Phoenix of Health


The premier physician of Phoenix of Health, LLC has been providing healthcare since 1972.  Dr. J Ramsay Farah with the vision of creating a medical practice that treats every patient with dignity and first-rate care. The nurses and office staff at Phoenix of Health are highly-trained and exceptionally friendly. We understand that for many, visiting a doctor can be a stressful experience. Our comfortable surroundings and compassionate medical professionals will ease your fears.


J Ramsay Farah MD .


J Ramsay Farah MD . BIO .......

 Dr. J Ramsay Farah is a distinguished physician with extensive clinical and administrative expertise in private, hospital, government, and commercial health care systems. Dr. Farah’s direct experience, from clinical practice as a Board Certified Pediatrician and Board Certified  in Addiction Medicine, specialist to a variety of operational roles in administrative medicine, brings tremendous value to Phoenix Health’s care, treatment, and services. Dr. Farah serves as Phoenix Health’s Chief Medical Officer.  Dr. Farah remains in active practice as Medical Director of the Phoenix Health Center, a community addiction treatment clinic. In the past, he served as medical director at several other addiction and general medicine clinics. He also ran a private pediatric practice with over 16,000 patients, 30 staff, and offices in two states. Dr. Farah chaired the pediatrics department for six years at Washington County Hospital. He completed residency in general preventive medicine and epidemiology at Johns Hopkins, also residency and fellowship in pediatrics at the University of Maryland Hospital. Dr. Farah joins Phoenix Health from Calvert Health Partners and Nationwide Better Health, where he establishes medical management strategy for the conduct of utilization, case, disease, absence, and disability management programs, along with health promotion and maternity management. He served for seven years as the medical director for quality improvement at Sierra Military Health Services, where he managed medical peer review, credentialing, quality improvement studies, disease management programs, and the development of practice guidelines for physical, occupational, and speech therapy. Dr. Farah is a Regional Medical Director, NE , Enterprise Health Solutions United Healthcare.  In the community, Dr. Farah served on the Maryland State Board of Physicians, which regulates the practice of medicine and several other professions in Maryland. For nine years, he was a trustee of Maryland’s state medical society. Dr. Farah has served on numerous committees related to the practice and regulation of health care for local and state government and for local, state, and national medical societies. Dr. Farah is the founding president of the Maryland Symphony Orchestra and served as a district governor of Rotary International. He is the recipient of numerous governmental and clinical awards and honors.  Presently Dr. Farah is a PCSS mentor recognized by SAMSHA for methadone.  Dr. Farah is a Fellow and the Region V Director, of the American Society of Addiction Medicine.  He served as the President of the Maryland Society of Addiction Medicine.   

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Phoenix of Health, LLC
221 E Antietam Street
Hagerstown, MD 21740
(301) 766-033 office
(301) 791-0070 fax

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