Farhood Farjah, M.D., M.S., is a thoracic surgeon, health services researcher, UW assistant professor of surgery and associate medical director of the Surgical Outcomes Research Center (SORCE).
Patients seek out specialists for various reasons—symptoms, a diagnosis, a cure, advice on further testing, a first, second, or even third opinion, specialized treatment, follow-up care, palliation, and hope. Dr. Farjah is committed to understanding patients’ goals and helping them achieve them.
Dr. Farjah trained at Memorial Sloan-Kettering Cancer Center and the UW. His clinical expertise includes management of lung and esophageal cancer, pleural mesothelioma and any other malignancy that involves the chest and may be amenable to surgical intervention.
Dr. Farjah is also committed to teaching individuals who are enthusiastic about patient care and science. He is involved in the career development and promotion of undergraduate, graduate and medical students, residents and fellows.
Dr. Farjah enjoys grilling, playing the guitar, swimming, reading non-fiction and spending time with family and friends.