Bachir Farah, MD
Medical Oncology / Hematology
Cancer Care Center of O’Fallon
Centralia Oncology Clinic
HSHS St. Joseph’s Hospital – Breese
HSHS Holy Family Hospital (Greenville)
HSHS St. Joseph’s Hospital – Highland – Medical Office Building
Cancer Care Specialists of Illinois (Sparta)
Dr. Bachir Farah, medical oncologist/hematologist, joined Cancer Care Specialists of Illinois in October 2022. Dr. Farah primarily sees patients at the Cancer Care Center of O’Fallon and the Centralia Oncology Clinic. He will also provide coverage for CCSI clinics in Breese, Greenville, Highland and Sparta.
Dr. Farah received his Doctor of Medicine degree from the Lebanese University Faculty of Medical Sciences in Beirut, Lebanon in 2007. He went on to complete a Transitional Year Residency at Dahr El Bashek Governmental University Hospital in Lebanon. Dr. Farah completed his Internal Medicine Residency at Staten Island University Hospital in Staten Island, New York, where he received a first place award in Research. He subsequently completed a Fellowship in Hematology and Medical Oncology at Tulane University School of Medicine in New Orleans, Louisiana.
Dr. Farah is board certified in Internal Medicine, Medical Oncology and Hematology. He is a member of the American Society of Clinical Oncology (ASCO), American Society of Hematology (ASH), American Medical Association (AMA), and the American College of Physicians (ACP). Dr. Farah has prior oncology experience.
Dr. Farah has special interests in treating leukemia, lymphoma and pancreatic cancer. He is published in the Leukemia & Lymphoma and Pancreatology journals and has given poster presentations at Louisiana Oncology Society/Mississippi Oncology Society (2013) and American Society of Hematology Annual Meeting (2017). He enjoys volunteering, sports and spending time with his family.
Oncology/Hematology FellowshipSchool of Medicine, Tulane University, New Orleans, LA, 2015
Internal Medicine ResidencyStaten Island University Hospital, Staten Island, NY, 2012
Transitional Year ResidencyDahr El Bashek Governmental University Hospital, Roumieh, Lebanon, 2008
EducationM.D., Faculty of Medical Sciences, Lebanese University, Beirut, Lebanon, 2007
CertificationsMedical Oncology – American Board of Internal Medicine
Hematology – American Board of Internal Medicine
Internal Medicine – American Board of Internal Medicine
MembershipsAmerican Society of Clinical Oncology (ASCO)
American Society of Hematology (ASH)
American Medical Association (AMA)
American College of Physicians (ACP)