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David Farr, MD, FACP, FACC, FCCP, FAHA, Partner Emeritus
Adult Cardiology

After graduating Phi Beta Kappa and Magna cum Laude from NYU in 1960, Dr. Farr went on to earn his M.D. from the NYU School of Medicine. He then completed both his internship and residency at Montefiore Hospital in the Bronx. While completing his residency requirements, Dr. Farr began to serve as a Captain in the U.S. Army Reserves, which he continued through 1989. During those years, he completed a cardiology fellowship at Harvard and additional catheterization training at the Cleveland Clinic. He has published several articles in scholarly journals. Board-certified in both internal medicine and cardiovascular diseases, Dr. Farr currently practices as a member of Suffolk Heart Group with privileges at Southside Hospital of Bay Shore, Good Samaritan of West Islip, and St. Catherine of Siena of Smithtown, New York. Dr. Farr is an Assistant Clinical Professor of Medicine at State University of New York at Stony Brook.

Medical Education

  • New York University School of Medicine, NY - M.D. 1964
  • New York University, NY - B.A. 1960

Residency & Fellowship

  • Internship - Mixed Medicine, Montefiore Hospital Bronx, NY 1964-1965
  • Residency - Assistant Resident, Montefiore Hospital Bronx 1965-1967
  • Fellowship - Research Fellow, Cardiology, Thorndike Memorial Library
  • Department of Medicine - Harvard Medical School, Boston, MA 1967-1969

Licensure & Board Certifications

  • Certified Diplomate - American Board of Internal Medicine, 1970
  • Certified Diplomate - American Board of Cardiovascular Diseases, 1972
  • New York State License - 1965

Hospital Appointments

  • Southside Hospital - Bay Shore, NY
  • Good Samaritan Hospital - West Islip, NY
  • St. Catherine of Siena Medical Center - Smithtown, NY

Academic and Administrative Appointments

  • Chairman - Medical Care Evaluation Committee, Southside Hospital
  • CCU Committee, Southside Hospital, Bay Shore, NY
  • Consultant In Cardiology, Brookhaven Memorial Hospital, Patchogue, NY
  • Assistant Professor, Clinical Medicine, New York Osteopathic College of Medicine, Westbury, NY

Professional Memberships

  • Fellow - American College of Cardiology
  • Fellow - American College of Physicians
  • Fellow - American College of Chest Physicians
  • Fellow - American Heart Association Council on Clinical Cardiology
  • Member - Suffolk County Medical Society
  • Member - American Medical Association


  • Certified - Advanced Cardiac Life Support (ACLS)
  • Certified - Basic Life Support (BLS)
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