Dr. Linda Farkas, MD

Dr. Linda Farkas, MD

General Surgery  ·  
Female  ·  
Age 54
Dr. Linda Farkas, MD is a general surgery specialist in Raleigh, NC and has been practicing for 20 years. She graduated from Loyola University Of Chicago/Stritch School Of Medicine in 1989 and specializes in general surgery and colon & rectal surgery.

3404 Wake Forest Rd

Raleigh, NC 27609

Contact Information

(919) 862-5480

Insurance Accepted

  • Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • Cigna
  • Coventry Health Care
  • Humana
  • Medicaid
  • UniCare
  • UnitedHealthCare
  • WellPoint

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Top Care Areas

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Anal or Rectal Pain
very high
more than 97% of peers
Anal Disorders
very high
more than 94% of peers
Anal and Rectal Cancer
more than 88% of peers

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2  Specialties

  • General Surgery
  • Colon & Rectal Surgery

2  Board Certifications

  • Colon & Rectal Surgery
    Accredited by: American Board of Medical Specialties*
  • General Surgery
    Accredited by: Royal College of Physicians and Surgeons of Canada

28  Conditions Treated

36  Procedures

  • Abdominal Surgery
  • Abscess Incision and Drainage
  • Abscess or Cyst Drainage or Aspiration
  • Abscess or Fluid Incision and Drainage
  • Advanced Laparoscopic Surgery
  • Anal Repair
  • Anoscopy
  • Anoscopy With Removal of Anal Tumor
  • Appendectomy, Laparoscopic
  • Biopsy
  • Botox® Injection
  • Bowel Resection
  • Bowel Surgery
  • Colectomy
  • Colectomy and Sigmoidectomy With Robotic Assistance
  • Colon and Rectal Surgery
  • Colonoscopy
  • Colonoscopy, Proctosigmoidoscopy, and Sigmoidoscopy
  • Destruction of Anal Tumor
  • Dressing and-or Debridement of Wound, Infection, or Burn (incl. Negative Pressure Wound Therapy)
  • Enterostomy (Laparoscopic or Open)
  • Excision of Rectal Tumor
  • Fistulectomy or Fistulotomy, Anal
  • Gastroenterology Procedures
  • Hemorrhoid Banding
  • Hemorrhoidectomy or Excision of Anal Tags
  • Intestinal Transplant (incl. Enterectomy)
  • Laparoscopic Abdominoperineal Resection of the Rectum With Robotic Assistance
  • Laparoscopic Colon Surgery
  • Laparoscopic Sigmoidectomy With Robotic Assistance
  • Laparoscopic Surgical Procedure
  • Proctectomy, Open or Laparoscopic (incl. Swenson and Duhamel Procedures)
  • Removal or Destruction of Rectal or Intestinal Tumor (incl. Colonoscopy, Proctosigmoidoscopy, Sigmoidoscopy and Control of Hemorrhage)
  • Repair of Anal and Rectal Defects (Anoplasty, Repair of Imperforate Anus, Sphincteroplasty, Rectal Graft)
  • Sphincterotomy
  • Surgical Procedures


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Background Check

0 Malpractice Claims

No malpractice history found for North Carolina.

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.


  • Loyola University Of Chicago/Stritch School Of Medicine
    Medical School | Graduated 1989
  • University Ill College Med
    Internship Hospital | Completed 1990
  • Cook Co Hospital University Ill College Med
    Residency Hospital | Completed 1995
  • Cook Co Hospital
    Fellowship Hospital | Completed 1998

Awards & Recognition

Awards & Honors
  • Healthgrades Honor Roll
Media & Publications

Dr. Farkas has no media or publications listed.

Languages Spoken

  • English

Memberships & Professional Affiliations

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Dr. Farkas' Reviews

Likelihood of recommending Dr. Farkas to family and friends
20 total reviews

Likelihood to Recommend (20)

  • 5
  • 4
  • 3
  • 2
  • 1

Dr. Farkas' Performance

  • Trustworthiness

  • Explains condition(s) well

  • Answers questions

  • Time well spent


Office & Staff Performance

  • Scheduling

  • Office environment

  • Staff friendliness

  • Average wait time

    10 to 15 minutes
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