Samira Farouk

Samira Farouk, MD

  • ASSOCIATE PROFESSOR | Medicine, Nephrology
  • ASSOCIATE PROFESSOR | Medical Education



Samira Farouk, MD, is a board certified nephrologist and internist who practices nephrology and transplant nephrology.  She is a graduate of Princeton University where she received her B.S.E in Chemical Engineering with a certificate in Spanish and Portuguese Language and Culture. She received her MD from Rutgers University – Robert Wood Johnson Medical School where she graduated with a Distinction in Research. She completed her internship, residency, and nephrology and transplant fellowship at the Icahn School of Medicine at Mount Sinai and also served as chief fellow. Dr. Farouk is also the Associate Director of the Nephrology Fellowship Program.

Dr. Farouk is involved in all levels of medical education and teaches medical students, residents, and fellows and has been the recipient of multiple awards.  Dr. Farouk specializes in caring for kidney transplant patients with both acute and chronic conditions. In addition to her clinical interests. She has research interests in kidney fibrosis is studying pathogenetic mechanisms of fibrosis that may ultimately prolong kidney transplant survival and also benefit patients with chronic kidney disease.  She is also currently the Social Media director of the Division of Nephrology.

Clinical Focus


MD, Rutgers University - Robert Wood Johnson Medical School

Internship, Internal Medicine, Icahn School of Medicine at Mt. Sinai

Residency, Internal Medicine, Icahn School of Medicine at Mt. Sinai

Fellowship, Nephrology, Icahn School of Medicine at Mt. Sinai

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