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Stephen Farkas, DO

Stephen Farkas, DO

4.6 out of 5 (284 patient ratings)


East
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.

Education

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

Experience

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

PATIENT COMMENTS

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11/30/2020
Dr. Farkas is an OUTSTANDING doctor !!!!!
8/23/2020
Dr. Farkas is always attentive, takes his time and cares about your issue.
5/26/2020
Dr. Farkas provides the options that are very important to me to make my own decisions concerning my health going forward.
7/28/2020
As always when communicating with Dr.Farkus about my health, the information he relayed to me significantly aided in addressing my medical issues.
10/1/2020
6. Took too long to get into specialist.
3/12/2021
the best care thank you
5/19/2020
I tell everyone I know that dr Fargas is wonderful and very caring and kind.
12/12/2020
The key regarding this physician is that he listens to my concerns regarding my health he gives me recommendations to better my health. I' m pleased having him as my primary doctor.
5/8/2020
Dr. Farkas is amazing. Sometimes I have to wait for an appointment but once I am being seen... I know why. He takes the time to explain everything that is going on and answer questions I have thoroughly. He goes above and beyond to make sure I leave feeling taken care of.
12/14/2020
very good
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