Basma S. Faris, MD

Basma S. Faris, MD Specialties: Obstetrics and Gynecology (OBGYN), Diabetes Medicine

Basma S. Faris, MD
Specialties: Obstetrics and Gynecology (OBGYN), Diabetes Medicine
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40 Worth Street
New York, NY 10013

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  • Affinity
  • EmblemHealth HIP
  • Empire Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • Fidelis Care
  • Healthfirst
  • Magnacare national
  • Multiplan
  • Oxford Health Plans
  • Rockefeller University - CoreSource
  • UnitedHealthcare

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About Basma S. Faris, MD

Dr. Basma Faris is a Board Certified Obstetrician and Gynecologist. Dr. Faris attended the University of California at Berkeley where she received a Bachelor of Science in Nutrition Sciences. She went on to complete a Masters of Science in Nutrition at Brooklyn College. She received her medical degree from the Jacobs School of Medicine and Biomedical Sciences of the University at Buffalo in 2009. She completed her Obstetrics and Gynecology residency at the Icahn School of Medicine at Mount Sinai.Dr. Faris began her career in healthcare as a Registered Dietitian. She worked with adults and children to manage chronic health conditions and obesity. She developed curricula for group nutrition interventions for children, pregnant women and adults. As a resident she published a study on the impact of lifestyle intervention on pregnancy outcomes in obese pregnant women. She is currently completing coursework towards a certificate in Culinary Medicine.Prior to joining Weill Cornell Medicine in 2018, she was as an Attending at Lutheran Medical Center and Lutheran Family Health Centers, now NYU Langone Brooklyn. There she served as the medical student Clerkship Director, as well as Associate Residency Program Director and she led the peer review committee for the department.Dr. Faris practices General Obstetrics and Gynecology and cares for women in all life stages. She cares for normal and high-risk pregnancies, benign gynecological conditions, contraception and family planning and minor gynecologic surgery including laparoscopy. She is proficient in Spanish and Arabic. She is a fellow of the American College of Obstetrics and Gynecology.

Hospital Affiliations

  • NewYork-Presbyterian / Weill Cornell Medical Center
  • NewYork-Presbyterian Lower Manhattan Hospital


  • (UFE) Uterine Fibroid Embolization

  • Abnormal Pap Smear

  • Abnormal Uterine Bleeding

  • Adolescent

  • Contraception

  • Diabetes In Pregnancy

  • Family Planning

  • Gynecologic Biopsy

  • Gynecologic Exam

  • Gynecologic Hormonal Disorder

  • Gynecological Problem

  • High Risk Pregnancy

  • Hypertension In Pregnancy

  • Laparoscopic Gynecologic Surgery

  • Lupus In Pregnancy

  • Multiple Pregnancy

  • Pap Smear For Cervical Cancer Screening

  • Pregnancy

  • Pregnancy Care

  • Preventive

  • Routine Gynecologic Care

  • Uterine Biopsy

Languages Spoken

  • Arabic
  • Spanish