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Patient Reviews

Patient comments (31)

The overall average patient rating of Dr. Charissa Farris is Excellent. Dr. Farris has been reviewed by 192 patients who have provided 31 comments. The rating is 5 out of 5 stars.

Patient Ratings
Ease of Appointment 3.4
Promptness 3.4
Courteous Staff 5.0
Accurate Diagnosis 3.4
Bedside Manner 3.1
Spends Time with Me 2.9
Follows Up After Visit 2.0

Specialties & Research

  • She has special expertise in 7 areas:
  • ACL Reconstruction or Anterior Cruciate Ligament Reconstruction (Bone-Patellar Tendon-Bone Graft)
  • Hip Osteoarthritis
  • Knee Osteoarthritis
  • Osteoarthritis (Hand and Wrist)
  • Rotator Cuff Problem (Shoulder Impingement Syndrome)
  • Shoulder Pain
  • Sports Injuries

Education & Awards

Dr. Farris graduated from University of Tennessee, Memphis.


Dr. Farris has 3 hospital affiliations:

  • El Camino Hospital 
  • Good Samaritan Hospital 
  • O'Connor Hospital - San Jose 


  • Cantonese
  • French
  • German
  • Gujarati
  • Hebrew
  • English
  • Urdu
  • Hindi
  • Italian
  • Mandarin

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Additional Information
Dr. Charissa Farris MD is a female Orthopaedic Surgeon, has 8 years of experience and practices in Orthopaedic Surgery.
Where does Dr. Charissa Farris practice?
Dr. Charissa Farris has 3 office locations.
Dr. Charissa Farris practices Orthopaedic Surgery near San Jose, CA.
Additional practice locations include: Milpitas, CA.
See San Jose Orthopedic Surgeons.