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Umar Farooq, M.D., M.S.

Assistant Professor of Medicine

Office Information

Penn State Hershey Nephrology and Hypertension
100 Campus Drive, Entrance 3, Suite 300
Hershey, PA 17033
Tel: 800-243-1455 / 717-531-8156 Fax: 717-531-6776



Patient Services Provided

Consultative Nephrology, Kidney and Pancreas Transplantation, Resistant Hypertension, Home Dialysis, ESRD care, Diabetic Nephropathy, CRRT, Glomerulonephritis, CKD care

Practice Locations

Professional Education

Fellowship, Nephrology, Milton S. Hershey Medical Center (2010) Residency, Internal Medicine, UPMC - University of Pittsburgh Medical Center (2008) M.B., B.S., King Edward Medical College (Pakistan) (2001)

Academic Interests

Associate Director Nephrology Fellowship Program.


Alhamad T, Spatz C, Uemura T, Lehman E, Farooq U.
The outcomes of simultaneous liver and kidney transplantation using donation after cardiac death organs.
 2014 Dec 15;98(11):1190-8.
Farooq U, Ray SG
2014 Guideline for the Management of High Blood Pressure (Eighth Joint National Committee): Take-Home Messages
 2015 Jul;99(4):733-8
Alhamad T, Uemura T, Lehman E, Spatz C, Farooq U.
Utilization of donors after cardiac death organs for simultaneous liver and kidney transplantation
 2015 Jun;99(6):e40-1.
Uemura T, Ramprasad V, Matsushima K, Shike H, Valania T, Kwon O, Ghahramani N, Shah R, Farooq U, Khan A, Kadry Z.
Single dose of alemtuzumab induction with steroid-free maintenance immunosuppression in pancreas transplantation.
 2011 Sep 27;92(6):678-85.

Honors and Awards

2011 - 2012 99th Percentile Patient Satisfaction among Providers Nationwide