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“My goal is to help my patients live full, active lives with their allergies or asthma.”

Eau Claire Oakwood Center

3501 Golf Road
Eau Claire, WI 54701

Appointment Phone:
1-715-858-4289

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Dr. Farhat Kokan has been seeing patients at Marshfield Clinic since 1998, and depending on the time of year, she is one of Marshfield Clinic’s busiest providers. As the only allergy specialist in northwest Wisconsin, her practice spikes when the ragweed and pollen season are in full swing. Sneezing, hacking, watery eyes and breathing problems are among the complaints she hears from patients suffering with allergies, asthma or immunology issues. “The immune system has always fascinated me,” she says. “I strive for each of my patients to enjoy the outdoors during the pollen season symptom free.”

Kokan, who also sees patients at the Chippewa Falls center, welcomed the opportunity to join Marshfield Clinic after hearing about the organization’s stellar reputation. “I kept hearing about the wonderful group of physicians in different specialties and the valuable research that is conducted at the Clinic.” A medical school graduate of Ahmadu Bello University in Nigeria, Dr. Kokan completed her residency at St. Albans Hospital in Herts, England and later a fellowship at the Medical College of Wisconsin in Milwaukee.

As a member of the American Academy of Allergy, Asthma & Immunology, Dr. Kokan has expertise in a wide range of medical conditions that include asthma, hay fever, eczema, food and drug allergies, latex allergies, bee sting reactions, chronic cough and primary and secondary immune deficiencies. Patients can expect that she will map out a course of treatment that offers the best possible outcome.

Married with two children, Dr. Kokan enjoys reading, hiking and spending time with her family.

Professional Summary down arrow

  • Medical School
    Ahmadu Bello University - Faculty of Medicine Zaria, Kaduna State, Nigeria, M.D. 1983

    Internship
    Kano City Hospital Kano, Kano State, Nigeria, House Officer 1985

    Residency
    North Shore-Long Island Jewish Health System - Schneider Children's Hospital New Hyde Park, NY, United States Pediatrics 1996

    St. Albans Hospital Herts, England, United Kingdom Pediatrics 1993

    Fellowship
    Medical College of Wisconsin Milwaukee, WI, United States, Allergy & Immunology 1998

  • Professional Societies
    American Academy of Allergy, Asthma & Immunology American College of Allergy, Asthma & Immunology

    Board Certifications
    Allergy & Immunology: 2001, recertified 2011 Pediatrics: 1996, recertified 2012

    State Licenses
    California New York Wisconsin

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Patient Ratings down arrow

4.3
out of 5 (33 ratings)
4.4
Provider friendliness
4.2
Provider explanations of my problem
4.2
Provider concern for my questions
4.2
Provider's efforts to include me in treatment decisions
4.4
Provider's medication information
4.2
Provider's follow-up care instructions
4.5
Provider's use of words I understood
4.5
Provider's amount of time with me
4.3
My confidence in this provider
4.3
My likelihood of recommending this provider

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