Ahmed Farag, M.D., C.M., FRCPC
Dr. Ahmed Farag, Board Certified Diagnostic Radiologist and Fellow of the Royal College of Physicians of Canada, is thrilled to be spearheading this new chapter in his professional career as President of Diagnostic Imaging Specialists of Chicago, P.C. A native of Montreal, Canada, Dr. Farag has lived and practiced in the Chicago, IL area since July of 2000.
He received his Bachelor of Science Degree in Human Physiology from Montreal's prestigious McGill University in 1990, where he also obtained his MD and Master of Surgery degrees in 1994. He performed a rotating Surgical/Medical internship at the Royal Victoria and Montreal General Hospitals in 1994/95, and completed his radiology residency at McGill's Royal Victoria Hospital in 1999, where he was Chief Resident of Radiology. Dr. Farag completed his Fellowship training in Thoracic Imaging at the Brigham and Women's Hospital of Harvard University in June of 2000, where he was awarded the Fellow Teacher of the Year Award by the hospital's residents and by the medical students at Harvard Medical School.
In July of 2000, Dr. Farag joined Northeast Radiology Associates, where he provided mammography and other diagnostic screening, imaging and counseling services to the patients and physicians at Lake Forest Hospital and its imaging facilities for over nine years. From 2003 through mid-2009, he served as Vice Chairman and then Chairman of the Radiology Department at Lake Forest Hospital. Dr. Farag left Lake Forest and Northeast Radiology Associates in 2009 when he acquired Dr. Joan Werber's well-established diagnostic radiology center in Chicago. Building on the fine reputation Dr. Werber has earned among the Chicago area medical community over the last two decades, Dr. Farag opened new office space on Chicago's Magnificent Mile at 60 East Delaware Place and launched Diagnostic Imaging Specialists of Chicago, working with Dr. Werber to provide comprehensive, fully digital Women's Imaging services – mammography, ultrasound and bone desitometry – to Chicagoland physicians and their patients.
Dr. Farag is a senior member of the Society of Thoracic Radiology, and member of the American College of Radiology, the Radiologic Society of North America, the North American Society of Cardiac Imaging, the Illinois State Medical Society and the Lake County Medical Society.