COVID 19 Vaccine Update to our Community

We are offering the Moderna Covid 19 Vaccine to those age 18 and older at our Jupiter Medical Center Urgent Care locations in Jupiter, 5430 Military Trail, Suite 64 and 1335 W. Indiantown Road. Walk-ins welcome, no appointment necessary.

Richard S. Faro, MD, FACS

Primary Specialties:
  • Thoracic Surgery
  • Vascular Surgery

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Accepting New Patients
Insurance Accepted:
  • AARP Medicare Complete
  • United Healthcare
  • Preferred Care Partners
  • Cigna
  • Aetna
  • Humana
  • Coventry
  • Freedom Health
  • Railroad Medicare
  • Molina
  • Mutual of Omaha
  • WebTPA
  • WellCare
Please call the physician’s office for current insurance information regarding your plan
  • 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.