) PPO
  • Guardian
  • MultiPlan
    MultiPlan PPO
    PHCS Network PPO
  • UnitedHealthCare
    United Healthcare
  • WellPoint

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