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Buckminster J. Farrow, M.D., FACS

Buckminster J. Farrow, M.D., FACS

Office Locations


Memorial Hermann Katy Clinic
23920 Katy Freeway
Suite 560A
Katy, Texas 77494
Phone: 281.693.3500

Memorial Hermann
Sugar Land Clinic

17510 W. Grand Parkway S.
Suite 490
Sugar Land, Texas 77479
Phone: 281.342.8932



Dr. Farrow graduated magna cum laude from MCP Hahnemann School of Medicine in Philadelphia and completed residency at UTMB in Galveston, Texas. Early in his career, he performed research as an assistant professor at Baylor College of Medicine and he now enjoys focusing his efforts in providing the very best care to his patients. Dr. Farrow specializes in gastrointestinal surgery and performs laparoscopic procedures to reduce pain and recovery time. He believes that healing is both a physical and spiritual process. Dr. Farrow’s hobbies include spending time with his wife and 3 children.



  • General Surgeon, Southwest Surgical Associates, LLP April 2009 - Present
  • Assistant Professor of Surgery, Michael E. DeBakey Department of Surgery
    Baylor College of Medicine
    Houston, Texas
  • Staff Surgeon
    Michael E. DeBakey VA Medical Center
    Houston, Texas
  • Postdoctoral Research Fellow, Department of Surgery
    • University of Texas Medical Branch at Galveston, Galveston, Texas, 2001 – 2003
  • Residency, Categorical General Surgery Program, Department of Surgery
    • University of Texas Medical Branch at Galveston, Galveston, Texas, 1999 – 2006
  • Masters of Medical Science, Graduate School of Biomedical Sciences
    • University of Texas Medical Branch at Galveston,Galveston, Texas, September 2001-December 2003
  • Doctor of Medicine Magna Cum Laude
    • MCP Hahnemann School of Medicine, Philadelphia, PA, August 1994 – May 1999
  • Bachelor of Science, Dual Degree- Biology and Philosophy, College of Literature, Science, and the Arts
    • University of Michigan, Ann Arbor, Michigan, September 1990 – April 1994
  • University of Texas Medical Branch:
    • Outstanding Surgical PGY-1 House Officer (2000)
    • Outstanding Surgical Resident (2001)
    • Outstanding UTMB House Officer (2001)
    • Singleton Surgical Society 1st place Basic Science Research (2002)
    • Singleton Surgical Society 1st place Basic Science Research (2003)
    • UTMB Resident of the Year- as determined by 4th year medical students (2004)
  • MCP Hahnemann School of Medicine:
    • Magna Cum Laude (1999)
    • Alpha Omega Alpha Honor Society (1998-1999)
  • University of Michigan:
    • President, Delta Upsilon Fraternity (1993-1994)
  • Fellow, American College of Surgeons
  • Texas Medical Association
  • Harris County Medical Society
  • Memorial Hermann Katy Hospital
  • Oak Bend Medical Center
  • Memorial Hermann Hospital Sugar Land
  • St. Luke’s Episcopal Hospital Sugar Land
  • The Methodist Hospital Sugar Land
  • Christus St. Catherine Hospital, Katy