Derek Farr, DO, FAAOS

Orthopedic Surgeon & Sports Medicine located in Ocala, FL

About Dr. Farr

Derek Farr, DO, FAAOS, is a board-certified and fellowship-trained orthopedic surgeon who practices at Twin Palm Orthopedics. He has been practicing in Ocala, Florida, since 2008. Prior to that, Dr. Farr was living in Boca Raton, Florida.

Dr. Farr attended medical school at Nova Southeastern University College of Osteopathic Medicine in Fort Lauderdale. He then completed the prestigious orthopedic sports medicine fellowship at the Miami Orthopedics and Sports Medicine Institute under the direction of world-renowned surgeon Harlan Selesnick, MD. During his 2006 fellowship year, Dr. Farr was assistant team physician with the NBA world champion Miami Heat. 

In addition to sports medicine and minimally invasive surgery, Dr. Farr prides himself in providing the most advanced techniques for a variety of orthopedic injuries. His surgical practice also includes total joint replacements of the shoulder, hip, and knee. He was one of the first surgeons to bring the technique of reverse total shoulder replacement to Marion County and was the first surgeon in Marion County to perform Makoplasty robotic-assisted surgery. Dr. Farr has the most experience with robotic surgery utilizing the Mako robot. In 2020, He performed more robotic surgeries in one day than anywhere else in the world. He has been recognized internationally for this achievement. He is proud to provide this cutting-edge technology for his patients in central Florida and beyond. 

Dr. Farr also feels it is very important to give back to the profession he loves and is an active part of the orthopedic teaching faculty at Ocala Regional Medical Center, where he trains orthopedic residents. When away from the office, Dr. Farr enjoys spending time with his family, traveling, and fishing the Gulf Coast waters.  


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Derek Farr, DO, FAAOS, is a board-certified and fellowship-trained orthopedic surgeon who practices at Twin Palm Orthopedics. He has been practicing in Ocala, Florida, since 2008. Prior to that, Dr. Farr was living in Boca Raton, Florida.

Dr. Farr attended medical school at Nova Southeastern University College of Osteopathic Medicine in Fort Lauderdale. He then completed the prestigious orthopedic sports medicine fellowship at the Miami Orthopedics and Sports Medicine Institute under the direction of world-renowned surgeon Harlan Selesnick, MD. During his 2006 fellowship year, Dr. Farr was assistant team physician with the NBA world champion Miami Heat. 

In addition to sports medicine and minimally invasive surgery, Dr. Farr prides himself in providing the most advanced techniques for a variety of orthopedic injuries. His surgical practice also includes total joint replacements of the shoulder, hip, and knee. He was one of the first surgeons to bring the technique of reverse total shoulder replacement to Marion County and was the first surgeon in Marion County to perform Makoplasty robotic-assisted surgery. Dr. Farr has the most experience with robotic surgery utilizing the Mako robot. In 2020, He performed more robotic surgeries in one day than anywhere else in the world. He has been recognized internationally for this achievement. He is proud to provide this cutting-edge technology for his patients in central Florida and beyond. 

Dr. Farr also feels it is very important to give back to the profession he loves and is an active part of the orthopedic teaching faculty at Ocala Regional Medical Center, where he trains orthopedic residents. When away from the office, Dr. Farr enjoys spending time with his family, traveling, and fishing the Gulf Coast waters.  



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Derek Farr, DO, FAAOS, is a board-certified and fellowship-trained orthopedic surgeon who practices at Twin Palm Orthopedics. He has been practicing in Ocala, Florida, since 2008. Prior to that, Dr. Farr was living in Boca Raton, Florida.

Dr. Farr attended medical school at Nova Southeastern University College of Osteopathic Medicine in Fort Lauderdale. He then completed the prestigious orthopedic sports medicine fellowship at the Miami Orthopedics and Sports Medicine Institute under the direction of world-renowned surgeon Harlan Selesnick, MD. During his 2006 fellowship year, Dr. Farr was assistant team physician with the NBA world champion Miami Heat. 

In addition to sports medicine and minimally invasive surgery, Dr. Farr prides himself in providing the most advanced techniques for a variety of orthopedic injuries. His surgical practice also includes total joint replacements of the shoulder, hip, and knee. He was one of the first surgeons to bring the technique of reverse total shoulder replacement to Marion County and was the first surgeon in Marion County to perform Makoplasty robotic-assisted surgery. Dr. Farr has the most experience with robotic surgery utilizing the Mako robot. In 2020, He performed more robotic surgeries in one day than anywhere else in the world. He has been recognized internationally for this achievement. He is proud to provide this cutting-edge technology for his patients in central Florida and beyond. 

Dr. Farr also feels it is very important to give back to the profession he loves and is an active part of the orthopedic teaching faculty at Ocala Regional Medical Center, where he trains orthopedic residents. When away from the office, Dr. Farr enjoys spending time with his family, traveling, and fishing the Gulf Coast waters.  



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Most Major Insurance Plans Accepted

Twin Palm Orthopedics accepts most major insurance plans. Here is a list of some of the major insurance plans we accept. If you do not see your insurance plan listed, please call our office to confirm.

AARP
Aetna
Anthem Blue Cross Blue Shield
Blue Cross Blue Shield
CHAMPVA
Cigna
Colonial Life
EmblemHealth
Empire
Excellus
First Health
Freedom Health
GEHA
Humana
Optum Health
Palmetto GBA