Dr. William Farrar, MD
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General Surgery | Male

Biography

Dr. William Farrar, MD is a general surgery doctor who practices in Columbus, OH. He is 68 years old and has been practicing for 42 years. Dr. Farrar is affiliated with James Cancer Hospital and Solove Research Institute and The Ohio State University Wexner Medical Center.

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Dr. Farrar's Reviews

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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 Reviews (2)
in Ohio |
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.
in Carroll, OH |
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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Dr. Farrar's experience matches your search based on the following criteria:

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  •  Specializes in General Surgery
  •  Board certified in General Surgery
  •  Malpractice claims in Ohio not available
  •  No sanctions found
  •  No board actions found

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  • General Surgery

Conditions Treated

  • Abdominal Disorders
  • Abdominal Pain
  • Adrenal Gland Cancer
  • Aneurysm
  • Benign Tumor
  • Breast Cancer
  • Breast Diseases
  • Breast Lump
  • Cancer
  • Cholecystitis and Gallstones
  • Colorectal Cancer
  • Constipation
  • Crohn's Disease
  • Diaphragmatic and-or Hiatal Hernia
  • Esophageal Cancer
  • Fracture
  • Gastrointestinal Diseases
  • Gynecologic Cancer
  • Head and Neck Cancer
  • Hemorrhoids
  • Hernia
  • Hyperparathyroidism
  • Inflammatory Bowel Disease
  • Lipomas
  • Liver Cancer
  • Lung Cancer
  • Parathyroid (Gland) Disease
  • Parathyroid (Gland) Tumor: Other than Malignant
  • Partial Lung Collapse
  • Peripheral Arterial Aneurysm
  • Peripheral Arterial Aneurysm and Dissection
  • Peripheral Vascular Disease (PAD, PVD)
  • Pleural Effusion
  • Pulmonary Disease
  • Secondary Malignancies
  • Stomach Diseases
  • Thrombosis
  • Thyroid Cancer
  • Ulcer
  • Varicose Veins
  • Vascular Disease
  • Ventral Hernia
  • Vulvar Cancer

Education

  • Medical School
    University Of Virginia / Main Campus

    Graduated in 1975

  • Internship Hospital
    Ohio State University Hosps

    Completed in 1976

  • Residency Hospital
    Ohio State University Hosps

    Completed in 1980

  • Fellowship Hospital
    Sloan Meml Kettering Cancer

    Completed in 1982

Languages Spoken

  • English
  • Spanish

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Specialties

  • General Surgery

Procedures Performed

  • Axillary Lymph Node Dissection
  • Biopsy of Breast
  • Breast Reconstruction
  • 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
  • Open Thymectomy
  • Parathyroidectomy
  • Port Placements or Replacements
  • Thyroid Lobectomy
  • Thyroidectomy
  • Thyroidectomy or Thyroid Lobectomy
  • Wound Repair