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Dr. Julien Fahed, MD

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Dr. Fahed specializes in all aspects of Gastroenterology and Endoscopy, including management of obesity, inflammatory bowel diseases, biliary diseases, esophageal diseases, hepatitis C, and colon cancer screening.

After attending medical school at Saint Joseph University in Lebanon, Dr. Fahed completed his residency training in Internal Medicine at the University of Massachusetts Medical School. He then moved to the Midwest, where he completed a fellowship in Gastroenterology at Aurora Health Care, the most extensive healthcare system in Wisconsin.

Dr. Fahed understands the importance of listening to patients and building a professional relationship based on trust. He also believes in bringing personal, social-psychological, and spiritual factors into the healing process.

Furthermore, he believes in the power of teamwork. After all, he is not the only physician in the family – all four of his siblings are physicians as well.

He is the principal and co-author of many published manuscripts and abstracts in leading international journals in the field of Gastroenterology and Endoscopy. As well, he is a principal author in several medical books, including Irwin and Rippe’s Intensive Care Medicine (8th Edition 2018), where he discussed the management of diarrhea in the Intensive Care Unit.

He has been invited to present his research at international meetings on numerous occasions, including at Digestive Disease Week (DDW) and the American College of Gastroenterology (ACG). Most recently, he was invited to present his groundbreaking research on colon cancer screening in 20,000 patients at DDW 2019 in San Diego.

 

Professional Highlights

  • Julien Fahed is a Gastroenterologist and Endoscopist at Wyoming
    Medical Center.
  • His specialties include Internal Medicine, Gastroenterology and Endoscopy

 

Training Experience

  • Trained in 3000+ procedures including endoscopic suturing and endoscopic bariatric therapies while pursuing his GI fellowship at Aurora HealthCare, Milwaukee, WI
  • Residency Training in Internal Medicine, University of Massachusetts, Worcester, MA
  • Trained as an Intern at Universite Saint Joseph, Beirut, LB

 

License and Certification

  • Certified in Advanced Cardiovascular Life Support (ACLS)
  • Certified in Basic Life Support (BLS)
  • Certified by the American Board of Internal Medicine (ABIM ID 370885)
  • Certified in Good Clinical Practice Course for Clinical Trials Involving Drugs by Collaborative Institutional Training Initiative (CITI program ID 28496610)
  • Certified in Human Research by Collaborative Institutional Training Initiative (CITI program ID 20940746)
  • Certification from Drug Enforcement Administration
  • Early Heart Attack Care Certificate
  • Capsule Endoscopy, EMR and pH Manometry Certified by American College of Gastroenterology
  • American Society of Gastrointestinal Endoscopy – First-year Fellow Course Certified
  • Certification from Educational Commission For Foreign Medical Graduates

 

Medical Society Memberships

  • Association of Bariatric Endoscopy (ABE)
  • American Society of Gastrointestinal Endoscopy (ASGE)
  • American College of Gastroenterology (ACG)
  • American Gastrointestinal Association (AGA)

 

Awards and Accomplishments

  • 2019 – Outstanding fellow award, Aurora HealthCare, Milwaukee, WI.
  • 2018 – Grant from the ACG to participate in the second year GI
    fellow conference.
  • 2017 – Top General Internist in the Worcester Region by the
    nationally recognized telemedicine app HealthTap.
  • 2017 – Most Influential in the Worcester Region by the
    nationally recognized telemedicine app HealthTap.
  • 2016 – Grant from the ASGE to participate in the first year GI
    fellow conference.
  • The receiver of numerous grants to present his research work at multiple
    national and international GI meetings.

 

Publications and Presentations

  • Chapter in a medical book – 2018 Julien Fahed, Benjamin Hyatt, Colin T. Swales, Laura Harrell Raffals. Diarrhea. In: Irwin & Rippe’s Intensive Care Medicine 8th edition; 2018 p. 2067 – 2074.
  • Published manuscript – April 2018 Han S, Fahed J, Cave DR. Suspected Blood Indicator to Identify Active Gastrointestinal Bleeding: A Prospective Validation. Gastroenterology Res. 2018 Apr; 11(2): 106–111. Doi: 10.14740/gr949w
  • Published manuscript – October 2017 Gillespie W, Marya N, Fahed J, Leslie G, Patel K, Cave DR. Clostridium difficile in Inflammatory Bowel Disease: A retrospective study. Gastroenterology Research and Practice, vol. 2017, Article ID 4803262. doi:10.1155/2017/4803262.
  • Published manuscript – October 2016 Han S, Kheder J, Bocelli L, Fahed J, Wachholtz A, Seward G, Wassef W. Smoking Cessation in a Chronic pancreatitis Population. Pancreas 2016. Oct; 45(9)1303-8. Doi: 10.1097
  • Published manuscript – September 2015 Fahed J, Kamar FG, Nasser SM, Faddoul SG, Aftimos GP, Aftimos VG. Breast Lymphoma. Report of 2 Cases and Review of Literature. J Clinical Case Rep. 2015, 1(4): 017.
  • Published manuscript – February 2015 Han S, Kheder J, Fahed J, Bocelli L, Carrasquillo Y, Wachholtz A, Wassef W. Quality of Life Comparison in Chronic Pancreatitis patients. Global Journal of Medical Research. 2015, Feb; 15(2): 15-19.
  • Oral presentation – Aurora Scientific Day, May 2019 Fahed J, Affi, A. Real-life Experience with More Than 20,000 Stool DNA Tests May Change Your Mind.
  • Poster presentation – Aurora Scientific Day, May 2019 Fahed J, Affi, A. Real-Life Impact of Physician Awareness of a Positive Stool DNA Test on Subsequent Colonoscopy Outcome in Colorectal Cancer Screening.
  • Poster presentation – DDW, San Diego, May 2019 Fahed J, Fahed G, Affi, A. Real-life Experience with More Than 20,000 Stool DNA Tests May Change Your Mind.
  • Poster presentation – ACP, New Orleans, April 2018 Tilkens B, Fahed J, Affi, A. Case of Esophageal Intramural Pseudodiverticulosis.

 

Education

  • Fellowship in Gastroenterology, Aurora Healthcare, Milwaukee, WI (July 2016 – June 2019)
  • Residency Training in Internal Medicine, University of Massachusetts (July 2013 – June 2016)
  • Doctor of Medicine, Universite Saint Joseph, Beirut, LB (September 2005 – June 2012)