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David Farber, MD

4.8 out of 5 (325 Ratings)



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About David Farber

Dr. Farber is a graduate of Tufts University School of Medicine. He completed a residence in Internal Medicine at the University of Colorado Health Sciences Center and fellowships in Cardiology and Interventional Cardiology at Boston Medical Center.

He performs interventional cardiology services at Charlton Memorial Hospital including cardiac catheterizations and angioplasty.

He is board certified in Cardiology, Interventional Cardiology and Nuclear Cardiology.


Practicing at the following locations:

Southcoast Physicians Group Cardiology

1030 President Avenue Truesdale Building Suite 3001
Fall River, MA 02720

P: 508-973-9700

Get Directions 41.71413709999999 -71.13876849999997

Insurances Accepted

Southcoast accepts most major insurance plans. Call the Southcoast patient registration department at 844-297-2952 or your health plan with any questions regarding coverage.

Provider Ratings

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Patient Comments (62)

At Southcoast Health, we strive to deliver exceptional patient care along with an exceptional patient experience. We appreciate all of your feedback and share your comments to recognize the wonderful care our teams provide to you as well as identify areas for improvement.

  • Everyone there was extremely friendly and caring. Felt very comfortable with the doctor, nurse and everyone in the office. Best care!

  • The appointment was on time and the staff and doctor were fine.

  • Nothing at this time

  • Everyone is doing great and I have never been disappointed with this provider. I could not have better service anywhere,that could match Truesdale/Southcoast Medical.

  • Very kind reception staff. Brilliant provider, knowledgeable, patient, asked relevant questions, provided pertinent information, did not feel rushed through appointment. Doctor actually walks you back to reception area to give front staff brief summary and follow-up requests. Thank you.

  • Knowledgeable, attentive physician with a pragmatic approach to health management. Easy to talk to; realistic approach to treatment much appreciated.

  • I'm pleased with all of them . There all very curtious .

  • My Dr's good, but I would just like more consideration of how all my problems interact, and how we can work on all of them together to make my heart better, and I want a little bit more understanding, a little bit more clarity, and take my whole body into consideration. Thank you.

  • Always a thorough experience each time I see Dr. Farber, and staff. Thanks for always being so professional and friendly all at the same time!

  • I like Dr. David Farber. He's a very very good listening doctor. He tried his best. I do have a difficult case. It's hard to treat. I would have rated even higher, it's just that it's hard to treat, he doesn't understand, he doesn't know a lot about the pops and it's hard to treat it along with the small fiber neuropathy there are other other things involved here, other than cardiac issues. But Dr. Farber is always patient with me very patient and he's a very kind and knowledgeable doctor. And the staff there is is just always, and I'm talking always they're just kind as well and, and patient and listening to your needs. The whole staff there, I give it a very high rating. It's just that I wish I could get better help with what I have and what's going on, it's not the fault of the provider. It's just the *

  • Dr.Farber is a wonderful doctor!He listens to what patient has to say,answers all questions,does not rush,and his kindness and professionalism are offered in a way that helps the patient to feel cared for and assured.I highly recommend Dr. Farber to those who need cardiac care!

  • He always listen to any concerns that I have and always explain and help me understand about my concerns.

  • Staff and Dr Farber were very professional and were friendly and attentive to explaining the issues and answering my questions

  • I can't offer any suggestions because my visits with Dr. Farber and his staff go exceptionally well. Everyone is courteous and patient. The doctor listened to my concerns, agreed to adjust my medication and explained things in a way I understood.

  • Everything

  • as always everyone there were very professional and polite.

  • Staff were respectful and kind. Doctor was knowledgeable and caring. First appointment at this practice and very pleased.

  • Everything went great. No weak links, very happy.

  • Overall you and team are doing great, thanks

  • Good service

  • You got me in on time. Dr, Farber was understanding and helpful

  • Everything was fine

  • Caring team

  • Completely satisfied. This Doctor has always provided me with the best care. I am alive today thanks to him. He has been my Doctor for 17 years.

  • Everyone in this office is respectful and caring for their patients and I really like that. I didn't find anything that needed to be changed.

  • Just keep up the good work

  • Nothing to add…all is well

  • Dr Farber listens and explains things well. He was honest with me and made reasonable recommendations for lifestyle changes.

  • You did everything well, everybody in the office, including the doctor.

  • Dr. Farber listened to my concerns and gave me excellent care.

  • This medical office and my doctor,,Dr Farber,are exlent,thank you for your amazing service!

  • Well satisfied.

  • I had a problem with my pacemaker and it was solved.

  • Courteous and thoughtful interaction with us as has been true for eighteen years. Respect and are grateful for knowing Dr. Farber and the staff.

  • Dr. Farber is a great cardiologist. He is always very thorough when I see him and I would can't think of anybody else who I would highly recommend like I would him. Thank you.

  • Dr Farber is the best .

  • Dr Farber is excellent

  • They are very accommodating and always willing to take the time to help and explain everything. They Always make you feel welcomed but most importantly they are the best in the field of cardiology. OUR Care is the utmost importance . THANK YOU!

  • I really appreciate how prompt my appointments are. I never wait a long time in the waiting room. Also, the whole staff is courteous and friendly.

  • Very personable and professional

  • They always listen to me and make feel comfortable.

  • My experience was fine , except the last tape was cold. It made me jump.

  • Dr Farber has been my Dr for a number of years. I am extremely comfortable with him and his staff.

  • Everything always go well at my appointments with doctor Farber

  • There is absolutely nothing that could have been done to improve my visit with my cardiologist. I have been going to this cardiologist for about 16 years and everyone in Truesdale Cardiology is fantastic. You are always treated with professionalism and courtesy and the doctor is very knowledgeable and him and I get along very very well. I would highly recommend this facility including everyone from the girl who takes you in when you arrive to the doctor that treats you and the girls in the office who provide you with follow-up appointments. They are all wonderful people I don't think I would still be alive if I wasn't under their care. I love them all and plan to continue to use this facility because I find it hard to believe that anyone out there to do a better job. I love everyone here and they return that love with professionalism and treat me like I I am their only patient. I would highly recommend this facility to anyone I know who needs cardiac help. Thank you Truesdale Cardiology!!!

  • great attention for all my needs were met

  • Everything done was done totally professional and Dr Farber is an outstanding cardiologist I would go to no one else

  • Friendly and professional staff.

  • Dr. David Farber has been my cardiologist for 18 years. He's the best doctor there is for Cardiology and there's nothing you could do to improve the services that is office provides. They do an excellent job. Thank you very much. Bye now.

  • Everything

  • ALI took care of all my vitals and spoke to me in a very professional, friendly and calming manner..made me relax for the visit. Dr. Faber was exceptionally attentive..asked questions, looked at me while listening to my reply, accepted knowledge with respect, and I felt like a true partner in my own healthcare. He was very confident in his diagnosis because he had actually read through my chart and reviewed all my EKGs and other tests before seeing me! The office got me my appointment within 2 days and I was very happy overall with the entire experience. I am looking forward to more visits in the future at this office! Thanks to everyone who made my experience so good!

  • We've been with, I've been with Dr. Farber for going on 17 years and in all cases from Square One til today's meeting. He's been clear, thoughtful considerate. He considers options before giving us recommendations. If there's recommendations will rank them, you know, try this. And if there needs to be a change, he will give us a second alternative. Hey, we can't rate system high enough for the care that he is given me and he's been my wife's cardiologist for about 7 years and she feels exactly the same way.

  • Dr Farber has been my Cardiologist since my Heart Attach 15 years ago. I have the utmost confidence in him.

  • everyone is very polite and professional.

  • Everything

  • Care with respect

  • Everybody in the office, very polite, can't improve it all on any of that. Dr. Farber, he is excellent. He listens, he observes, he recommends us, what we should do what we shouldn't do. He's very concerned about our health and I believe he wants to keep us alive longer than what we can stay. He's very ... really like visiting his office. They're very nice people, there and all the cardiologists for that matter cuz my husband goes, there also to another doctor, but I really like Dr. Farber a lot. Thank you so much. And have a great and healthy New Year ahead.

  • Everyone is always courteous and professional and friendly. Service is prompt and thorough..

  • He takes the time to explain all questions and is very helpful.

  • Dr Farber, Dr [Name], and their teams, plus [Name], who met me, the discharge PA,(?), and the entire nursing staff were outstanding. I am relatively new to the area, yet have somehow managed to make some friends. Anyone nice enough to chk in w me was told how wonderful, thorough, talented, friendly my [Name] experience was. Thank you for asking as I had planned to write your team. M [Name] [Name]

  • On time and courteous

  • Timely appt…great communication…follow up testing and consultation arranged very quickly

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