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Dr. Ferrar's Reviews

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Dr. Ferrar's Performance
  • Trustworthiness
  • Explains condition(s) well
  • Answers Questions
  • Time well spent
Office & Staff Performance
  • Scheduling
  • Office environment
  • Staff friendliness
  • Average wait time
    10 to 15 minutes
Patient Reviews (6)
in Richmond, VA |
Dr Ferrar shows interest in his patients and takes time to talk with them. He does not rush you out as if he is in a hurry to get rid of you. If you send him something in writing you can be assured he reads it. if he does not tell you you can tell by the questions he ask.
in Richmond, VA |
I have been seeing Dr. Ferrar for over 20 years, and he always takes the time to listen to my questions and concerns. Always returns phone calls in a timely manor and I feel confident seeing any of his associates if he should be on vacation.
in Richmond, VA |
Dr. Ferrar, is well informed and knowledgeable of his Patients. Superb! Bedside Manners , Always focused on the best care for his \Patients. He's open to Patients questions taking time to listen . The 'mere facts' of Dr.Ferrar assures his patients understanding their own health issues and How to have the best results by following his advice. As a Patients, I value the extension and opportunity in forming a good Doctor,Patient relationship.
Mechanicsville, VA |
Excellent experience with Dr. Ferrar. Been going to him for 25 years. Easy manner. Helpful and knowledgeable.
in Chester, VA |
Dr. Ferrar truly interested in patient's well-being. Explains diagnosis, asks good questions and provides real world examples how to manage situation. Indifferent about office admin. staff and nurse....wait times can be extreme, usually when working you in for emergency visit.
in Richmond, va |
He has been my doctor since I was a kid. Always super kind and friendly. Talks with you about what the problem is and explains the whats and whys of it. Great bedside manner. The wait is generally a bit long, but understandable as he is a thorough and does not rush you.
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Dr. Ferrar says...

Enjoy interacting with people about their medical problems. 

Dr. Ferrar'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 Internal Medicine
  •  No malpractice claims found
  •  No sanctions found
  •  No board actions found

Awards & Recognition

  • Awards & Honors
    • Healthgrades Honor Roll
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  • Media & Publications

    Dr. Ferrar has no media or publications listed.

Background Check

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    Malpractice Claims

    No malpractice history found for Virginia.

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  • 0

    No sanctions history found for the years that Healthgrades collects data.

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  • 0
    Board Actions

    No board actions found for the years that Healthgrades collects data.

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Board Certifications

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  • Internal Medicine

Conditions Treated

  • Allergic Rhinitis
  • Anemia
  • COPD (Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease)
  • Congestive Heart Failure
  • Dermatitis
  • Diabetes
  • Heart Disease
  • High Cholesterol
  • Hyperlipidemia
  • Hypertension


  • Medical School
    Perelman School of Medicine University of Pennsylvania

    Graduated in 1972

  • Internship Hospital
    University Ia

    Completed in 1973

  • Residency Hospital
    University Ia

    Completed in 1975

  • Undergraduate School
    University of Rochester

    Graduated in 1969

Languages Spoken

  • English

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Professional Affiliations

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  • Family Medicine
  • Internal Medicine

Procedures Performed

  • Abscess Incision and Drainage
  • Electrocardiogram (EKG)
  • Immunization
  • Joint Injection
  • Pap Smear
  • Physical Examination
  • Urinalysis
  • Vaccination