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


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Recent Journal Articles

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Moalem, J, Farkas, FL, Ruan, D, Khu, QY. "Laparoscopic enucleation for insulinoma: the procedure of choice?". Surgical Endoscopy. 2012; .
Iannuzzi JC; Choi DX; Farkas RL; Ruan DT; Peacock JL; Moalem J. ""Surgeon beware: many patients referred for parathyroidectomy are misdiagnosed with primary hyperparathyroidism"". Surgery. 2012; 152(4): 635-640.
Oberheim, NA, Kim, A, Farkas, RL, Ruan, DT, Schoeniger, LO, Schiffhauer, LM and Moalem, J. "Giant pancreatic tumor with clinical presentation of insulinoma without common pathological features". Endocrine Practice. 2011; 16: 1-13.
Moalem, J, Choi, D, Farkas, RI, Ruan, D, Khanafskar, E, and Kebebew, E, Moalem, J. "Delayed diagnosis of metastatic papillary thyroid cancer misdiagnosed as non-small cell lung cancer". Thyroid. 2011; 21(3).
Moalem, J, Ruan, DT, Farkas, RL, Shen, W, Miller, S, Duh, Q-Y, Clark, OH, Kebebew, E. "Prospective evaluation of the rate and impact of hemolysis on intraoperative parathyroid hormone assay (IOPTH) results". Annals of Surgical Oncology. 2010; 17(11): 2963-9.

Current Appointments

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


Surgery - American Board of Surgery


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