Grand Strand Health is pleased to announce that Trauma, General Surgery, Surgical Critical Care Surgeons Rachel Cobos, MD, and Jason Farrah, MD, have joined Grand Strand Medical Center and the team of surgeons at Grand Strand Surgical Care.

“We are excited to add these highly skilled trauma surgeons to our team,” said Mark Sims, Chief Executive Officer of Grand Strand Health. “Their experience and clinical knowledge are a great addition to our Level I Adult and Level II Pediatric Trauma Center teams.”

Dr. Rachel Cobos received her medical degree from Texas Tech University Health Science Center in Lubbock, TX. She completed her residency in general surgery from the University of Arkansas for Medical Sciences in Little Rock, AR. She furthered her training in surgical critical care at the University of Texas Health Science Center in San Antonio, TX. “As a trauma surgeon, it is my privilege to provide care to critically ill individuals. I meet people on some of the worst days of their lives, but my goal is to meet them in that place and help guide them to a meaningful recovery,” expresses Dr. Cobos. “I desire to provide the same care to everyone I treat that I would want for my family and myself.”

Dr. Jason Farrah received his medical degree from Florida State University in Tallahassee, FL. He completed his residency in general surgery and fellowships in trauma surgery, surgical critical care and acute care surgery from the Wake Forest University in Winston-Salem, NC. “I became a trauma surgeon to be there for injured patients in their hour of greatest need,” states Dr. Farrah.  “Above all else I believe in doing the right thing - always putting the patient's needs first.”