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    Khaldoun Faris MD

    TitleClinical Associate Professor
    InstitutionUniversity of Massachusetts Medical School
    DepartmentAnesthesiology
    AddressUniversity of Massachusetts Medical School
    55 Lake Avenue North
    Worcester MA 01655
    Phone508-856-3271
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      InstitutionUMMS - School of Medicine
      DepartmentSurgery

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        Academic Background

        M.D., Aleppo University, Aleppo, Syria, 1991.


        Postdoctoral Training

        Aleppo University Hospital, Aleppo, Syria, Residency in Surgery, 1991-1993.
        SUNY Health Sciences Center, Brooklyn, NY, Internship in Surgery, 1993-1994.
        New England Medical Center, Boston, MA, Residency in Anesthesiology, 1995-1997.
        New England Medical Center, Boston, MA, Fellowship in Cardiovascular Anesthesiology,
        1998.
        New England Medical Center, Boston, MA, Fellowship in Pain Management, 1998-1999.
        UMass Memorial Medical Center, Fellowship in Critical Care Medicine, 1999-2000.

        Photo: Khaldoun Faris, M.D.As the associate director of UMMHC's Surgical Critical Care Services, I am involved in the daily activities of the surgical critical care units at the University and Memorial campuses. I am also the program director of Anesthesiology Critical Care Fellowship.

        My job involves not only leading a large team of fellows, residents, medical students, PA/NP's, nurses, and other professionals on the ICU rounds, but also actively participating in supervising and teaching the ICU residents, who come to us from three different departments: anesthesiology, surgery, and emeregency medicine.

        I am also a member of the anesthesia team for liver transplants.



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        1. Faris K, Zayaruzny M, Spanakis S. Extubation of the difficult airway. J Intensive Care Med. 2011 Jul-Aug; 26(4):261-6.
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        2. Jones N, Cocchiarella A, Faris K, Heard SO. Pancreatitis associated with Strongyloides stercoralis infection in a patient chronically treated with corticosteroids. J Intensive Care Med. 2010 May-Jun; 25(3):172-4.
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        3. Walz JM, Faris K, Heard SO. Who let the bugs in? Crit Care Med. 2008 Sep; 36(9):2689-90.
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