Dr. Tahir Farooq MD Infectious Disease Specialist

Dr. Tahir Farooq is an infectious disease specialist in Mercerville, New Jersey. He is affiliated with multiple hospitals in the area, including Capital Health Medical Center-Hopewell and Capital Health Regional Medical Center. He received his medical degree from Rawalpindi Medical College and has been in practice for 17 years. He is one of 8 doctors at Capital Health Medical Center-Hopewell and one of 23 at Capital Health Regional Medical Center who specialize in Infectious Disease.

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Specialty & Clinical Interests

Infectious Disease Specialist: General Infectious Disease

Education & Medical Training

Seton Hall University School of Health and Medical Sciences
Residency, Internal Medicine, 2002 - 2005

Pitt County Memorial Hospital
Fellowship, Infectious Disease, 2005 - 2007

Rawalpindi Medical College
Class of 1997

Certifications & Licensure

American Board of Family Medicine
Certified in Family Medicine

American Board of Family Medicine
Certified in Sports Medicine

MA State Medical License
Active through 2014

FL State Medical License
Active through 2015

Awards, Honors & Recognition

Meaningful Use Stage 1 Certification, Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services

Publications & Presentations

Association of pathogenic mutations in TULP1 with retinitis pigmentosa in consanguineous Pakistani families.
Iqbal, M., Naeem, M. A., Riazuddin, S. A., Ali, S., Farooq, T., Qazi, Z. A., Khan, S. N., Husnain, T., Riazuddin, S., Sieving, P. A., Hejtmancik, J. F., Riazuddin, S.

Mutations in RLBP1 associated with fundus albipunctatus in consanguineous Pakistani families.
Naz, S., Ali, S., Riazuddin, S. A., Farooq, T., Butt, N. H., Zafar, A. U., Khan, S. N., Husnain, T., Macdonald, I. M., Sieving, P. A., Hejtmancik, J. F., Riazuddin, S.

Is early laparoscopic cholecystectomy safe after the "safe period"?
Farooq, T., Buchanan, G., Manda, V., Kennedy, R., Ockrim, J.

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Insurances Accepted

  • Aetna Choice POS II
  • Aetna HMO
  • Anthem PPO
  • BCBS Blue Card PPO
  • CIGNA Open Access
  • Cofinity PPO
  • First Choice
  • First Health PPO
  • Great West PPO
  • HIP of New York - Select PPO
  • Horizon BCBS Direct Access
  • Horizon BCBS HMO
  • Horizon BCBS POS
  • Horizon BCBS PPO
  • Humana ChoiceCare Network PPO
  • Multiplan PHCS PPO
  • Multiplan PPO
  • Oxford Health Freedom
  • Oxford Health Liberty
  • Premera BCBS Heritage & Heritage Plus 1
  • Providence Health System Personal Option
  • QualCare HMO
  • QualCare PPO
  • Rocky Mountain Group/Indiv - HMO/Private Pay
  • United Healthcare - Direct Choice Plus POS
  • United Healthcare - Direct Options PPO
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