Dr. Amin Andalib
Assistant Professor of Surgery
Dr. Amin Andalib has joined the Division of General Surgery at McGill University as an Assistant Professor of Surgery in 2015. He specializes in Bariatric Surgery and the treatment of obesity, which is the main focus of his clinical practice. He is also the Program Director for Bariatric Surgery Fellowship and the Clinical Teaching Unit Director for General Surgery at the Montreal General Hospital.
His research interests center on clinical outcomes, quality improvement, and patient safety projects in bariatric surgery. They include outcome assessment and risk reduction after bariatric surgery especially using large databases.
Dr. Andalib completed his General Surgery Residency at McGill University during which also completed a MSc in Epidemiology. He then completed a Fellowship in Advanced Minimally Invasive and Bariatric Surgery at the Main Campus Cleveland Clinic in Cleveland, Ohio. He is a member of multiple national and international associations including the American Society for Metabolic and Bariatric Surgery (ASMBS) and the International Federation for the Surgery of Obesity (IFSO). He is also a member of the Society of American Gastrointestinal and Endoscopic Surgeons (SAGES) where he currently serves as a member of the Bariatric Surgery Committee.
1: Aminian A, Andalib A. Individualized metabolic surgery (IMS) score. Surg Obes
Relat Dis. 2018 Sep 19. pii: S1550-7289(18)30337-X. doi:
10.1016/j.soard.2018.09.009. [Epub ahead of print] PubMed PMID: 30340864.
2: Andalib A, Bouchard P, Bougie A, Loiselle SE, Demyttenaere S, Court O.
Variability in Bariatric Surgical Care Among Various Centers: a Survey of All
Bariatric Surgeons in the Province of Quebec, Canada. Obes Surg. 2018
Aug;28(8):2327-2332. doi: 10.1007/s11695-018-3157-4. PubMed PMID: 29492752.
3: Elbahrawy A, Bougie A, Loiselle SE, Demyttenaere S, Court O, Andalib A. Medium
to long-term outcomes of bariatric surgery in older adults with super obesity.
Surg Obes Relat Dis. 2018 Apr;14(4):470-476. doi: 10.1016/j.soard.2017.11.008.
Epub 2017 Nov 10. PubMed PMID: 29249586.
4: Andalib A, Aminian A. Sleeve Gastrectomy and Diabetes: Is Cure Possible? Adv
Surg. 2017 Sep;51(1):29-40. doi: 10.1016/j.yasu.2017.03.003. Epub 2017 Jun 2.
Review. PubMed PMID: 28797344.
5: Aminian A, Brethauer SA, Andalib A, Nowacki AS, Jimenez A, Corcelles R,
Hanipah ZN, Punchai S, Bhatt DL, Kashyap SR, Burguera B, Lacy AM, Vidal J,
Schauer PR. Individualized Metabolic Surgery Score: Procedure Selection Based on
Diabetes Severity. Ann Surg. 2017 Oct;266(4):650-657. doi:
10.1097/SLA.0000000000002407. PubMed PMID: 28742680.
6: Khorgami Z, Aminian A, Shoar S, Andalib A, Saber AA, Schauer PR, Brethauer SA,
Sclabas GM. Cost of bariatric surgery and factors associated with increased cost:
an analysis of national inpatient sample. Surg Obes Relat Dis. 2017
Aug;13(8):1284-1289. doi: 10.1016/j.soard.2017.04.010. Epub 2017 Apr 15. PubMed
7: Elbahrawy A, Bougie A, Albader M, Aggarwal R, Demyttenaere S, Andalib A, Court
O. Laparoscopic Wedge Resection of Gastrojejunostomy for Weight Recidivism after
Gastric Bypass. Obes Surg. 2017 Nov;27(11):2829-2835. doi:
10.1007/s11695-017-2706-6. PubMed PMID: 28470487.
8: Khorgami Z, Haskins IN, Aminian A, Andalib A, Rosen MJ, Brethauer SA, Schauer
PR. Concurrent ventral hernia repair in patients undergoing
laparoscopic bariatric surgery: a case-matched study using the National Surgical
Quality Improvement Program Database. Surg Obes Relat Dis. 2017
Jun;13(6):997-1002. doi: 10.1016/j.soard.2017.01.007. Epub 2017 Jan 6. PubMed
9: Khorgami Z, Shoar S, Andalib A, Aminian A, Brethauer SA, Schauer PR. Trends in
utilization of bariatric surgery, 2010-2014: sleeve gastrectomy dominates. Surg
Obes Relat Dis. 2017 May;13(5):774-778. doi: 10.1016/j.soard.2017.01.031. Epub
2017 Jan 25. PubMed PMID: 28256393.
10: Aminian A, Andalib A, Khorgami Z, Cetin D, Burguera B, Bartholomew J,
Brethauer SA, Schauer PR. Who Should Get Extended Thromboprophylaxis After
Bariatric Surgery?: A Risk Assessment Tool to Guide Indications for
Post-discharge Pharmacoprophylaxis. Ann Surg. 2017 Jan;265(1):143-150. doi:
10.1097/SLA.0000000000001686. PubMed PMID: 28009739.
clinical outcomes, quality improvement, and patient safety projects in bariatric surgery;
outcome assessment and risk reduction after bariatric surgery especially using large databases.