Russell W. Farmer, M.D. healthcare provider in Louisville, KY for Colon & Rectal Surgery, Robotic Surgery, Oncology, Cancer Care, Gastrointestinal Cancer

Russell W. Farmer, M.D.

Colon and Rectal Surgery, Robotic Surgery, Oncology, Cancer Care, Gastrointestinal Cancer
Areas of Interest

Colon and Rectal Cancer | Fecal Incontinence | Inflammatory Bowel Disease | Laparoscopic/Robotic Surgery

Primary Practice Location
UofL Physicians – Colon and Rectal Surgery
UofL Health – Chestnut Street Outpatient Center
401 East Chestnut Street, Suite 710
Louisville, KY 40202
502-583-8303
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Overall Rating
4.9 out of 5
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Russell W. Farmer, M.D.

Russell W. Farmer, M.D. is a colon and rectal surgeon with UofL Physicians. He is also part of the colorectal cancer multidisciplinary team at UofL Health – Brown Cancer Center. His areas of interest include colon and rectal cancer, fecal incontinence, inflammatory bowel disease and laparoscopic and robotic surgery. Dr. Farmer received his medical degree from the University of Texas. He completed his residency in general surgery and fellowship in colon and rectal surgery, both at the University of Louisville.

Education & Training

M.D.
University of Texas Health Science Center - Houston | Houston | 2007
Fellowship
University of Louisville Hospital | Colon and Rectal Surgery | Louisville | 2014
Residency
University of Louisville Hospital | General Surgery | Louisville | 2013

Languages

English

Areas of Interest

Colon and Rectal Cancer | Fecal Incontinence | Inflammatory Bowel Disease | Laparoscopic/Robotic Surgery

School of Medicine

Assistant Professor

Department of Surgery

Patient Comments

Apr 7, 2024

5 out of 5
Dr. Farmer has been excellent in caring for me. He is very kind and caring and I would highly recommend him.

Mar 17, 2024

5 out of 5
I Love Dr Farmer! He Is a very personable, caring, understanding, very Informative, and patient, physician I have ever met. Everyone we come across in this practice are helpful and nice.

Mar 17, 2024

5 out of 5
Dr Farmer is unique in the healthcare world. He cares about the patient and is knowledgeable. Quite comforting in this crazy healthcare industry.

Feb 11, 2024

5 out of 5
I love Dr Farmer and his team; He has worked tirelessly over the years of surgeries, to give me a better quality of life.

Jan 14, 2024

5 out of 5
Dr. Farmer answered all my concerns very well. I was nervous about my condition but he made me feel at ease.

Sep 27, 2023

5 out of 5
Dr. Russell Farmer was stellar. He was kind, very knowlegable, very generous with is time and more personable than any physician in recent memory. I could not have asked for better care than I received from Dr. Farmer and his support team.

Sep 14, 2023

5 out of 5
I am very happy with the care I've been provided by Dr. Farmer - this visit and during all other visits/procedures. He is a compassionate doctor, who listens and explains things thoroughly. He has an outstanding bedside manner was able to put my anxieties at ease.

Aug 20, 2023

5 out of 5
Dr Russell Farmer is the single best provider that I have ever had. His knowledge, Bedside manner, Patience and compassion are all top notch. I only wish I had been introduced to him sooner.

Aug 8, 2023

5 out of 5
Dr. Farmer always answers all my questions and is a great physicians. Everyone in the office is kind and compassionate.

Jul 18, 2023

5 out of 5
Dr. Farmer is my favorite doctor. I wish all providers were as friendly and informative as he is. Always puts me at ease and talks to me, not down to me. I wish he was my family doctor.

Jul 12, 2023

5 out of 5
Excellent doctor and team.

Jul 6, 2023

5 out of 5
Thank you Dr Farmer for fixing me. The pain I was having since December 5th 2022 was so very very bad. I never endured such pain for such a long time. Dr Farmer knew what it was needed and schedule me for surgery. The surgery had an immediate positive impact on me.

Jun 22, 2023

4.6 out of 5
Ordered supplies I needed to start using.

Jun 4, 2023

4.55 out of 5
Both my colonoscopy and surgery procedure went well.

May 14, 2023

4.5 out of 5
Excellent doctor!

May 14, 2023

5 out of 5
Dr. Farmer is a great physician. He is always very compassionate.

May 14, 2023

5 out of 5
Dr. Farmer is always patient, kind and very thoughtful. Though it took a tumor for us to meet, we're so glad to know him.

May 7, 2023

5 out of 5
I always get excellent care and attention from Dr Farmer and his staff. He takes time to answers all questions me and my wife have. The whole team is very professional.

May 4, 2023

5 out of 5
Dr Farmer was very thorough in the preliminary appointment. He and his staff are fantastic!

May 2, 2023

5 out of 5
I think Dr Russell Farmer is one of the best doctors out there with he's exceptional skills great personality makes for an excellent physician

Apr 18, 2023

5 out of 5
Dr. Farmer is an excellent Dr. We truly love him & the care he provides.

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