Dr. Derek Farr

Derek Farr, DO
Board-Certified Orthopedic Surgeon

Dr. Derek Farr is a board certified orthopedic surgeon who has been practicing orthopedics in Ocala, Florida since 2008. Prior to that, Dr. Farr was living in Boca Raton, Florida. He completed an orthopedic sports medicine fellowship with the Miami Heat in 2006.

Dr. Farr prides himself in providing the most advanced techniques for a variety of orthopedic injuries. His surgical practice includes total joint replacements of the shoulder, knee and hip. He was one of the first surgeons to bring the technique of reverse shoulder replacement to Marion County and was the first surgeon in Marion County to perform Makoplasty Robotic Assisted Surgery. Dr Farr also provides cutting edge technology such as the mobile bearing hip replacement, as well as sports medicine and minimally invasive Arthroscopic surgery.

“We improve a patient’s quality of life with collaborative approach, focusing on health maintenance first and foremost.”

Medical Degree

  • Nova Southeastern University
  • College of Osteopathic Medicine
  • Ft. Lauderdale, FL


  • Michigan State University
  • Pontiac Osteopathic Hospital
  • Pontiac, MI

Orthopedic Surgery Residency

  • Michigan State University
  • Pontiac Osteopathic Hospital
  • Pontiac, MI

Sports Medicine Fellowship

  • Orthopedic Institute of South Florida
  • Coral Gables, FL

Sports Affiliation

  • Team Physician
  • Lake Weir High School
  • Lake Weir, FL

Professional Affiliations

  • American Osteopathic Association
  • Arthroscopy Association of North America
  • American Osteopathic Academy of Orthopedics
  • Michigan Osteopathic Association
  • American Academy of Orthopedic Surgeons
  • Florida Osteopathic Medical Association
  • Michigan Osteopathic Orthopedic Association
  • American Orthopedic Society for Sports Medicine