Dr. Daniel Farber

Orthopedic Foot and Ankle Surgery
Philadelphia, PA
24 years experience male

Locations

PennMedicine Orthopaedics

Philadelphia, PA

Address

230 West Washington Square, 5th floor, Farm Journal Building, Philadelphia, PA
Directions

Fax

215-829-5002

Insurances accepted

Blue cross blue shield

Cigna

Humana

United healthcare

CareFirst BlueChoice HMO

About

Specialties
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Orthopedic Foot and Ankle Surgery

Languages spoken

English

Doctor Q&A

185 Answers
124 Agrees
The number of answers this doctor has agreed with.
A 39-year-old member asked:
Dr. Daniel Farber
24 years experience Orthopedic Foot and Ankle Surgery
Stretching, heel cup: Shin splints are a stress injury to the tibia bone. A right heelcord can contribute to this so achilles stretching is a must. Viscoelastic (silicone) ... Read More
A 40-year-old member asked:
Dr. Daniel Farber
24 years experience Orthopedic Foot and Ankle Surgery
RICE: Rest, ice, compression and elevation are the place to start. Once things settle down after a week or so, start working on ankle strengthening exercise ... Read More
A member asked:
Dr. Daniel Farber
24 years experience Orthopedic Foot and Ankle Surgery
Theoretically yes: Intoeing tends to put the foot in a more rigid alignment which allow more force to be transmitted with push off. So theoretically, these kids have a m ... Read More

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Testimonials
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Thank you notes
Nov 15, 2012
Dr. Farber is a gifted orthopaedic surgeon who uses cutting edge technology to educate and treat his patients.
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Feb 4, 2012
Thanks for giving me an honest answer about the recovery time from sesamoidectomy. The three opinions I received prior to surgery gave me an unrealistic opinion of recovery time, so I've been anxious ...Read More
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Mar 31, 2015
Dr. Farber is an amazing doctor! #nationaldoctorsday2015 #virtualflower1
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Thanks, Dr. Farber. I wish I my doctor told me this upfront, so my expectations would have been more realistic (he originally the healing time was 6 weeks, later said 3 months). I sure hope I will be ...Read More
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Thank you, your answer or tip was very helpful! Neurosurgeons, pain specialists and family doctor, and no one could give me an answer. I appreciate your time. That makes sense. Thank you
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Thanks for your quick reply! OK they removed my ankle joint and cute the smaller bone half way up the thigh my foot loosen color and is cold all the time .and pain cons

Education & Training

Medical/Graduate school

University of Maryland School of Medicine, MD
Graduated 1997MD

Affiliations

University of md medical system
University Maryland Medical Ctr
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