M. Farooq Khokhar, M.D., F.A.C.P., M.M.M., F.A.C.G.

M. Farooq  Khokhar, M.D. is a graduate of Quaid-e-Azam Medical College, Bahawalpur, Pakistan.  He completed his Internal Medicine residency training at Georgetown University Medical Center/Veteran Affairs Medical Center, Washington D.C. This was followed by a Liver Diseases Fellowship at National Institutes of Health, Bethesda, Maryland and Gastroenterology fellowship at Yale University School of Medicine, New Haven, Connecticut.

 

Dr. Khokhar is Certified by the American Board of Internal Medicine and American Board of Gastroenterology.  He also has been elected as a Fellow of American College of Medicine and Fellow of American College of Gastroenterology.

 

Dr. Khokhar joined Chambersburg Gastroenterology Associates in November of 2002. He is on staff at Chambersburg Hospital and Chambersburg Endoscopy Center. His practice is mainly for patients with gastrointestinal diseases.  In addition, he has a special interest in liver diseases including chronic Hepatitis B and C virus infections and has been involved in clinical research.

 

Dr. Khokhar also has interest in quality improvement and policy making in healthcare.  He has a Masters of Medical Management from Carnegie Mellon University, Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania.  He is currently serving as vice chair for the Ethics Committee at Chambersburg Hospital.  He is a member of the Library & Education Committee, Bylaws Committee, and Performance Improvement Council at Chambersburg Hospital.  He is also active with the Quality Assurance and Performance Improvement Committee for LIFE program of Lutheran Social Service.  Additionally, he has served as a member of the Pennsylvania Chapter of the Health and Public Policy Council of the American College of Physicians.

 

Currently, he is a member of the board of directors for Living Independently For Elderly (LIFE), Lutheran Social Services.  He has successfully completed a six year term as a board member for the Montessori Academy of Chambersburg and was a part of the Education Task Force at the school, that updated and streamlined the curriculum for grade I to grade VIII.

 

Dr. Khokhar is a member of several societies including American Medical Association, American College of Gastroenterolgy, and American Association for the study of Liver Diseases.