Dr. Samuel Farmer, MD

Dr. Samuel Farmer, MD

Ophthalmology  ·  
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Age 65
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Dr. Samuel Farmer, MD is an ophthalmology specialist in Salem, OR and has been practicing for 33 years. He graduated from Univ Of Wa Sch Of Med in 1979 and specializes in ophthalmology.

2450 12th St SE

Salem, OR 97302

Contact Information

Insurance Accepted

  • Aetna
  • Cigna
  • First Health (Coventry Health Care)
  • Kaiser Permanente
  • MultiPlan
  • Regence Blue Cross Blue Shield

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Top Care Areas

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Retina Diseases
very high
more than 92% of peers
Retinal Vein Occlusion
very high
more than 90% of peers
Macular Hole
very high
more than 90% of peers

Dr. Farmer's percentages are based on the rate of treatment compared to peers nationwide from insurance data. Learn more info about our data and this Top Care Areas component.

1  Specialties

  • Ophthalmology

1  Board Certifications

  • Ophthalmology
    Accredited by: American Board of Ophthalmology*

49  Conditions Treated

  • Acute Endophthalmitis
  • Age-Related Macular Degeneration
  • All Headaches (incl. Migraine)
  • Aphakia and Other Disorders of Lens
  • Autoimmune Diseases
  • Autoimmune Thyroid Diseases
  • Blindness
  • Brain Disorders
  • Cancer
  • Cataract
  • Central Serous Chorioretinopathy
  • Chorioretinal Scars
  • Chorioretinitis
  • Choroidal Neovascular Membranes (CNVM)
  • Chronic Endophthalmitis
  • Degenerative Disorders of Globe
  • Diabetic Cataracts
  • Diabetic Macular Edema (DME)
  • Diabetic Retinopathy
  • Dry Age-Related Macular Degeneration
  • Endophthalmitis
  • Eye Infections
  • Floaters
  • Glaucoma
  • Graves' Disease
  • Hyphema
  • Hypotony of Eye
  • Iridocyclitis
  • Macular Edema
  • Macular Hole
  • Malignant Neoplasm of Eye
  • Migraine
  • Nearsightedness
  • Progressive High Myopia
  • Purulent Endophthalmitis
  • Retina Diseases
  • Retinal Detachment and Retinal Tear
  • Retinal Dystrophy
  • Retinal Hemorrhage
  • Retinal Vein Occlusion
  • Retinopathy of Prematurity (ROP)
  • Senile Cataracts
  • Thyroid Disease
  • Ulcer
  • Uveitis and Iridocyclitis
  • Vascular Disease
  • Visual Field Defects
  • Vitreous Hemorrhage
  • Wet Age-Related Macular Degeneration
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11  Procedures

  • Canthoplasty and Canthopexy
  • Cataract Removal Surgery
  • Destruction of Lesion of Retina and Choroid
  • Eye Surgery
  • Eyelid Surgery
  • Foreign Body Removal from Eye
  • Removal of Intraocular Foreign Body
  • Repair of Eye Laceration
  • Repair of Retinal Detachment or Retinal Tear
  • Vitrectomy (incl. Macular Hole Repair)
  • Vitreoretinal Surgery

Background Check

0 Malpractice Claims

No malpractice history found for Oregon.

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

  • Univ Of Wa Sch Of Med
    Medical School | Graduated 1979
  • University Of Washington Medical Center
    Internship Hospital | Completed 1980
  • University Of Washington Medical Center
    Residency Hospital | Completed 1984
  • University Of Iowa Hospitals & Clinics
    Fellowship Hospital | Completed 1985

Awards & Recognition

Awards & Honors
  • Healthgrades Honor Roll
Media & Publications

Dr. Farmer has no media or publications listed.

Languages Spoken

  • English

Memberships & Professional Affiliations

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Dr. Farmer's Reviews

5.0
Likelihood of recommending Dr. Farmer to family and friends
5 total reviews (2 have comments)

Likelihood to Recommend (5)

  • 5
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  • 4
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  • 3
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  • 2
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  • 1
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Dr. Farmer's 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 (2)

Dr. Farmer is a competent and responsive retinal specialist who helped my Mom with her Macular Degeneration. He performed some advanced procedures that helped slow down the progression of the disease and preserved her vision for much longer than would have been possible without the treatment. I'd...more
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The most wonderful Dr. I have ever been to. Very kind and caring!!!!!!!!!
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