Dr. John Farkas, MD
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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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    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.

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

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    •  Specializes in Gastroenterology
    •  Board certified in Internal Medicine
    •  No malpractice claims found
    •  No sanctions found
    •  No board actions found

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    • Internal Medicine

    Conditions Treated

    • Abdominal Disorders
    • Abdominal Pain
    • Anemia
    • Benign Neoplasm of the Digestive System
    • Cholecystitis and Gallstones
    • Cirrhosis
    • Colorectal Cancer
    • Crohn's Disease
    • Diaphragmatic and-or Hiatal Hernia
    • Diverticulosis, Intestinal
    • Dysphagia
    • Esophagitis
    • Gastritis
    • Gastroesophageal Reflux Disease (GERD)
    • Gastrointestinal Diseases
    • Hemorrhoids
    • Stomach Diseases
    • Ulcerative Colitis
    • Unexplained Weight Loss
    • Vomiting Disorders

    Education

    • Medical School
      Ross University / School Of Medicine & Veterinary Medicine

      Graduated in 1983

    • Internship Hospital
      St Josephs Hospital and Medical Center
    • Residency Hospital
      St Josephs Hospital and Medical Center
    • Fellowship Hospital
      St Josephs Hospital and Medical Center
    • Undergraduate School
      Rutgers University

    Languages Spoken

    • English
    • Spanish

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    Specialties

    • Gastroenterology
    • Internal Medicine

    Procedures Performed

    • 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