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Dr. Jeffrey Farma, MD

Surgical Oncology*
4.7 (33)
Map Pin Small Philadelphia, PA
Accepting new patients
24 years of experience

Offers telehealth

Overview of Dr. Jeffrey Farma, MD

Dr. Jeffrey Farma, MD is a Surgical Oncology Specialist in Philadelphia, PA. They specialize in Surgical Oncology, has 24 years of experience, and is board certified in General Surgery. They graduated from Temple University Lewis Katz School of Medicine and is affiliated with Chestnut Hill Hospital, Temple University Hospital, Jeanes Hospital and Fox Chase Cancer Center. Dr. Farma, completed a residency at Temple University Hospital System. Patients rated Dr. Farma an average 4.7 star rating.

Dr. Farma works at Fox Chase Cancer Center in Philadelphia, PA. They frequently treat conditions like Anal and Rectal Cancer and Soft Tissue Sarcoma along with other conditions at varying frequencies. They are accepting new patients and accept Aetna, Anthem and Blue Cross Blue Shield as well as other major insurance plans. Please call ahead to schedule an appointment and to confirm all accepted insurance plans.

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Dr. Farma's Office Locations

  1. 1
    Fox Chase Cancer Center-american Oncologic Hospital
    333 Cottman Ave, Philadelphia, PA 19111 Icon Directions Right Arrow Directions Phone Icon (215) 728-6900
  2. 2
    Temple University Hospital - Main Campus Ambulatory Care Center
    3401 N Broad St # 44, Philadelphia, PA 19140 Icon Directions Right Arrow Directions Phone Icon (800) 836-7536

Hospital Affiliations
Admitting Hospitals

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  • Chestnut Hill Hospital
  • Temple University Hospital
  • Jeanes Hospital
  • Fox Chase Cancer Center

Experience & Treatment Frequency


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Anal and Rectal Cancer
Wound Repair
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Treatment frequency

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Anal and Rectal Cancer
Wound Repair
Soft Tissue Sarcoma
Colorectal Cancer
Stomach Cancer
Upper Digestive Tract Cancer
Lymph Node Biopsy or Excision
Axillary Lymph Node Dissection
Abdominal Pain
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Breast Cancer
Breast Lump
Cholecystitis and Gallstones
Hypothalamus Cancer
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Incisional Hernia
Intestinal Obstruction
Lung Cancer
Malignant Pituitary Gland Tumor
Metastatic Respiratory System Cancer
Neuroendocrine Tumors
Peritoneal Cancer
Pineal Region Tumors
Retroperitoneum Cancer
Small Intestine Cancer
Thyroid Cancer
Urinary Tract Cancer
Uterine Cancer
Excision, Shaving, or Destruction of Skin and Subcutaneous Tissue (incl. Mohs Micrographic Surgery), Tissue Transfer
Laparoscopic Appendectomy
Lymphadenectomy With Robotic Assistance
Nephrectomy with Robotic Assist
Abdominal Cancer
Acinar Cell Carcinoma
Acral Lentiginous Melanoma of Skin
Acute Bowel Infarction
Adenoid Cystic Carcinoma
Adrenal Gland Cancer
Aggressive Fibromatosis
Alveolar Soft Part Sarcoma
Anal Cancer
Anal or Rectal Pain
Angiosarcoma of the Breast
Angiotropic Melanoma
Appendix Cancer
Basal Cell Carcinoma
Basosquamous Carcinoma
Benign Mediastinal Tumor
Benign Neoplasm of the Digestive System
Biliary Atresia
Biliary Tract Cancer
Bladder Cancer
Bowel Strangulation
Brain Cancer
Brain Injury
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Carcinoid Tumor
Carcinoid Tumor of Gastrointestinal Tract
Chondroid Melanoma
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Colon Cancer
Colon Mass
Colon Polyp
Colon Stricture
Congenital Malignant Melanoma
Crohn's Disease
Cutaneous Desmoplastic Melanoma
Cutaneous Metastatic Melanoma
Cutaneous Squamous Cell Carcinoma
Dermal Melanoma
Dermatofibrosarcoma Protuberans
Desmoid Disease, Hereditary
Distal Colorectal Cancer
Distal Gastrointestinal Tract Cancers
Duodenal Cancer
Epidermoid Carcinoma
Esophageal Cancer
Esophageal Diseases
Ewing's Sarcoma
Fallopian Tube Cancer
Familial Colorectal Cancer
Gallbladder and Biliary Tract Cancer
Gastric Cancer, Borrmann 4
Gastric Ulcer
Gastroenterologic Cancer (Colon, Stomach, Esophageal, Liver)
Gastroenteropancreatic Neuroendocrine Tumor
Gastrointestinal Cancer
Gastrointestinal Stromal Tumors
Hamartomatous Colorectal Cancer
Hereditary Nonpolyposis Colon Cancer
Illeum Cancer
Inflammatory Bowel Disease
Inguinal Hernia
Intestinal Abscess
Intestinal Cancer
Intestinal Diverticulosis
Intestinal Fistula
Intestinal Prolapse
Kaposi's Sarcoma
Large Bowel Obstruction
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Malignant Neoplasm of Gastrointestinal Tract
Malignant Schwannoma
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Merkel Cell Carcinoma
MSI-H Colorectal Cancer
MSI-L Colorectal Cancer
MSS Colorectal Cancer
Multiple Endocrine Neoplasia
Neoplasm of Gastrointestinal Tract
Non-Melanoma Skin Cancer
Osteosarcoma of the Breast
Ovarian Cancer
Pancreatobiliary Disease
Pituitary Gland Cancer
Primary Peritoneal Cancer
Prostate Cancer
Pyloric Stenosis
Radiation-Induced Angiosarcoma of the Breast
Rectal Cancer
Rectovaginal Fistula
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Sarcoma of the Skin
Sebaceous Gland Carcinoma
Secondary Hypertension
Secondary Malignancies
Skin Cancer
Soft Tissue Sarcoma of Head, Face, and Neck
Spleen Cancer
Sporadic Colorectal Cancer
Squamous Cell Carcinoma of Skin
Stomach and Small Intestine Cancer
Traumatic Brain Injury
Ulcerative Colitis
Umbilical Hernia
Ventral Hernia
Abscess or Cyst Drainage or Aspiration
Abscess or Fluid Incision and Drainage
Adjacent Tissue Transfer
Adrenalectomy with Robotic Assist
Advanced Robotic Surgery
  • View other providers who treat Anoscopy
Bile Duct Procedure
Biliary Drainage
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Biopsy of Breast
Bladder Surgery
Bowel Obstruction Repair
Bowel Resection
Bowel Surgery
Cancer Screening
Colectomy Laparoscopic
Colectomy Sigmoidectomy with Robotic Assist
Colon and Rectal Surgery
Colon Cancer Screening
Colon Surgery
Colonoscopy, Proctosigmoidoscopy, and Sigmoidoscopy
CT-Guided Biopsy
da Vinci® Robotic Surgery
Dermatology Procedure
Dressing and-or Debridement of Wound, Infection, or Burn
Duodenal Surgery
Endoscopy (Esophagus, Stomach, Small Intestine)
Enterostomy (Laparoscopic or Open)
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Excision of Bile Duct Tumor
Excision of Rectal Tumor
Excision of Stomach Tumor
Excisional Biopsy
Flexible Sigmoidoscopy with Robotic Assist
Foregut Surgery
Gallbladder Removal
Gastrectomy with Robotic Assist
Gastric Restrictive With Partial Gastrectomy or Jejunojejunostomy
Gastric Tube Insertion
Hepatobiliary Surgery
Hernia Repair
Ileal Pouch-Anal Anastomosis
Laparoscopic Abdominal Surgery
Laparoscopic Abdominoperineal Resection of the Rectum With Robotic Assistance
Laparoscopic Colectomy
Laparoscopic Colon Surgery
Laparoscopic Rectal Surgery
Laparoscopic Removal Biliary Stones Robotic Assist
Laparoscopic Splenectomy
Liver Biopsy
Liver Surgery
Lymph Node Resection
Lymphadenectomy with Robotic Assist
Melanoma Removal
Muscle Biopsy
Open Appendectomy
Open Incisional or Ventral Hernia Repair
Open Inguinal Hernia Repair
Pancreatectomy (incl. Pancreas Transplant and Whipple Procedure)
Pancreatic Surgery
Pelvic Lymph Node Dissection
Port Placements or Replacements
Puncture Aspiration
Rectal Surgery
Restorative Proctocolectomy With Ileal-Anal J Pouch
Revision of Gastric Anastomosis or Restrictive Procedure
Sentinel Node Biopsy
Skin Biopsy
Skin Grafts
Skin Screenings
Small Bowel Resection
Small Bowel Surgery
Soft Tissue Mass Biopsy
Soft Tissue Tumor Removal
Spinal Nerve Block
Surgical Biopsy
Transanal Endoscopic Microsurgery (TEM) for Rectal Tumors
Wedge Resection Colon
Wedge Resection Stomach
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    About Dr. Jeffrey Farma, MD

    • Surgical Oncology

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    Years of Experience
    • 24 years of experience
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    Languages Spoken
    • English
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    • 1417142795
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    Education & Certifications

    • Clinical Fellow, H. Lee Moffitt Cancer Center & Research Institute - Surgical Oncology|National Cancer Institute-NIH
    • Temple University Hospital System
    • Temple University
    Medical Education
    • Temple University Lewis Katz School of Medicine
    Medical Education
    Board Certifications
    • General Surgery
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    Dr. Jeffrey Farma, MD is accepting new patients on Healthline FindCare. You can check to see if Dr. Farma is offering online scheduling or call the provider’s office for more information.

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    Dr. Farma works at Fox Chase Cancer Center in Philadelphia, PA. View the full address on Dr. Farma’s profile.

    Dr. Farma has seen patients for Anal and Rectal Cancer and Soft Tissue Sarcoma, and more. You can see other conditions treated by Dr. Farma on their profile. Please call the provider’s office to confirm all visit reasons.

    33 patients have reviewed Dr. Farma. The overall rating for this provider is 4.7. You can read verified reviews and ratings and leave your own review based on your experience with Dr. Farma.

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