McGill Alert / Alerte de McGill

Updated: Fri, 07/12/2024 - 12:16

McGill Alert. The downtown campus will remain partially closed through the evening of Monday, July 15. See the Campus Safety site for details.

Alerte de McGill. Le campus du centre-ville restera partiellement fermé jusqu’au lundi 15 juillet, en soirée. Complément d’information : Direction de la protection et de la prévention

Alan Barkun

Alan Barkun
Contact Information

Division of Gastroenterology, Montreal General Hospital, Room D16-137

Tel.: 514-934-8309
Fax: 514-934-8375
Email address: 
alan.barkun [at]

Alan Barkun is Director of Digestive Endoscopy, Chief Quality Officer, and director of the Therapeutic Endoscopy Third Tier Fellowship Training Program in the Division of Gastroenterology at McGill University and the McGill University Health Centre, Montréal, Canada. He is recipient of the DG Kinnear Chair in Gastroenterology at McGill University. Recipient of many national and international awards, Dr. Barkun has published over 400 peer-reviewed articles and abstracts, and has given over 600 international presentations on emerging digestive endoscopic technologies, with an emphasis on methodological, clinical and cost-effectiveness trials of treatments for upper gastrointestinal bleeding (UGIB), bilio-pancreatic diseases and colorectal cancer screening. He is also the current President of the colorectal Cancer screening implementation committee for the province of Quebec.



Areas of expertise: 

Technology assessment of endoscopic digestive techniques. Upper gastrointestinal bleeding. Biliary diseases. Pancreatic diseases. malignant biliary obstruction. Helicobacter pylori. Dyspepsia.

Associate Members
Research areas: 
Clinical Epidemiology and Informatics
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