About Us

Farjaad Siddiq, MD, FACS

Dr. Siddiq is a board-certified urologist with fellowship training in endourology, laparoscopy and robotic surgery. As a minimally invasive surgeon, he is committed to surgical options that minimize incisions, pain, and recovery times for his patients. He has a special interest in urologic cancers and kidney stone disease. Dr. Siddiq grew up in Providence, Rhode Island. After graduating summa cum laude from Providence College, he obtained his medical degree from Brown University, graduating among the top of his class. He completed a general surgery internship and then a urology residency at Brown University and Affiliated Hospitals. After his residency, Dr. Siddiq trained as a fellow in endourology, laparoscopy, and robotic surgery at the University of Miami. Subsequently, Dr. Siddiq was recruited to join the Urology Center of SW Louisiana where he is a partner. He is Director of Robotic Surgery at CHRISTUS St. Patrick Hospital.

Expert in Laparoscopic and Robotic Surgery

Dr. Siddiq routinely performs laparoscopic and robotic surgery for kidney and prostate cancer and has extensive experience in the field. He serves as a reference and surgeon for other urologists with exceptionally difficult cases to manage. Dr. Siddiq has been a pioneer in minimally invasive urology in Louisiana. He was one of the first urologists in the state to perform laparoscopic and CT-guided radiofrequency ablation of kidney cancers and has trained other physicians in the technique. In addition, Dr. Siddiq was the first in the state to perform a robotic or da Vinci partial nephrectomy for kidney cancer. He was one of the first physicians in Louisiana to offer robotic prostatectomy for prostate cancer, performing the first da Vinci prostatectomy in Lake Charles in 2006.

Medical Affiliations

Dr. Siddiq is a Fellow of the American College of Surgeons. He is a member of the American Urological Association, the Endourology Society, and the Society of Laparoendoscopic Surgeons. He has published extensively in his field.

 

Procedures Performed

  • Adrenalectomy
  • Adrenalectomy With Robotic Assistance
  • Bladder Surgery
  • Complex Penile Surgery
  • Cystectomy
  • Cystometry
  • Cystotomy
  • Cystourethroscopy and Transurethral Resection of Bladder Neck
  • Kidney Stone Removal, Closed
  • Kidney Surgery
  • Kidney and Ureter Removal
  • Laparoscopic Destruction of Kidney Lesion
  • Laparoscopic Surgical Procedure
  • Lithotripsy
  • Lymph Node Biopsy or Excision
  • Orchiectomy 
  • Orchiopexy for Undescended Testicle
  • Partial Nephrectomy With Robotic Assistance
  • Penile Implants
  • Percutaneous Destruction of Kidney Lesion
  • Prostate Removal
  • Prostatectomy With Robotic Assistance
  • Renal Transplant and Nephrectomy
  • TURP (Transurethral Resection of Prostate) or Laser Destruction of Prostate
  • Urethral Dilation
  • Urinary Stone Removal (Litholapaxy)
  • Uroflowmetry
  • Varicocelectomy or Hydrocelectomy