Buckminster J. Farrow

Dr. Farrow graduated magna cum laude from MCP Hahnemann School of Medicine in Philadelphia and completed residency at UTMB in Galveston, Texas. Early in his career, he performed research as an assistant professor at Baylor College of Medicine and he now enjoys focusing his efforts on providing the very best care to his patients. Dr. Farrow specializes in gastrointestinal surgery and performs laparoscopic procedures to reduce pain and recovery time. He believes that healing is both a physical and spiritual process. Dr. Farrow’s hobbies include spending time with his wife and 3 children.

For more information on Dr. Farrow, visit his website at https://drfarrow.com/.

Specialty  Gastrointestinal Surgery and  Laparoscopic
Degrees
  • Doctor of Medicine
  • Bachelor of Science, Dual Degree- Biology and Philosophy, College of Literature, Science, and the Arts
  • Masters of Medical Science, Graduate School of Biomedical Sciences
Areas of Expertise
  • Appendicitis
  • Gallbladder Disease
  • Colon Disease/Cancer
  • Hernia Repair
  • Reflux Surgery
  • Skin Lesions/Masses/Cysts
  • Laparoscopic Surgery
Offices    
Gender Male

Services

  • Appendicitis
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  • Gallbladder Disease
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  • Colon Disease/Cancer
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  • Hernia Repair
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  • Reflux Surgery
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  • Skin Lesions/Masses/Cysts
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  • Laparoscopic Surgery
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Medical Education

General Surgeon

Southwest Surgical Associates, LLP

Residency, Categorical General Surgery Program, Department of Surgery

University of Texas Medical Branch at Galveston, Galveston, Texas

Masters of Medical Science, Graduate School of Biomedical Sciences

University of Texas Medical Branch at Galveston,Galveston, Texas

Doctor of Medicine Magna Cum Laude

MCP Hahnemann School of Medicine, Philadelphia, PA

Bachelor of Science, Dual Degree- Biology and Philosophy, College of Literature, Science, and the Arts

University of Michigan, Ann Arbor, Michigan

Southwest Surgical Associates

I was referred to Dr. Farrow for a recent surgery. Dr. Farrow is a kind doctor who answered my many questions and took great care of me The office staff did a great job taking care of all the logistics including scheduling, billing, and pre-op instructions.

Patient

Hospital Affiliations

Memorial Hermann Katy Hospital
Memorial Hermann Memorial City Hospital
The Methodist Hospital West Houston
Memorial Hermann Cypress

Academic Appointments

Assistant Professor of Surgery, Michael E. DeBakey Department of Surgery
Baylor College of Medicine
Houston, Texas
Staff Surgeon
Michael E. DeBakey VA Medical Center
Houston, Texas

Honors

Memorial Hermann Katy Hospital Physician of the Year (2011)
University of Texas Medical Branch:
Outstanding Surgical PGY-1 House Officer (2000)
Outstanding Surgical Resident (2001)
Outstanding UTMB House Officer (2001)
Singleton Surgical Society 1st place Basic Science Research (2002)
Singleton Surgical Society 1st place Basic Science Research (2003)
UTMB Resident of the Year- as determined by 4th year medical students (2004)
MCP Hahnemann School of Medicine:
Magna Cum Laude (1999)
Alpha Omega Alpha Honor Society (1998-1999)
University of Michigan:
President, Delta Upsilon Fraternity (1993-1994)

Professional Organizations

Fellow, American College of Surgeons
Texas Medical Association
Harris County Medical Society