Dr. Linda Farkas, MD

Dr. Linda Farkas, MD

General Surgery  ·  
Female  ·  
Age 55
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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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Background Check

No malpractice claims found for California
No disciplinary actions found for the years we collect data
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Dr. Farkas' Top Procedures and Conditions

Treatment Frequency
Anal and Rectal Cancer
very high
very high

Treatment Frequency

Dr. Farkas treats Anal and Rectal Cancer more than 100% of her peers

Dr. Farkas treats this condition more than 100% of her peers

Rating Includes other areas of care:

  • Anal Cancer
  • Rectal Cancer
Anal Disorders
very high
very high

Treatment Frequency

Dr. Farkas treats Anal Disorders more than 100% of her peers

Dr. Farkas treats this condition more than 100% of her peers

Anal or Rectal Pain
very high
very high

Treatment Frequency

Dr. Farkas treats Anal or Rectal Pain more than 98% of her peers

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

Dr. Farkas' conditions and procedures:

Abdominal Disorders
Abdominal Surgery
Abscess
Abscess Incision and Drainage
Abscess or Cyst Drainage or Aspiration
Abscess or Fluid Incision and Drainage
Advanced Laparoscopic Surgery
Anal and Rectal Cancer
Anal Disorders
Anal Fissure
Anal Fistula
Anal or Rectal Pain
Anal Prolapse
Anal Repair
Anorectal Abscess
Anoscopy
Anoscopy With Removal of Anal Tumor
Appendectomy, Laparoscopic
Appendectomy, Open
Biopsy
Botox® Injection
Bowel Resection
Bowel Surgery
Cancer
Colectomy
Colectomy and Sigmoidectomy With Robotic Assistance
Colitis
Colon and Rectal Surgery
Colon Disorders
Colon Polyp
Colonoscopy
Colonoscopy, Proctosigmoidoscopy, and Sigmoidoscopy
Colorectal Cancer
Constipation
Crohn's Disease
Destruction of Anal Tumor
Diverticulitis
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
Flexible Sigmoidoscopy With Robotic Assistance
Gastroenterology Procedures
Gastrointestinal Diseases
Hemorrhoid Banding
Hemorrhoidectomy or Excision of Anal Tags
Hemorrhoids
Incontinence
Inflammatory Bowel Disease
Intestinal Abscess
Intestinal Obstruction
Intestinal Transplant (incl. Enterectomy)
Laparoscopic Abdominoperineal Resection of the Rectum With Robotic Assistance
Laparoscopic Colon Surgery
Laparoscopic Sigmoidectomy With Robotic Assistance
Laparoscopic Surgical Procedure
Neuroendocrine Tumors
Proctectomy, Open or Laparoscopic (incl. Swenson and Duhamel Procedures)
Proctosigmoidopexy With Robotic Assistance
Rectovaginal Fistula
Removal of Reproductive Organs (Hysterectomy, Oophorectomy, Salpingectomy, Salpingo-Oophorectomy, Resection of Peritoneal Malignancy)
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)
Secondary Malignancies
Sphincterotomy
Surgical Procedures
Ulcer
Ulcerative Colitis

About Me

Biography

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.

Specialties

  • General Surgery
  • Colon & Rectal Surgery

Board Certifications

Education

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

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Dr. Farkas' Reviews

Likelihood to recommend Dr. Farkas

3.4

Based on 22 reviews

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TERRIBLE. I've had really bad hemorrhoids since my son was born 8 years ago. Dr. Farkas insisted on having her 3-4 people besides herself packed into my small patient room against my wishes to see my embarrassing issue. I not only asked once but twice to not have all these people in the room. She...Read More
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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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