Farah Turk, MD, a Family Physician with Family Health Center of Plainfield

Get to know Family Physician Dr. Farah Turk, who serves patients in Plainfield, Illinois. 

Dr. Turk is board-certified family physician with years of experience in treating patients of all ages. She is also one of fewer than 1200 certified obesity medicine physicians in the United States.“I have a passion for the overall treatment of my patients with a focus on disease prevention and management. I believe that many issues can be resolved with some simple changes in lifestyle and I am committed to helping my patients by partnering with them in managing their overall health and well-being” as stated by Dr. Turk.

Dr. Turk is currently serving patients at Family Health Center of Plainfield in Plainfield, Illinois. Family Health Center of Plainfield believes that every patient deserves quality care. “We promise to listen, answer questions, discuss treatment options, and tend to all of your medical needs with compassion and resolve. Our clinic is also equipped with an electronic medical records system, which patients can use to view medical records and lab work online” as stated by the practice’s website. 

Dr. Turk also serves on staff at Presence Saint Joseph Medical Center and Edward Hospital. Dr. Turk is board-certified in obesity medicine by the American Board of Obesity Medicine. Additionally, she is board-certified in family medicine by the American Board of Family Medicine. Dr. Turk is a Clinical Preceptor for P.A. students at Midwestern University and for nurse practitioners at the University of Phoenix. 

Dr. Turk is a member of the American Academy of Family Physicians (AAFP). The AAFP and its affiliate organizations work closely together to advance the specialty of family medicine. Dr. Turk completed her undergraduate degree at the University of Miami. She then went on to earn her medical degree at the University of Wisconsin School of Medicine in Madison, Wisconsin, which is ranked one of America’s Top 25 Medical Schools. After graduation, she completed her residency at Swedish Covenant Hospital, an affiliate of Northwestern University in Chicago, where she served as Chief Resident. 

Family medicine, formerly family practice, is a medical specialty devoted to comprehensive health care for people of all ages. The specialist is called a family physician or family doctor. Dr. Turk is focused on women’s health, weight management, and anti-aging. Her special interests include bioidentical hormones, which are a natural hormone therapy for the treatment of perimenopausal and menopausal women. 

Learn More about Dr. Farah Turk:
Through her findatopdoc profile, https://www.findatopdoc.com/doctor/205092-Farah-Turk-Family-Practitioner or through Family Health Center of Plainfield, http://www.farahturkmd.com/farahturkmd.html

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