Dr. Robert Farkas, MD

Dr. Robert Farkas, MD

Nephrology  |  
Male  |  
Age 65
(12)
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Dr. Robert Farkas, MD is a nephrology specialist in Dallas, TX and has been practicing for 35 years. He graduated from University At Buffalo State University Of New York School Of Medicine in 1978 and specializes in nephrology and internal medicine.

6190 Lbj Fwy Ste 702

Dallas, TX 75240

Contact Information

(214) 466-7230

Insurance Accepted

  • Aetna
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield of Texas
  • Cigna
  • Humana
  • MultiPlan

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Hypercalcemia
high
more than 84% of peers
Calcium Metabolism Disorders
normal
more than 80% of peers
Hypertensive Chronic Kidney Disease
normal
more than 77% of peers

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Specialties

  • Nephrology
  • Internal Medicine
2

Board Certifications

  • Internal Medicine
    Accredited by: American Board of Internal Medicine*
  • Nephrology
    Accredited by: American Board of Internal Medicine*
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Conditions Treated

  • Acidosis
  • Acute Glomerulonephritis
  • Acute Kidney Failure
  • Autoimmune Diseases
  • Bone Disorders
  • Brain Disorders
  • Calcium Metabolism Disorders
  • Chronic Glomerulonephritis
  • Chronic Kidney Diseases
  • Congenital Polycystic Kidney Disease
  • Cryoglobulinemia
  • Dehydration
  • Diabetes With Renal Manifestations
  • Diabetic Ketoacidosis
  • End-Stage Renal Disease
  • Hepatitis B - Immune Response
  • Hypercalcemia
  • Hyperkalemia
  • Hypertension
  • Hypertensive Chronic Kidney Disease
  • Hypertensive Heart and Chronic Kidney Disease
  • Hypokalemia
  • Hypotension (Excluding Maternal)
  • Kidney Disease
  • Kidney Stones
  • Limb Swelling
  • Limb Swelling Caused by Fluid Overload
  • Mineral Metabolism Disorders
  • Nephritis and Nephropathy
  • Nephrotic Syndrome
  • Phosphorus Metabolism Disorders
  • Renal Artery Arteriosclerotic Disease
  • Renal Hyperparathyroidism
  • Renal Osteodystrophy
  • Secondary Renovascular Hypertension
  • Tuberous Sclerosis
  • Vascular Disease

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Procedures

  • Hemodialysis
  • Peritoneal Dialysis

Background Check

0 Malpractice Claims

No malpractice history found for Texas.

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

  • University At Buffalo State University Of New York School Of Medicine
    Medical School | Graduated 1978
  • University Tex Sw Med School Hosps
    Internship Hospital | Completed 1979
  • University Tex Sw Med School Hosps
    Residency Hospital | Completed 1981
  • University Tex Sw Med School Hosps
    Fellowship Hospital | Completed 1983

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
5.0
based on 12 total reviews (10 with comments)

Likelihood to Recommend (12)

  • 5
    (12)
  • 4
    (0)
  • 3
    (0)
  • 2
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  • 1
    (0)

Dr. Farkas' Performance

Trustworthiness
EXCELLENT
Explains condition(s) well
EXCELLENT
Answers Questions
EXCELLENT
Time well spent
EXCELLENT

Office & Staff Performance

Scheduling
EXCELLENT
Office environment
EXCELLENT
Staff friendliness
EXCELLENT
Average wait time
Under 10 minutes

Patient Comments (10)

in Arlington, Texas |
Dr. Farkas is very knowledgeable and includes you in the treatment process.. He asks good questions and is a patient individual.
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in Dallas Texas |
I have been going to Dr Farkas for my treatment for years. He is an extremely great doctor and I trust his judgement completely. His office staff is extremely helpful and friendly. I would not consider going anywhere else.
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in Dallas, TX |
OUTSTANDING CLINICIAN !!! Jim Gilmore MD
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in Allen, TX |
Dr. Farkas spends time with you to explain labs and answers your questions; you never feel rushed! I greatly value his opinion and knowledge.
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in Keller, TX |
Dr F. Has been my Kidney. Doctor ever since I had my right kidney and some other parts were removed by Dr Steckler in 2004. They are amazing people who care for there patients as if they were in their family.. Sr F was at my side all thru my 25 days on the hospital. Make them your physicians you...more
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Now Accepting New Patients
Dr. Farkas accepts 6 insurance carriers
  • Aetna
    Aetna HMO
    Choice Plus POS II
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield
    Blue Card PPO
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield of Texas
    Blue Advantage HMO
    Blue Choice
  • Cigna
    Cigna HMO
    Cigna PPO
    LocalPlus
    Open Access Plus
  • Humana
    Choice Care PPO
    Preferred PPO
  • MultiPlan
    MultiPlan PPO

*Please verify this information when scheduling an appointment.

Hospitals where Dr. Farkas has admitting privileges

Baylor Scott & White - Plano
4700 Alliance Blvd
Plano, TX 75093
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Texas Health Presbyterian Hospital Plano
6200 W Parker Rd
Plano, TX 75093
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