Farshid Araghizadeh, MD, MBA

Colon and Rectal Surgery located in Fort Worth, TX


Farshid Araghizadeh, MD, MBA, FASCRS, is a board certified Colon & Rectal Surgeon with Texas Digestive Disease Consultants (TDDC) & The GI Alliance (TGIA), the largest digestive diseases practice in the world. Dr. Araghizadeh’s practice is in Fort Worth, Texas, and focuses on minimally invasive and robotic approaches to all colorectal disorders including colon and rectal cancer, colon polyps, Inflammatory Bowel Disease (Crohn’s disease and Ulcerative Colitis), diverticulitis, as well as complex hernia repairs and abdominal wall reconstruction. Dr. Araghizadeh also expertly treats all anorectal conditions including rectal prolapse, hemorrhoids, fissures, fistulas, rectocele, and other conditions.

Dr. Araghizadeh earned his medical degree from the University of South Alabama College of Medicine and was elected to the prestigious Alpha Omega Alpha (AOA) medical honor society. He completed General Surgery training at the University of Texas Southwestern/Parkland Memorial Hospital in Dallas and completed his Colon and Rectal Surgery fellowship at the Ochsner Medical Center in New Orleans, Louisiana. He also completed a Masters Program in Business Management (MBA) from the University of Texas, Dallas, Naveen Jindal School of Management with a special focus on improving the quality and efficiency of the delivery of surgical care.

Prior to joining TDDC/TGIA in January 2019, Dr. Araghizadeh served as Professor and Chief of Division of Colon and Rectal Surgery at his alma mater, University of Texas Southwestern Medical Center, for more than a decade, from 2008-2019.

Dr. Araghizadeh is an active member (Diplomate) of the American College of Surgeons, the American Society of Colon and Rectal Surgeons, the Society of Laparoendoscopic Surgeons, and the Society of Surgery of the Alimentary Tract. 

In addition to his surgical practice, Dr. Araghizadeh serves on the Medical City - Alliance Hospital Robotic Surgery, Surgical Advisory, and Professional Practice Evaluation Committees. He is an associate examiner for the American Board of Surgery Certifying (Oral) Examination. Dr. Araghizadeh is also a past President of the Texas Society of Colon and Rectal Surgeons. 

Voted by his peers as a seven-time D Magazine Best Doctor (2011-2017), Dr. Araghizadeh has authored several textbook chapters and a number of academic papers, and he has presented scores of invited and teaching lectures, presentations, and abstracts, nationally and internationally, and has served on many national committees dedicated to setting the standard of care for colon and rectal disorders.

Dr. Araghizadeh welcomes new patients to his private practice. 

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Robotic Trans-anal Excision of Rectal Cancer

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  • Healthgrades

    "Dr. Araghizadeh has a very good reputation so I felt comfortable with him being my surgeon. He is knowledgeable and kind and did a great job during my procedure..."

  • Healthgrades

    "My husband had to go through an extremely difficult procedure and recovery process, but Dr. A and his staff for patient, informative and extremely expeditious..."

  • Vitals

    "Dr. Araghizadeh is wonderful. He really cared about me and it was obvious from the first moment we went to his office. His staff are courteous and very helpful."

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Farshid Araghizadeh, MD, MBA
9509 Beach St., Suite 101
Fort Worth, TX 76244
Phone: 817-286-2282
Fax: 817-741-4483

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Farshid Araghizadeh, MD, MBA
9509 Beach St.
Suite 101
Fort Worth, TX 76244