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Meet Our Surgeon!

Dr. Zouheir Fares, D.O., FACOS

Dr. Fares, a Board Certified General Surgeon and a fellow of the American College of Osteopathic Surgeons, has been in private practice in the Flint area since 1988.


Dr. Fares performs all aspects of general surgery, with a special interest in minimally invasive (laparoscopic) and robotic surgery. He also performs nonsurgical treatment of internal hemorrhoids with infrared coagulation and endoscopic banding.


Since 1988, Dr. Fares has been as Associate Professor at Michigan State University at both the Osteopathic and Allopathic programs. Today, he continues to train residents in the field of general surgery and family practice for the respective training programs at Michigan State University. 

Ascension Genesys Hospital
Hurley Hospital
Mclaren Hospital

Dr. Fares is affiliated with several hospitals in the area, including:

  • Ascension Genesys Hospital in Grand Blanc

  • Hurley Medical Center in Flint

  • McLaren in Flint 

Medical Interests:

  • Adrenal Cancer/Tumor

  • Breast Cancer/Tumor

  • Colon Cancer/Tumor

  • Colon Polyps

  • Colorectal (colon, rectum and anus)

  • Diverticulitis

  • Duodenal Ulcer Disease

  • Gallbladder Disease Gallstone

  • Gastric Polyps

  • Hemorrhoid (External, Internal)

  • Hernia Repair

  • Laparoscopic Surgery

  • Liver Cancer/Tumor

  • Lymph Node Biopsy

  • Minimally Invasive Surgery

  • Rectal Cancer/Tumor

  • Robotic Surgery

  • Splenectomy (Open & Lap)

  • Stomach Cancer/Tumor

  • Thyroid and Parathyroid Cancer/Tumor

Professional Affiliations:

  • American College of Osteopathic Surgeons

  • American Osteopathic Association

  • American Medical Association

  • American Cancer Society

  • American Cystic Fibrosis Foundation

  • Genesee County Osteopathic Association

  • Genesee County Medical Association

  • Michigan Osteopathic Association

Care Philosophy:

  • "I strive to treat my patients the way I would want one of my family members to be treated, with patience, understanding, respect and excellent care."


Languages Spoken: Arabic, English and Spanish


Personal Background:

  • Dr. Fares and his wife Nina have been married for over 25 years and have three adult children, Zena, Raya and Chad. The family has resided in the Flint area since 1987.


  • He is active in his community and dedicates much of his time to charitable organizations, both locally and nationally.


  • When he's not treating patients, Dr. Fares enjoys traveling and spending quality time with his family

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