Dr. Scott Farner, MD

Dr. Scott Farner, MD

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Dr. Scott Farner, MD is an orthopedic hand surgery specialist in Louisville, KY and has been practicing for 10 years. He graduated from Univ Of Il Coll Of Med in 2008 and specializes in orthopedic hand surgery.

225 Abraham Flexner Way Ste 700

Louisville, KY 40202

Contact Information

(502) 561-4263

Insurance Accepted

  • Aetna
  • Anthem Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • Cigna
  • HealthLink
  • Humana
  • MultiPlan
  • Sagamore Health Network

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Top Care Areas

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Fracture of Hand (incl. Fingers)
very high
more than 99% of peers
Hand Fracture
very high
more than 99% of peers
Carpal Tunnel Syndrome
very high
more than 99% of peers

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1  Specialties

  • Orthopedic Hand Surgery

0  Board Certifications

Dr. Farner does not have any board certifications listed.

65  Conditions Treated

  • Adhesive Capsulitis
  • Arthritis of the Elbow
  • Ataxia
  • Autoimmune Diseases
  • Back Pain
  • Bone Disorders
  • Brachial Plexus Palsy
  • Broken Arm
  • Bursitis
  • Cancer
  • Carpal Tunnel Syndrome
  • Cervical Spine Myelopathy
  • Chronic Neck Pain
  • Clavicle Fracture
  • Complex Regional Pain Syndrome (CRPS)
  • Complications of Joint Prosthesis
  • De Quervain's Disease
  • Degenerative Disc Disease
  • Dupuytren's Contracture
  • Elbow Bursitis
  • Elbow Injuries
  • Elbow Sprain
  • Foot Conditions
  • Fracture
  • Fracture of Hand (incl. Fingers)
  • Gait Abnormality
  • Ganglion Cyst
  • Glenoid Labrum Tear
  • Gout
  • Hammer Toe
  • Hand Conditions
  • Hand Fracture
  • Hip Fracture
  • Intervertebral Disc Disease
  • Joint Pain
  • Lateral and Medial Epicondylitis (Tennis and Golf Elbow)
  • Leg Fracture Above Knee (incl. Hip)
  • Limb Pain
  • Nerve Root Injury and Plexus Disorders (incl. Pinched Nerve)
  • Non-Unions and Malunions of Fractures
  • Osteoarthritis
  • Osteoarthritis of Ankle and Foot
  • Osteoarthritis of Hand or Wrist
  • Osteoarthritis of Hands
  • Osteoarthritis of Shoulder
  • Osteopenia
  • Pyogenic Arthritis
  • Radiculopathy (Not Due to Disc Displacement)
  • Rheumatoid Arthritis
  • Rib Fracture
  • Rotator Cuff Tear
  • Sciatica (Not Due to Disc Displacement)
  • Scoliosis
  • Shoulder Dislocation
  • Shoulder Disorders
  • Shoulder Impingement Syndrome
  • Shoulder Tendinitis and Tenosynovitis
  • Spinal Stenosis
  • Spine Disorders
  • Spondylosis
  • Sprains and Strains (incl. Muscle Tear)
  • Systemic Chondromalacia
  • Systemic Sclerosis
  • Trigger Finger
  • Wrist Fracture
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36  Procedures

  • All Shoulder or Elbow Replacement Procedures
  • Arm Surgery
  • Arthroscopic Shoulder Surgery
  • Carpal Tunnel Release
  • De Quervain's Release
  • Dressing and-or Debridement of Wound, Infection, or Burn (incl. Negative Pressure Wound Therapy)
  • Elbow Fracture and Dislocation Treatment
  • Elbow Fracture and-or Dislocation Treatment, Open
  • Elbow Tenotomy
  • Excision of Metacarpal and Carpal
  • Excision of Radius or Ulna
  • Fracture Care
  • Hand and Wrist Fracture and Dislocation Treatment
  • Hand and Wrist Fracture Treatment, Closed
  • Hand and Wrist Fracture Treatment, Open
  • Hand or Wrist Tendon Transfer
  • Hip Fracture and Dislocation Treatment
  • Hip Fracture and-or Dislocation Treatment, Open
  • Joint Drainage
  • Knee and Lower Leg Fracture Treatment, Open
  • Knee Arthroscopy
  • Knee Surgery
  • Myofascial Trigger Point Injection
  • Neuroplasty
  • Partial Shoulder Replacement
  • Resection or Ablation of Bone Tumor, Partial or Complete Resection of Bone, Debridement of Bone
  • Reverse Total Shoulder and Total Shoulder Replacement
  • Revision of Shoulder or Elbow Replacement
  • Rotator Cuff Surgery
  • Shoulder Fracture and Dislocation Treatment
  • Shoulder Fracture Treatment
  • Steroid Injection
  • Trigger Finger Release
  • Trigger Point Injection
  • Wrist Fusion
  • Wrist Replacement
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Background Check

Malpractice Claims not available

Healthgrades does not collect malpractice information for Kentucky.

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 Il Coll Of Med
    Medical School | Graduated 2008

Awards & Recognition

Awards & Honors

Dr. Farner has no awards or honors listed.

Media & Publications

Dr. Farner has no media or publications listed.

Languages Spoken

  • English

Memberships & Professional Affiliations

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Dr. Farner's Reviews

3.0
Likelihood of recommending Dr. Farner to family and friends
6 total reviews (5 have comments)

Likelihood to Recommend (6)

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

Dr. Farner's Performance

  • Trustworthiness

    GOOD
  • Explains condition(s) well

    GOOD
  • Answers questions

    GOOD
  • Time well spent

    GOOD

Office & Staff Performance

  • Scheduling

    EXCELLENT
  • Office environment

    VERY GOOD
  • Staff friendliness

    VERY GOOD
  • Average wait time

    10 to 15 minutes
Dr. Farner Says:
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I strive to provide accurate, evidence-based, and compasionate care to my patients.  I employ a conservative approach to patient conditions and attempt to accurately diagnose and explore non-operative care when appropriate.  I am willing to take the time necessary to ensure you have an appropriate understanding of your condition(s) and different treatment options.  I treat a majority of conditions of the upper exremity

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Patient Comments (5)

He worked wonders on my crushed wrist. He came very highly recommended by other orthopedic doctors.
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My daughter Burnt her hand pretty bad so she was referred to Dr Farner to be honest I wasn't looking forward to it after reading everyone else's reviews however it was the total opposite he had the best personality he played with my daughter and was very informative to me as well to how I need to...more
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My daughter was injured at work. When her nerve test came back normal, he seemed to get a really bad attitude towards us. I had to ask him to put her off work because her injury doesn't allow her to use her hand. He wasn't going to do it and he told us it was because it wasn't workman's comp. ...more
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Dr. Farner's table side manner leaves much to be desired. A fellowship candidate did the actual physical exam. Then in walked Dr. Farner. He seemed in a hurry and did not explain very well at all what the procedure entailed. He injected both wrists and then gave me a brace to wear for 6 weeks. ...more
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