Dr. John Farkas, MD

Dr. John Farkas, MD

Gastroenterology  |  
Male  |  
Age 67
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Dr. John Farkas, MD is a gastroenterology doctor who practices in Clifton, NJ. He is 67 years old and has been practicing for 35 years.Read his story

842 Clifton Ave

Clifton, NJ 07013

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Insurance Accepted

  • Aetna
  • Amerihealth
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • Cigna
  • Commercial Insurance Company
  • EmblemHealth
  • First Health (Coventry Health Care)
  • HealthFirst
  • Highmark Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • 9 More

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Reflux Esophagitis
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more than 94% of peers
Esophagitis
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more than 92% of peers
Esophageal Diseases
very high
more than 91% of peers

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Dr. Farkas' bio

This content was provided by Dr. Farkas "Dr. John J. Farkas joined Gastroenterology Associates of New Jersey (GANJ) on June 1, 2015 as a gastroenterologist and partner. Board certified by the American Board of Internal Medicine, Dr. Farkas specializes in all aspects of gastroenterology and hepatology. He is also BLSI ACLS certified. Prior to his position at GANJ, Dr. Farkas was in private medical practice in internal medicine for over 20 years and has held numerous prestigious positions at St. Joseph's Regional Medical Center and St. Joseph's Wayne Hospital in Wayne, NJ. He has also held positions as sports medicine physician for both high school and semi-professional sports teams and was a clinical instructor for St. George's University in Grenada, West Indies. In addition, Dr. Farkas was a teaching attending in gastroenterology and internal medicine at St. Joseph's Regional Medical Center in Paterson, NJ. Dr. Farkas completed his fellowship in gastroenterology and a residency at St. Joseph's Regional Medical Center. He received his medical degree from Ross University School of Medicine in Dominica, West Indies after attending Universidad del Noreste in Tampico, Mexico for two years and received his Bachelor of Pharmacy from Rutgers University in Piscataway, NJ. He is currently is a member of the SJP, SJW and IPA as well as a former member of the American Gastroenterological Association and the Crohn's and Colitis Foundation of America. He has also been published in multiple medical journals throughout the course of his career."

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Specialties

  • Gastroenterology
  • Internal Medicine
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Board Certifications

  • Internal Medicine
    Accredited by: American Board of Internal Medicine*
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Conditions Treated

  • Abdominal Disorders
  • Abdominal Pain
  • Anal or Rectal Pain
  • Anemia
  • Autoimmune Diseases
  • Barrett's Esophagus
  • Benign Neoplasm of the Digestive System
  • Benign Tumor
  • Biliary Atresia
  • Blood Disorders
  • Cancer
  • Cholecystitis and Gallstones
  • Cirrhosis
  • Colorectal Cancer
  • Constipation
  • Crohn's Disease
  • Dehydration
  • Diaphragmatic and-or Hiatal Hernia
  • Diarrhea
  • Diverticulitis, Intestinal
  • Diverticulosis, Intestinal
  • Duodenal Ulcer
  • Duodenitis
  • Dysphagia
  • Enteritis
  • Esophageal Diseases
  • Esophageal Diverticulum
  • Esophageal Ulcer
  • Esophagitis
  • Gas-Bloat Syndrome
  • Gastric Ulcer
  • Gastritis
  • Gastroesophageal Reflux Disease (GERD)
  • Gastrointestinal Diseases
  • Gastroparesis
  • Heartburn
  • Hemorrhoids
  • Hepatitis B - Immune Response
  • Hepatitis C
  • Hernia
  • Ileus
  • Indigestion
  • Inflammatory Bowel Disease
  • Intestinal Ischemia
  • Intestinal Obstruction
  • Irritable Bowel Syndrome
  • Malnutrition
  • Mesenteric Lymphadenitis
  • Nausea
  • Non-Alcoholic Fatty Liver Disease
  • Noninfectious Gastroenteritis and Colitis
  • Pancreatitis
  • Reflux Esophagitis
  • Stomach Cancer
  • Stomach Diseases
  • Stomach and Small Intestine Cancer
  • Stomal Ulcer
  • Ulcer
  • Ulcerative Colitis
  • Unexplained Weight Loss
  • Viral Hepatitis
  • Vomiting Disorders

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Procedures

  • Abscess or Cyst Drainage or Aspiration
  • Abscess or Fluid Incision and Drainage
  • Anoscopy
  • Bile Duct Procedure
  • Biliary Drainage
  • Capsule Endoscopy
  • Colon Cancer Screening
  • Colonoscopy
  • Colonoscopy With Polypectomy
  • Colonoscopy, Proctosigmoidoscopy, and Sigmoidoscopy
  • Colorectal Cancer Screening
  • ERCP (Endoscopic Retrograde Cholangiopancreatography)
  • Endoscopic Polypectomy
  • Endoscopy
  • Endoscopy (Esophagus, Stomach, Small Intestine)
  • Fecal Impaction Removal
  • Flexible Sigmoidoscopy
  • Gastroenterology Procedures

Background Check

0 Malpractice Claims

No malpractice history found for New Jersey.

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

  • Rutgers University
    Undergraduate School | Graduated
  • Ross University / School Of Medicine & Veterinary Medicine
    Medical School | Graduated 1983
  • St Josephs Hospital and Medical Center
    Internship Hospital | Completed
  • St Josephs Hospital and Medical Center
    Residency Hospital | Completed
  • St Josephs Hospital and Medical Center
    Fellowship Hospital | Completed

Awards & Recognition

Awards & Honors
  • Healthgrades Honor Roll
Media & Publications

Dr. Farkas has no media or publications listed.

Languages Spoken

  • English
  • Spanish

Memberships & Professional Affiliations

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Dr. Farkas' Reviews

Likelihood of recommending Dr. Farkas to family and friends
4.9
based on 7 total reviews

Likelihood to Recommend (7)

  • 5
    (6)
  • 4
    (1)
  • 3
    (0)
  • 2
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  • 1
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Dr. Farkas' Performance

Trustworthiness
EXCELLENT
Explains condition(s) well
EXCELLENT
Answers Questions
EXCELLENT
Time well spent
EXCELLENT

Office & Staff Performance

Scheduling
EXCELLENT
Office environment
EXCELLENT
Staff friendliness
EXCELLENT
Average wait time
10 to 15 minutes

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Dr. Farkas accepts 18 insurance carriers
  • Aetna
    Aetna HMO
    Choice Plus POS II
  • Amerihealth
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield
    Blue Card PPO
  • Cigna
    Cigna HMO
    Cigna PPO
    Open Access Plus
  • Commercial Insurance Company
  • EmblemHealth
    Emblem Health
  • First Health (Coventry Health Care)
    First Health (Coventry Health Care) PPO
  • HealthFirst
  • Highmark Blue Cross Blue Shield
    Community Blue PPO
  • Horizon Blue Cross Blue Shield of New Jersey
    Direct Access
    Horizon Blue Cross Blue Shield HMO
    Horizon Blue Cross Blue Shield POS
    Horizon Blue Cross Blue Shield PPO
  • Locals (any local)
  • MagnaCare
  • MedHealthInsurance
  • Medicaid
  • MultiPlan
    MultiPlan PPO
    PHCS Network PPO
  • Oxford Health Plans
    Freedom Plan
  • QualCare
    QualCare HMO
    QualCare PPO
  • UnitedHealthCare
    Choice Plus POS
    Navigate HMO
    Navigate POS
    Options PPO
    Oxford Liberty
    United Healthcare

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Hospitals where Dr. Farkas has admitting privileges

Saint Joseph's Regional Medical Center
703 Main St
Paterson, NJ 07503
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