Dr. Houssam Farres MD

Dr. Houssam Farres is a vascular surgery doctor in Jacksonville, Florida and is affiliated with Mayo Clinic Jacksonville. He received his medical degree from Damascus University Faculty of Medicine and has been in practice for 17 years. Dr. Farres accepts several types of health insurance, listed below. He is one of 3 doctors at Mayo Clinic Jacksonville who specialize in Vascular Surgery. He also speaks multiple languages, including Arabic and French.

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Specialty & Clinical Interests

General Vascular Surgery

Hospital Affiliation

Mayo Clinic Jacksonville

Education & Medical Training

Medical College of Georgia
Residency, General Surgery, 2005–2008

Mayo School of Graduate Medical Education
Residency, General Surgery, 2003–2004

Johns Hopkins University
Fellowship, Surgical Critical Care, 2008–2009

University of Tennessee
Fellowship, Vascular Surgery, 2009–2011

Damascus University Faculty of Medicine
Class of 1997

Medical College of Georgia
Chief Residency, General Surgery, 2007–2008

Cleveland Clinic Foundation
Other Training, Research, 2002–2003

Certifications & Licensure

American Board of Surgery
Certified 4 years in Surgical Critical Care

American Board of Surgery
Certified 2 years in Vascular Surgery

MD State Medical License
Active through 2014

FL State Medical License
Active through 2015

GA State Medical License
Active through 2015

Publications & Presentations

Validation of a flexible endoscopy simulator.
Felsher, J. J., Olesevich, M., Farres, H., Rosen, M., Fanning, A., Dunkin, B. J., Marks, J. M.

A novel endolaparoscopic intragastric partitioning for treatment of morbid obesity.
Felsher, J., Rosen, M., Farres, H., Walsh, R. M.

Management of splenic abscess in a critically ill patient.
Farres, H., Felsher, J., Banbury, M., Brody, F.

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Insurances Accepted

  • Aetna Choice POS II
  • United Healthcare - Direct Options PPO
  • BCBS Blue Card PPO
  • BCBS Florida NetworkBlue
  • BCBS Florida Preferred Patient Care PPO
  • Multiplan PPO
  • United Healthcare - Direct Choice Plus POS

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