Michael B. Farnell, M.D.

Departments

Location

  1. Rochester, Minnesota

Languages

English
  1. Cholangiocarcinoma
  1. Whipple procedure
  • Hepatobiliary and pancreatic surgery

Rochester, Minnesota

  1. 1980
    Fellow - TraumaEmory University
  2. 1980
    Resident - SurgeryMayo Graduate School of Medicine, Mayo Clinic College of Medicine
  3. 1976
    InternshipMayo Graduate School of Medicine, Mayo Clinic College of Medicine
  4. 1975
    InternshipPrinceton Baptist Medical Center
  5. 1974
    MDSchool of Medicine, University of Alabama
  6. 1971
    BS - Chemical EngineeringTulane University

Awards and honors

  1. 2015
    Distinguished Mayo Clinician AwardOfficers and Councilors, Mayo Clinic
  2. 2015
    Minnesota Monthly's 2015 Best Doctor's ListMinnesota Monthly
  3. 2010
    Who's Who in AmericaMarquis Who's Who in America
  4. 2006
    Guide to America's Top SurgeonsGuide to America's Top Surgeons (2006)
  5. 1994
    Teacher of the YearDepartment of Surgery
  6. 1984
    Teacher of the YearDepartment of Surgery
  7. 1983
    Teacher of the YearDepartment of Surgery
  8. 1980
    J.D. Martin Fellowship at Emory UniversityMayo Foundation Scholarship Program, Mayo Clinic Committees
  9. 1971
    Graduated with HonorsTulane University

Professional memberships

  1. 2015 - present
    MemberIndustry Council, American Hepato-Pancreato-Biliary Association
  2. 2015 - present
    MemberExecutive Council, Minnesota Historical Society
  3. 2014 - present
    MemberMinnesota Historical Society
  4. 2014 - present
    MemberProgram Committee, Minnesota Historical Society
  5. 2012 - 2013
    MemberDiversity and Inclusion Oversight Committee - Mayo Clinic, Mayo Clinic Committees
  6. 2012 - 2013
    ChairRochester Diversity and Inclusion Advisory Council, Diversity and Inclusion Oversight Committee - Mayo Clinic, Mayo Clinic Committees
  7. 2012
    MemberMayo Clinic Distinguished Alumni Selection Committee, Mayo Clinic Alumni Association, Mayo Clinic College of Medicine and Science
  8. 2012
    ChairAir Transportation Safety Task Force, Mayo Clinic Task Forces/Work Groups
  9. 2012 - present
    ChairAudit Committee, International Hepato-Pancreato-Biliary Association
  10. 2011 - 2013
    Executive Council MemberAmerican Hepato-Pancreato-Biliary Association
  11. 2011
    MemberMayo Clinic Distinguished Alumni Selection Committee, Mayo Clinic Alumni Association, Mayo Clinic College of Medicine and Science
  12. 2010 - 2016
    DirectorPancreas Club
  13. 2010 - 2013
    MemberAdvisory Nominating Committee, Western Surgical Association
  14. 2010 - 2011
    ChairAdvisory Nominating Committee, Western Surgical Association
  15. 2010 - present
    Honorary MemberJapanese Society of Hepato-Biliary-Pancreatic Surgery
  16. 2010 - present
    MemberProgram Committee, Pancreas Club
  17. 2009 - 2013
    Executive Committee MemberWestern Surgical Association
  18. 2009 - 2010
    PresidentMinnesota Surgical Society
  19. 2009 - 2010
    PresidentWestern Surgical Association
  20. 2009 - 2010
    PresidentMinnesota Chapter, American College of Surgeons
  21. 2009
    Associate ExaminerCertifying Examination, American Board of Surgery
  22. 2009 - present
    MemberSouthern Surgical Association
  23. 2008 - 2011
    Active Staff MemberGeneral Surgery Council, Mayo Clinic Health System
  24. 2008 - 2009
    President-ElectMinnesota Surgical Society
  25. 2008
    MemberMayo Clinic Distinguished Alumni Selection Committee, Mayo Clinic Alumni Association, Mayo Clinic College of Medicine and Science
  26. 2008 - present
    MemberAmerican Surgical Association
  27. 2007
    MemberMayo Clinic Distinguished Alumni Selection Committee, Mayo Clinic Alumni Association, Mayo Clinic College of Medicine and Science
  28. 2007 - present
    Honorary MemberSouth African Gastroenterology Society
  29. 2007 - present
    MemberAmerican Pancreatic Association
  30. 2006 - 2009
    MemberBoard of Directors, Mayo Clinic Alumni Association, Mayo Clinic College of Medicine and Science
  31. 2006 - 2009
    MemberExecutive Committee, Mayo Clinic Alumni Association, Mayo Clinic College of Medicine and Science
  32. 2006 - 2008
    MemberTrauma Center Committee, Department of Emergency Medicine
  33. 2006 - 2007
    MemberSurgical Facilities Subcommittee - Rochester, Surgical and Procedural Committee - Rochester, Clinical Practice Committee - Rochester
  34. 2004 - 2014
    Secretary/TreasurerSurgeons Travel Club
  35. 2004 - 2006
    MemberProgram Committee, Pancreas Club
  36. 2003 - 2004
    PresidentPriestley Society
  37. 2003 - 2004
    PresidentSurgeons Travel Club
  38. 2002 - 2011
    MemberAdministrative Committee, Department of Surgery
  39. 2002 - 2011
    MemberSurgical Committee, Department of Surgery
  40. 2002 - 2008
    MemberBoard of Directors, Mayo Foundation for Medical Education and Research
  41. 2002 - 2007
    RecorderWestern Surgical Association
  42. 2002 - 2007
    Executive Committee MemberWestern Surgical Association
  43. 2002 - 2007
    MemberProgram Committee, Western Surgical Association
  44. 2001 - 2004
    ChairRelocation Workgroup, Department of Surgery
  45. 2001 - 2004
    MemberRelocation Workgroup, Department of Surgery
  46. 2001 - 2003
    Vice PresidentPriestley Society
  47. 2001
    ChairTask Force, Mayo Clinic Alumni Association, Mayo Clinic College of Medicine and Science
  48. 2001
    ChairCommon Definition of International Patient Workgroup, Mayo Clinic Rochester Workgroups
  49. 2001
    MemberInternational Patient Yield Management, Mayo Clinic Rochester Workgroups
  50. 2000 - present
    MemberSurgeons Travel Club
  51. 1999 - 2002
    ChairAdvisory Committee for International Personnel Policies, Mayo Clinic Committees
  52. 1999 - 2002
    MemberAdvisory Committee for International Personnel Policies, Mayo Clinic Committees
  53. 1998 - 1999
    MemberFoundation Issues Committee, Mayo Clinic Committees
  54. 1998 - present
    MemberPancreas Club
  55. 1997 - 1999
    MemberFoundation Marketing Resource Group, Mayo Clinic Committees
  56. 1997
    Associate ExaminerCertifying Examination, American Board of Surgery
  57. 1996 - 2002
    MemberAdministrative Committee, Mayo Clinic Committees
  58. 1995 - 1998
    MemberAsset Allocation Committee, Mayo Clinic Rochester Committees
  59. 1995 - 1998
    MemberExecutive Council, Priestley Society
  60. 1995 - 1996
    MemberSatellite Replacement Task Force, Mayo Clinic Task Forces/Work Groups
  61. 1995
    Associate ExaminerCertifying Examination, American Board of Surgery
  62. 1995 - present
    MemberAmerican Hepato-Pancreato-Biliary Association
  63. 1994 - 2001
    ChairInternational Activities Coordinating Committee, Mayo Clinic Committees
  64. 1994 - 2001
    MemberInternational Activities Coordinating Committee, Mayo Clinic Committees
  65. 1994 - 1997
    ChairLiaison Committee, Mayo Group Practices
  66. 1994 - 1997
    ChairLiaison Research Subcommittee, Mayo Group Practices
  67. 1994 - 1997
    MemberLiaison Committee, Mayo Group Practices
  68. 1994 - 1997
    MemberLiaison Research Subcommittee, Mayo Group Practices
  69. 1994
    MemberIntegrated Service Network Implementation Group, Mayo Group Practices
  70. 1993
    MemberIntegrated Service Network Work Group, Mayo Group Practices
  71. 1992 - 1993
    MemberMayo Group Practice Board, Mayo Group Practices
  72. 1992
    MemberManagement Policy Committee, Mayo Clinic Committees
  73. 1992 - present
    MemberWestern Surgical Association
  74. 1991 - 2009
    MemberUnited States Section, Societe Internationale de Chirurgie
  75. 1991 - 1992
    Medical DirectorTrauma and General Surgery, Intensive Care Unit, Saint Marys Hospital
  76. 1991
    MemberAdministrative Committee, Mayo Clinic Rochester Committees
  77. 1990 - 1992
    DirectorEmergency Surgical Services, Saint Marys Hospital
  78. 1990 - 1992
    MemberEmergency Services Committee, Department of Emergency Medicine
  79. 1990 - 1991
    MemberMinnesota Credentials Committee, American College of Surgeons
  80. 1990 - present
    MemberSociety for Surgery of the Alimentary Tract
  81. 1989 - 1997
    MemberBoard of Trustees - Mayo Clinic, Mayo Clinic Committees
  82. 1989 - 1997
    MemberMayo Foundation Executive Committee, Mayo Clinic Committees
  83. 1989 - 1992
    MemberMayo One Executive Committee, Department of Emergency Medicine
  84. 1989 - 1990
    MemberSurgery Support Task Force, Department of Surgery
  85. 1989 - 1990
    MemberAd Hoc Committee, Publications Section Staffing, Mayo Clinic Rochester Committees
  86. 1989 - 1990
    MemberAd Hoc Committee, Surgical Critical Care Service, Department of Surgery
  87. 1989 - 1990
    MemberSteering Committee, Phase II Integration, Mayo Clinic Committees
  88. 1989
    ChairEmergency Care Task Force, Department of Emergency Medicine
  89. 1989
    MemberMayo Clinic Education Committee, Mayo Clinic Committees
  90. 1989
    MemberAd Hoc Committee, Parenteral and Enteral Nutrition for Inpatients, Mayo Clinic Rochester Committees
  91. 1989 - present
    Honorary MemberJapanese Section, International College of Surgeons
  92. 1989 - present
    MemberMinnesota Chapter, American College of Surgeons
  93. 1989 - present
    MemberCentral Surgical Association
  94. 1989 - present
    MemberInternational Hepato-Pancreato-Biliary Association
  95. 1988 - 1990
    MemberPension and Benefits Committee, Benefits Coordinating Committee, Mayo Clinic Committees
  96. 1988 - 1990
    MemberPersonnel Committee - Rochester, Mayo Clinic Rochester Committees
  97. 1988 - 1989
    MemberPrimary Care Committee, Mayo Clinic Committees
  98. 1988
    MemberStaff Personnel Policy Committee, Mayo Clinic Committees
  99. 1988
    MemberPediatric Hospital Service Location Task Force, Mayo Clinic Task Forces/Work Groups
  100. 1987 - 1994
    MemberBoard of Governors, Mayo Clinic Rochester Committees
  101. 1987 - 1989
    MemberClinical and Administrative Faculty Advisory Committee, Mayo Clinic Rochester Committees
  102. 1987 - 1989
    MemberMultispecialty Committee, Traumatic Brain Injury Committee, Mayo Clinic Rochester Committees
  103. 1987 - 1988
    MemberFacilities Planning Advisory Committee, Saint Marys Hospital
  104. 1987
    Associate ExaminerCertifying Examination, American Board of Surgery
  105. 1986
    MemberMayo Clinic Clinical Practice Committee, Mayo Clinic Committees
  106. 1986
    MemberEmergency Care Committee, Department of Emergency Medicine
  107. 1985 - 1987
    MemberResuscitation Committee, Department of Emergency Medicine
  108. 1985 - 1986
    Counselor-At-LargeMayo Clinic Staff, Mayo Clinic Rochester Committees
  109. 1984 - 1993
    MemberMinnesota Committee on Trauma, American College of Surgeons
  110. 1984 - 1992
    Medical DirectorMayo Aeromedical Transport Service, Saint Marys Hospital
  111. 1984 - 1987
    CoordinatorSaturday Morning Conferences, General Surgery, Department of Surgery
  112. 1984 - present
    MemberGeneral Surgery Residency Committee, Department of Surgery
  113. 1984 - present
    FellowAmerican College of Surgeons
  114. 1983 - present
    MemberMinnesota Surgical Society
  115. 1982 - present
    MemberPriestley Society
  116. 1981 - 1990
    Co-DirectorEmergency Surgical Services, Saint Marys Hospital
  117. 1981 - 1989
    Surgical DirectorSurgical Intensive Care Unit, Saint Marys Hospital
  118. 1981 - present
    MemberZumbro Valley Medical Society, Minnesota Medical Association
  119.  
    Executive Committee MemberInfection Control Committee, Saint Marys Hospital
  120.  
    ChairTrauma Center Committee, Department of Emergency Medicine
  121.  
    MemberMayo Clinic Cancer Center
  122.  
    MemberIntensive Care Management Committee, 4 Mary Brigh, Saint Marys Hospital
  123.  
    MemberNorth Central Cancer Treatment Group, Mayo Clinic Cancer Center - Rochester, Mayo Clinic Cancer Center
  124.  
    MemberAmerican College of Surgeons Commission, Cancer Oversight Committee, Mayo Clinic Cancer Center - Rochester
  125.  
    MemberAmerican College of Surgeons Oncology Group
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