Memorial Medical Group welcomes Farjaad Siddiq, MD, FACS, a board-certified
and fellowship-trained urologist to its staff. He joins fellow urologists
Stacy McBroom, DO and John Upshaw, MD and serves as the new director of
robotic surgery at Lake Charles Memorial Hospital.
Dr. Siddiq grew up in Providence, Rhode Island. After graduating summa
cum laude from Providence College, he obtained his medical degree from
Brown University, graduating among the top of his class. His post-graduate
training includes a general surgery internship and then a urology residency
at Brown University and Affiliated Hospitals. He completed a fellowship
in endourology, laparoscopy, and robotic surgery at the University of Miami.
Dr. Siddiq specializes in minimally invasive urologic surgery using the
da Vinci surgical system. He was one of the first physicians in Louisiana to offer
robotic prostatectomy for prostate cancer, performing the first da Vinci
prostatectomy in Lake Charles in 2006. This revolutionary technique to
urological surgery allows for quick recovery and less scarring. Dr. Siddiq
has extensive experience in laproscopic and robot surgery involving: kidney,
prostate and bladder cancers, as well as urologic reconstructive procedures
Dr. Siddiq treats all urological conditions such as BPH, low testosterone,
infertility, ED, urinary incontinence and kidney stones. He is a Fellow
of the American College of Surgeons, a member of the American Urological
Association, the Endourology Society, Society of Laparoendoscopic Surgeons
and the Society of Robotic Surgery.
Dr. Siddiq’s main office, Advanced Urology, is located at 1715 Wolf
Circle in Lake Charles. He also has a second location at 3924 Maplewood
Drive in Sulphur. He will begin to see patients on October 14. To schedule
an appointment, call 337.480.7499.