Francis (Frank) A. Farraye, M.D., M.S.

  1. Gastroenterologist

Location

  1. Jacksonville, Florida

Idiomas

English

Dr. Farraye is a Senior Associate Consultant in the Section of Gastroenterology and Hepatology and Professor of Medicine at the Mayo Clinic in Jacksonville, Florida where he directs the Inflammatory Bowel Disease Center. Prior to relocating to Mayo in 2019, he was Clinical Director in the Section of Gastroenterology and the Inflammatory Bowel Disease Center at Boston Medical Center and Professor of Medicine at the Boston University School of Medicine. Dr. Farraye earned his medical doctorate from the Albert Einstein College of Medicine in New York and his master's degree in Epidemiology from the Harvard School of Public Health.

Dr. Farraye's expertise is in the care of patients with inflammatory bowel disease. Dr. Farraye is a clinical investigator examining several aspects of the clinical management of patients with inflammatory bowel disease. He is studying vaccine optimization, eating disorders, artificial intelligence, diagnosis of C. difficile infection, stigma and disclosure in patients with inflammatory bowel disease.

A frequent speaker and invited lecturer on topics on the diagnosis and management of inflammatory bowel disease, Dr. Farraye has authored or co-authored over 450 original scientific manuscripts, book chapters, reviews, and abstracts. He co-edited the text, Curbside Consultation in Inflammatory Bowel Disease and Gastrointestinal Emergencies. His books for patients include Questions and Answers about Ulcerative Colitis and Questions and Answers about Crohn's Disease.

Dr. Farraye is a Fellow of the American Society of Gastrointestinal Endoscopy, American Gastroenterological Association and a Master in the American College of Gastroenterology. He has served on numerous national and international committees including as a member of the American College of Gastroenterology Board of Trustees. He is co-chair of the Crohn's and Colitis Foundation Professional Membership Committee and Chair of the Chapter Medical Advisory Committee for the North and Central Florida Crohn's and Colitis Foundation. The New England Crohn's and Colitis Foundation named Dr. Farraye Humanitarian of the Year in 2003. In 2009, the American College of Gastroenterology awarded Dr. Farraye the William Carey Award for service to the college. In 2020, Dr. Farraye received the life time achievement award from the New England Crohn's and Colitis Foundation.

Dr. Farraye's clinical interests are in the care of patients with inflammatory bowel disease. He is currently investigating C. difficile infection in IBD patients, the management and diagnosis of dysplasia and cancer in patients with IBD; social media use and health literacy in IBD patients; hepatitis B vaccination efficacy in patients with IBD; and subclinical hepatic fibrosis in patients with IBD.

  1. 2001
    MScHarvard School of Public Health
  2. 1988
    Clinical Fellowship - GastroenterologyBeth Israel Hospital
  3. 1987
    Research Fellowship - GastroenterologyBeth Israel Hospital
  4. 1985
    Residency - Internal MedicineBeth Israel Hospital
  5. 1983
    Internship - Internal MedicineBeth Israel Hospital
  6. 1982
    MDAlbert Einstein College of Medicine
  7. 1978
    BSSUNY at Stony Brook

Certifications

  1. 1989
    GastroenterologyAmerican Board of Internal Medicine
  2. 1985
    Internal MedicineAmerican Board of Internal Medicine

Awards and honors

  1. 2021
    Jacksonville Magazine Best Doctors IssueJacksonville Magazine
  2. 2020
    Joan Cutler Life Time Achievement AwardCrohn's and Colitis Foundation of America
  3. 2018
    Presidential Poster AwardAmerican College of Gastroenterology
  4. 2017
    Presidential Poster AwardAmerican College of Gastroenterology
  5. 2015
    Scott Zarrow Memorial Lecture: Surveillance Colonoscopy in IBD - Who, What and When?Postgraduate Course, American Society of Gastrointestinal Endoscopy
  6. 2013
    Faculty Development Award: Quality Improvement for Department Chiefs, Institute for Health Care ImprovementBoston University
  7. 2013
    Research Mentor of the YearDepartment of Medicine, Boston University School of Medicine
  8. 2012
    Richard Farmer Honorary Lecture: Health Care Maintenance in the IBD PatientAnnual Gastroenterology Update, Cleveland Clinic
  9. 2011
    Top DoctorUS News and World Report
  10. 2010
    Best of Boston, GastroenterologyBoston Magazine
  11. 2010
    Faculty Development Award: Pocket MBA for PhysiciansSchool of Management, Boston University
  12. 2009
    William Carey AwardAmerican College of Gastroenterology
  13. 2006
    The Rodger C. Haggitt Gastrointestinal Pathology Society Lecture: Diagnosis and management of Flat and Polypoid Dysplasia in IBDDigestive Disease Week
  14. 2003
    Board of Governors Achievement AwardAmerican College of Gastroenterology
  15. 2003
    Humanitarian of the YearNew England Crohn's and Colitis Foundation of America
  16. 2002
    Presidential Poster AwardAmerican College of Gastroenterology
  17. 1999
    Key Contribution AwardHarvard Community Health Plan
  18. 1998
    Ebert FellowshipHarvard Pilgrim Health Care
  19. 1995
    Key Contribution AwardHarvard Community Health Plan
  20. 1993
    Key Contribution AwardHarvard Community Health Plan
  21. 1990
    Peer Recognition AwardHarvard Community Health Plan
  22. 1990
    Diamond AwardHarvard Community Health Plan
  23. 1990
    Key Contribution AwardHarvard Community Health Plan
  24. 1986
    Peer Recognition AwardHarvard Community Health Plan
  25. 1982
    Alpha Omega AlphaAlbert Einstein College of Medicine
  26. 1981
    Medical Student Research FellowshipNational Institutes of Health
  27. 1979
    Research FellowshipAmerican Liver Foundation
  28. 1979
    Research FellowshipAmerican Gastroenterological Association
  29. 1974
    Regents' ScholarshipNew York State

Professional memberships

  1. 2022 - present
    Committee MemberMayo Clinic
  2. 2021 - present
    Abstract Review Committee MemberAdvances in Inflammatory Bowel Diseases, Clinical Tract Organizing Committee
  3. 2021 - present
    MemberGIH Executive Committee, Division Committees, Department of Nursing
  4. 2021 - present
    Steering Board Committee MemberHelmsley Foundation
  5. 2020 - present
    MemberAmerican College of Gastroenterology
  6. 2020 - present
    Committee MemberCrohn's and Colitis Foundation
  7. 2020 - present
    Committee MemberAmerican College of Gastroenterology
  8. 2020 - present
    MemberAmerican College of Gastroenterology
  9. 2020 - present
    Co ChairIBD, Neurogastroenterology, Motility, Functional GI Working Group
  10. 2020 - present
    MemberCrohns and Colitis Foundation
  11. 2020 - present
    Editorial Board MemberInflammatory Bowel Disease Journal
  12. 2020 - present
    ChairCentral and Northern Florida Crohns and Colitis Foundation Chapter
  13. 2020 - present
    Grant ReviewerCrohns and Colitis Foundation
  14. 2020 - present
    MemberASGE ARIA
  15. 2020 - present
    Subcommittee MemberGI Quality Improvement Consortium (GIQuIC) Inflammatory Bowel
  16. 2019 - present
    ChairAmerican College of Gastroenterology
  17. 2019 - 2020
    ChairAmerican College of Gastroenterology (ACG)
  18. 2019 - present
    LiaisonAmerican College of Gastroenterology
  19. 2019 - present
    MemberFlorida Gastroenterologic Society
  20. 2019 - present
    Diversity CommitteeCrohns and Colitis Foundation
  21. 2019 - present
    MemberAmerican College of Gastroenterology (ACG)
  22. 2019 - present
    MemberFlorida Gastroenterology Society
  23. 2019 - present
    ModeratorJacksonville Gut Club
  24. 2019 - present
    MemberCelgene Corporation
  25. 2019 - present
    LiaisonCrohn's and Colitis Foundation, American College of Gastroenterology
  26. 2018 - present
    Co-ChairCrohns and Colitis Foundation
  27. 2018 - present
    MemberAmerican Society of Gastrointestinal Endoscopy (ASGE)
  28. 2018 - present
    Board MemberIndependent Data Safety Monitoring, Theravance Pharmaceuticals
  29. 2018 - present
    Board MemberIndependent Data Safety Monitoring Board, Eli Lilly and Company
  30. 2018 - present
    MemberNational Scientific Advisory Committee, Crohn's and Colitis Foundation
  31. 2018 - present
    Co-ChairMembership Committee, Crohn's and Colitis Foundation
  32. 2018 - present
    ChairGrant Review, Crohn's and Colitis Foundation
  33. 2018 - present
    ChairGrant Review, American College of Gastroenterology
  34. 2017 - present
    MemberIBD International Endoscopy Working Group
  35. 2017 - present
    MemberConstitution and Bylaws Committee, American College of Gastroenterology
  36. 2015
    MemberAbstract Review Committee, Digestive Disease Week, American Gastroenterological Association
  37. 2014 - 2016
    RepresentativeCommittee of Specialty Societies-American College of Gastroenterologists, American College of Physicians
  38. 2014 - 2016
    ReviewerGrant Review, Crohn's and Colitis Foundation
  39. 2014
    Committee MemberRobert Dawson Evans Award for Quality Improvement and Patient Safety, Boston University School of Medicine
  40. 2014
    MemberAbstract Review Committee, Digestive Disease Week, American Gastroenterological Association
  41. 2014 - present
    MemberIBD 2020 Working Group, Crohn's and Colitis Foundation
  42. 2013
    MemberAbstract Review Committee, Digestive Disease Week, American Gastroenterological Association
  43. 2013
    MemberAbstract Review Committee, Crohn's and Colitis Foundation
  44. 2013 - present
    MentorClinical Research in IBD, American Gastroenterological Association
  45. 2012 - 2018
    Governing BoardMassachusetts Gastroenterology Association
  46. 2012 - 2016
    MemberGastroenterology Quality Improvement Committee, Boston Medical Center
  47. 2012
    MemberAbstract Review Committee, Crohn's and Colitis Foundation
  48. 2012 - present
    MemberAGA Academy of Educators, American Gastroenterological Association
  49. 2011
    MemberAbstract Review Committee, Digestive Disease Week, American Gastroenterological Association
  50. 2010 - 2015
    MemberFaculty Development and Diversity Committee, Boston Medical Center
  51. 2010 - 2014
    Board MemberIndependent Data Safety Monitoring, Celgene Corporation
  52. 2010 - present
    FellowAmerican Gastroenterological Association
  53. 2008 - 2011
    MemberProfessional Practice Advisory Group, Boston Medical Center
  54. 2008 - 2011
    Board MemberIndependent Data Safety Monitoring, Pfizer Pharmaceutical, Inc.
  55. 2006 - 2010
    MemberTechnology Committee, American Society of Gastrointestinal Endoscopy
  56. 2006 - present
    FellowAmerican Society of Gastrointestinal Endoscopy
  57. 2005 - 2018
    MemberProfessional Education Committee, Crohn's and Colitis Foundation
  58. 2005 - 2011
    MemberProfessional Education Committee, Crohn's and Colitis Foundation
  59. 2005 - 2008
    ChairBoard of Governors, American College of Gastroenterology
  60. 2005 - 2006
    ConsultantPhysicians Information and Education Resource, American College of Physicians
  61. 2004 - 2014
    MemberBoard of Trustees, American College of Gastroenterology
  62. 2004 - 2008
    Board MemberEvans Foundation, Boston University School of Medicine
  63. 2004 - 2008
    RepresentativeDepartment of Medicine Standards Committee, Boston Medical Center
  64. 2004 - 2008
    MemberInflammatory Bowel Disease Study Group, Crohn's and Colitis Foundation
  65. 2004 - 2005
    Vice ChairBoard of Governors, American College of Gastroenterology
  66. 2004 - 2005
    ChairMembership Committee, American College of Gastroenterology
  67. 2003 - 2005
    ChairPatient Care Committee, American College of Gastroenterology
  68. 2003 - 2004
    ChairLower Gastrointestinal Section, American Society of Gastrointestinal Endoscopy
  69. 2002 - 2003
    MemberEvans Day Abstract Review Committee, Boston University School of Medicine
  70. 2002 - 2003
    MemberAnnual Scientific Program Committee, American Society of Gastrointestinal Endoscopy
  71. 2001 - 2005
    GovernorState of Massachusetts, American College of Gastroenterology
  72. 2001 - 2005
    Co-ChairCompetencies and Standards Task Group, National Colorectal Cancer Roundtable
  73. 2001 - present
    Principal InvestigatorResearch Alliance, Crohn's and Colitis Foundation
  74. 2000 - 2009
    MemberFunctional Brain Gut Research Group
  75. 2000 - 2008
    AdvisorMedical Student, Boston University School of Medicine
  76. 2000 - 2007
    MemberAdmissions Committee, Boston University School of Medicine
  77. 2000 - 2004
    MemberMedical Management Committee, Boston Medical Center
  78. 1999 - 2002
    MemberCommittee on Clinical Practice, American Gastroenterological Association
  79. 1998 - 2002
    MemberPractice Parameters Committee, American College of Gastroenterology
  80. 1997 - 2003
    MemberAmerican Association for the Study of Liver Diseases
  81. 1992 - present
    FellowAmerican College of Physicians
  82. 1991 - present
    FellowAmerican College of Gastroenterology
  83. 1989 - 1991
    MemberAmerican College of Gastroenterology
  84. 1988 - 2019
    MemberNew England Endoscopy Society
  85. 1988 - present
    MemberAmerican Gastroenterological Association
  86. 1988 - present
    MemberAmerican Society of Gastrointestinal Endoscopy
  87. 1988 - present
    MemberCrohn's and Colitis Foundation
  88. 1987 - 1989
    TraineeAmerican College of Gastroenterology
  89. 1986 - 1992
    MemberAmerican College of Physicians
  90. 1986 - 1988
    TraineeAmerican Gastroenterological Association
  91. 1986 - present
    MemberAmerican Medical Association
  92. 1985 - 1986
    CoordinatorContinuing Medical Education, Harvard Medical School
  93. 1984 - 2019
    MemberMassachusetts Medical Society
  94. 1982 - 1986
    AssociateAmerican College of Physicians

Publications

Research activities

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