Richard Farrell, M.D.

Richard Farrell came to Saratoga Springs in 1983. After graduating from Vincentian Institute in Albany, he obtained his BA degree from Seton Hall University. A graduate of Albany Medical College, he did his residency training at Duke University, and is board certified by the American Board of Family Practice. He was in practice several years in Schoharie, NY before coming to Saratoga. While in Saratoga Springs he has served as a staff physician for Community Health Plan in Saratoga and the Director of Health Services at Skidmore College. In 1999, he helped to establish Saratoga Family Practice; this is where he currently practices.

Richard and his wife, Joanne, have six children and have resided in Saratoga Springs since 1984. When time permits, he enjoys hiking and cross country skiing in the Adirondacks, running, carpentry and spending time with his family and friends.

Tammy Wheeler, R-P.A.C

Tammy Wheeler joined Dr. Farrell as his physician assistant in 2001. She brings to Saratoga Family Practice over 20 years experience in family practice as a nationally certified physician assistant.

Tammy completed her physician assistant training and graduated magna cum laude from Duke University. She worked in North Carolina with the Duke Family Residency program and later at a family practice/urgent care in Chapel Hill. A native New Yorker originally from outside Buffalo, she returned north and took a position with Community Health Plan. She enjoyed her position and worked for nine years at the Bennington Vermont Health Center.

Tammy's focus in medicine has been on women's care, pediatrics, urgent care, and management of patients with chronic disease. She is on staff at Saratoga Hospital.

Tammy lives in Malta with her husband, two daughters, and five cats.