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Diana Farmer

Diana L. Farmer, MD

Chief of Staff
Specialties
  • Pediatric Surgery
  • Surgery
Languages Spoken:
  • English

Diana Farmer, M.D., is a pediatric and fetal surgeon with a lifetime of dedication to children with complex conditions. Shriners commitment to caring for all children without regard to financial status is what drove her to Shriners Children's. She has a research interest in curing disease before birth, and specifically studying ways to improve the outcomes for patients with spina bifida.

Dr. Farmer's father and grandfather were all part of Shriners' mission.

Pediatric Care

Specialties and Areas of Care

More About Me

Board Certifications
  • American Board of Surgery, Surgery, Surgery - General
  • American Board of Surgery, Pediatric Surgery, Pediatric Surgery
Education and Training

Medical Education
College of Idaho
Caldwell, ID
6/30/1978

Medical Education
University of Washington School of Medicine
Seattle, WA
6/30/1983

Internship
University of Washington
Seattle, WA
6/30/1986

Residency
University of Washington
Seattle, WA
United States of America
6/30/1987

Fellowship
UC San Francisco
San Francisco, CA
6/1/1989

Residency
UC San Francisco
San Francisco, CA
6/30/1993

Academic Positions and Locations

UC Davis Medical Center
Professor

UC San Francisco
Professor

Leadership and Memberships
  • 2019-Present: Regent American College of Surgeons
  • 2016-2017: President, American Association of Pediatric Surgeons
Editorial Positions
  • 2012-2018: Editorial Board, Jama Surgery
  • Editorial Board, Journal Pediatric Surgery
  • Editorial Board, Fetal Therapy and Diagnosis
Awards and Honors
  • 2020, Universitas 21 - Global Education
  • 2012, National Academy of Medicine
  • 2010, Royal College of Surgeons