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Faisal Ghulam Qureshi, MD

The Joseph E. Robert, Jr. Center for Surgical Care

General and Thoracic Surgery

Bariatric Surgery Program

Chest Wall Defects Program

Specialties: Pectus Excavatum, Pectus Carinatum, Newborn Surgical Diseases, Gastrointestinal Disorders, Chest Wall Deformities, Endoscopy, Anti-reflux Surgery, Complex Esophageal Surgery, Surgical Oncology, Thoracoscopic Surgery

Board CertificationsAmerican Board of Surgery
American Board of Surgery/Pediatric Surgery
American Board of Surgery/Surgical Critical Care
Foreign LanguagesUrdu
National Provider Identifier1275709644

Service LocationsChildren's National Medical Center - Sheikh Zayed Campus for Advanced Children's Medicine
111 Michigan Avenue, NW
Washington, DC 20010
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Phone: 202-476-5000

Children's National Specialists of Virginia, LLC
An affiliated private practice

3023 Hamaker Court
Suite 500
Fairfax, VA 22031
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Phone: 571-766-3100
Practice Manager: Chris Reilly
Fax: 571-766-3091

Faisal Qureshi, MD, specializes in general, thoracic, trauma, and emergency surgery in children. He serves as the medical director of the Surgical Care Unit at Children’s National Medical Center. Dr. Qureshi’s interests include surgical critical care, chest wall deformities, minimally invasive surgery, and health delivery protocol development.

Dr. Qureshi is also an assistant professor of Surgery, Pediatrics, and Critical Care at George Washington University.

*This physician is an employee of Children’s National Specialists of Virginia, LLC.

TypeSchoolLocationDegreeField of StudyYears
Medical School Aga Khan University Medical School Karachi, Pakistan , 74800Doctor of Medicine 1988 -1993
In the News

National & International Recognitions
Top DoctorsNorthern Virginia Magazine2013
Top DoctorsNorthern Virginia Magazine2013
Super DoctorsWashington Post Magazine2011

Affiliations and Memberships
TitleInstitutionCommittee / SectionYears
MemberSociety of Critical Care Medicine2005 - 2009
MemberAssociation of Academic Surgery2004 - 2009
MemberShock Society2003 - 2009
MemberAmerican College of Surgeons-Candidate Associate G2000 - 2009
Journal Article, Leaphart, C.L., Qureshi, F.G., Cetin, S., Li, J., Dubowski, T., Batey, C., Beer-Stolz, D., Guo, F., Murray, S.A., Hackam, D.J. (2007), Interferon-gamma Inhibits Intestinal Restitution by Preventing Gap Junction Communication Between Enterocytes, Gastroenterology, 132, 7, 2395-2411.

Journal Article, Collins, J., Mattar, S., Qureshi, F.G., Warman, J., Ramanathan, R., Schauer, P., Eid, G. (2007), Initial Outcomes of Laparoscopic Roux-en-Y Gastric Bypass in Morbidly Obese adolescents, Surgery for Obesity and Related Diseases, 3, 2, 147-152.

Conference Presentation - Poster, Qureshi, F.G., Guner, Y., Shaul, D. (2007), Thoracoscopic Placement of Phrenic Pacer Wires for Congenital Central Hypoventilation, Poster session presented at the American College of Surgeons Conference, New Orleans

Journal Article, Mattar, S.G., Qureshi, F.G., Taylor, D., Schauer, P.R.. (2006), Treatment of refractory gastroesophageal reflux disease with radiofrequency energy (Stretta) in patients after Roux-en-Y gastric bypass, Surgical Endoscopy, 20, 6, 850-854.

Conference Presentation - Poster, Qureshi, F.G., Hadjizacharia, P., Brown, C., Petrosyan, M., Salim, A., Chan, L., Rhee, P., Ford, H.R., Demetriades, D. (2006), Outcomes and Predictors of Mortality After Penetrating Thoracic Trauma. , Poster session presented at the American Academy of Pediatrics

Journal Article, Nadler, E.P., Reblock, K.K., Qureshi, F.G., Hackam, D.J., Gaines, B.A., Kane, T.D. (2006), Laparoscopic appendectomy in children with perforated appendicitis, Journal of Laparoendoscopic & Advanced Surgical Techniques, 16, 2, 159-163.

Journal Article, Qureshi, F.G., Cottam, D., Mattar, S., Sharma, S., Bonanomi, G., Holover, S., Schauer, P.R. (2006), Laparoscopic Sleeve Gastrectomy as an Initial Weight Loss Procedure Hgh Risk Patients with Morbid Obesity, Surgical Endoscopy, 20, 6, 859-863.

Journal Article, Sacks, B.C., Mattar, S.G., Qureshi, F.G., Eid, G.M., Collins, J.L., Barinas-Mitchell, E.J., Schauer, P.R., Ramanathan, R.C. (2006), Incidence of Marginal Ulcers and the Use of Absorbable Anastomotic Sutures in Laparoscopic Roux-en-Y Gastric Bypass, Surgery for Obesity and Related Diseases , 2, 1, 11-16.

Journal Article, Qureshi, F.G., Ergun, O., Sandulache, V.C., Nadler, E.P., Ford, H.R., Hackam, D.J., Kane, T.D. (2005), Is Laparoscopic Splenectomy in Children Advantageous?, Journal Society Laparoendoscopic Surgeons, 9, 4, 389-392.

Journal Article, Orkan, E., Ergun, F.S., Qureshi, F.G., Barksdale, E.M., Prosen, T., Reblock, K., Ford, H.R., Hackam, D.J. (2005), The Timing of Delivery of Infants with Gastroschisis Influences Outcome, Journal of Pediatric Surgery, 40, 2, 424-428.

For a more comprehensive list of publications for Faisal Qureshi, MD view the National Library of Medicine’s PubMed online database

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