Dr. Asim Farid is a native of Pakistan, where he went to medical school. After graduation in 1984 he went to England for surgical training, and obtained a Fellowship in General Surgery from the Royal College of Surgeons in Edinburgh, Scotland.
He then moved to the USA in 1991, where he underwent Residency training at the Guthrie Clinic in Sayre, PA. After completing this training in 1996, he moved to Kentucky where he was a General Surgeon and Chief of Surgery at Owen County Memorial Hospital. In 2000 he joined Henry Ford Hospital, Detroit Michigan, for a 1 year Fellowship in Colon and Rectal Surgery. In September 2001 he moved to Rochester where he is now settled.
He is skilled at performing numerous surgical procedures in colon and rectal surgery. He has a particular interest in laparoscopic procedures, surgery for cancer of the colon and rectum and robotic surgery. He was one of the first surgeons in the area who performed the Stapled hemorrhoidopexy procedure, a specialized procedure for certain types of symptomatic hemorrhoids.
Dr. Farid certified by the American Board of Surgery and the American Board of Colon and Rectal Surgery. He is a Fellow of the American College of Surgeons and American Society of Colon and Rectal Surgeons.
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Rochester, NY 14623
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Rochester, NY 14621
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Canandaigua, NY 14424
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Newark, NY 14513
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