Dr. Susan Farrish

Dr. Susan Farrish

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6605 Nancy Ridge Drive San Diego, CA 92121

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(858) 900-2766

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CA

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About Dr. Susan Farrish

Dr. Farrish is a board certified Family Practice physician seeing patients all across California via telehealth while also seeing patients in-person out of her San Diego office at Lanoi Medical Group. She has over 20 years of increasing managerial and leadership experience as a medical professional. Dr. Farrish is Board certified in Family Practice and Preventive Medicine and has 11 years of full-time clinical experience with a majority of the tenure spent as Medical Director. During time away from full-time clinic, she continued seeing patients several hours per week in urgent care and family practice settings. Dr. Farrish was the subject matter expert (SME) when she was working in Navy medical research and was a medical monitor for several studies looking at stress within the military population and in the Norovirus vaccine stage IIb study.


Conditions Treated

As a primary care physician, Dr. Farrish specializes in treating patients with a wide range of medical issues, such as allergies, common cold, constipation, cough, diarrhea, ear problems, fever, flu, headache, insect bites, nausea, pink eye, rash, respiratory problems, sore throat, UTI (Adult Females, 18+), or vomiting.


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California: Accepting New & Established Patients


Qualifications and Education

PHYSICIAN MEDICAL DIRECTOR

Over 20 years of increasing managerial and leadership experience as a medical professional. Board certified in Family Practice and Preventive Medicine. 11 years of full-time clinical experience with a majority of the tenure spent as Medical Director. During time away from full-time clinic, continued seeing patients several hours per week in urgent care and family practice settings. Was the subject matter expert (SME) when she was working in Navy Medical Research. Dr. Farrish was medical monitor for several studies looking at stress within the military population and in the Norovirus vaccine stage IIb study.

EDUCATION San Diego State University Masters of Public Health (MPH), 2012 Uniformed Services University of the Health Sciences, F. Edward Hebert School of Medicine Doctor of Medicine (MD), 1998 Western New England College Masters of Business Administration (MBA), 1991 University of Denver Bachelor of Science in Electrical Engineering, 1987 PROFESSIONAL TRAINING PGY1 Specialty: Family Practice Andrews Air Force Base, MD Completion Date: June 1999 Residency Specialty: Family Practice Andrews Air Force Base, MD Completion Date: June 2001 Residency Specialty: Preventive Medicine Univ of California San Diego, San Diego, CA Completion Date: June 2012 LICENSURE AND SPECIALTY CERTIFICATIONS
  • Current Unrestricted State License: California; License Number: C157397; Expiration Date: 31 July 2022
  • Board Certifications
  • Specialty: Family Practice - Re-certification Date: 2014; Expiration Date: 2024
  • Specialty: Preventive Medicine - Certification Date: 2013; Expiration Date: 2023
  • Sub-Specialty: Clinical Informatics - Certification Date: 2018; Expiration Date: 2028
LEADERSHIP COMPETENCIES
  • Family Practice
  • Preventive Medicine
  • Deputy Chief of Staff
  • Medical Director
  • Cross Functional Team Leadership
  • Clinical Management
PROFESSIONAL EXPERIENCE
  • LANOI MEDICAL GROUP - Feb 2020 to present Medical Director, Primary Care - In charge of setting-up clinic, management of providers in clinic, and care of patients. Responsible for ensuring clinic set-up for primary care providers, to include testing equipment, patient documentation, and basic supplies. Involved in hiring of clinic providers and staff to ensure quality of care optimized.
  • ARCH HEALTH MEDICAL GROUP - Dec 2018 to Feb 2020 Family Physician - seeing patients from ages 3 years and up for acute, chronic, and preventative medical issues; managing their care as a primary care provider. Assisted with care of empanelment of provider out for several months due to medical issues. Also, managed population from clinic that was without a provider for three months.
  • UNITED STATES AIR FORCE - Jan 1988 to Jun 2018 Preventive Medicine Physician / Medical Informaticist - July 2010 to June 2018 August 2014 to June 2018: Head, Deployment Health Research Department, Military Population Health Directorate, Naval Health Research Center. Supervised staff of 50 MD’s, PhD’s, and researchers with a budget over $9.3M. Studies within the department include the Millennium Cohort Study, the Millennium Cohort Family Study, the Birth and Infant Health Research Program, and the Recruit Assessment Program. Annually, had 12-15 published studies & 20-25 study presentations and national level meetings. • Maintained credentials at Naval Medical Center San Diego, San Diego, CA and worked 8-10 hours per month in clinic • Reviewed all publications and presentations from studies within the department; responsible for quality of work • Integral team member that helped to develop the organizational short- and long-terms strategic goals • Selected by Commander to lead review of research program looking at psychological stresses for those working aboard Naval ships; team composed of Subject Matter Experts from around the DoD • Responsible for ensuring that data used by department is stored and utilized according to HIPPA, Dept of the Navy, DoD, and other federal regulations July 2012 to July 2014: Readiness Branch Chief, Health Care Informatics Division, Air Force Medical Support Agency. Managed branch of 80 employees with budget over $9.8M. Responsible for the improvement and maintenance of key USAF databases used by over 16k users involved in the medical care and readiness of USAF members. • Maintained credentials at Wilford Hall Ambulatory Surgical Center, JBSA Lackland, TX; worked 8-20 hours per month in urgent care clinic • Medical Director for ASIMS, WebHA and ICDB/CHAS; responsible for providing expert medical oversight for these databases • Managed the updates to USAF medical databases for the implementation of ICD-10 including the design, testing and release of associated software changes mandated by the Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services (CMS) initiative. • Initiated the AF Web Health Assessment Working Group, a web based questionnaire designed to ensure the health of the Air Force members is maintained; membership included various subject matter experts from within the USAF; reviewed requests for new questions to ensure appropriate and actionable • Co-authored two papers that described the development of decision support system ontologies to improve outcome of patient care. Both papers accepted and presented at the American Medical Informatics Association (AMIA) annual conferences in 2012 and 2013. Family Physician - July 2001 to June 2010 Nine years of direct clinical experience with the majority of this tenure spent as the Medical Director for assigned USAF Clinics. Responsibilities included mentoring all providers in military and medical protocols, and advising the Commander on required medical knowledge as needed to make effective decisions for the clinic. Worked in multiple international environments to include Tokyo, Japan; Doha, Qatar; and Iraq. • Saw and managed medical care for patients ranging from 6 months to 65 years of age; coordinated care with specialty clinics on an as needed basis • In Japan, managed four clinics which were composed of 15 providers and all ancillary staff running the facilities including nurses, medical technicians, and administrative staff • Member of Executive Committee of the Medical Staff, Credentials Committee, and Pharmacy & Therapeutics Committee • Medical Director and Deputy Chief of Staff for 20 provider clinic, ensuring that providers trained on new policies/procedures, specifically those designed to improve quality of care, and followed-up with metrics to show compliance PROFESSIONAL SOCIETIES
    • American Medical Informatics Association
    • American Academy of Family Physicians
    PUBLICATIONS
    • Butcher, J. D., Zakowski, C. D., Brennan, S. J., Fieseler, S. F., O’Conner, F. G., Farrish, S. C., Lillegard, W. (1996). Patient Profile, Referral Sources, and Consultant Utilization in a Primary Care Sports Medicine Clinic. Journal of Family Practice Vol 43(6), 556-60.
    • Grando, A., Farrish, S., Boyd, C., Boxwala, A. (2012). Ontological approach for safe and effective Polypharmacy. Proceedings of the AMIA Annual Symposium, Chicago, IL, 2012, 291-300.
    • Farrish, S, & Grando, A. (2013). Ontological approach to reduce complexity in Polypharmacy. Proceedings of the AMIA Annual Symposium, Washington, DC, 2013, 398-407.
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