Rachel L. Farkas, M.D.

Rachel L. Farkas, M.D.

Contact Information

University of Rochester Medical Center
School of Medicine and Dentistry
601 Elmwood Ave, Box SURG
Rochester, NY 14642

Appointment: (585) 275-URMC (8762)

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  • Admits to Strong Memorial Hospital Admits to Strong Memorial Hospital
  • Admits to Highland Hospital Admits to Highland Hospital

Professional Bio

The University of Rochester Medical Center is pleased to announce the addition of Rachel Leah Farkas, M.D. as an Assistant Professor of Surgery. She will see patients at both Strong Memorial Hospital and Highland Hospital.



Dr. Farkas received her Bachelor of Arts degree from Stern College, Yeshiva University in New York City. She then went on to earn her medical degree from New York Medical College in Valhalla, New York.

From 2004 to 2007, Dr. Farkas completed an internship in general surgery at UMDNJ - Robert Wood Johnson University Hospital and the remainder of her clinical studies at Saint Barnabas Medical Center. She finished her residency in general surgery at URMC, where she also served as chief surgical resident from 2010 to 2011. Most recently, Dr. Farkas was a clinical fellow in breast surgery at URMC.

Dr. Farkas is licensed to practice medicine in the states of New York and California and is certified by the American Board of Surgery. She is a member of professional organizations including the American College of Surgeons, American Society of Breast Surge

Current Appointments

Assistant Professor - Department of Surgery, Oncology (SMD) - Primary
Assistant Professor - Cancer Center

Specialties

Surgery - American Board of Surgery

Education

MD | Medicine | New York Medical College2004
BA | Biology | Yeshiva U-Sterns Coll Women2000

Post-Doctoral Training & Residency

Fellowship at Strong Memorial Hospital- GME Office08/01/2011 - 7/31/2012
Residency in Surgery at Strong Memorial Hospital- GME Office06/28/2008 - 06/25/2011
Fellowship at University of California, San Francisco Medical Center08/13/2007 - 06/20/2008
Residency in Surgery at St Barnabas Medical Center07/01/2005 - 06/30/2008
Internship in Surgery at UMDNJ-Robert Wood Johnson Medical School07/01/2004 - 06/30/2005