Francis A. Farraye, MD

Professor, Medicine

Francis Farraye
85 E. Concord St


Dr. Farraye’s clinical interests are in the care of patients with inflammatory bowel disease and the management of colon polyps and colorectal cancer. He is studying Vitamin D absorption in patients with IBD, the management and diagnosis of dysplasia and cancer in patients with IBD, and predictors of pouchitis after ileal pouch-anal anastomosis (IPAA). In the area of colorectal cancer, he is examining the role of hyperplastic polyps as an alternative pathway in the development of colorectal cancer.

Other Positions

  • Active Staff Privileges, Medicine, Boston Medical Center


  • Albert Einstein College of Medicine, MD
  • Harvard School of Public Health, MSc
  • Stony Brook University, BS


  • Published on 7/10/2018

    Tormey LK, Reich J, Chen YS, Singh A, Lipkin-Moore Z, Yu A, Weinberg J, Farraye FA, Paasche-Orlow MK. Limited Health Literacy Is Associated With Worse Patient-Reported Outcomes in Inflammatory Bowel Disease. Inflamm Bowel Dis. 2018 Jul 10. PMID: 29992302.

    Read at: PubMed
  • Published on 6/9/2018

    Apte M, Reich J, Zahorian T, Farraye FA. Improving Vaccination Rates for IBD Patients Through the Use of Local Pharmacies. Inflamm Bowel Dis. 2018 Jun 09. PMID: 29893866.

    Read at: PubMed
  • Published on 5/18/2018

    Szeto W, van der Bent A, Petty CR, Reich J, Farraye F, Fishman LN. Use of Social Media for Health-Related Tasks by Adolescents With Inflammatory Bowel Disease: A Step in the Pathway of Transition. Inflamm Bowel Dis. 2018 May 18; 24(6):1114-1122. PMID: 29788360.

    Read at: PubMed
  • Published on 3/7/2018

    Limdi JK, Farraye FA. An Update on Surveillance in Ulcerative Colitis. Curr Gastroenterol Rep. 2018 Mar 07; 20(2):7. PMID: 29516293.

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  • Published on 2/15/2018

    Naidu H, Szeto W, Kissin E, Farraye FA. MAGIC Syndrome in a Patient With Crohn's Disease. Inflamm Bowel Dis. 2018 Feb 15; 24(3):664-665. PMID: 29462377.

    Read at: PubMed
  • Published on 1/18/2018

    Pratt PK, David N, Weber HC, Little FF, Kourkoumpetis T, Patts GJ, Weinberg J, Farraye FA. Antibody Response to Hepatitis B Virus Vaccine is Impaired in Patients With Inflammatory Bowel Disease on Infliximab Therapy. Inflamm Bowel Dis. 2018 Jan 18; 24(2):380-386. PMID: 29361083.

    Read at: PubMed
  • Published on 12/28/2017

    Rohde JA, Wang Y, Cutino CM, Dickson BK, Bernal MC, Bronda S, Liu A, Priyadarshini SI, Guo L, Reich JS, Farraye FA. Impact of Disease Disclosure on Stigma: An Experimental Investigation of College Students' Reactions to Inflammatory Bowel Disease. J Health Commun. 2018; 23(1):91-97. PMID: 29283816.

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  • Published on 12/8/2017

    Groshek J, Basil M, Guo L, Parker Ward S, Farraye FA, Reich J. Media Consumption and Creation in Attitudes Toward and Knowledge of Inflammatory Bowel Disease: Web-Based Survey. J Med Internet Res. 2017 Dec 08; 19(12):e403. PMID: 29222081.

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  • Published on 12/1/2017

    Saxena AP, Limdi JK, Farraye FA. Zeroing in on endoscopic and histologic mucosal healing to reduce the risk of colorectal neoplasia in inflammatory bowel disease. Gastrointest Endosc. 2017 12; 86(6):1012-1014. PMID: 29146080.

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  • Published on 12/1/2017

    Reich J, Wasan SK, Farraye FA. Vaccination and Health Maintenance Issues to Consider in Patients With Inflammatory Bowel Disease. Gastroenterol Hepatol (N Y). 2017 Dec; 13(12):717-724. PMID: 29339947.

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