Dr. Joseph Farber, MD

Dr. Joseph Farber, MD

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Dr. Joseph Farber, MD is an orthopedic surgery doctor who practices in Saint Joseph, MI. He has been practicing for 11 years.

Southwest Michigan Center for Orthopaedics & Sports Medicine

183 Peace Blvd

Saint Joseph, MI 49085
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Accepted insurance

  • Aetna
  • ASR Health Benefits
  • Assurant Health
  • Cigna
  • CoreSource
  • Fortis Benefits Insurance Company
  • HealthSmart
  • Humana
  • Nippon Life Benefits
  • North America Administrators (NAA)
  • Physicians Health Plan of Northern Indiana, Inc.
  • Physicians' Care Network
  • Priority Health
  • Starmark

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Foot and Ankle Fracture Treatment, Open
very high
more than 95% of peers
Fracture
very high
more than 89% of peers
Knee Disorders
high
more than 90% of peers

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Specialties

  • Orthopedic Surgery
  • Non-Surgical Orthopedics
  • Sports Medicine
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Board Certifications

Dr. Farber does not have any board certifications listed.

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Conditions Treated

  • Adhesive Capsulitis
  • Ankle Fracture
  • Ankle Sprain and Achilles Tendon Sprain or Rupture
  • Ankle Sprains and Strains
  • Arthritis of the Elbow
  • Autoimmune Diseases
  • Back Pain
  • Baker’s Cyst
  • Bone Disorders
  • Broken Arm
  • Broken Neck
  • Bursitis
  • Cancer
  • Carpal Tunnel Syndrome
  • Cervical Spine Myelopathy
  • Chondrocalcinosis
  • Chronic Neck Pain
  • Chronic Pelvic Pain
  • Clavicle Fracture
  • Complex Regional Pain Syndrome (CRPS)
  • Complications of Joint Prosthesis
  • De Quervain's Disease
  • Degenerative Disc Disease
  • Difficulty With Walking
  • Dupuytren's Contracture
  • Elbow Bursitis
  • Elbow Injuries
  • Enthesopathy of Hip (incl. Trochanteric Bursitis)
  • Enthesopathy of Knee (incl. Bursitis of Knee)
  • Femur Fracture
  • Foot Conditions
  • Foot Fracture
  • Fracture
  • Fracture of Hand (incl. Fingers)
  • Gait Abnormality
  • Ganglion Cyst
  • Glenoid Labrum Tear
  • Gout
  • Hand Conditions
  • Hand Fracture
  • Heel Spur
  • Herniated Disc
  • Hip Fracture
  • Hip Sprain
  • Internal Derangement of Knee
  • Intervertebral Disc Disease
  • Joint Pain
  • Knee Dislocation
  • Knee Disorders
  • Knee Fracture
  • Knee Sprain
  • Lateral and Medial Epicondylitis (Tennis and Golf Elbow)
  • Leg Fracture Above Knee (incl. Hip)
  • Leg Fracture Below Knee (incl. Ankle)
  • Limb Pain
  • Low Back Pain
  • Lumbar Spine Fracture
  • Lupus
  • Myelopathy
  • Non-Unions and Malunions of Fractures
  • Osteoarthritis
  • Osteoarthritis of Ankle and Foot
  • Osteoarthritis of Hand or Wrist
  • Osteoarthritis of Hands
  • Osteoarthritis of Hip
  • Osteoarthritis of Hip and Thigh
  • Osteoarthritis of Knee
  • Osteoarthritis of Shoulder
  • Osteopenia
  • Patellofemoral Pain Syndrome or Knee Pain
  • Pathological Spine Fracture
  • Pelvic Fracture
  • Peripheral Nerve Disorders
  • Pseudoarthrosis
  • Pyogenic Arthritis
  • Radiculopathy (Not Due to Disc Displacement)
  • Rheumatoid Arthritis
  • Rotator Cuff Tear
  • Runner's Knee
  • Scapular Fracture
  • Sciatica (Not Due to Disc Displacement)
  • Scoliosis
  • Shoulder Dislocation
  • Shoulder Disorders
  • Shoulder Impingement Syndrome
  • Shoulder Tendinitis and Tenosynovitis
  • Sjögren's Syndrome
  • Spinal Stenosis
  • Spine Deformities
  • Spine Disorders
  • Spine Fractures, Traumatic
  • Spondylitis
  • Spondylosis
  • Sprains and Strains (incl. Muscle Tear)
  • Systemic Chondromalacia
  • Systemic Sclerosis
  • Thoracic Spine Fracture
  • Tibia and Fibula Fractures
  • Torticollis
  • Trigger Finger
  • Wrist Fracture

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Procedures

  • All Shoulder or Elbow Replacement Procedures
  • Arm Surgery
  • Arthroscopic Shoulder Surgery
  • Carpal Tunnel Release
  • De Quervain's Release
  • Dressing and-or Debridement of Wound, Infection, or Burn (incl. Negative Pressure Wound Therapy)
  • Elbow Fracture and Dislocation Treatment
  • Elbow Fracture and-or Dislocation Treatment, Open
  • Excision of Femur or Knee
  • Excision of Scapula, Clavicle, Rib, or Sternum
  • Excision of Tibia or Fibula
  • Foot and Ankle Fracture Treatment, Closed
  • Foot and Ankle Fracture Treatment, Open
  • Foot and Ankle Fracture and Dislocation Treatment
  • Foot and Ankle Ligament and Tendon Repair
  • Fracture Care
  • Hand and Wrist Fracture Treatment, Closed
  • Hand and Wrist Fracture Treatment, Open
  • Hand and Wrist Fracture and Dislocation Treatment
  • Hand or Wrist Tendon Transfer
  • Hip Fracture and Dislocation Treatment
  • Hip Fracture and-or Dislocation Treatment, Closed
  • Hip Fracture and-or Dislocation Treatment, Open
  • Hip Replacement
  • Hip Resurfacing
  • Joint Drainage
  • Knee Arthroscopy
  • Knee Replacement
  • Knee Replacement Revision
  • Knee Surgery
  • Knee and Leg Fracture and Dislocation Treatment
  • Knee and Lower Leg Fracture Treatment, Closed
  • Knee and Lower Leg Fracture Treatment, Open
  • Kyphoplasty, Percutaneous
  • Neuroplasty
  • Resection or Ablation of Bone Tumor, Partial or Complete Resection of Bone, Debridement of Bone
  • Reverse Total Shoulder and Total Shoulder Replacement
  • Rotator Cuff Surgery
  • Separated Femoral Epiphysis Treatment
  • Shoulder Dislocation Treatment
  • Shoulder Fracture Treatment
  • Shoulder Fracture and Dislocation Treatment
  • Spinal Compression Fracture Repair
  • Sports Medicine Arthoscopy
  • Sports Medicine Related Procedures
  • Sports Medicine Surgery
  • Steroid Injection
  • Trigger Finger Release
  • Trigger Point Injection
  • Viscosupplementation With Hyaluronate
  • Wrist Replacement

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Background Check

Malpractice Claims not available

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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

  • LOYOLA UNIV OF CHICAGO STRITCH SCH OF MED
    Medical School | Graduated 2007

Awards & Recognition

Awards & Honors

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Media & Publications

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Languages Spoken

  • English

Memberships & Professional Affiliations

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Lakeland Hospital, Niles

is a Recipient of a Healthgrades Excellence Award
Orthopedic Surgery Excellence Award

Hospital Quality Award

Dr. Farber is on the medical staff at our top-rated hospital.

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Dr. Farber's Reviews

Likelihood of recommending Dr. Farber to family and friends
4.1
based on 21 total reviews (5 with comments)

Likelihood to Recommend (20)

  • 5
    (15)
  • 4
    (1)
  • 3
    (1)
  • 2
    (0)
  • 1
    (3)

Dr. Farber's Performance

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

Office & Staff Performance

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

Patient Comments (5)

in Lawton, MI |
The only reason he gets 1 star is because they don't have an option for 0. Misdiagnosed me from the start, 2 full rounds of PT and multiple injections before scheduling me for a surgery that further injured my hip 9 months after my initial visit. Then he lied to me about the procedure when I asked...more
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in Berrien Springs, MI |
Dr. Farber did some great work on my knee. He is personable, explains things properly, gives all the options and listened to my concerns and questions. He took his time in explaining things making sure I understood the situation. The options presented were clear and concise.He cared for the...more
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in Dpwagiac, MI |
My experience with Dr. Faerber as pertaining to my right and left Carpal Tunnel Release Surgery. Which was pretty much above standard! I also expressed my concern re: Some other issues and he was pretty straight forward and informative. Unfortunately,my referral source and myself were told OUTRIGHT...more
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in Saint Joseph mi |
Net Farber is awesome. No knee pain. Couldn't be happier
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in Grandville, MI |
Dr Farber is a great surgeon. He helped me to understand each step of what was happening to me and did a wonderful job in fixing me up. He is understanding and very knowledgeable in his field.
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Now Accepting New Patients
Dr. Farber accepts 17 insurance carriers
  • Aetna
  • ASR Health Benefits
    ASR
  • Assurant Health
  • Cigna
  • CoreSource
  • Fortis Benefits Insurance Company
  • HealthSmart
  • Humana
  • Nippon Life Benefits
  • North America Administrators (NAA)
  • Physicians Health Plan of Northern Indiana, Inc.
  • Physicians' Care Network
    Physicians Care Network
  • Priority Health
  • Starmark
  • Trustmark Companies
    Trustmark Insurance Company
  • UnitedHealthCare
    United Healthcare
  • US Health and Life Insurance Company

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Hospitals where Dr. Farber has admitting privileges

Lakeland Hospital, Niles
31 N Saint Joseph Ave
Niles, MI 49120
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Lakeland Medical Center, St. Joseph
1234 Napier Ave
Saint Joseph, MI 49085
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