Andrew Farach, MD

  • Houston Methodist radiation oncologist
  • Assistant professor of clinical radiation oncology, Weill Cornell Medical College

Andrew Farach, MD

Areas of Expertise

  • Brachytherapy
  • Gynecologic cancer (cervical, ovarian)
  • Lung cancer
  • Prostate cancer
  • Radiation therapy
  • Radiation/immunotherapy for breast cancer
  • Stereotactic radiation therapy

Credentials

RESIDENCY
Baylor College of Medicine- Houston, TX
MEDICAL SCHOOL
Thomas Jefferson University Jefferson Medical College-Philadelphia, PA | 2010
INTERNSHIP
University of Texas Health Science Center- Houston, TX

Publications

Postmastectomy radiation therapy following pathologic complete nodal response to neoadjuvant chemotherapy: A prelude to NSABP B-51?
Haque, W, Singh, A, Verma, V, Schwartz, MR, Chevli, N, Hatch, S, Desai, M, Butler, EB, Arentz, C, Farach, A & Teh, BS 2021, , Radiotherapy and Oncology, vol. 162, pp. 52-59. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.radonc.2021.06.032

Prognostic impact of radiation therapy in tubular carcinoma of the breast
Stauber, J, Chevli, N, Haque, W, Messer, JA, Farach, AM, Schwartz, MR, Geyer, CE, Bonefas, E, Zuhour, R, Wong, A, Hatch, S, Butler, EB & Teh, BS 2021, , Radiotherapy and Oncology, vol. 159, pp. 202-208. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.radonc.2021.03.009

Adaptive radiation therapy for intact thymoma: An illustrative report
Chevli, N, Bland, RE, Farach, AM, Pino, R, Mathews, T, Okoye, EI, Blackmon, S, Butler, EB & Teh, BS 2021, , Anticancer Research, vol. 41, no. 5, pp. 2467-2571. https://doi.org/10.21873/ANTICANRES.15022

Staged stereotactic radiosurgery decreases symptomatic radionecrosis in large brain metastasis
Chevli, N, Wang, HC, Dubey, P, Haque, W, Farach, AM, Pino, R, Rostomily, RC, Butler, EB & Teh, BS 2021, , Anticancer Research, vol. 41, no. 3, pp. 1445-1449. https://doi.org/10.21873/ANTICANRES.14902

Staged stereotactic radiosurgery decreases symptomatic radionecrosis in large brain metastasis
Chevli, N, Wang, HC, Dubey, P, Haque, W, Farach, AM, Pino, R, Rostomily, RC, Butler, EB & Teh, BS 2021, , Anticancer Research, vol. 41, no. 3, pp. 1445-1449. https://doi.org/10.21873/anticanres.14902

The impact of HER2-directed targeted therapy on HER2-positive DCIS of the breast
Lewis, GD, Haque, W, Farach, A, Hatch, SS, Brian Butler, E, Niravath, PA, Schwartz, MR, Bonefas, E & Teh, BS 2021, , Reports of Practical Oncology and Radiotherapy, vol. 26, no. 2, pp. 179-187. https://doi.org/10.5603/RPOR.a2021.0026

Approach to radiation therapy in the Jehovah's Witness patient: An overview
Jurica, JM, Messer, JA, Teh, BS, Butler, EB & Farach, AM 2020, , Reports of Practical Oncology and Radiotherapy, vol. 25, no. 6, pp. 856-859. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.rpor.2020.08.014

Eye plaque brachytherapy versus enucleation for ocular melanoma: an analysis from the National Cancer Database
Messer, JA, Zuhour, RJ, Haque, W, Lewis, GD, Schefler, AC, Wong, A, Bernicker, EH, Chevez-Barrios, P, Michelle Quan, E, Farach, A, Butler, EB, Hatch, SS & Teh, BS 2020, , Journal of Contemporary Brachytherapy, vol. 12, no. 4, pp. 303-310. https://doi.org/10.5114/jcb.2020.98108

Radiation therapy in primary mediastinal large B-cell lymphoma treated with DA-R-EPOCH
Gentille, C, Anand, K, Dalwadi, S, Puri, A, Farach, A & Pingali, SR 2020, , Clinical Case Reports, vol. 8, no. 7, pp. 1153-1155. https://doi.org/10.1002/ccr3.2853

Brachytherapy
Dalwadi, SM, Farach, AM & Ludwig, MS 2020, , JAMA oncology, vol. 6, no. 4. https://doi.org/10.1001/jamaoncol.2019.5882

Controversies in the Management of Solid Tumor Bone Metastases
Farach, AM, Butler, EB & Teh, BS 2020, . in Medical Radiology. Medical Radiology, Springer, pp. 241-253. https://doi.org/10.1007/174_2019_217

Co-registration of MR and FDG-PET imaging for stereotactic radiotherapy planning; case report in a previously irradiated brain metastasis with recurrent tumor and radiation necrosis
Scranton, RA, Sadrameli, S, Butler, EB, Farach, A, Wang, H-C, Teh, BS, Tremont-Lukats, IW, Fung, SH, Zanotti-Fregonara, P & Rostomily, RC 2019, , Practical Radiation Oncology. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.prro.2019.11.008

A matter of comprehensive informed consent: Short-term mortality rates with definitive treatment options in elderly stage i NSCLC
Dalwadi, SM, Savjani, RR, Bernicker, EH, Butler, EB, Teh, BS & Farach, AM 2019, , American Journal of Clinical Oncology: Cancer Clinical Trials, vol. 42, no. 11, pp. 851-855. https://doi.org/10.1097/COC.0000000000000606

The impact of molecular status on survival outcomes for invasive micropapillary carcinoma of the breast
Lewis, GD, Xing, Y, Haque, WM, Patel, T, Schwartz, MR, Chen, AC, Farach, AM, Hatch, SS, Butler, EB, Chang, JC & Teh, BS 2019, , Breast Journal, vol. 25, no. 6, pp. 1171-1176. https://doi.org/10.1111/tbj.13432

Prognosis of lymphotropic invasive micropapillary breast carcinoma analyzed by using data from the National Cancer Database
Lewis, GD, Xing, Y, Haque, WM, Patel, T, Schwartz, M, Chen, A, Farach, AM, Hatch, SS, Butler, EB, Chang, JC & Teh, BS 2019, , Cancer Communications, vol. 39, no. 1, 60. https://doi.org/10.1186/s40880-019-0406-4

Socioeconomic Factors Associated with Lack of Treatment in Early Stage Non-Small Cell Lung Cancer
Dalwadi, SM, Zhang, J, Bernicker, EH, Butler, EB, Teh, BS & Farach, AM 2019, , Cancer Investigation, vol. 37, no. 9, pp. 506-511. https://doi.org/10.1080/07357907.2019.1666136

Cardiovascular Toxicities of Radiation Therapy
Lewis, GD & Farach, AM 2019, , Methodist DeBakey cardiovascular journal, vol. 15, no. 4, pp. 274-281. https://doi.org/10.14797/mdcj-15-4-274

The Role of Adjuvant Radiotherapy in the Treatment of Pleural Mesothelioma
Lewis, GD, Dalwadi, SM, Farach, AM, Butler, EB & Teh, BS 2019, , Annals of Surgical Oncology, vol. 26, no. 6, pp. 1879-1885. https://doi.org/10.1245/s10434-019-07235-9

Postmastectomy radiation therapy for triple negative, node-negative breast cancer
Haque, W, Verma, V, Farach, A, Brian Butler, E & Teh, BS 2019, , Radiotherapy and Oncology, vol. 132, pp. 48-54. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.radonc.2018.11.012

Disparities in the Treatment and Outcome of Stage I Non–Small-Cell Lung Cancer in the 21st Century
Dalwadi, SM, Lewis, GD, Bernicker, EH, Butler, EB, Teh, BS & Farach, AM 2019, , Clinical Lung Cancer, vol. 20, no. 3, pp. 194-200. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.cllc.2018.11.004

Languages

  • English