Ashkan Farhadi, MD, is a highly regarded and experienced Board Certified gastroenterologist. He has a Master’s degree in Clinical Research and is a senior member of the American College of Gastroenterology. He has extensive experience as a researcher and professor at several major universities. Before joining MemorialCare, he was a clinical faculty at Rush University in Chicago, where he focused his clinical and research interests on common gastrointestinal problems, namely Irritable Bowel Syndrome (IBS) and Inflammatory Bowel Disease (IBD).
Colorectal cancer is the third most diagnosed cancer and the third leading cause of cancer death in both men and women in the U.S., according to the American Cancer Society. Gastroenterologist, Ashkan Farhadi, MD, discusses how colorectal screenings and getting regularly scheduled colonoscopies can detect colorectal disease during its earliest stages, how lifestyle adjustments can help prevent colorectal cancer and treatment options for those battling this disease.