Sarah Faris, MD

Urology, Surgery | More

Assistant Professor of Surgery

UChicago Faculty Physicians hold faculty positions with the University of Chicago and provide care for patients on the academic health system’s main campus in Hyde Park and in care centers throughout the Chicago region.

Sarah Faris, MD, is a highly skilled urologic surgeon who specializes in a wide range of male and female urologic conditions. With a primary focus on male and female reconstructive urologic surgery, Dr. Faris is an expert in urethral/ureteral strictures, prosthetics and autologous slings. Dr. Faris is dedicated to providing the best solution for her patients, and when appropriate, she performs minimally invasive procedures using robotic techniques.

Dr. Faris is also committed to improving patient care through research. She is interested in investigating the outcomes of reconstructive procedures, such as urethral strictures, as well as the complications associated with radiation therapy in order to identify the best treatment strategies.

In addition to her clinical work and research, Dr. Faris believes that educating medical students, residents and fellows is crucial. She takes time to engage students in her research pursuits as well as lectures on various reconstructive urology topics.


Areas of Expertise

Medical Education

  • University of Michigan Medical School


  • Vanderbilt University Medical Center


  • Vanderbilt University Medical Center


  • University of Iowa Hospitals and Clinics

Memberships & Medical Societies

  • Society of Genitourinary Reconstructive Surgeons
  • American Urological Association
  • Aetna HMO (specialists only)
  • Aetna POS
  • Aetna PPO
  • BCBS Blue Precision HMO (specialists only)
  • BCBS HMO (HMOI) (specialists only)
  • Cigna HMO
  • Cigna POS
  • Cigna PPO
  • CountyCare *see insurance page
  • Aetna Better Health *see insurance page
  • Medicare
  • Multiplan PPO
  • United Choice Plus POS/PPO
  • United Options (PPO)
  • United Select (HMO & EPO) (specialists only)
  • United W500 Emergent Wrap
  • Aetna Medicare Advantage HMO & PPO
  • BCBS Medicare Advantage HMO & PPO
  • Humana Medicare Advantage Choice PPO
  • Humana Medicare Advantage Gold Choice PFFS
  • Humana Medicare Advantage Gold Plus HMO
  • United Choice HMO (specialists only)
  • University of Chicago Health Plan (UCHP)
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At a Glance

Practicing Since2015

Languages Spoken

  • English