Faris started work with CCMRC in January 2018. He completed his undergraduate degree in Medicine in 2010. He is a higher surgical registrar in the All Wales surgical training programme, with an interest in gastrointestinal surgery and cancer.
Faris is undertaking a research MD looking into the mechanisms of peritoneal metastases in colorectal cancer with an emphasis in assessing modalities to disrupt cell adhesion to distant site peritoneal metastases.
Outside medicine Faris is a keen road/track cyclist and coach.