Faisal Ghulam Qureshi, MD $$

Pediatric Surgeon

Associate Professor at UT Southwestern Medical Center

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Faisal Qureshi, M.D., is a pediatric general and thoracic pediatric surgeon at Children’s Health℠. He is an associate professor of Surgery at UT Southwestern and is the director of the Adolescent Bariatric Surgical Center. His other clinical interests are chest wall disorders, cancer and foregut surgery.

Dr. Qureshi completed a research fellowship in surgery with the Uniformed Services University of the Health Sciences and at Johns Hopkins University. He completed his general surgical residency at New York-Presbyterian Hospital, a minimally invasive surgery fellowship at the University of Pittsburgh and a pediatric surgical fellowship at Children’s Hospital Los Angeles.

Dr. Qureshi is a reviewer for the Journal of Pediatric Surgery and has published about 60 peer-reviewed articles and nine book chapters. He lectures all over the world on pediatric surgery topics. Dr. Qureshi has been recognized in D Magazine's list of Best Doctors multiple years.

He is a member of the American Academy of Pediatrics, the American College of Surgeons, the American Pediatric Surgical Association, the Association for Academic Surgery, and the Society of University Surgeons.

Dr. Qureshi is married with three children and his interests include hiking and cycling. 

Education and Training

Medical School
Aga Khan University Medical College (1993)
New York Hospital Medical Center (2002), General Surgery
Childrens Hospital of Los Angeles (2008), Pediatric Surgery
USC University Hospital (2006), Surgical Critical Care
Children's Hospital of Pittsburgh - UPMC (2005), Laparoscopic Surgery
Graduate School
George Washington University (2015)
Board Certification
American Board of Surgery/Pediatric Surgery
  • Research Interests

    • Role of Metabolic and Bariatric Surgery in Children
    • Extracorporeal Life Support in Children and Newborns
    • Predictors of Injury after Road Traffic Accidents in Children
  • Publications

    • “Biliary Atresia” in Mastery of Surgery, 5th Edition. Qureshi FG, Ergun O and Ford HR (2005)
    • “Burns and Bites” in MCQs in Pediatric Surgery. Qureshi FG, Blanco FC and Newman KD (2011), Radcliffe Publishers
    • Burns and Bites” in Extended Questions in Pediatric Surgery. Qureshi FG, Blanco FC and Newman KD (2011), Radcliffe Publishers
    • “Lymph Node Disorders” in Pediatric Surgery, 7th Edition. Qureshi FG, Newman KD, Elsevier Press
    • pages 197-206 in Management of Gallstones in the Pediatric Patient in Acute Cholecystitis. Ashanti L Franklin, Qureshi FG, Evan P Nadler (2015), Springer International Publishing
    • "Pediatric Renal Replacement Therapy" in Spain DS, ed. Scientific American Critical Care of the Surgical Patient. Vaughan NA, Qureshi FG (2018), Hamilton: Decker
  • Professional Activities

    • American Academy of Pediatrics
    • American College of Surgeons
    • American Pediatric Surgical Association
    • Association for Academic Surgery
    • Society of University Surgeons
  • Awards and Honors

    • D Magazine Best Pediatric Specialist 2018-2021
    • D Magazine Best Doctor 2022

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