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Robert Joseph Farrell, M.D., FACS

Robert Farrell, M.D., FACS is a board certified surgeon with the American Board of Surgery and Fellowship trained Bariatric Surgeons. He is a member of the Society of American Gastrointestinal Endoscopic Surgeons and a fellow with the American College of Surgeons. Dr. Farrell brings a great depth of knowledge and experience to Bardstown Bariatric and General Surgery:

  • Doctorate of Medicine - University of Louisville School of Medicine
  • Residency training - Department of General Surgery at Saint Louis University
  • Fellowship - minimally invasive surgery at Carolinas Medical Center
  • Bachelor of Arts - Biology - Magna Cum Laude at Thomas More

Dr. Farrell has developed numerous scientific presentations featured at grand rounds and scientific conferences to include, but not limited to, the following subject matter:

  • Childhood obesity
  • Acute appendicitis
  • Mesenteric ischemia
  • Salvage rates of AV grafts
  • Emergency tracheostomy
  • Management of shock

Dr. Farrell currently volunteers for Surgical Capstone, which instructs fourth year medical students by hands-on-teaching in the cadaver laboratory. Additionally, he volunteers his time with the Covington Catholic Booster Association located in Covington, Kentucky where he can be found re-soding athletic fields to working at charity fundraisers.

Dr. Farrell has received the following awards for his dedication and leadership:

  • 2002 - Louisville Cats Scoring Award
    • Annual award given to the top scorer for Louisville's Australian Rules of Football team
  • 1998 - Special Teams Player of the Year in football, Thomas More College
  • 1998 - GTE Academic All-American Football Team, Nominee
  • 1997-present - Delta Epsilon Sigma Honor Society
  • 1996-1999 - Presidential Scholarship, Thomas More College
    • Partial-tuition merit scholarship



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