Dr. William Farrar, MD

Dr. William Farrar, MD

General Surgery  ·  
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Age 69
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Dr. William Farrar, MD is a general surgery specialist in Columbus, OH and has been practicing for 36 years. He graduated from University Of Virginia / Main Campus in 1975 and specializes in general surgery.

410 W 10th Ave

Columbus, OH 43210

Contact Information

(614) 293-4040

Insurance Accepted

  • Aetna
  • Anthem Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • Cigna
  • Coventry Health Care
  • First Health (Coventry Health Care)
  • MultiPlan

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Top Care Areas

See how frequently Dr. Farrar performs your care needs compared to other doctors.

Lymph Node Biopsy or Excision
very high
more than 99% of peers
Breast Surgical Procedure
very high
more than 99% of peers
Breast Cancer
very high
more than 99% of peers

Dr. Farrar'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

  • General Surgery

1  Board Certifications

  • General Surgery
    Accredited by: American Board of Surgery*

46  Conditions Treated

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19  Procedures

  • Abscess or Cyst Drainage or Aspiration
  • Abscess or Fluid Incision and Drainage
  • Axillary Lymph Node Dissection
  • Biopsy of Breast
  • Breast Reconstruction
  • Breast Reduction
  • Breast Surgical Procedure
  • Excision of Breast Tumor
  • Excision of Skin Lesion
  • Excision, Shaving, or Destruction of Skin and Subcutaneous Tissue (incl. Mohs Micrographic Surgery), Tissue Transfer
  • Head and Neck Surgery
  • Lung Surgery
  • Lymph Node Biopsy or Excision
  • Mastectomy
  • Paracentesis
  • Parathyroidectomy
  • Thyroidectomy
  • Thyroidectomy or Thyroid Lobectomy
  • Wound Repair

Background Check

Malpractice Claims not available

Healthgrades does not collect malpractice information for Ohio.

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 Of Virginia / Main Campus
    Medical School | Graduated 1975
  • Ohio State University Hosps
    Internship Hospital | Completed 1976
  • Ohio State University Hosps
    Residency Hospital | Completed 1980
  • Sloan Meml Kettering Cancer
    Fellowship Hospital | Completed 1982

Awards & Recognition

Awards & Honors
  • Healthgrades Honor Roll
Media & Publications

Dr. Farrar has no media or publications listed.

Languages Spoken

  • English
  • Spanish

Memberships & Professional Affiliations

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Dr. Farrar's Reviews

3.9
Likelihood of recommending Dr. Farrar to family and friends
14 total reviews (2 have comments)

Likelihood to Recommend (14)

  • 5
    (9)
  • 4
    (0)
  • 3
    (2)
  • 2
    (0)
  • 1
    (3)

Dr. Farrar's Performance

  • Trustworthiness

    VERY GOOD
  • Explains condition(s) well

    VERY GOOD
  • Answers questions

    VERY GOOD
  • Time well spent

    VERY GOOD

Office & Staff Performance

  • Scheduling

    EXCELLENT
  • Office environment

    EXCELLENT
  • Staff friendliness

    EXCELLENT
  • Average wait time

    16 to 30 minutes

Patient Comments (2)

I feel very fortunate to have Dr. Farrar as my physician. I have been a patient of his for 18 years and I have complete faith in him and the excellent care I have received from is the best.
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Dr. Farrar would not answer our questions. Kept referring us to ask the questions to another doctor. Rest of the staff was excellent.
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