Orthopedic surgeon leader to know: Dr. Yasser Farid of Weiss Memorial Hospital


Yasser Farid, MD, PhD, is director of the Chicago Bone Metastases Center and a practicing surgeon at the Chicago Center for Orthopedics at Weiss Memorial Hospital. He is also an assistant professor of clinical orthopedics at the University of Illinois at Chicago.

Dr. Farid has a professional interest in hip and knee replacement, revision arthroplasty and treatment of infected total joints as well as orthopedic oncology, including pelvic and extremity tumors, metastatic disease and bone cancer. He also has a special interest in traumatology, particularly pelvic and acetabular fractures. He began his practice in 2003 as an associate lecturer of orthopedic oncology at the Center for Preservation and Transplantation of Musculoskeletal Tissues at Cairo University Hospitals in Egypt.


Dr. Farid earned his medical degree at Cairo University and he completed his residency at Cairo University Hospitals. He has completed orthopedic oncology fellowships at Harvard University/Massachusetts General Hospital in Boston and the University of Texas M.D. Anderson Cancer Center in Houston. He has also completed an adult reconstructive surgery fellowship at the University of Chicago.


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