Richard S. Faro, MD, FACS

Primary Specialties:
  • Thoracic Surgery
  • Vascular Surgery

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  • AARP Medicare Complete
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  • Education


    Medical School:

    Creighton University School of Medicine Omaha,NE


    S.U.N.Y. Downstate Medical Center Kings County Hospital, Brooklyn, NY


    Creighton University School of Medicine Omaha,NE


    Rush University Medical

    Board Certification:

    American Board of Surgery;American Board of Surgery, General Vascular Surgery;American Board of Thoracic Surgery;National Board Medical Examiners;American Board of Phlebology,
  • Research & Publications

    Research & Publications


    Faro, RS, et al: Coronary Spasm. Difficult Problems in Adult Cardiac Surgery. Year Book Medical Publishers, 65- 73, 1985.

    Roberts, AJ, Faro, RS, Watson, WD, Knauf, DG, Hawkins, R, Alexander,JA: Coronary Artery Bypass Graft Surgery: Relative Efficacy of Initial Proximal Versus Distal Anastomosis. Annals of Thoracic Surgery, 38:15-20, 1984.

    Faro, RS, et al: Intraoperative Balloon-Catheter Dilation: University of Florida Experience. American Heart Journal, 107:841-844, 1984.

    Roberts, AJ, Hay, DA, Mehta, P, Roy, L, Faro, RS, Knauf, DG, Alexander,JA: Biochemical and Utra-Structural Integrity of the Saphenous Vein Conduit During Coronary Artery Bypass Graft Surgery: Effect of Papaverine. Journal of Thoracic and Cardiovascular Surgery, 88;1:39, 1984.

    Roberts, AJ, Faro, RS, Feldman, RL, Conti, CR, Pepine, CJ, Knauf, DG, Alexander,JA: Early and Long-Term Experience with Intraoperative Transluminal Balloon-Catheter Dilatation and Coronary Artery Bypass Graft Surgery. Journal of Thoracic and Cardiovascular Surgery, 86:435-440, 1983.

    Roberts, AJ, Staples, ED, Abele, GS, Norman, S, Conti, CR, Pepine, CJ, Faro, RS, Knauf, DG, Hay, DA, Alexander,JA: Immediate Long Term Effects of Laser Radiation on the Arterial Wall: Light and Electron Microscopic Observation. Surgical Forum, 1983

    Faro, RS, Watson, WD, Roberts, AJ, Knauf, DG, Alexander,JA: Superior Vena Cava Obstruction Use of the Spiral Saphenous Vein Graft. Contemporary Surgery, 23:15-22, 1983.

    Faro, RS, Monson, DO, Weinberg, M: Disruption of the Aortic Arch Branches Due to Non­ Penetrating Chest Trauma. Archives of Surgery, 118:1333-1336, 1983.

    Faro, RS, et al: Coronary Revascularization in Septuagenarians. Journal of Thoracic and Cardiovascular Surgery, 86:616-621, 1983.

    Roberts AJ, Faro, RS, Williams, LA, Knauf, DG, Alexander, JA: Coronary Artery Bypass Graft Surgery: The Relative Efficacy of Commonly Used Left Ventricular Venting and Venous Drainage Techniques. Annals of Thoracic Surgery, 26:444-452, 1983.

    El-Baz, N,Jensik, RJ, Faber, LP, Faro, RS: Open Lung High Frequency Ventilation for Tracheoplasty: A New Technique. Annals of Thoracic Surgery, 34;5:564, November, 1982.

    Faro, RS, Javid, H, Najafi, H, Serry, C: Left Thoracotomy for Reoperation for Coronary Revascularization. Journal of Thoracic and Cardiovascular Surgery, 84;3-454, 1982.

    Faro, RS, Weinberg, M, Domson, DO, Najafi, H: Coarctation of the Aorta: Four Unusual Instances. Annals of Thoracic Surgery, 31:3:251-254, March, 1981.

    Faro, RS, Feldhaus, RJ, Schultz, RS: Superficial Femoral-Profunda Femoris Artery Transposition. Archives of Surgery, 115:1110-1112, 1980.

    Faro, RS, Corry, RJ: Management of Surgical Gastro-Intestinal Complications in Renal Transplant Recipients. Archives of Surgery, 28:292-299, 1979.

    Faro, RS, et al: Tracheal Agensis. Annals of Thoracic Surgery, 28:295-299, 1979.

    Margolis, ID, Faro, RS, et al: Megacolon in the Elderly-Ischemic or Inflammatory. Annals of Surgery, 190:40-44, 1979.

    Faro, RS, et al: Macroamylasema. Surgery, 82:552-554, 1977.

    Fieo, RL, Faro, RS, Digiacoma, PJ: Detection of Acidic and 1,2, Clycol Carbohydrates Group in the Germ Layer Derivatives of the Early Chick Embryo. Mendal Bulletin, 7-9, 1968.