Dr. James Farmer, MD
Dr. James Christopher Farmer MD is a male Orthopaedic Surgeon, has 22 years of experience and practices in Orthopaedic Surgery, Orthopaedic Surgery of the Spine, and Surgery.
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Dr. James Farmer has 4 office locations.
Hospital For Special Surgery
535 E 70th St
Upper East Side, New York, NY 10021

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Locations and availability (4)
License & Identifications

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Patient Reviews

3.0
  • Currently 3 of 4 stars
(34)
Patient comments (24)

The overall average patient rating of Dr. James Farmer is Good. Dr. Farmer has been reviewed by 34 patients who have provided 24 comments. The rating is 3 out of 4 stars.

Patient Ratings
Ease of Appointment 3.1
  • Currently 3.1428571428571 of 4 stars
Promptness 2.9
  • Currently 2.9310344827586 of 4 stars
Courteous Staff 3.2
  • Currently 3.2068965517241 of 4 stars
Accurate Diagnosis 3.1
  • Currently 3.1333333333333 of 4 stars
Bedside Manner 3.0
  • Currently 3 of 4 stars
Spends Time with Me 3.0
  • Currently 3.0333333333333 of 4 stars
Follows Up After Visit 2.9
  • Currently 2.8888888888889 of 4 stars

Specialties & Research

Dr. James Farmer, MD is board certified in Orthopaedic Surgery.

  • He has special expertise in 4 areas:
  • Hip Osteoarthritis
  • Knee Osteoarthritis
  • Osteoarthritis (Hand and Wrist)
  • Squamous Cell Carcinoma

Education & Awards

Dr. Farmer graduated from Georgetown University, Washington. He has 2 awards.

Awards  
Castle Connolly America's Top Doctors® (2009, 2013 - 2014)
Patients' Choice Award (2008)

Affiliations

Dr. Farmer has 6 hospital affiliations:

  • Hospital For Special Surgery 
  • NewYork-Presbyterian / Weill Cornell 

Accepted Insurance Plans

Dr. Farmer accepts these health insurances in at least one office:

  • United Healthcare - 2 plans
  • Unicare - 2 plans
  • Oxford Health Plans - 3 plans
  • Horizon Blue Cross Blue Shield of New Jersey - 3 plans
  • The Empire Plan (UHC) - 1 plan
  • USA H & W Network - 1 plan
  • Aetna - 3 plans
  • Medicare - 1 plan

Languages

  • Arabic
  • Armenian
  • Chinese
  • Cantonese
  • Mandarin
  • French
  • German
  • Greek
  • Hebrew
  • Hindi

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Additional Information
Where does Dr. James C. Farmer practice?
Dr. James Farmer practices Orthopaedic Surgery, Orthopaedic Surgery of the Spine, and Surgery near New York, NY.
Additional practice locations include: Lawrenceville, NJ and Freeport, NY.
See New York Orthopedic Surgeons and New York Surgeons.