About Dr. Anthony G Farina Jr MD

Dr. Anthony G Farina Jr, MD is a Doctor primarily located in North Providence, RI. He has 28 years of experience. His specialties include Internal Medicine. He speaks English.

Rating Overview

162 Ratings with 75 Comments

The overall average patient rating of Dr. Anthony G Farina Jr is Poor. Dr. Anthony G Farina Jr has been rated by 162 patients. From those 162 patients 75 of those left a comment along with their rating. The overall rating for Dr. Anthony G Farina Jr is 2.1 of 5.0 stars.

Location

get directions NORTH PROVIDENCE URGENT CARE
1830 Mineral Spring Ave Unit 1
North Providence, RI 02904

Specialties

Dr. Anthony G Farina Jr has the following 1 specialty

  • Specialty Expertise

    Dr. Anthony G Farina Jr has the following 6 expertise

  • Vaccination
  • Physical
  • Heartburn
  • Weight Loss
  • Immunization
  • Check-up

Board Certifications

Dr. Anthony G Farina Jr is Board Certified in 1 specialty

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Reviews

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What a zoo!!!

I was a patient of Dr. Melcom, he is great. Unfortunately you can't say the same for Dr. Farina and most of the staff. When I started attending this office the doctors where so patient and very much interested in any issues you had, that has definitely change in the past couple of years due to the doctors being over booked. 1. takes 3 months to get a referral 2. it takes at least 3 hours to try and get thru to the office for any matter excluding billing (since they bill you for services not done and want all the money the can get).

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What a joke!!

First off, I will guarantee you that any good review was written by Dr. Farina himself. - he yells at his staff (witnessed by many of his patients) - In 2018 I was in the waiting room, there were about 12 people waiting to be seen. An older lady was upset because she had an appointment that day which was confirmed the previous day by phone with his staff. The office had NO appointment for her on their books, the office told her that they couldn't fit her in that day. She was upset and said, "That's it, I'm finding a new doctor". I kid you not, everyone in the waiting room said . . . . "ME TOO, ME TOO, ME TOO, ME TOO"!!! It was hilarious! - yells at lab workers - The staff and doctors are constantly leaving because of his abuse - I was told by two different PA's that they were leaving because of his verbal abuse. - I was in the walk-in clinic back in 2017 and the entire staff, including the doctor, were talking about how much they hated him. It was very unprofessional on their part, but that also tells you how bad it is. - bills for procedures that are never done - will not refill a prescription if you don't see someone in his office every six months. We aren't talking about a new drug that someone was recently placed on. He demands it even for a drug that someone has been on for years, who's not having any type of problem or complication. - If you need a referral to see a specialist, expect to wait 3 to 4 weeks for it. - Dr. Farina is grooming Dr. Malcolm to be his new puppet. He's even picked up Farina's bad habit of yelling at the staff. Heard it with my own two ears!!! I could go on and on about this place. I no longer go to that office and I thank God for that!! If you're smart, you'll stay far far away from there. btw Dr. Farina had a pissing contest with the Mayor of North Providence and LOST!!!!

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I was pleasantly surprised.

I first went to this primary care office about 3 months ago after a recommendation from a friend. My first experience wasn’t the best. The office girls were loud and very unorganized I think there were about 5 or 6 girls working in the office. The doctor seemed ok but he also seemed someone unorganized. But I must say I have noticed a big change. The last two visits were totally different. The girl at the front desk was helpful and pleasant, the office was calm and organized and very professional. I had a question regarding my referral and within minutes I was introduced to the referral coordinator and she answered all of my questions. On my last visit once again very professional, pleasant and organized. The staff was smiling and friendly the wait was very short. While I was in the waiting room an elderly man came in and seemed upset about his prescriptions. He was asked to take a seat and the girl would look into it. He sat down just a seat away so it was hard to not overhear the conversation. Within minutes an older women came out and sat beside the gentleman. She introduced herself as the manager. She listened to his complaint and apologized for the difficulties he was having getting his prescriptions she assured him this would not happen again her staff will fill all prescriptions within a 24-48 hour period. She wrote down her name and contact information and handed to the man and told him if he ever had to call more than once for his medications to make the second call to her directly, before their conversation was over the receptionist told him his prescription was called into his pharmacy and would be ready when he got there. It was so nice to see someone take the time to come out and sit with this elderly patient and have him leave taken care of and feel truly cared about. She turned to me and introduced herself as the man was leaving and asked if there was anything she could help me with I told her that I told her that I was just here for an appointment but I have noticed a big difference from my first visit. I would recommend this primary care to all of my friends. Very caring staff.

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Sexual harrassment

He apparently has pending sexual harrassment charges

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I think the problem is they overbook and you're sitting there for 2 hours last time I had to leave

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  • Education

    28 Years Experience

  • The Warren Alpert Medical School Of Brown University

    Graduated in 1991

  • Memorial Hospital

    Residency

  • Dr. Anthony G Farina Jr Accepts the Following Insurance

  • Aetna
    • Aetna Choice POS II
    • Aetna Managed Choice POS Open Access
    • Aetna Signature Administrators PPO
  • Anthem
    • Anthem PPO Century Preferred CT
  • BCBS Blue Card
    • BCBS Blue Card PPO
  • BCBS Massachusetts
    • BCBS MA Blue Care Elect PPO
    • BCBS MA Preferred Blue PPO
  • BCBS Rhode Island
    • BCBS RI HealthMate Coast to Coast
  • Cigna
    • CIGNA HMO
    • CIGNA LocalPlus
    • CIGNA Open Access Plus
    • CIGNA PPO
  • First Health
    • First Health PPO
  • Harvard Pilgrim
    • Harvard Pilgrim ChoiceNet HMO
    • Harvard Pilgrim HMO
    • Harvard Pilgrim PPO
  • Multiplan
    • Multiplan PPO
    • PHCS PPO
  • Tufts Health Plan
    • Tufts PPO
  • United Healthcare
    • UHC Choice Plus POS
    • UHC Navigate HMO
    • UHC Navigate POS
    • UHC Options PPO

Locations & Directions

NORTH PROVIDENCE URGENT CARE, 1830 Mineral Spring Ave Unit 1, North Providence, RI
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