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Farah Ciftci, MD

Hospitalist Services

Certification:

American Board of Internal Medicine

Medical School:

Ankara University, Faculty of Medicine, Ankara, Turkey

Residency:

John H. Stroger, Jr. Hospital of Cook County Internal Medicine Residency, Chicago

Additional areas of special interest include:

  • Caring for patients with all different medical problems
  • Heart failure
  • Cirrhosis
  • Addiction medicine
  • Stroke and seizure disorders
  • Medical education
  • Patient safety

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Dr. Ciftci

VIDEO: Farah Ciftci, MD – Hospitalist

"With my background in medical education, I focus on educating my patients about their health problems and options that are available for them. I empower my patients and educate them to be able to advocate for themselves and make true informed choices about their health. I am a strong believer of inquiry-based learning, therefore I try to create an environment for inquiry for my patients. Practicing medicine offers me a very unique opportunity to get to build deep relationships every day. It is a relationship that serves both physician and the patient. I enjoy drawing pictures or showing their imaging studies and helping them understand and see their health because I believe being able to see or feel the condition creates the motivation to take care of themselves."