Lorraine Farkas, CNM

Certified Nurse Midwife

Lorraine Farkas


35 Casa St. Suite 220
San Luis Obispo, CA 93405
Phone: (805) 595-1808
Fax: (805) 595-1815

Patient Satisfaction Survey

Overall Satisfaction
4.2 out of 5
73 Ratings

Medical Education

  • Certified Nurse Midwife, CSU, San Jose
  • Post Master Certificate: OB-GYN NP, EPA/CSU, San Jose
  • Undergraduate: BS in Nursing, CSU, Fresno

About Lorraine Farkas, CNM

We are continuing to improve healthcare access in our communities with Lorraine Farkas, CNM in our expanding network. Lorraine’s interests include Women’s health care including public health nursing, childbirth education and 10 years’ experience as a Labor and Delivery Nurse. She also worked as a clinical instructor for UCSF-Fresno Medical Education Program from 1993-2010, teaching normal labor and delivery to medical students and residents. As a Certified Nurse Midwifery, Lorraine believes in open communication and candidness. This approach fosters the development of strong, productive interpersonal relationships between herself and her patients. She takes pride in her ability to get to know her patients well and build a trustworthy relationship. She is devoted to comprehensive health practices for all of her patients.

Lorraine Farkas, CNM is now accepting new patients and most major insurance plans. 

Special Interests:

  • Childbirth Education
  • Gestational Diabetes
  • Preventative Medicine
  • Supporting Families during Pregnancy, Childbirth and Postpartum
  • Women’s Health

Patient Ratings & Comments

The Patient Rating score is an average of all responses to provider related questions on our independently administered Patient Satisfaction Survey. Responses are measured on a scale of 1 to 5, with 5 being the best score.
Friendliness/courtesy of Care provider
Likelihood of recommending Care provider
Care provider efforts to include in decisions
Care provider explanations of prob/condition
Care provider concern for questions/worries
Patients' confidence in Care provider
Care provider spoke using clear language


Comments are gathered from our Patient Satisfaction Survey and displayed in their entirety. Patients are de-identified for confidentiality and patient privacy.
Jul 27, 2019
Lorraine is great and very thorough. glad she is a provider in this office
Jul 25, 2019
everyone was so nice and helpful!
Jul 25, 2019
I had a great experience and would definitely recommended
Jul 24, 2019
Appointment was made in advance at previous appointment. Got reminder by text and e-mail about the visit a few days before and day of appointment.
Jul 24, 2019
Lorraine was very easy to talk to. She seemed very knowledgeable and was friendly and warm. Even though the visit was not long (because it didn't need to be) I felt like I was heard and I had a nice conversation with her.
Jul 24, 2019
No delays, wait time was not a problem
Jul 24, 2019
This was my first visit with Lorraine, but she heard I had migraines and suggested a remedy that had worked for other patients. She answered all the questions I had during my visit. The nurse scheduled my next blood draw for me and provided me with the date range when I should go.
Jul 24, 2019
I have had good experiences with this practice and would recommend to others.
Jul 10, 2019
Front desk was fine. I waited a little while and nobody told me there was any delay but they were all very friendly.
Jun 22, 2019
always have a good experience calling, asking questions over the phone, and in the front office area
Jun 22, 2019
had a great visit. really felt like I was listened to, and that we are going to work together to find answers to my pain and problem. finally felt like my issue/pain is not being ignored and that's a wonderful o
Jun 22, 2019
I recommend this practice to people all the time. I have always had good experiences with any of the doctors that I have seen here.
Jun 14, 2019
great experience
Jun 3, 2019
I enjoyed my interactions with all staff at my appointment.
May 19, 2019
Very busy phones. Wait time for contact after a missed calls reached 10 min. hold but staff was always courteous.
May 19, 2019
She had a genuine smile the whole time was genuine, nice, made me feel welcomed.
May 19, 2019
Was skeptical because they had/have/serve a lot of patients but the service was amazing. Never felt rushed out or disregarded.
May 19, 2019
Staff was warm and friendly, very helpful and I felt at ease!
May 19, 2019
Night and day difference from my past experience - very happy with the care! The midwife was attentive, warm, and friendly but above all she was knowledgeable. She listened to my questions and responded with understanding and applicable information.
May 14, 2019
both the doctor and assistant were wonderful. I was nervous about a couple things and they were both kind, understanding and very gentle
May 9, 2019
she was absolutely AMAZING! she listen to my concerns.
Apr 29, 2019
Lorraine was amazing.
Apr 29, 2019
assistant was very considerate and sweet.
Apr 24, 2019
Lorraine was wonderful in all aspects. really great to find such a genuine person to trust going forward!! can't say enough!
Apr 23, 2019
Everyone is nice and friendly.
Apr 23, 2019
The nurse practitioner is awesome. Very easy to talk to, and straight to the point.
Apr 21, 2019
Professional, courteous, timely
Apr 21, 2019
Intelligent, courteous, professional, informative
Apr 21, 2019
Orderly, organized, courteous
Apr 16, 2019
I was exceptionally PLEASED with my interaction with *Ms. Farkas personable and professional.
Apr 16, 2019
Excellent! I felt very appreciative of the courtesy extended.
Apr 16, 2019
I was pleased and surely recommend.