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Dr. Mark Farmer MD

Sports Medicine Specialists in Fort Myers, FL

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Dr. Mark Farmer specializes in sports medicine, orthopedic surgery, general surgery in Fort Myers, Florida.

Dr. Mark Farmer has been compared 397 times. Details of Dr. Farmer's 27 years experience as an MD, his 2 hospital affiliations and education at Georgetown University are available on your free doctor report.

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Dr. Mark Farmer
12670 Creekside Ln
Suite 202
Fort Myers, FL 33919
Neighborhood:
Whiskey Creek

Board Certification, Specialty and Expertise

Dr. Mark Farmer identified specializing in Sports MedicineSports Medicine
An internist trained to be responsible for continuous care in the field of sports medicine, not only for the enhancement of health and fitness, but also for the prevention of injury and illness. A sports medicine physician must have knowledge and experience in the promotion of wellness and the prevention of injury. Knowledge about special areas of medicine such as exercise physiology, biomechanics, nutrition, psychology, physical rehabilitation, epidemiology, physical evaluation, injuries (treatment and prevention and referral practice), and the role of exercise in promoting a healthy life style are essential to the practice of sports medicine. The sports medicine physician requires special education to provide the knowledge to improve the health care of the individual engaged in physical exercise (sports) whether as an individual or in team participation.
, Orthopedic SurgeryOrthopedic Surgery
An orthopaedic surgeon is trained in the preservation, investigation and restoration of the form and function of the extremities, spine, and associated structures by medical, surgical, and physical means. An orthopaedic surgeon is involved with the care of patients whose musculoskeletal problems include congenital deformities, trauma, infections, tumors, metabolic disturbances of the musculoskeletal system, deformities, injuries, and degenerative diseases of the spine, hands, feet, knee, hip, shoulder, and elbow in children and adults. An orthopaedic surgeon is also concerned with primary and secondary muscular problems and the effects of central or peripheral nervous system lesions of the musculoskeletal system.
and General SurgeryGeneral Surgery
A surgeon manages a broad spectrum of surgical conditions affecting almost any area of the body. The surgeon established the diagnosis and provides the preoperative, operative, and postoperative care to surgical patients and is usually responsible for the comprehensive management of the trauma victim and the critically ill surgical patient. The surgeon uses a variety of diagnostic techniques, including endoscopy, for observing internal structures, and may use specialized instruments during operative procedures. A general surgeon is expected to be familiar with the salient features of other surgical specialties in order to recognize problems in those areas and to know when to refer a patient to another specialist.
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Hospital Affiliations

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Dr. Farmer is affiliated with 2 hospitals:

Lee Memorial Hospital
2776 Cleveland Ave
Fort Myers, FL 33901

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License

Dr. Mark Farmer has been confirmed to have a license in Florida

Education

Dr. Farmer attended medical school at Georgetown University School of Medicine and graduated in 1987 having 27 years experience.

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