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Language(s) Spoken

English; Punjabi; Urdu

Joined Kelsey-Seybold

January 2019

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Professional Background

Dr. Farooq Cheema earned his Bachelor of Medicine and Bachelor of Surgery in 2005 at King Edward Medical University, Nila Gumbad, Lahore-Pakistan. He completed his Internal Medicine residency in 2011 at Michigan State University. He completed his Pulmonary Critical Care fellowship in 2014 at the Henry Ford Health System in Detroit, Mich. 

Dr. Cheema was an attending physician - Pulmonary/Critical Care with the group practice Western Kentucky Heart and Lung Associates in Bowling Green from 2014-2018. Prior to joining Kelsey-Seybold in 2019, Dr. Cheema was a Sleep Medicine fellow at The University of Texas Health Science Center at Houston.

Professional Associations

Dr. Cheema is a member of the American College of Chest Physicians, the American Thoracic Society, and the American Academy of Sleep Medicine.

Hobbies and Interests

In his spare time, Dr. Cheema likes to spend time with his children and enjoys biking and travel.

Fun Facts

Dr. Cheema’s favorite book is the “Lord of the Rings” series. When he was a kid, he wanted to be a cab driver when he grew up because it would allow him to drive a car all day.

​I treat every patient as if he or she were part of my own family and the same way I would like to be treated if I were in their shoes.

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Awards & Recognitions


  • Two cases of Parkinson’s disease and concurrent myasthenia gravis, generalized and ocular. Leslie Neuman MD, Farooq Cheema MD Neurohospitalist. 2014 Jul;4(3):117-8. doi: 10.1177/1941874414522498