Stephen Farkas, DO

Stephen Farkas, DO

4.6 out of 5 (319 patient ratings)

6340 Barnes Rd
Colorado Springs, CO 80922

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Phone: 1-719-522-1133
Fax: 1-719-538-2999

Our medical group has proudly served the Pikes Peak region for over 70 years!

Dr. Farkas’ training and experience in the US Army includes Combat Operations out of Kirkuk Air Base in Iraq, as well as Expeditionary Medical Hospital Training and Combat Casualty Care. He joins Optum’s team of Family Medicine providers at the East location to provide the same quality care to his patients in Colorado Springs as he delivered to his patients under his care during his military career. When he’s not in the clinic, Dr. Farkas enjoys skiing and other outdoor activities such as scuba diving and golf.


2001Residency University of Nebraska Medical CenterOmaha, NE
1997Rotating InternshipHealth OneDenver, CO
1996Doctor of Osteopathic MedicineWestern University of Health SciencePomona, CA
1992Bachelor of Science in BiologyUniversity of CaliforniaRiverside, CA


2013 - PresentFamily Practice PhysicianOptum
2005 - 2013Family Practice PhysicianUS ArmyFort Carson, CO
2005 - 2012Surgeon General and Chief of Physical Exams 302 ASTSUSAFRPeterson AFB, CO
2004 - 2005Clinical Chief – Family Practice ClinicUSAFPeterson AFB, CO
2001 - 2004Family Practice PhysicianUSAF RAF Lakenheath Hospital, England

Professional Memberships

  • American Academy of Family Physicians


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He tries to take care of any problem that you have.
One of a Kind doctor a would recommend him to friends family and church with an outstanding French staff it's a complete satisfactory
Always the epitome of a PCM
I really like Dr. Farkus. He takes time with his patients during appointments. He does not rush through and treat you like a number. He address all your concerns.He also makes sure you undertstand and are informed about your health plan as well as knowledgable about any other options. He goes above and beyond despite being very busy.
Ive had excellent care from Dr. Farkas for a few years.
This is the 1st time I saw Dr. Farkas. I was very pleased with his care, and concern for my problems.
He is thorough, he cares, he listens and he helps me with my any medical issues
Dr. Farkas is personable and knowledgeable. He has been a very caring physician.
As I said earlier he is one of the best doctors I've ever been to. Normally doctors are in and out of the office as quickly as possible with patients but Dr Farkas is not like that. He is empathetic and compassionate and thoughtful and analytical and I couldn't be any happier than I am.
I like him as well as Carmen Aquirre . Both are very concernced about my health
I have no negative opinions about Dr. Stephen Farkas. I like him, his friendliness, and his patience with my questions.
I was being screened for a surgical release and Dr Farkas found out that I was having kidney issues through blood work. He researched my medications and realized that one of my medications was causing my kidney issues. He called me one evening on his own time and discussed with my about stopping the medicine and waiting a week and redoing blood work. A week later my kidney levels were better and I was able to be cleared for surgery! Not to mention I was a new patient to him at this time... I feel like he has went above and beyond from the time I have started seeing him. He's a really good Dr!
I like the doctor.
All interactions have been outstanding
He is good service.
Dr. Farkas is new to my husband and myself. Our previous doctor, Dr. Evans, retired and we looked into several doctors and choice Dr. Farkas. He has always treated us with respect and never rushed us no matter how busy he has been. I really appreciate this habit from my doctors, I never mind waiting on a doctor as long as he or she doesn't rush my appointment, and this is the treatment we both receive from Dr Farkas.
He listens to you. He takes his time with you. I trust him.
He has always been reliable and through.
His empathy is remarkable as is his humor and his desire to remedy whatever the situation happens to be that day. He is extremely kind as well.
Very informative and talking directly to me, taking time to be thorough. Answering my questions and concerns.
He is very professional in dealing with his patients.
Dr. Farkas is an OUTSTANDING doctor !!!!!
Dr. Farkas is always attentive, takes his time and cares about your issue.
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