Faris Bakeer, MD

Faris Bakeer, MD

Assistant Professor of Medicine

Faris Bakeer, MD, is an Assistant Professor of Medicine in the Division of Hospital Medicine, and he attends on a variety of services including oncology, BMT, medicine consults, and general hospitalist rotations.  He has an interest in education and is involved in teaching residents and medical students on hospitalist rotations and on medicine firm. He additionally has an interest in quality improvement projects as well as Infectious Disease and has previously published research involving the development and validation of a risk prediction score for enterococcal endocarditis. He also serves on the recruitment committee for the Division of Hospital Medicine and assists in recruitment for the Internal Medicine residency program as an interviewer.


  • BS: Union University, Jackson, TN (2011)
  • Medical Degree: East Tennessee State University College of Medicine, Johnson City, TN (2016)
  • Residency, Internal Medicine: Barnes-Jewish Hospital, Washington University School of Medicine, St. Louis, MO (2019)

Clinical Interests

Internal Medicine, Hospital Medicine, Infectious Disease, Acute Inpatient Care

Research Interests

Quality Improvement


Mattar C, Thomas B, Strasserking F, Bakeer F, Chung J, Warren D. Development and Validation of a Risk Prediction Score For Enterococcal Endocarditis. Open Forum Infectious Diseases. 2017 Oct 1;4 (1): 549-550.