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Dr. Kristen Farwell, MD

Gastroenterology ·  Female · Age 38

Dr. Farwell

Lahey Hospital & Medical Center

41 Mall Rd Burlington, MA 01805

Accepting new patients

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(781) 744-8740


Dr. Kristen Farwell, MD is a gastroenterology specialist in Burlington, MA. She specializes in gastroenterology.


At a glance

  • Hospital satisfaction . Patients said they were highly satisfied at this doctor's hospital. See hospitals
  • Practices at top hospital . America’s 100 Best Hospitals for Gastrointestinal Care Award™ See hospitals
  • Practices at top hospital . America's 250 Best Hospitals Award™ See hospitals

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(781) 744-8740

Dr. Farwell accepts the following insurance:

Aetna
Aetna HMO
Choice Plus POS II
Blue Cross Blue Shield
Blue Card PPO
Blue Cross Blue Shield of Louisiana
BlueConnect HMO
Blue Cross Blue Shield of Massachusetts
Preferred Blue PPO
Cigna
Cigna HMO
Cigna PPO
LocalPlus
Open Access Plus
Harvard Pilgrim Health Care
Harvard Pilgrim Health Care PPO
MultiPlan
MultiPlan PPO
PHCS Network PPO
Tufts Health Plan
Tufts PPO

Background Check

No malpractice claims found for Massachusetts
No disciplinary actions found for the years we collect data
No board actions found for the years we collect data
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Dr. Farwell's Top Procedures and Conditions

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Diarrhea
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Treatment Frequency

Dr. Farwell treats Diarrhea more than 98% of her peers

Dr. Farwell treats this condition more than 98% of her peers

Abdominal Disorders
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very high

Treatment Frequency

Dr. Farwell treats Abdominal Disorders more than 96% of her peers

Dr. Farwell treats this condition more than 96% of her peers

Gastrointestinal Diseases
very high
very high

Treatment Frequency

Dr. Farwell treats Gastrointestinal Diseases more than 95% of her peers

Dr. Farwell treats this condition more than 95% of her peers

Dr. Farwell's conditions and procedures:

  • Abdominal Disorders
  • Abdominal Pain
  • Abscess
  • Anal or Rectal Pain
  • Anemia
  • Anoscopy
  • Autoimmune Diseases
  • Barrett's Esophagus
  • Benign Neoplasm of the Digestive System
  • Benign Tumor
  • Biliary Atresia
  • Blood Disorders
  • Cancer
  • Celiac Disease
  • Cholecystitis and Gallstones
  • Cholelithiasis
  • Cirrhosis
  • Colonoscopy, Proctosigmoidoscopy, and Sigmoidoscopy
  • Colorectal Cancer
  • Constipation
  • Crohn's Disease
  • Dehydration
  • Diaphragmatic and-or Hiatal Hernia
  • Diarrhea
  • Diverticulitis, Intestinal
  • Diverticulosis, Intestinal
  • Duodenal Ulcer
  • Duodenitis
  • Dysentery
  • Dysphagia
  • Endoscopy (Esophagus, Stomach, Small Intestine)
  • Enteritis
  • Esophageal Achalasia and Cardiospasm
  • Esophageal Cancer
  • Esophageal Diseases
  • Esophageal Ulcer
  • Esophageal Varices
  • Esophagitis
  • Fecal Impaction Removal
  • Gas-Bloat Syndrome
  • Gastric Ulcer
  • Gastritis
  • Gastroenterology Procedures
  • Gastroesophageal Reflux Disease (GERD)
  • Gastrointestinal Bleeding
  • Gastrointestinal Diseases
  • Gastrointestinal Malabsorption
  • Gastroparesis
  • Giardiasis
  • Heartburn
  • Hemorrhoids
  • Hepatitis B - Immune Response
  • Hepatitis C
  • Hepatorenal Syndrome
  • Hernia
  • Indigestion
  • Inflammatory Bowel Disease
  • Intestinal Abscess
  • Intestinal Ischemia
  • Intestinal Obstruction
  • Irritable Bowel Syndrome
  • Lactose Intolerance
  • Liver Damage from Alcohol
  • Malnutrition
  • Nausea
  • Non-Alcoholic Fatty Liver Disease
  • Noninfectious Gastroenteritis and Colitis
  • Non-Neonatal Jaundice
  • Pancreatitis
  • Peptic Ulcer
  • Pouchitis
  • Pyloric Stenosis
  • Reflux Esophagitis
  • Small Intestine Cancer
  • Stomach and Small Intestine Cancer
  • Stomach Cancer
  • Stomach Diseases
  • Stomal Ulcer
  • Ulcer
  • Ulcerative Colitis
  • Unexplained Weight Loss
  • Viral Enteritis
  • Viral Hepatitis
  • Vomiting Disorders

Dr. Farwell's Reviews

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Great doctor explains everything follows up is kind thoughtful thorough and highly skilled Would highly recommend her to any patient.
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Dr. Farwell is very pleasant and easy to speak with. She listens attentively and answers all questions without rushing. Her personal followup with her patients is admirable. I highly recommend Dr. Farwell.
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About Me

Care Philosophy

We are here to take care of what matters most, you. Lahey Health offers access to board-certified specialists in nearly every medical specialty and more than 75 primary care practices in over 30 communities providing you with the full continuum of care, all close to home.

Specialties

  • Gastroenterology

Board Certifications

  • Gastroenterology
  • Internal Medicine

Awards

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77% Patient experience rating, 8% higher than the national average

  • America’s 100 Best Hospitals for Gastrointestinal Care Award™ (2019, 2018, 2017)
  • America’s 100 Best Hospitals for General Surgery Award™ (2019, 2018)
  • America's 250 Best Hospitals Award™ (2019, 2018, 2017)
  • America's 50 Best Hospitals Award™ (2019)
  • Patient Safety Excellence Award™ (2019)
  • America's 100 Best Hospitals Award™ (2018, 2017)