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Faraj Faour

  • ASSISTANT PROFESSOR Medicine, Hospital Medicine
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  • American Board of Internal Medicine


  • MD, SUNY Downstate Medical Center - College of Medicine

  • Internship, Internal Medicine
    Beth Israel Medical Center

  • Residency, Internal Medicine
    Beth Israel Medical Center


    Dr. Faour is a Board Certified Internist specializing in Hospital Medicine. He also directs the Internal Medicine Clerkship for Medical students. He has in interest in bedside teaching, focusing on patient centered care, quality improvement, and navigating the health care system.


  • 2014 -
    Cigna Care Designated Physician

  • 2011 - present
    American College of Physicians

  • 2011 -
    Reynolds Scholor
    Mount Sinai School of Medicine

  • 2010 -
    Semifinalist: American College of Physicians Connecticut Chapter Tristate Competition on Educational Application of Information Technology


Faour Faraj, Rasouli Jonathan, Bier Rachel, Taurani Christopher, Koulos John, Berger Alfred, et al; “Tuberculosis Peritonitis: A Diagnostic Challenge [abstract]”, Journal of Hospital Medicine 8 Suppl 1: 869 .;.

Schweitzer Paul, Faour Faraj, Rosman Jonathan, Hanon Sam. “Poster Session 5: Clinical Characteristics of Atrial Fibrillation: Prevalence and Clinical Significance of Brugada-Type ECG In Young Patients with Atrial Fibrillation.” Journal of Interventional Cardiac Electrophysiology. 2008 Mar; 21(2): 165-168.;.

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Dr. Faour did not report having any of the following types of financial relationships with industry during 2015 and/or 2016: consulting, scientific advisory board, industry-sponsored lectures, service on Board of Directors, participation on industry-sponsored committees, equity ownership valued at greater than 5% of a publicly traded company or any value in a privately held company. Please note that this information may differ from information posted on corporate sites due to timing or classification differences.

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