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Buckminster J. Farrow, MD

Buckminster J. Farrow, MD

General Surgeon
Buckminster J. Farrow, MD

Buckminster J. Farrow, MD

General Surgeon

Personal Statement

Dr. Farrow graduated magna cum laude from MCP Hahnemann School of Medicine in Philadelphia and completed residency at UTMB in Galveston, Texas. Early in his career, he performed research as an assistant professor at Baylor College of Medicine and he now enjoys focusing his efforts in providing the very best care to his patients. Dr. Farrow specializes in gastrointestinal surgery and performs laparoscopic procedures to reduce pain and recovery time. He believes that healing is both a physical and spiritual process. Dr. Farrow’s hobbies include spending time with his wife and 3 children.

Gender

Male

Languages

  • English

Insurance Plans

  • AARP - Medicare Advantage PPO
  • Aetna - HMO
  • Aetna - Medicare Private Fee for Service Plans (PFFS)
  • Aetna - PPO
  • Aetna - TRS
  • Aetna Whole Health
  • Affiliated Healthplan - PPO
  • AIG - W/C
  • Amerigroup - Amerivantage
  • Assurant Health - PPO
  • BC/BS - HMO
  • BC/BS - PPO
  • BC/BS of Texas - Fed Select PPO
  • BC/BS of Texas - Health Select POS
  • BeechStreet - PPO
  • Benefit Planners
  • Boon Chapman - HMO
  • Boon Chapman - PPO
  • Bravo
  • Cigna - HMO
  • Cigna - PPO
  • Cigna Medicare Access (PFFS)
  • Community Health Choice
  • Coventry Health Care - PPO
  • DARS
  • Evercare - Medicare
  • First Health - HMO
  • First Health - PPO
  • Fort Bend County Indigent
  • Galaxy Health - PPO
  • Gallagher Bassett - Workers' Compensation
  • GEHA Health Plans - Standard Option (PPO)
  • Golden Rule - Basic Plan
  • Golden Rule - HMO
  • Golden Rule - PPO
  • Great West Healthcare - HMO
  • Great West Healthcare - PPO
  • Guardian - PPO
  • Health Adminstration Services (HAS)
  • Health Net - PPO
  • HealthSmart - PPO
  • Humana - Gold Choice PFFS
  • Humana - HMO
  • Humana - PPO
  • Memorial Hermann Choice - MH Choice
  • Memorial Hermann Elect - MH Elect
  • Memorial Hermann Employees - MH Employees
  • Memorial Hermann Select - MH Select
  • MHealth - Insurance Plans
  • MultiPlan - HMO
  • MultiPlan - PPO
  • PHCS - HMO
  • PHCS - PPO
  • Principal Financial Group - Classic PPO
  • Private Healthcare Systems (PHCS) - POS
  • Private Healthcare Systems (PHCS) - PPO
  • Railroad Medicare
  • Renaissance (RPO) - HMO Blue
  • Renaissance (RPO) - Texas HealthSpring
  • Secure Horizons - Insurance Plans
  • SelectCare of Texas - Texan Plus
  • Self Pay (No Insurance)
  • TexanPlus - Medicare Replacement HMO
  • Texas True Choice - HMO
  • Texas True Choice - PPO
  • TML - PPO
  • TML - Workers' Compensation
  • Today's Options
  • Tricare - Prime
  • Tricare - Standard
  • UMR - PPO
  • Unicare - HMO
  • Unicare - PPO
  • United Healthcare - HMO
  • United Healthcare - Pacificare
  • United Healthcare - PPO
  • US Family Health Plan - Tricare
  • WellCare - Insurance Plans
  • Workers Compensation

Medical School

MCP Hahnemann School of Medicine, Philadelphia, PA (1999)

Residency

University of Texas Medical Branch at Galveston, Texas (2003)

Board Certifications

  • Surgery

Professional Memberships

  • American College of Surgeons
  • Texas Medical Association
  • Harris County Medical Society

Awards

  • Memorial Hermann Katy Physican of the Year 2011
  • UTMB Resident of the Year 2004
  • Singleton Surgical Society 1st place Basic Science Research 2003
  • Singleton Surgical Society 1st place Basic Science Research 2002
  • UTMB Outstanding House Officer 2001
  • UTMB Outstanding Surgical Resident 2001
  • UTMB Outstanding Surgical PGY-1 House Officer 2000

Research Interests

  • “Novel therapeutic strategies for pancreatic cancer” Jeane B. Kempner Scholar Postdoctoral Fellowship B. Mark Evers, MD, Advisor University of Texas Medical Branch 2001 – 2003
  • “Role of tumor-derived pancreatic stellate cells in pancreatic cancer invasion” Caroline Weiss Law Fund for Molecular Medicine
  • Junior Faculty Seed Funding Program David Rowley, Ph.D. Advisor Baylor College of Medicine 2008
  • “Role of tumor-derived pancreatic stellate cells in pancreatic cancer invasion” South Central VA Health Care Network Research Grants Program Career Development Award David Rowley, Ph.D. Advisor Michael E. DeBakey VA Medical Center 2009-2012

Publications

  • Ehlers RA, Hernandez A, Bloemendal LS, Ethridge RT, Farrow B, Evers BM. Mitochondrial DNA damage and altered membrane potential () in pancreatic acinar cells induced by reactive oxygen species. Surgery 126:148-155, 1999.
  • Farrow B, Evers BM. Inflammation and the development of pancreatic cancer. Surg Oncol 10:153-169, 2002.
  • Farrow B, Berger DH, Rowley DR. Tumor-derived pancreatic stellate cells promote pancreatic cancer cell invasion through release of thrombospondin-2. Journal of Surgical Research (accepted 2009)
  • Farrow B, Berger DH, Dang T, Rowley DR Characterization of tumor derived pancreatic stellate cells. Journal of Surgical Research (accepted 2009)

Clinical Interests

  • Appendectomy
  • Gallbladder Cancer
  • Colon Cancer
  • Hernia Repair
  • Reflex Sympathetic Dystrophy
  • Skin Lesion
  • Laparoscopy

Available Appointments

Memorial Hermann Katy

Medical Plaza 1 23920 Katy Fwy Ste 410 Katy, TX 77494 (713) 772-1200

"THIS BOOKING DOES NOT CONFIRM YOUR APPOINTMENT". You will receive a call from our office within 24 hours to confirm your appointment date and time. If you do not receive one, please call our central scheduling department at 713-772-1200.
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        • 3:30 pm
        • 4:00 pm

          Available Appointments

          Memorial Hermann Memorial City

          Medical Plaza North 920 Frostwood Dr Ste 620 Houston, TX 77024 (713) 772-1200

          "THIS BOOKING DOES NOT CONFIRM YOUR APPOINTMENT". You will receive a call from our office within 24 hours to confirm your appointment date and time. If you do not receive one, please call our central scheduling department at 713-772-1200.
          Fri
          Oct 02
          Sat
          Oct 03
          Sun
          Oct 04
          Mon
          Oct 05
          Tue
          Oct 06
          • 9:00 am
                • 3:00 pm
                • 3:30 pm
                • 4:00 pm