Jeffrey Farma, MD

Jeffrey Farma, MD

General Surgery Philadelphia, PA

Assistant professor of surgical oncology, Co-Director Cutaneous Oncology, Fellowship Program Director


Office Address

  • 333 Cottman Ave
    Fox Chase Cancer Center
    Philadelphia, PA 19111
    Phone: (215) 728-2419
    Fax: (215) 728-2773

Jeffrey Farma, MD

General Surgery Philadelphia, PA

Assistant professor of surgical oncology, Co-Director Cutaneous Oncology, Fellowship Program Director

Clinical Specialties & Interests

  • General Surgery: Colon & Rectal, Melanoma, Surgical Oncology (Other than Breast)
  • Clinical Interests: Sarcoma; Melanoma; Merkel Cell Carcinoma; Rectal Neoplasms; Neoplasms; Stomach Neoplasms; Colonic Neoplasms; Follow-Up Studies; Retrospective Studies; Treatment Outcome; Survival Rate; Adenocarcinoma; Esophageal Neoplasms; Liver Neoplasms; Lymphatic Metastasis

Education & Medical Training

  • H Lee Moffitt Cancer Center
  • National Cancer Institute
  • Temple University School of MedicineTemple University School of Medicine
  • Temple University HospitalTemple University Hospital
  • Tufts University

Certifications & Licensure

  • PA State Medical LicensePA State Medical License2002 - 2016
  • American Board of SurgerySurgery, 2008

Awards, Honors, & Recognition

  • 2014 Travelling Fellowship to GermanyAmerican College of Surgeons, 2014
  • Regional Top DoctorCastle Connolly, 2014
  • Best Clinical Poster PresentationH. Lee Moffitt Cancer Center 2008 Fellow’ Education Research Symposium, 2008

Clinical Trials

Publications & Presentations

PubMed

Journal Articles

  • Partial stomach-partitioning gastrojejunostomy as an alternative for palliation in patients with malignant gastric or duodenal outlet obstruction  Arrangoiz R, Papavasiliou P, Siripuapu V, Li T, Watson JC, Hoffman JP, Farma JM, American Journal of Surgery, 5/1/2013
  • Association of race and socioeconomic status and outcomes with patients with rectal cancer  Nitzkorski, James, Willis, A, Farma JM, Zhu F, Nick D, Sigurdson, E, Ann Surg Oncol, 1/1/2013
  • A collision of diseases: chronic lymphocytic leukemia discovered during lymph node biopsy for melanoma  Farma JM, Zager JS, Barnica-elvir V, Puleo CA, Marzban SS, Rollison DE, Messina JL, Sondak VK, Ann Surg Oncol, 11/1/2012

Books/Book Chapters

  • Surgical Oncology Clinics of North America Chapter: Translational research in melanoma 
    Ray M, Farma JM, Hsu C
    Editors: .
    2013
  • Diet and Nutrition in Palliative Care Chapter: Palliative Gastrojejunostomy and the Impact on Nutrition in Cancer 
    Rao PB, Farma JM
    Editors: .Taylor and Francis, CRC Press
    2011
  • Inherited Cancer Syndromes-Current Clinical Management Chapter: Hereditary Breast Cancer Syndromes 
    Santillan AA, Farma JM, Hagmaeir R, Cox CE, Riker AI
    Editors: .
    2010

Abstracts/Posters

  • Failure of surgical oncology education in general surgery residency Wai CJ, Maher Z, Li T, Devajaran K, Crawford D, Thomay AA, Sigurdson ER, Farma JM, Society of Surgical Oncology 66TH Annual Cancer Symposium- Poster Presentation, National Harbor, MD, 3/1/2013
  • High mitotic rates in patients with cutaneous melanoma Barnica-elvir V, Zhu Fang, Reddy S, Farma JM, Society of Surgical Oncology 66TH Annual Cancer Symposium- Poster Presentation, National Harbor, MD, 3/1/2013
  • Defying the Norm: Aggressive Early Stage Colon Cancers that Develop Distant Metastatic Recurrences Wai CJ, Li T, Sigurdson ER, Farma JM, Pennsylvania Society of Colon and Rectal Surgeons- Poster Presentation, Philadelphia, PA, 3/1/2013

Lectures

  • Prevention of Venous Thromboembolism in Fox Chase Cancer Center: Quality Initiative Project Update Fox Chase Cancer Center, Philadelphia, PA - 6/1/2013
  • The Risks of Skin Cancer Philadelphia, PA - 2/13/2013
  • Updates on the treatment of melanoma Philadelphia, PA - 1/16/2013

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