Dr. Diana L. Farmer MD Surgeon

Dr. Diana Farmer is a surgeon in Sacramento, California and is affiliated with multiple hospitals in the area, including Citizens Baptist Medical Center and UCSF Medical Center. She received her medical degree from University of Washington School of Medicine and has been in practice for 31 years. Dr. Farmer accepts several types of health insurance, listed below. She is one of 2 doctors at Citizens Baptist Medical Center and one of 158 at UCSF Medical Center who specialize in Surgery.

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Specialty & Clinical Interests

Surgeon: Pediatric

Education & Medical Training

University of California at San Francisco
Residency, General Surgery, 1987–1989

University of California San Francisco Medical Center
Residency, General Surgery, 1990–1993

University of Washington
Residency, General Surgery, 1985–1987

Wayne State University School of Medicine
Fellowship, Pediatric Surgery, 1993–1995

University of Washington School of Medicine
Class of 1983

Certifications & Licensure

American Board of Surgery
Certified 20 years in Surgery

American Board of Surgery
Certified 16 years in Pediatric Surgery

CA State Medical License
Active through 2015

Awards, Honors & Recognition

Elected Member, Institute of Medicine

Fellow (FAAP), American Academy of Pediatrics

Fellow (FACS), American College of Surgeons

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Publications & Presentations

Surgical site infections in neonates and infants: is antibiotic prophylaxis needed for longer than 24 h?
Vu, L. T.,Vittinghoff, E.,Nobuhara, K. K.,Farmer, D. L.,Lee, H.

The Maturation of Children With Congenital Anomalies: Who Will Be Their Providers?
Farmer, D.,Sitkin, N.

In utero repair of myelomeningocele with autologous amniotic membrane in the fetal lamb model.
Brown, E. G.,Saadai, P.,Pivetti, C. D.,Beattie, M. S.,Bresnahan, J. C.,Wang, A.,Farmer, D. L.

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Insurances Accepted

  • Aetna HMO
  • Blue Shield CA Local Access Plus HMO
  • Multiplan PHCS PPO
  • BCBS Blue Card PPO
  • Multiplan PPO
  • Aetna Choice POS II
  • Blue Shield California PPO
  • CIGNA Open Access
  • First Health PPO
  • Great West PPO
  • Pacificare HMO
  • United Healthcare - Direct Options PPO
  • BCBS Alabama PPO
  • Blue Shield California HMO
  • Health Net California Large Group PPO
  • Health Net HMO - Employer Group
  • Humana ChoiceCare Network PPO
  • Medical Mutual of Ohio SuperMed Plus
  • Medical Mutual of Ohio SuperMed POS
  • Multiplan PHCS PPO - Kaiser
  • United Healthcare - Direct Choice Plus POS

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