Dr. Stephen Farkas, MD

Dr. Stephen Farkas, MD

Ophthalmology  |  
Male  |  
Age 64
(8)
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Dr. Stephen Farkas, MD is an ophthalmology doctor who practices in Gainesville, GA. He is 64 years old and has been practicing for 36 years.

2061 Beverly Rd

Gainesville, GA 30501

Contact Information

Insurance Accepted

  • Aetna
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield of Georgia
  • Cigna
  • First Health (Coventry Health Care)
  • Humana
  • MultiPlan

*Please verify this information when scheduling an appointment.

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Top Care Areas

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Astigmatism
very high
more than 96% of peers
Nearsightedness
very high
more than 96% of peers
Presbyopia
very high
more than 95% of peers

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Specialties

  • Ophthalmology
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Board Certifications

  • Ophthalmology
    Accredited by: American Board of Ophthalmology*
58

Conditions Treated

  • All Headaches (incl. Migraine)
  • Astigmatism
  • Autoimmune Diseases
  • Bell's Palsy
  • Benign Neoplasm of Choroid
  • Benign Neoplasm of Eye
  • Benign Tumor
  • Blepharitis
  • Brain Disorders
  • Cataract
  • Chorioretinal Scars
  • Choroidal Neovascular Membranes (CNVM)
  • Conjunctival Hemorrhage
  • Corneal Abrasion or Laceration
  • Corneal Diseases
  • Diabetic Eye Disease
  • Diabetic Macular Edema (DME)
  • Diabetic Retinopathy
  • Diplopia
  • Drooping Eyelids (Ptosis)
  • Drusen
  • Dry Age-Related Macular Degeneration
  • Dry Eyes
  • Ectropion of Eyelid
  • Exophoria
  • Exotropia
  • Eye Cancer
  • Eye Infections
  • Eyelid Disorders
  • Farsightedness
  • Glaucoma
  • Heterophoria
  • Keratitis
  • Lazy Eye
  • Macular Degeneration
  • Macular Edema
  • Macular Hole
  • Migraine
  • Nearsightedness
  • Nystagmus
  • Ocular Hypertension
  • Optic Neuritis
  • Paralytic Strabismus
  • Pinguecula
  • Pinkeye (Conjunctivitis)
  • Presbyopia
  • Pterygium
  • Retina Diseases
  • Retinal Dystrophy
  • Retinal Hemorrhage
  • Retinal Vein Occlusion
  • Retinitis Pigmentosa (RP)
  • Retinopathy
  • Senile Cataracts
  • Strabismus
  • Vascular Disease
  • Visual Field Defects
  • Wet Age-Related Macular Degeneration

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Procedures

  • Cataract Removal Surgery
  • Eyelid Surgery
  • LASIK

Background Check

0 Malpractice Claims

No malpractice history found for Georgia.

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

  • Georgia Southern College
    Undergraduate School | Graduated 1975
  • Med Coll Of Ga Ga Hlth Sci Univ
    Medical School | Graduated 1978
  • Greenville Hosp
    Internship Hospital | Completed 1979
  • Medical College of Georgia Hospital and Clinic
    Residency Hospital | Completed 1982

Awards & Recognition

Awards & Honors
  • Healthgrades Honor Roll
Media & Publications

Dr. Farkas has no media or publications listed.

Languages Spoken

  • English
  • Spanish

Memberships & Professional Affiliations

Dr. Farkas does not have any memberships or affiliations listed. If you are Dr. Farkas and would like to add memberships or affiliations, please update your profile.

Dr. Farkas' Reviews

Likelihood of recommending Dr. Farkas to family and friends
4.1
based on 8 total reviews

Likelihood to Recommend (8)

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

Dr. Farkas' Performance

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

Office & Staff Performance

Scheduling
VERY GOOD
Office environment
EXCELLENT
Staff friendliness
VERY GOOD
Average wait time
10 to 15 minutes

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Now Accepting New Patients
Dr. Farkas accepts 7 insurance carriers
  • Aetna
    Aetna HMO
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield
    Blue Card PPO
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield of Georgia
    Blue Choice HMO
    Blue Choice Option POS
    Blue Open Access POS
  • Cigna
    Cigna HMO
    Cigna PPO
    Open Access Plus
  • First Health (Coventry Health Care)
    First Health (Coventry Health Care) PPO
  • Humana
    Choice Care PPO
  • MultiPlan
    MultiPlan PPO
    PHCS Network PPO

*Please verify this information when scheduling an appointment.

Hospitals where Dr. Farkas has admitting privileges

Northeast Georgia Medical Center
743 Spring St NE
Gainesville, GA 30501
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