Welcome to the website of

Farah Mahmood M.D., F.A.C.R.

Rheumatologist in Lake Forest, CA


Dr. Farah Mahmood is a board certified Rheumatologist. She completed her residency at St. Luke's Hospital, St. Louis, Missouri and fellowship in Rheumatology at The University of Mississippi, Jackson, Mississippi. She specializes in treatment of rheumatoid arthritis, lupus and associated autoimmune disorders, gout and osteoporosis however she does not treat chronic pain syndrome or fibromyalgia. She is currently accepting new patients and is usually able to see new patients within 1-2 weeks. She accepts Medicare and major PPO insurance plans including UnitedHealthcare, Cigna, Aetna, Blue Cross and Blue Shield however Healthnet PPO, Tricare, Champ VA, Medi Cal and CalOptima health plans are not accepted at this time. Please check with your insurance carrier to make sure Dr. Mahmood is considered in-network for your plan. Self Pay patients paying by cash are also welcome.

If you would like to schedule an appointment, please call 949-519-0020. If you are a Monarch/Optum patient, a referral from your provider will be required.

Contact:

Phone: 949-519-0020

Fax: 949-519-0041

Email: info@ocrheumdoc.com

Address: 26700 Towne Centre Drive Suite #165, Lake Forest, CA 92610 (at the intersection of Bake Parkway and Towne Centre Dr)


Office Hours:

Monday to Thursday: 9 a.m to 3 p.m (Closed from 12:30 p.m to 1:30 p.m for lunch)

Friday, Saturday, Sunday: Closed

Major US holidays: Closed

Directions from San Clemente/Dana Point using I-405 N

Get on I-5 N

Follow I-5 N to Bake Pkwy exit (92B)

From the exit ramp, turn right onto Bake Pkwy and go about 4.8 miles

Turn right onto Towne Centre Dr traffic light and go about 200 ft and turn right into the first driveway which is 26700 Towne Center Dr. It is a two-storey building called Foothill Medical Center. Our office is in suite 165 on the ground floor.

Directions from Costa Mesa using I-405 S

Directions from Anaheim using I-5 South (Toll Option)

Get on I-5 S (towards San Diego)

From I-5 S take exit 96B to merge onto CA-133 N (Toll) toward Santa Margarita

Go 3.3 mi on CA-133 N then take exit 14A to merge onto CA-241 S (Toll) toward Santa Margarita

Go about 4.7 mi on CA-241 S then take exit 22B for Lake Forest Dr

From the exit ramp turn left on to Lake Forest Dr

Go about 1000 feet then turn left at Town Center Dr traffic light

Go about 1000 feet and turn left on to the driveway for 26700 Towne Center Dr. It is a two storey building called Foothill Medical Center. Out office is in suite 165 on the ground floor.

Get on I-405 S (towards San Diego)

Take exit 1B for Bake Pkwy and go 0.6 mi

Use the left 3 lanes to turn left onto Bake Pkwy and go 5.1 mi

Turn right onto Towne Centre Dr traffic light and go about 200 ft and turn right into the first driveway which is 26700 Towne Center Dr. It is a two-storey building called Foothill Medical Center. Our office is in suite 165 on the ground floor.

Directions from Anaheim using I-5 South (Freeway only)

Get on I-5 S (towards San Diego)

From I-5 S, take exit 92 for Bake Pkwy

Turn left on Bake Pkwy and go about 5 miles

Turn right onto Towne Centre Dr traffic light and go about 200 ft and turn right into the first driveway which is 26700 Towne Center Dr. It is a two-storey building called Foothill Medical Center. Our office is in suite 165 on the ground floor.


Patient Resources:

If you would like to learn about what is a Rheumatologist or the speciality of Rheumatology, please feel free to use the resources below by clicking on them:

What is a Rheumatologist

The American College of Rheumatology

WebMD - Rheumatology and Rheumatic Diseases

Mayo Clinic

Cleveland Clinic