Dr. Dolores Farrer completed her undergraduate education in New Orleans and transitioned from forensic biology to podiatric wound care. She also regularly participates in humanitarian work in Guatemala.
Dr. Dolores Farrer completed her undergraduate education at the University of New Orleans where she obtained a bachelor’s degree in Biology followed by a Master in Business Administration (MBA). She worked as a Forensic Biologist with the Jefferson Parish Sheriff’s office before starting podiatry school at the Ohio College of Podiatric Medicine (OCPM) in Cleveland, Ohio. She completed a podiatric surgical residency in Beaver, PA in 1994 and returned to New Orleans, LA to work in private practice with a specialty in wound care. She moved to Columbia, SC in 2005 and has worked with the VA Hospital system and multi-specialty clinics. Dr. Farrer has spoken nationally and internationally about diabetic wound care.
Dr. Farrer received her Board Certification from the American Board of Wound Healing (ABWH) in 2003. She currently serves as Secretary for the Association for the Advancement of Wound Care (AAWC). Her specialties and clinical interests include diabetic foot care, wound care, and limb salvage.
Since 2018, Dr. Farrer has been a member of Project San Pedro Medical Mission twice a year to provide free medical care to underserved areas in San Pedro, Guatemala. She is fluent in Spanish and enjoys visiting her family in Quito, Ecuador.