June 9, 2023

Get to know: Michael Farber


Meet Dr Michael Farber, Geriatrician

Q: Tell us about your current role at Northern Health?

A: I am a Geriatrician. I look after Acute, Subacute, Community and Outpatient services. I work in the Continence Clinic, Cognitive, Dementia and Memory Service (CDAMS) and General Medical Outpatients. I am a clinical lead for Broadmeadows Hospital and a supervisor for junior medical staff.  I have been an employee of Northern Health since 2010.

Q: What is your favourite thing about your career?

A: I work in different settings and see patients during acute and subacute stages of their care. I receive tremendous satisfaction from providing support to the patient but also to the organisation in providing holistic care.

Q: Where do you see yourself in 10 years?

A: Continuing in my current role, just older and wiser.

Q: If you could go back in time, what year would you travel to?

A: 2010 and 2012, to see my children as babies again, they grow up very quickly.

Q: What is the best gift you have been given?

A: My family.