Karen Farbman, MD, MPH

Assistant in Medicine

Instructor in Pediatrics (Part-time), Harvard Medical School

    Contact: 617-355-6624
  • Fax: 617-730-0335

Medical Services


  • Emergency Medicine


  • Emergency Medicine
  • Medicine


  • Emergency Medicine
To schedule an appointment: Call 617-355-6624

Experience and Education


Graduate School

Boston University, 2003

Boston, MA

Medical School

Boston University School of Medicine, 1993

Boston, MA


Hasbro Children's Hospital, 1993-1996

Providence, RI


Boston Medical Center, 1996-1999

Boston, MA


  • Pediatrics

  • Pediatric Emergency Medicine


Publications powered by Harvard Catalyst Profiles
  1. Farbman KS, Michelson KA. Anaphylaxis in children. Curr Opin Pediatr. 2016 Jun; 28(3):294-7.
  2. Farbman KS, Vinci RJ, Cranley WR, Creevy WR, Bauchner H. The role of serial radiographs in the management of pediatric torus fractures. Arch Pediatr Adolesc Med. 1999 Sep; 153(9):923-5.
  3. Farbman KS, Barnett ED, Bolduc GR, Klein JO. Antibacterial activity of garlic and onions: a historical perspective. Pediatr Infect Dis J. 1993 Jul; 12(7):613-4.
  4. Wolpert SM, Kahn PC, Farbman K. The radiology of the Hughes-Stovin syndrome. Am J Roentgenol Radium Ther Nucl Med. 1971 Jun; 112(2):383-8.
  5. Farbman K, Wheeler MF, Glick SM. Arthritis induced by antithyroid medication. N Y State J Med. 1969 Mar 15; 69(6):826-31.
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