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About Dr. Gerald M Farby

Dr. Gerald M Farby, MD is a Doctor primarily located in Chicago, IL. His specialties include Internal Medicine. Dr. Farby is affiliated with Northshore Skokie Hospital. He speaks English.

Rating Overview

16 Ratings with 6 Comments

The overall average patient rating of Dr. Gerald M Farby is Great. Dr. Gerald M Farby has been rated by 16 patients. From those 16 patients 6 of those left a comment along with their rating. The overall rating for Dr. Gerald M Farby is 3.7 of 5.0 stars.

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Primary Address

Presence Medical Group

3500 W Peterson Ave Fl 3
Chicago, IL 60659
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Specialties

Dr. Gerald M Farby has the following 1 specialty

  • Internal Medicine

    An internist is a physician who focuses on the diagnosis and treatment of conditions that affect the adult population—both acute and chronic.
    These doctors are often who adults see as their primary physicians because they treat a broad range of illnesses that do not require surgical or specialist interventions. They also work to help a patient maintain optimal health in order to prevent the onset of disease.
    In addition to treating the common cold and flu, internists also treat chronic diseases like diabetes and heart disease.

  • Specialty Expertise

    Dr. Gerald M Farby has the following 4 expertise

  • Geriatric Functional Assessment
  • House Calls
  • Geriatric Medicine
  • Diabetes

Board Certifications

Dr. Gerald M Farby is Board Certified in 1 specialty

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Reviews

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Incompetant

My dad is in the hospital and is extreme pain...this doctor will NOT even prescribe anything to lessen the pain and make my dad more comfortable. I can not even believe that my dad chose this doctor as his primary care physician. This man also was incompetent when my mother was alive. He treated her from depression, was so quick to give her antidepressants and did not order an MRI. He totally misdiagnosed her condition and she consequently passed away with Brain Cancer. He is the worst doctor in the Chicagoland area and I pray that my dad inquires elsewhere for medical treatment.

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Ninni

I used to be a patient of Dr. Farby for many years before moving away, prior to him I was the patient of a doctor I was friends with, who moved out of state, so I had high expectations in a new practicioner. Dr. Farby was alway curteos, professional, compassionate, accurate and would do everything he had to do, including making me an inpatient in the hospital when it became necessary, I hope Dr. Farby continues his practice for another couple of years as he is a great doctor, I had some problems with the back then staff, but assuming they changed now, I can only recommend Dr. Farby, a wonderful doctor.

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Knowledgeable but too busy to give time needed

Dr Farby is a fair Dr. but could be a good Dr. if he'd spend more time with his patients and do a better job following up. I always feel rushed through and don't feel my annual check ups are very thorough (perhaps he is just too busy). My last check-up lasted maybe 5 min and was incomplete. He is accessible however and will do for prescriptions, basic check-ups, shots,etc. Some of office staff is good and some is not. Office has a lot and is easy to get to.

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Five Stars

he's a genuis

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One Star

Didn't give a correct diagnosis, was in Skokie Hospital for over 4 days with NO Tests or see other specialists.DON'T EVER SEE THIS MAN

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  • Hospital Affiliations

    Dr. Farby is affiliated (can practice and admit patients) with the following hospital(s).

  • Education

  • Michael Reese Hospital Medical Center

    Residency

  • Accepted Insurance

    Dr. Gerald M Farby accepts the following insurance providers.

  • Aetna
    • Aetna Choice POS II
    • Aetna HMO
    • Aetna Managed Choice POS Open Access
    • Aetna Signature Administrators PPO
  • BCBS Blue Card
    • BCBS Blue Card PPO
  • BCBS Illinois
    • BCBS IL Blue Advantage HMO
    • BCBS IL BlueChoice Select
    • BCBS IL HMO Illinois
    • BCBS IL PPO
  • Cigna
    • CIGNA HMO
    • CIGNA LocalPlus
    • CIGNA Open Access Plus
    • CIGNA PPO
  • Coventry Health Care
    • Coventry Health and Life IL PPO
    • Coventry HealthAmerica PPO
    • Coventry IL PPO
    • Coventry MO HMO POS
    • Coventry MO PPO
    • Coventry PPO Platinum
    • CoventryOne PPO Network
  • First Health
    • First Health PPO
  • HealthLink
    • HealthLink PPO
  • Humana
    • Humana Choice POS
    • Humana ChoiceCare Network PPO
    • Humana National HMO
    • Humana Preferred PPO
  • Multiplan
    • Multiplan PPO
  • United Healthcare
    • UHC Choice Plus POS
    • UHC Navigate HMO
    • UHC Navigate POS
    • UHC Options PPO

Locations & Directions

Presence Medical Group, 3500 W Peterson Ave Fl 3, Chicago, IL

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