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About Dr. Tony G Farah
Dr. Tony G Farah, MD is a Doctor primarily located in Pittsburgh, PA. His specialties include Internal Medicine, Cardiovascular Disease and Cardiology. Dr. Farah is affiliated with UPMC Passavant, Indiana Regional Medical Center and Allegheny General Hospital. Dr. Farah has received 4 awards. He speaks English.
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Dr. Tony G Farah has the following 3 specialties
- 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.
- Cardiovascular Disease
Cardiologists are doctors who specialize in the diagnosis, prevention and treatment of conditions related to the heart and blood vessels.
A patient may be referred to a cardiologist if he experiences symptoms like chest pains, shortness of breath, dizziness, or high blood pressure. The physician will then evaluate your symptoms, take your health and family history and your weight. The cardiologist may order additional diagnostic tests, such as an echocardiogram, X-ray or blood tests. If necessary, the cardiologist may also call for a cardiac catheterization - a procedure in which a small tube is inserted into or near the heart that can take pictures of the heart's activity, or relieve blockage.
Once determining whether there is a heart condition, a cardiologist will treat a patient through cholesterol management, cardiac rehabilitation, and fitness. If surgical intervention is required, like open-heart surgery, a cardiologist will make that determination, but a cardiothoracic surgeon will perform the procedure.
Dr. Tony G Farah has the following 8 expertise
- Acute Coronary Syndrome (ACS)
- High Blood Pressure (Hypertension)
- Heart Block
- Heart Failure
- Unstable Angina
- Carotid Artery Diseases (CAD)
- High Cholesterol (Hypercholesterolemia)
Dr. Tony G Farah is Board Certified in 2 specialties
See the board certifications this doctor has received. Board certifications provide confidence that this doctor meets the nationally recognized standards for education, knowledge and experience.
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Great doctor, wonderful bedside maner
Self-verified patient of Dr. Tony G Farah - Posted on January 4th, 2014
I was life flighted to AGH in 1992 with 100% blockage of my LAD. I was in a lot of pain and was justifiably worried. I was 49 at the time, the same age that my father passed away from heart problems. I was fortunate enough to have Dr. Farah as my physician. I turned 71 yesterday, Jan. 3rd. Dr. Farah was about as caring and warm as a doctor could be. He was extremely kind and informative to my wife. I think that the man is a great surgeon and a wonderful man. He and his team placed stents in my LAD and I have felt great for the past 22 years. Thanks again Dr. Farah.
Self-verified patient of Dr. Tony G Farah - Posted on March 7th, 2012
Compassionate Doctor Recognition (2014)
Compassionate Doctor certification is granted to physicians who treat their patients with the utmost kindness. The honor is granted based on a physician's overall and bedside manner scores.
Top 10 Doctor - City (2014)
Top 10 Doctors are chosen by the millions of patients who visit Vitals each year to find a new doctor and share their experiences by providing ratings and reviews. In order to differentiate highly-regarded doctors from the rest for patients in search of quality care, Vitals awards Top 10 Doctor honors to those physicians within a certain specialty and geographic area who are consistently given top ratings by their patients.
Patients' Choice Award (2014)
Patients' Choice recognition reflects the difference a particular physician has made in the lives of his/her patients. The honor is bestowed to physicians who have received near perfect scores, as voted by patients.
On-Time Doctor Award (2014)
Vitals On-Time + Promptness Award recognizes doctors with consistent high ratings for timeliness of appointments. The honor is granted based on a physician's overall and promptness scores.
Dr. Farah is affiliated (can practice and admit patients) with the following hospital(s).
Allegheny General Hospital
Dr. Tony G Farah accepts the following insurance providers.
- Aetna Choice POS II
- Aetna HMO
- Aetna Managed Choice POS Open Access
- Aetna Select
- Aetna Signature Administrators PPO
BCBS Blue Card
- BCBS Blue Card PPO
- CIGNA HMO
- CIGNA Open Access Plus
- CIGNA PPO
Coventry Health Care
- Coventry HealthAmerica HMO
- Coventry HealthAmerica PPO
- First Health PPO
Geisinger Health Plan
- Geisinger Health Plan
- Highmark PPOBlue
- Humana Choice POS
- Humana ChoiceCare Network PPO
- Multiplan PPO
- PHCS PPO
- UHC Choice Plus POS
- UHC Navigate HMO
- UHC Navigate POS
- UHC Options PPO
Locations & DirectionsPITTSBURGH CARDIOLOGY ASSOCIATES, 490 E North Ave Ste 307, Pittsburgh, PA
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