Dr. William B. Farrar MD Surgeon

Dr. William Farrar is a surgeon in Columbus, Ohio. He is affiliated with multiple hospitals in the area, including James Cancer Hospital and Solove Research Institute and Ohio State University Hospital. He received his medical degree from University of Virginia School of Medicine and has been in practice for 39 years. He is one of 13 doctors at James Cancer Hospital and Solove Research Institute and one of 18 at Ohio State University Hospital who specialize in Surgery.

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Specialty & Clinical Interests

Surgeon: Surgical Oncology (Other than Breast)

Education & Medical Training

Memorial Sloan-Kettering Cancer Center
Residency, General Surgery, 1980 - 1982

Ohio State University Hospital
Residency, General Surgery, 1975 - 1980

University of Virginia School of Medicine
Class of 1975

Certifications & Licensure

American Board of Surgery
Certified in Surgery

OH State Medical License
Active through 2013

Awards, Honors & Recognition

Meaningful Use Stage 1 Certification, Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services

Publications & Presentations

Lapatinib as a component of neoadjuvant therapy for HER2-positive operable breast cancer (NSABP protocol B-41): an open-label, randomised phase 3 trial.
Robidoux, A.,Tang, G.,Rastogi, P.,Geyer, C. E.,Azar, C. A.,Atkins, J. N.,Fehrenbacher, L.,Bear, H. D.,Baez-Diaz, L.,Sarwar, S.,Margolese, R. G.,Farrar, W. B.,Brufsky, A. M.,Shibata, H. R.,Bandos, H.,Paik, S.,Costantino, J. P.,Swain, S. M.,Mamounas, E. P.,Wolmark, N.

Beta-blockers may reduce intrusive thoughts in newly diagnosed cancer patients.
Lindgren, M. E.,Fagundes, C. P.,Alfano, C. M.,Povoski, S. P.,Agnese, D. M.,Arnold, M. W.,Farrar, W. B.,Yee, L. D.,Carson, W. E.,Schmidt, C. R.,Kiecolt-Glaser, J. K.

Breast Cancer, Version 3.2013.
Theriault, R. L.,Carlson, R. W.,Allred, C.,Anderson, B. O.,Burstein, H. J.,Edge, S. B.,Farrar, W. B.,Forero, A.,Giordano, S. H.,Goldstein, L. J.,Gradishar, W. J.,Hayes, D. F.,Hudis, C. A.,Isakoff, S. J.,Ljung, B. M.,Mankoff, D. A.,Marcom, P. K.,Mayer, I. A.,McCormick, B.,Pierce, L. J.,Reed, E. C.,Schwartzberg, L. S.,Smith, M. L.,Soliman, H.,Somlo, G.,Ward, J. H.,Wolff, A. C.,Zellars, R.,Shead, D. A.,Kumar, R.

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Insurances Accepted

  • Aetna Choice POS II
  • Aetna HMO
  • Anthem Blue Access PPO
  • Anthem Blue Preferred HMO
  • BCBS Blue Card PPO
  • BCBS Illinois PPO
  • BCBS Massachusetts Blue Care Elect PPO
  • CIGNA Open Access
  • Cofinity PPO
  • First Health PPO
  • Great West PPO
  • HealthAmerica HealthAssurance PPO
  • Medical Mutual of Ohio SuperMed Plus
  • Medical Mutual of Ohio SuperMed POS
  • Multiplan PHCS PPO
  • Multiplan PPO
  • United Healthcare - Direct Choice Plus POS
  • United Healthcare - Direct Options PPO
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