Dr. Linda Farkas, MD

Dr. Linda Farkas, MD

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Female  ·  
Age 54
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Dr. Linda Farkas, MD is a general surgery specialist in Sacramento, CA 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.

2221 Stockton Blvd

Sacramento, CA 95817

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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
high
more than 88% of peers

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2  Specialties

  • General Surgery
  • Colon & Rectal Surgery

1  Board Certifications

  • Colon & Rectal Surgery
    Accredited by: American Board of Medical Specialties*

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 California.

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 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 to recommend Dr. Farkas

3.5

Based on 21 reviews

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1 Star
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Doctor tried to blame her lateness (1hr and 15 min) on other patients, but I saw her slip out with two sales reps just before my appointment. She couldn't keep my information straight, repeated herself several times, didn't do an exam, didn't offer an apology, didn't seem interested in anything...Read More
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