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Farees T. Farooq, M.D.

Farees T. Farooq, M.D.

Practice Location

1324 Wolf Park Drive

Germantown, TN 38138

(901) 755-9110

(901) 755-4321 Fax

Education and Training

Dr. Farooq is a native Memphian who completed a Bachelor of Arts degree in biochemistry at Kenyon College in 1996. He graduated from the University of Tennessee College of Medicine in Memphis in 2000, and he then completed an internal medicine residency, gastroenterology fellowship, and an advanced therapeutic endoscopy fellowship at University Hospitals Case Medical Center in Cleveland, Ohio, finishing his studies there in 2007.

After completion of training, Dr. Farooq served as assistant professor of medicine in the gastroenterology division at U.T. Health Science Center before joining Gastro One in 2010.

Dr. Farooq was certified in Internal Medicine in 2003 and in Gastroenterology in 2007

Honors and Awards

  • 2007 ASGE Endoscopic Research Award ("Tissue Characterization by Endoscopic Ultrasound Spectrum Analysis")
  • 2005-06 Chief Fellow
  • 1997 NIH Medical Student Research Fellowship
  • 1996 Phi Beta Kappa
  • 1996 Sigma Xi Scientific Research Honor Society
  • 1996 B.A. conferred magna cum laude
  • 1996 "Highest Honors" in honors research program, Kenyon College
  • 1996 "Distinction" in senior exercise, Kenyon College
  • 1996 Robert Bowen Brown, Jr. Prize for best original research in biology, Kenyon College
  • 1996 Phi Beta Kappa
  • 1995 Kenyon Summer Science Scholarship
  • 1994-96 Thomas J. Mastin Scholarship for excellence in the sciences, Kenyon College
  • 1992-96 Dean's List, Kenyon College

Selected Publications:

Kumon RE, Pollack MJ, Faulx AL, Olowe K, Farooq FT, Chen VK, Zhou Y, Wong RC, Isenberg GA, Sivak MV, Zhou Y, Chak A, Deng CX. In vivo characterization of pancreatic and lymph node tissue using endoscopic ultrasound spectrum analysis: validation study. Gastrointest Endosc 2010; 71:53-63.

Das A, Ben-Menachem T, Farooq FT, Cooper GS, Chak A, Sivak MV Jr, Wong RC. Artificial neural network as a predictive instrument in patients with acute nonvariceal upper gastrointestinal hemorrhage Gastroenterology 2008; 134:65-74

Kumon R, Olowe K, Faulx AL, Farooq FT, Chen VK, Zhou Y, Wong RC, Isenberg GA, Sivak MV, Chak A, Deng CX. EUS spectrum analysis for in vivo characterization of pancreatic and lymph node tissue: a pilot study. Gastrointest Endosc 2007; 66:1096-1106.

Wong RCK, Farooq FT, Chak A. Endoscopic Doppler ultrasound probe (DOP-US) in the diagnosis of gastric varices. Gastrointest Endosc 2007; 65:491-96.

Chak A and Farooq FT. Advances in Endoscopic Imaging of Barrett's Esophagus. Endoscopic Mucosal Resection. Eds. Conio M, Siersema P, Repici A, Ponchon T. Blackwell Publishing: Oxford, UK. (2007)

Farooq FT and Wong RCK. Injection sclerotherapy for the management of esophageal and gastric varices. Techniques in Gastrointestinal Endoscopy, 2005; 7:8-15


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