Dr. William J. Farr Sr., MD

Dr. William J. Farr Sr., MD

Family Medicine | Male | 55 years old

Our medical staff believes in treating the whole patient not just a particular illness. We strive to keep people healthy and encourage healthy behaviors to avoid illness.Our providers work closely with other specialists in and out of town to ensure that each and every patient gets the quality care that they need to maintain their health.Read more

Farr Medical Group
9880 Brimhall Rd
Bakersfield, CA 93312 Get Directions
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Our medical staff believes in treating the whole patient not just a particular illness. We strive to keep people healthy and encourage healthy behaviors to avoid illness.Our providers work closely with other specialists in and out of town to ensure that each and every patient gets the quality care that they need to maintain their health.Read more

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Dr. Farr Sr.'s Reviews

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3.8
based on 33 total surveys (11 with reviews)
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Dr. Farr Sr. Says:

We encourage you to speak with our office manager if you feel that you have had a problem.

in san jose, ca |
As soon as I walked through the door, the woman at the desk greeted me and asked if there was anything she could do to help me. Definitely a shop where the customer comes first!
in phoenix, az |
Dr. Farr is a wonderful doctor who will actually take the time to listen to your complaints, and work with you to find a healthy solution instead of shoving pills down your throat like a lot of doctors. Great place!
Atlanta, GA |
Very impressed with the results I’ve seen since starting Pure Encapsulations Super CitriMax Plus. Of course supplements aren’t a singular solution, but combined with the exercise I’ve been doing lately, I’ve actually managed to lose weight!
in los angeles, ca |
Pure Encapsulations’ EPA/DHA with lemon has been just the supplement I’ve needed to keep my body going all through the day. Great stuff!
in Los Angeles, CA |
I’ve had digestive problems for as long as I can remember, which is why I started taking PE’s AC Formula II. Really an incredible product!
in Walnut, CA |
At 52, my health has become a huge priority for me. That’s why I take Pure Encapsulations Men’s Nutrients every day to make sure I’m giving my body what it needs.
in Los Angeles, CA |
I’ve been taking UltraNutrient for several months now, and I can honestly say that my energy levels have increased dramatically. This stuff is the real deal!
in Bakersfield, CA |
AWEFUL!!! Quite literally I have NEVER been treated so poorly by a Drs office. As a new patient I would have assumed they would want to check me out in some way. Instead I was basically told I need a specialist for every different issue I have. Lazy & Incompetent! They are more interested in giving out diet pills than caring for the truly ill. Don't go to this office!
in Springville, Ca |
Very incompetent. I would never see this Dr again and would not recommend to anyone.
in Bakersfield |
I absolutely love going to Dr. Farr. Amazing staff and amazing doctors. Wouldn't go anywhere else.
in Bakersfield, Ca |
Couldn't be more impressed for a first visit. I feel like my concerns were taken seriously and not minimized.
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Dr. Farr Sr.'s Care Philosophy

Our medical staff believes in treating the whole patient not just a particular illness. We strive to keep people healthy and encourage healthy behaviors to avoid illness.Our providers work closely with other specialists in and out of town to ensure that each and every patient gets the quality care that they need to maintain their health.

Dr. Farr Sr. says...

 Age management medicine is a branch of medicine that that takes a proactive approach to improving a patient's health.  Age management medicine is focused on the aging adult that has begun to feel symptoms of decreased energy, decreased libido, decreased exercise tolerance and a loss of the sense well-being that are found in youth and young adulthood.  The age management program at the Farr Medical Group is based on an extensive examination and review of past and present medical history.  The program also focuses on a patient's lifestyle assessment which includes dietary counseling, exercise management and appropriate hormonal management.      The overall goal is to improve a patient's quality of life and lower health risks.  The age management program starts with a comprehensive examination and lab review, at this meeting, health goals will be discussed and hormonal balancing opportunities will be discussed with the goal of returning your hormones to youthful levels!     If you are an active person who wants to retain their youthful vim and vigor as well as muscle strength, Hormone replacement therapy may be for you.Maintain your strength as you age and stay active- we can help.

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We encourage you to speak with our office manager if you feel that you have had a problem.

Dr. Farr Sr.'s experience matches your search based on the following criteria:

  •  Based on total number of patients treated over the last 12 months
  •  Specializes in Family Medicine
  •  Board certified in Family Practice
  •  No malpractice claims found
  •  No sanctions found
  •  No board actions found

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Why It Matters: Dr. Farr Sr.'s Board Certifications

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  • Family Practice

Conditions Treated

  • Allergies
  • Anxiety
  • Arthritis
  • Asthma
  • Depression
  • Diabetes
  • Emphysema
  • Heart Disease
  • High Cholesterol
  • Hormone Imbalance
  • Hyperlipidemia
  • Hypertension
  • Hypogonadism
  • Infectious Diseases
  • Injuries
  • Menopause
  • Obesity
  • Osteoarthritis
  • Osteoporosis
  • Pneumonia
  • Sexually Transmitted Diseases (STDs)
  • Testosterone Deficiency
  • Weight Loss

Education

  • Medical School
    New York Medical College

    Graduated in 2000

    Universidad Autonoma De Guadalajara, Facultad De Medicina

    Graduated in 1999

  • Internship Hospital
    Kern Medical Center

    Completed in 2001

  • Residency Hospital
    Kern Med Center

    Completed in 2003

  • Undergraduate School
    California State University At Long Beach

    Graduated in 1986

  • Other Education
    Hormone Replacement Therapy For Men and Women

    Completed in 2005

Languages Spoken

  • English
  • Spanish

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Specialties

  • Family Medicine
  • Preventive Medicine

Procedures Performed

  • Abscess Incision and Drainage
  • Biopsy
  • Breast Exam
  • Electrocardiogram (EKG)
  • Excision, Shaving, or Destruction of Skin and Subcutaneous Tissue (incl. Mohs Micrographic Surgery), Tissue Transfer
  • Excisional Biopsy
  • Gynecologic Cancer Screening
  • Immunization
  • Joint Injection
  • Mole Removal
  • Pap Smear
  • Pelvic Exams
  • Physical Examination
  • Skin Biopsy
  • Stitches
  • Urinalysis
  • Vaccination
  • Wart Removal
  • Wellness Examination