Dr. Michael Farrar, MD

Dr. Michael Farrar, MD

CardiologyMaleAge 66

Accepting new patients

Dr. Michael Farrar, MD is a Cardiology Specialist in North Kansas City, MO. He is affiliated with medical facilities such as North Kansas City Hospital and Excelsior Springs Hospital. He is accepting new patients and has indicated that he accepts telehealth appointments. Be sure to call ahead with Dr. Farrar to book an appointment.

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Meritas Health Cardiology

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(816) 533-3144
Meritas Health Cardiology2790 Clay Edwards Dr Ste 520 North Kansas City, MO 64116
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  • Explains Conditions Well Patients said this doctor explains conditions well. See reviews
  • Offers Telehealth This provider offers telehealth appointments. Call the office to schedule an appointment.
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Dr. Farrar's Reviews

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4.6

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Wonderful! My husband had to have open heart surgery and he was there everyday to explain what was happening and what to expect! He was never rushed and very caring!!!
What went well
  • Listened & answered questions
  • Trusted the provider's decisions
What could be improved
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Pam Rooney – Nov 17, 2021
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I have worked with Dr. Farrar through construction projects so have known him for decades and eventually need his services. He is very compassionate, extremely knowledgeable, and can put you at ease in the worst of times by explaining the situation in a clear and caring way. My care under his My step-mother was having issues with her heart and her cardiologists. I had her see Dr. Farrar and within two months after seeing her and changing her medications she was back to her active self and well.
What went well
  • Appointment scheduling
  • Office environment
  • Staff friendliness
  • Wait times
  • Appointment wasn't rushed
  • Listened & answered questions
  • Explained conditions well
  • Trusted the provider's decisions
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Kevin Schafer in Kansas City, MO – Oct 15, 2018
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Excellent doctor. Excellent care. Excellent doctor's office experience.
What went well
  • Appointment scheduling
  • Office environment
  • Staff friendliness
  • Wait times
  • Appointment wasn't rushed
  • Listened & answered questions
  • Explained conditions well
  • Trusted the provider's decisions
What could be improved
No results
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Carol in kansas city – Mar 08, 2018
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First met Dr Farrar after admission to hospital from ER. He delivered what could have been terrifying news, I needed open heart surgery ASAP, with empathy and concern for me and my family. He answered all questions and worries in a manner that gave us confidence in our decision to have the surgery there at NKCH in the next 48 hours.
What went well
  • Appointment scheduling
  • Office environment
  • Staff friendliness
  • Wait times
  • Appointment wasn't rushed
  • Listened & answered questions
  • Explained conditions well
  • Trusted the provider's decisions
What could be improved
No results
6 people found this helpful
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LuAnne Garvin in Kansas City, MO – Mar 08, 2018
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Dr. Farrar's Top Procedures and Conditions

Treatment Frequency
Heart Disease
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Treatment Frequency

Dr. Farrar treats Heart Disease more than 97% of his peers

Dr. Farrar treats this condition more than 97% of his peers

Prinzmetal Angina
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high

Treatment Frequency

Dr. Farrar treats Prinzmetal Angina more than 95% of his peers

Dr. Farrar treats this condition more than 95% of his peers

Chest Pain
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high

Treatment Frequency

Dr. Farrar treats Chest Pain more than 92% of his peers

Dr. Farrar treats this condition more than 92% of his peers

Dr. Farrar's conditions and procedures:

  • Ablation for Treatment of Cardiac Arrhythmias
  • Aneurysm
  • Angina
  • Angina and Acute Coronary Syndrome
  • Aortic Aneurysm
  • Aortic Dissection
  • Aortic Ectasia
  • Aortic Embolism and Thrombosis
  • Aortic Stenosis
  • Aortic Valve Disease
  • Aortic Valve Regurgitation
  • Arrhythmia Screening
  • Arrhythmias
  • Atrial Fibrillation
  • Atrial Flutter
  • Atrial Septal Defect
  • Automatic Implantable Cardioverter Defibrillator (ICD) Implantation
  • Autonomic Disorders
  • Benign Tumor
  • Cardiac Catheterization (incl. Coronary Angiography)
  • Cardiac Electrophysiology
  • Cardiac Imaging
  • Cardiac MRI (Magnetic Resonance Imaging) of Heart or Chest
  • Cardiac Myocardial Perfusion Imaging
  • Cardiomegaly
  • Cardiomyopathy
  • Cardiomyopathy, Dilated
  • Cardiomyopathy, Hypertrophic
  • Cardiovascular Diagnostic Test
  • Cardiovascular Stress Test
  • Cardioversion, Elective
  • Cardioverter-Defibrillator or Pacemaker Insertion, Removal or Repair
  • Carotid Artery Disease
  • Chest CT (incl. Heart and Lungs)
  • Chest Pain
  • Chest Pain Evaluation
  • Cholesterol Screening
  • Chronic Pulmonary Heart Diseases (incl. Pulmonary Hypertension)
  • Coarctation of the Aorta
  • Congenital Aortic Valve Disorders
  • Congenital Heart Defects
  • Congenital Heart Disease
  • Congestive Heart Failure
  • Coronary Angiogram
  • Coronary Angioplasty, Atherectomy and Stent
  • Coronary Artery Disease (CAD)
  • Coronary Artery Dissection
  • Dobutamine Thallium Stress Test
  • Echocardiography
  • Electrocardiogram (EKG)
  • Endocarditis
  • First Degree Heart Block
  • Heart Attack (Acute Myocardial Infarction)
  • Heart Disease
  • Heart Murmur
  • Heart Palpitations
  • Heart Valve Diseases
  • HeartAware Online Risk Screening
  • Hyperlipidemia
  • Hypertension
  • Hypertensive Chronic Kidney Disease
  • Hypertensive Heart and Chronic Kidney Disease
  • Hypertensive Heart Disease
  • Hypotension
  • Limb Swelling
  • Limb Swelling Caused by Fluid Overload
  • Long QT Syndrome
  • Marfan Syndrome
  • Mitral Valve Disease
  • Mitral Valve Prolapse
  • Mitral Valve Regurgitation
  • Mitral Valve Stenosis
  • Mobitz, Type 2, Heart Block
  • Nuclear Stress Testing
  • Pacemaker Insertion or Replacement
  • Patent Ductus Arteriosus
  • Patent Foramen Ovale (PFO)
  • Pericardial Disease
  • Pericarditis
  • Peripartum Cardiomyopathy
  • Peripheral Arterial Disease Screening (PAD)
  • Peripheral Artery Catheterization
  • Pharmacologic Nuclear Stress Test
  • Pharmacologic Stress Test, Adenosine
  • Primary Pulmonary Hypertension
  • Prinzmetal Angina
  • Pulmonary Disease
  • Pulmonary Edema
  • Pulmonary Hypertension
  • Pulmonary Valve Disease
  • Pulmonary Venous Return Anomaly
  • Removal or Revision of Pacemaker or Cardioverter and-or Defibrillator
  • Second Degree Heart Block
  • Septal Defect
  • Sick Sinus Syndrome
  • Sinus Bradycardia
  • Sinus Tachycardia
  • Stress Test
  • Structural Heart Disease Evaluations and Treatment
  • Supraventricular Tachycardia
  • Syncope
  • TCD Bubble Test
  • Tetralogy of Fallot
  • Third Degree Heart Block
  • Thoracentesis
  • Thrombosis
  • Tilt Table Testing
  • Tilt Testing or Cardiac Event Monitors
  • Transesophageal Echocardiography (TEE)
  • Treadmill Stress Test
  • Tricuspid Valve Disease
  • Vascular Disease
  • Vascular Surgical Procedure
  • Ventricular Tachycardia (VT)
  • Wolff-Parkinson-White Pattern

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About Me

Care Philosophy

Dr. Farrar has a special interest in atrial fibrillation, hypertension, syncope, transesophageal echocardiography and valvular heart disease.

Biography

When away from the office, I enjoy traveling, bird hunting, dining out and learning more about history.

Specialties

  • Cardiology

Education

University Hospital
Residency Hospital
University Of Cincinnati Medical Center
Internship Hospital
UMKC School of Medicine
Medical School

Awards

  • He also was an Eagle Scout and achieved Shaman with the Tribe of Mic-O-Say, .
  • He graduated from the University of Missouri with distinction., .
  • Dr. Farrar has twice received the Physician's Recognition Award from the American Medical Association, .

Memberships & Affiliations

  • Cardiovascular, Committee Member
  • Chairman Chest Pain Center, Member
  • Continuing Medical Education Committee, Director
  • Medical director, Director
  • Noninvasive Arterial Vascular Laboratory, Chair
  • Noninvasive Cardiovascular Laboratory, Co-Director

Frequently Asked Questions

How can I make an appointment with Dr. Michael Farrar, MD?

Click here to schedule an appointment online. New patients can also call (816) 533-3144, and for other questions, call (816) 221-6750.

Does Dr. Michael Farrar, MD offer telehealth services?

Dr. Farrar has indicated that they offer telehealth. Contact the office to check for eligibility for your needs.

Is Dr. Michael Farrar, MD accepting new patients?

Dr. Michael Farrar, MD generally accepts new patients on Healthgrades. You can see Dr. Farrar's profile to make an appointment.

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What are Dr. Michael Farrar, MD's top areas of care?

Dr. Farrar frequently treats Heart Disease, Prinzmetal Angina, and Chest Pain. See all procedures and conditions Dr. Farrar treats.

Where is Dr. Michael Farrar, MD's office located?

Dr. Farrar's office is located at 2790 Clay Edwards Dr Ste 520, North Kansas City, MO 64116. Find other locations and directions on Healthgrades.

Affiliated Hospitals

Dr. Farrar is affiliated with the following hospitals. Select a hospital below to learn more.

Learn more about how Healthgrades measuresHospital Quality.

North Kansas City Hospital

North Kansas City, MO

79% Patient Experience Rating, 10% higher than the national average

1 Award Received

Excelsior Springs Hospital

Excelsior Springs, MO

Ray County Memorial Hospital

Richmond, MO

66% Patient Experience Rating, 3% lower than the national average