Francis A. Farraye, MD

Professor, Medicine

(617) 638-8339
85 E. Concord St

Biography

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

Education

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

Publications

  • 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 Dec; 86(6):1012-1014. PMID: 29146080.

    Read at: PubMed
  • Published on 10/24/2017

    Fine S, Nee J, Thakuria P, Duff B, Farraye FA, Shah SA. Ocular, Auricular, and Oral Manifestations of Inflammatory Bowel Disease. Dig Dis Sci. 2017 Dec; 62(12):3269-3279. PMID: 29064013.

    Read at: PubMed
  • Published on 10/1/2017

    Iskandar H, Greer JB, Krasinskas AM, Tinsley AT, Koltun WA, Siegel CA, Levy LC, Herfarth HH, Farraye FA, Binion DG, Rosh JR, Keljo DJ, Isaacs KL, Regueiro MD. IBD LIVE Series-Case 8: Treatment Options for Refractory Esophageal Crohn's Disease and Hidradenitis Suppurativa. Inflamm Bowel Dis. 2017 Oct; 23(10):1667-1677. PMID: 28906288.

    Read at: PubMed
  • Published on 10/1/2017

    Caldera F, Wasan SK, Farraye FA, Hayney MS. Caution When Assessing Immunity to Varicella Through Antibody Testing in Patients with Inflammatory Bowel Disease. Inflamm Bowel Dis. 2017 Oct; 23(10):E50-E51. PMID: 28906295.

    Read at: PubMed
  • Published on 8/23/2017

    Caldera F, Wasan SK, Farraye FA, Hayney MS. Caution When Assessing Immunity to Varicella Through Antibody Testing in Patients with Inflammatory Bowel Disease. Inflamm Bowel Dis. 2017 Aug 23. PMID: 28922256.

    Read at: PubMed
  • Published on 7/1/2017

    Farraye FA. Vaccination of Patients With Inflammatory Bowel Disease. Gastroenterol Hepatol (N Y). 2017 Jul; 13(7):431-434. PMID: 28867973.

    Read at: PubMed
  • Published on 7/1/2017

    Kochar B, Long MD, Shelton E, Young L, Farraye FA, Yajnik V, Herfarth H. Safety and Efficacy of Teduglutide (Gattex) in Patients With Crohn's Disease and Need for Parenteral Support Due to Short Bowel Syndrome-associated Intestinal Failure. J Clin Gastroenterol. 2017 Jul; 51(6):508-511. PMID: 27433811.

    Read at: PubMed
  • Published on 5/23/2017

    Farraye FA, Melmed GY, Lichtenstein GR, Kane SV. Corrigendum: ACG Clinical Guideline: Preventive Care in Inflammatory Bowel Disease. Am J Gastroenterol. 2017 Jul; 112(7):1208. PMID: 28534523.

    Read at: PubMed
  • Published on 5/1/2017

    Zullow S, Fazelat A, Farraye FA. Central Serous Chorioretinopathy in a Patient with Ulcerative Colitis with Pouchitis on Budesonide-EC. Inflamm Bowel Dis. 2017 May; 23(5):E19. PMID: 28328626.

    Read at: PubMed
  • Published on 1/10/2017

    Farraye FA, Melmed GY, Lichtenstein GR, Kane SV. ACG Clinical Guideline: Preventive Care in Inflammatory Bowel Disease. Am J Gastroenterol. 2017 Feb; 112(2):241-258. PMID: 28071656.

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