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Dr. Kristen Farwell, MD

Gastroenterology*
5.0 (4)
Map Pin Small Burlington, MA
Accepting new patients
16 years of experience

Offers telehealth

Overview of Dr. Kristen Farwell, MD

Dr. Kristen Farwell, MD is a Gastroenterology Specialist in Burlington, MA. They specialize in Gastroenterology, has 16 years of experience. They graduated from Tufts University and is affiliated with Lahey Hospital and Medical Center. Patients rated Dr. Farwell an average 5.0 star rating.

Dr. Farwell works at Lahey Hospital and Medical Center in Burlington, MA. They frequently treat conditions like Inflammatory Bowel Disease, Crohn's Disease and Ulcerative Colitis 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. Farwell's Office Locations

  1. 1
    Burlington
    41 Mall Rd, Burlington, MA 01805 Icon Directions Right Arrow Directions Phone Icon (781) 744-8740

Hospital Affiliations
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  • Lahey Hospital and Medical Center

Experience & Treatment Frequency

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Treatment frequency



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Inflammatory Bowel Disease
Crohn's Disease
Ulcerative Colitis
Congenital Anomaly Intestine
Familial Adenomatous Polyposis
Hemorrhoids
Abdominal Pain
Alcoholic Cirrhosis
Anal or Rectal Pain
Anemia
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Barrett's Esophagus
Celiac Disease
Chronic Gastritis
Cirrhosis
Colorectal Polyp
Constipation
Diaphragmatic and Hiatal Hernia
Diarrhea
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Duodenitis
Dysphagia
Esophageal Motility Disorders
Esophagitis
Gastric Ulcer
Gastritis
Gastroesophageal Reflux Disease (GERD)
Gastrointestinal Bleeding
Gastrointestinal Malabsorption
Gastroptosis
Intestinal Diverticulosis
Intestinal Obstruction
Intestinal Ulcer
Irritable Bowel Syndrome
Liver Damage from Alcohol
Nausea
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Non-Alcoholic Fatty Liver Disease
Noninfectious Gastroenteritis and Colitis
Pouchitis
Reflux Esophagitis
Unexplained Weight Loss
Vitamin_Deficiency
Vomiting Disorders
Colonoscopy, Proctosigmoidoscopy, and Sigmoidoscopy
Duodenal Polypectomy
Endoscopy (Esophagus, Stomach, Small Intestine)
ERCP (Endoscopic Retrograde Cholangiopancreatography)
Flexible Sigmoidoscopy
Manometry
Removal or Destruction of Rectal or Intestinal Tumor (incl. Colonoscopy, Proctosigmoidoscopy, Sigmoidoscopy and Control of Hemorrhage)
Rigid Proctosigmoidoscopy
Alcoholic Hepatitis
All Types of Food Poisoning
Ascites
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Barretts Esophagus with Dysplasia
Benign Neoplasm of the Digestive System
Bowel Strangulation
Cholangitis
Coccygeal Pain
Congenital Achalasia
Dehydration
Diffuse Esophageal Spasm
Diverticulitis
Diverticulosis
Duodenal Cancer
Duodenal Ulcer
Dysentery
Enteritis
Eosinophilic Esophagitis
Esophageal Achalasia and Cardiospasm
Esophageal Diverticulum
Esophageal Ulcer
Esophageal Varices
Food Poisoning
Gallstones
Gas-Bloat Syndrome
Gastrojejunal Ulcer
Gastroparesis
Giardiasis
Heartburn
Hemochromatosis
Hepatitis A
Hepatitis B
Hepatitis B - Immune Response
Hepatitis C
Hernia
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Hiatal Hernia
Indigestion
Infectious Diarrheal Disease
Intestinal Diverticulitis
Ischemic Colitis
Lactose Intolerance
Mallory-Weiss Syndrome
Malnutrition
Neoplasm of Gastrointestinal Tract
Non-Neonatal Jaundice
Pancreatitis
Pelvic Abscess
Peptic Ulcer
Primary Sclerosing Cholangitis
Proctoptosis
Pyloric Stenosis
Rectal Prolapse
Rectal Ulcer
Retroperitoneum Cancer
Salmonella Food Poisoning
Sclerosing Mesenteritis
Splenomegaly
Stomach Stenosis
Stomal Ulcer
Upper Digestive Tract Cancer
Viral Enteritis
Viral Hepatitis
Colon Cancer Screening
Colonoscopy
Colorectal Cancer Screening
Gallbladder Scan
Hepatitis A Screening
Hepatitis B Virus Screening
Hepatitis C Virus Screening
Hepatitis Screening
Impedance Testing
Instrumental Diagnostic Evaluation for Dysphagia
Liver Biopsy
Liver Function Test
pH Probe
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Screening Colonoscopy
Ultrasound
VAP Lipid Testing
Wireless pH Testing
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    About Dr. Kristen Farwell, MD

    Specialties*
    • Gastroenterology

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    Years of Experience
    • 16 years of experience
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    Languages Spoken
    • English
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    NPI Number
    • 1629222336
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    Education & Certifications

    Medical Education
    • Tufts University
    Medical Education

    Frequently Asked Questions

    Dr. Kristen Farwell, MD is accepting new patients on Healthline FindCare. You can check to see if Dr. Farwell is offering online scheduling or call the provider’s office for more information.

    Dr. Farwell has indicated that they do offer telehealth services. Please call the provider’s office at for more information.

    Dr. Farwell works at Lahey Hospital and Medical Center in Burlington, MA. View the full address on Dr. Farwell’s profile.

    Dr. Farwell has seen patients for Inflammatory Bowel Disease, Crohn's Disease and Ulcerative Colitis, and more. You can see other conditions treated by Dr. Farwell on their profile. Please call the provider’s office to confirm all visit reasons.

    4 patients have reviewed Dr. Farwell. The overall rating for this provider is 5.0. You can read verified reviews and ratings and leave your own review based on your experience with Dr. Farwell.

    Whether a person prefers to schedule an appointment online or over the phone with Dr. Farwell, there are benefits to both methods. A person calling to schedule an with Dr. Farwell appointment can ask questions about the practice, provider availability, conditions treated, procedures performed, and if their insurance carrier is accepted. While online scheduling is quicker, easier, allows one to view a wide range of appointment times, and may provide the ability to sync with a personal calendar.

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