Dr. Ahmad Farooq is a highly qualified and experienced physician specializing in Gastroenterology and Hepatology. He has dedicated his career to providing his patients the highest standard of care, ensuring that they receive personalized treatment plans tailored to their specific health needs. With a strong commitment to fostering physician-patient solid relationships, Dr. Farooq focuses on improving long-term outcomes and overall quality of care for individuals 18 years of age and older.
Born and raised in Pakistan, Dr. Farooq received his medical degree from the prestigious Punjab Medical College, where he gained a solid foundation in the medical field. Driven by his passion for Internal Medicine, he traveled to the United States to further his education and training. He completed his Internal Medicine residency at the University at Buffalo, a renowned institution known for its strong clinical and research programs.
Following his residency, Dr. Farooq pursued his interest in Gastroenterology and Hepatology by completing a fellowship at Duke University. This esteemed program provided him with advanced training in diagnosing, treating, and managing complex gastrointestinal and liver diseases. During his time at Duke, Dr. Farooq had the opportunity to work with leading experts in the field and develop his own expertise in various gastroenterology and hepatology procedures.
Dr. Farooq’s commitment to advancing his knowledge and skills in the field led him to complete a post-doctoral fellowship at Yale School of Medicine, Section of Digestive Diseases. This prestigious opportunity allowed him to refine his clinical and research skills further while working alongside some of the most respected physicians in the field.
Throughout his career, Dr. Farooq has been actively involved in clinical research, striving to advance the understanding of gastrointestinal and liver diseases and improve patient care. His research interests include inflammatory bowel disease, liver transplantation, and viral hepatitis. Dr. Farooq has published numerous peer-reviewed articles and presented his findings at national and international conferences.
In addition to his clinical and research pursuits, Dr. Farooq is dedicated to teaching and mentoring the next generation of medical professionals. He has held various teaching positions at institutions such as Duke University and Yale School of Medicine, where he has shared his knowledge and expertise with medical students, residents, and fellows.
Dr. Ahmad Farooq is board-certified in both Internal Medicine and Gastroenterology. He is a member of several professional organizations, including the American College of Gastroenterology, the American Gastroenterological Association, and the American Association for the Study of Liver Diseases.
In his practice, Dr. Farooq offers a comprehensive range of services, including diagnostic and therapeutic endoscopy, colonoscopy, and liver biopsy. His areas of expertise include inflammatory bowel disease, liver diseases, and gastrointestinal malignancies. With a patient-centered approach, Dr. Farooq is committed to providing compassionate and personalized care, ensuring that each patient receives the treatment they need to achieve optimal health outcomes.