Dr. Kosar Ali Khwaja

Academic title(s): 

Associate Professor of Surgery, McGill University 

Contact Information
Phone: 
514-934-1934 Ext 44334
Email address: 
dr.k.khwaja [at] mcgill.ca
Location: 
Montreal General Hospital (MGH)
Hospital title: 
Director of Acute Care Surgery, MGH
Associate Director, Trauma Program Critical Care Medicine
Division: 
Trauma
Office: 
L9-425
Selected publications: 


1: Cullinane DC, Jawa RS, Como JJ, Moore A, Morris DS, Cheriyan J, Guillamondegui
OD, Goldberg SR, Petrey L, Schaefer G, Khwaja KA, Rowell SE, Barbosa RR, Bass GA,
Kasotakis G, Robinson BR. Management of penetrating intra-peritoneal colon
injuries: A meta-analysis and practice management guideline from the Eastern
Association for the Surgery of Trauma. J Trauma Acute Care Surg. 2018 Nov 20.
doi: 10.1097/TA.0000000000002146. [Epub ahead of print] PubMed PMID: 30475296.


2: Bracco D, Deckelbaum D, Artho G, Khwaja K, Mulder DS, Gruska J, Razek T.
Additional and repeated computed tomography in interfacility trauma transfers:
Room for standardization. Surgery. 2018 Oct;164(4):872-878. doi:
10.1016/j.surg.2018.07.007. Epub 2018 Aug 25. PubMed PMID: 30149940.


3: DeGirolamo K, D'Souza K, Apte S, Ball CG, Armstrong C, Reso A, Widder S,
Mueller S, Gillman LM, Singh R, Nenshi R, Khwaja K, Minor S, de Gara C, Hameed
SM. A day in the life of emergency general surgery in Canada: a multicentre
observational study. Can J Surg. 2018 Aug;61(4):237-243. PubMed PMID: 30067181;
PubMed Central PMCID: PMC6066383.


4: DeGirolamo K, D'Souza K, Apte S, Ball CG, Armstrong C, Reso A, Widder S,
Mueller S, Gillman LM, Singh R, Nenshi R, Khwaja K, Minor S, de Gara C, Hameed
SM. A day in the life of emergency general surgery in Canada: a multicentre
observational study. Can J Surg. 2018 Jun 1;61(4):13517. doi: 10.1503/cjs.013517.
[Epub ahead of print] PubMed PMID: 29806805.


5: Gelbard RB, Ferrada P, Yeh DD, Williams BH, Loor M, Yon J, Mentzer C, Khwaja
K, Khan MA, Kohli A, Bulger EM, Robinson BRH. Optimal timing of initial
debridement for necrotizing soft tissue infection: A Practice Management
Guideline from the Eastern Association for the Surgery of Trauma. J Trauma Acute
Care Surg. 2018 Jul;85(1):208-214. doi: 10.1097/TA.0000000000001857. PubMed PMID:
29485428.


6: Wang Y, Stanek A, Grushka J, Fata P, Beckett A, Khwaja K, Razek T, Deckelbaum
DL. Incidence and factors associated with development of heterotopic ossification
after damage control laparotomy. Injury. 2018 Jan;49(1):51-55. doi:
10.1016/j.injury.2017.11.033. Epub 2017 Nov 26. PubMed PMID: 29191669.


7: Alali AS, Mukherjee K, McCredie VA, Golan E, Shah PS, Bardes JM, Hamblin SE,
Haut ER, Jackson JC, Khwaja K, Patel NJ, Raj SR, Wilson LD, Nathens AB, Patel MB.
Beta-blockers and Traumatic Brain Injury: A Systematic Review, Meta-analysis, and
Eastern Association for the Surgery of Trauma Guideline. Ann Surg. 2017
Dec;266(6):952-961. doi: 10.1097/SLA.0000000000002286. Review. PubMed PMID:
28525411; PubMed Central PMCID: PMC5997270.


8: Madani A, Niculiseanu P, Marini W, Kaneva PA, Mappin-Kasirer B, Vassiliou MC,
Khwaja K, Fata P, Fried GM, Feldman LS. Biologic mesh for repair of ventral
hernias in contaminated fields: long-term clinical and patient-reported outcomes.
Surg Endosc. 2017 Feb;31(2):861-871. doi: 10.1007/s00464-016-5044-1. Epub 2016
Jun 22. PubMed PMID: 27334966.


9: Mak NT, Iqbal S, de Varennes B, Khwaja K. Outcomes of post-cardiac surgery
patients with persistent hyperlactatemia in the intensive care unit: a matched
cohort study. J Cardiothorac Surg. 2016 Feb 24;11:33. doi:
10.1186/s13019-016-0411-5. PubMed PMID: 26906890; PubMed Central PMCID:
PMC4765137.


10: Ntakiyiruta G, Wong EG, Rousseau MC, Ruhungande L, Kushner AL, Liberman AS,
Khwaja K, Dakermandji M, Wilson M, Razek T, Kyamanywa P, Deckelbaum DL. Trauma
care and referral patterns in Rwanda: implications for trauma system development.
Can J Surg. 2016 Feb;59(1):35-41. PubMed PMID: 26812407; PubMed Central PMCID:
PMC4734917.

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Areas of interest: 

Minimally Invasive Surgery

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