Professor of Surgery
UT Southwestern Medical Center
Dr. Linda M. Farkas is a board certified surgeon in general and in colon and rectal surgery. She is a Fellow of the American College of Surgeons and the American Society of Colon and Rectal Surgery. As Chief of Colon and Rectal Surgery ,at UC Davis she was able to help them to attain to be one of the first ten sites to reach national accreditiation for their rectal cancer program. She is a member of the COC Educaiton Committee, the NAPRC accreditation committee and is one of the NAPRC site reviewers for accreditation. She joined UT Southwestern in the division of Colon and Rectal Surgery as a Professor of Surgery in the past year and has set the foundation to acquire accreditation with newly established Anal, Rectal and Colon Tumor Board at Clements University and at Parkland Hospital.