Dr. Steven Farmer, MD

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    Steven A. Farmer, MD, PhD, FACC, FASE is an Associate Professor of Medicine & Public Health. He also serves as Associate Director for GW's Office of Clinical Practice Innovation. He specializes in non-invasive cardiovascular imaging, including nuclear cardiology and echocardiography. His clinical interests include the prevention and treatment of coronary artery disease, congestive heart failure, and valvular heart disease. Dr. Farmer earned his bachelor's degree in international relations from Stanford University. As a British Marshall Scholar, he received his doctorate in Health Services Research & Policy from the London School of Hygiene & Tropical Medicine. He received his MD degree from Yale University School of Medicine. In addition to his academic training, he spent several years in management consulting for CSC Healthcare and the Larvol Group as well as in venture capital / new venture management for True North Partners, LLC. He completed his internship, residency in internal medicine, and fellowship in cardiovascular medicine at the University of Pennsylvania. Dr. Farmer's research addresses contemporary national health policy issues, particularly in relation to variability in medical decision making, healthcare organizational structure, payment reform, and the costs and outcomes of care. His innovative work incorporates broad multidisciplinary expertise from the fields of cardiology, epidemiology, economics, law, and health policy. He currently leads a study on the impact of medical malpractice litigation and financial incentives on testing for coronary artery disease, a project funded by the National Heart, Lung, and Blood Institute. Dr. Farmer is a Fellow of the American College of Cardiology and the American Society of Echocardiography. His professional activities include membership in the American College of Cardiology and the American Heart Association. He serves on the American College of Cardiology PINNACLE Registry Research and Publications committee. His work has been published in Circulation, the Journal of American College of Cardiology, Heart Rhythm, and the Journal of the American Medical Association.

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    Medical Specialties and Areas of Expertise

    Cardiologist (Heart Specialist)

    Medical Conditions Treated

    conditions treated by a Cardiologist (Heart Specialist), like Dr. Steven Farmer, may include:

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    Medical Procedures Performed

    procedures performed by a Cardiologist (Heart Specialist), like Dr. Steven Farmer, may include:

    Cardiology Consultation, Cardiovascular Screening Visit, Carotid Doppler, Echocardiogram, ECG / EKG, Holter Monitor, Nuclear Stress Test, Treadmill Stress Test, Cholesterol / Lipids Checkup, Stent Consultation, Coronary Angiography, Bypass Surgery Consultation - CABG, Minimally Invasive Bypass Consultation - OPCAB, Heart Valve Surgery Consultation, Heart Malformation Surgery Consultation, Chest Wall Surgery Consultation, Diaphragm Surgery Consultation, Heart Transplant Consultation, Heart Strengthening / Recovery, Cardiology Follow Up, Stent Follow Up, Bypass Surgery Follow Up - CABG, Minimally Invasive Bypass Follow Up - OPCAB, Heart Valve Surgery Follow Up, Heart Malformation Surgery Follow Up, Heart Transplant Follow Up, Thoracic Surgery, Chest Wall Surgery Follow Up, Right Heart Catheterization, Diaphragm Surgery Follow Up, Anticoagulation Management, Fetal Heart Monitoring, Arterial Doppler, Heart Failure / Transplant Consultation, Heart Failure / Transplant Follow Up, Heart Transplant, Lung Surgery Follow Up, Pediatric Heart Transplant Consultation, Pediatric Heart Transplant Follow Up, Cardiac Biopsy, Cardiac MRI, Cardiac PET Scan, Cardiology Emergency, Heart Health Consultation, Cardiothoracic Surgery Consultation, Cardiac Testing, Cardiac Rehabilitation, Mechanical Circulatory Support, Esophagectomy, Esophageal Surgery Consultation, Congenital Heart Disease Screening Visit, Exercise Stress Test, Bicuspid Aortic Valve Repair, Ventricle Repair, Tricuspid Atresia Repair, Ventricular Septal Defect Repair, Congenital Cardiac Surgery Follow Up, Congenital Cardiac Surgery Consultation, Absent Pulmonary Valve Repair, Aortic Stenosis Repair, Aortopulmonary Window Repair, Marfan Syndrome Repair, Balloon Septostomy, Cardiac Cath Pre-Procedure, Mitral Regurgitation Evaluation, Left Atrian Appendage Closure, Congenital Heart Defect Correction, Thoracic Anesthesia, Transesophageal Echocardiography, Cardiac Pre-Surgery Clearance, Cavitation, Mediastinoscopy, Thoracoscopic Sympathectomy, Aortic Valve Repair / Replacement, Mitral Valve Repair / Replacement, Anomalous Coronary Artery Angiography, Port-A-Cath Insertion and Removal, Nissen Fundoplication, Robotic Thoracic Surgery, PTCA Follow Up, Cardiac Catheterization Second Opinion, Cardiology Second Opinion, Transcatheter Aortic Valve Replacement (TAVR), Tricuspid Valve Repair / Replacement, Coronary Artery Bypass Grafting (CABG) Surgery, Pericardiocentesis, Implantable Cardiac Monitor (ICM) and Cardiovascular Surgery Consultation

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    GW Cardiology - Foggy Bottom South Pavilion

    2150 Pennsylvania Ave., NW

    3rd Floor

    Washington, DC 20037

    (202) 741-2323

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    Frequently Asked Questions

    Is Steven Farmer accepting new patients?

    Yes, Steven Farmer is accepting new patients at this time.

    Does Steven Farmer offer online booking?

    Please contact Dr. Farmer's office at (202) 741-2323 for information about online booking, telehealth, or to schedule an appointment.

    Does Steven Farmer offer telehealth appointments?

    Please contact Dr. Farmer's office at (202) 741-2323 for information telehealth appointment availability or for scheduling assistance.

    Which language(s) does Steven Farmer speak?

    Steven Farmer speaks English.

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