Farah A. HusainM.D., F.A.C.S., F.A.S.M.B.S.

  • Associate Professor of Surgery, Division of Bariatric Surgery, School of Medicine

Expertise

  • Bariatric Surgery
  • Digestive Health

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Biography

Dr. Husain has a passion for health and wellness.  She enjoys helping patients work towards their goals of weight loss and improving their quality of life.  She enjoys getting to know her patients and working with them.  Watching patients change their lifestyle and embrace their health is exciting and rewarding.

Dr. Husain trained and served in the U.S. Army as an Active Duty surgeon from 2001-2010.  After completing her training, she had two tours overseas in support of OIF.  After completing her time with the Army, Dr. Husain joined Emory University for fellowship training.  She then travelled to Denver, CO and helped Colorado's Kaiser Permanente group start the first Metabolic-Surgical Weight Management Department.  During her time with KP-Colorado, she was named the Outstanding Teacher by the General Surgery residency program at Exempla St. Joseph Hospital, and was nominated for Provider of the Year.   She served as the Area Service Chief for Metabolic-Surgical Weight Management and was a member of the Clinical Competency Committee.  She served as the Vice-President of the Colorado Chapter of the American Society of Metabolic and Bariatric Surgery (ASMBS).  She also is a member of the Bariatric Surgery Committee of the Society of American Gastrointestinal Endoscopic Surgeons.

Dr. Husain also speaks some Urdu and Spanish.

Education

  • B.S., 1997, University of Wyoming
  • M.D., 2001, George Washington University, Washington, DC
  • Residency:

    • General Surgery, Madigan Army Medical Center, Tacoma, WA, 2001-2006
  • Fellowship:

    • Minimally Invasive Surgery, Emory University, Atlanta, GA, 2010-2011
  • Certifications:

    • American Board of Surgery 2006

Languages

  • Spanish (some)
  • Urdu

Patient ratings

4.8 out of 5 (176 Ratings, 72 Comments)

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