Dr. Marylise Boutros
Assistant Professor of Surgery, McGill University
Dr. Marylise Boutros earned her medical degree at McGill University in Montreal, Canada. She then completed residency in General Surgery at McGill. She completed subspecialty training in Colon and Rectal Surgery at the Cleveland Clinic in Weston, Florida as well as an Advanced Laparoscopic and Endoscopic Fellowship at Cleveland Clinic Florida. She is certified by the Royal College of Surgeons of Canada in General Surgery and Colon and Rectal Surgery, The American Board of Surgery, The American Board of Colon and Rectal Surgery and holds a special certificate in Colon and Rectal Surgery from the College des medicines du Quebec. Dr. Boutros is a Fellow of the Royal College of Surgeons of Canada and The American Board of Colon and Rectal Surgery. She sits on several Committees of the American Society of Colon and Rectal Surgeons.
Dr. Boutros is the Program Director for the Colorectal Surgery Residency Program and she heads the JGH Colon and Rectal Surgery Research Program where she has multiple projects and grants focused on innovation and outcome research. Dr. Boutros also plays an active role in the General Surgery Resident Education at McGill University.
1: Carmichael JC, Keller DS, Baldini G, Bordeianou L, Weiss E, Lee L, Boutros M,
McClane J, Feldman LS, Steele SR. Clinical Practice Guidelines for Enhanced
Recovery After Colon and Rectal Surgery From the American Society of Colon and
Rectal Surgeons and Society of American Gastrointestinal and Endoscopic Surgeons.
Dis Colon Rectum. 2017 Aug;60(8):761-784. doi: 10.1097/DCR.0000000000000883.
PubMed PMID: 28682962.
2: Dan A, Boutros M, Nedjar H, Kopylov U, Afif W, Khalil MA, Rahme E. Cost of
Ulcerative Colitis in Quebec, Canada: A Retrospective Cohort Study. Inflamm Bowel
Dis. 2017 Aug;23(8):1262-1271. doi: 10.1097/MIB.0000000000001147. PubMed PMID:
3: Carmichael JC, Keller DS, Baldini G, Bordeianou L, Weiss E, Lee L, Boutros M,
McClane J, Steele SR, Feldman LS. Clinical practice guideline for enhanced
recovery after colon and rectal surgery from the American Society of Colon and
Rectal Surgeons (ASCRS) and Society of American Gastrointestinal and Endoscopic
Surgeons (SAGES). Surg Endosc. 2017 Sep;31(9):3412-3436. doi:
10.1007/s00464-017-5722-7. Epub 2017 Aug 3. PubMed PMID: 28776285.
4: Abou Khalil M, Boutros M, Nedjar H, Morin N, Ghitulescu G, Vasilevsky CA,
Gordon P, Rahme E. Incidence Rates and Predictors of Colectomy for Ulcerative
Colitis in the Era of Biologics: Results from a Provincial Database. J
Gastrointest Surg. 2018 Jan;22(1):124-132. doi: 10.1007/s11605-017-3530-y. Epub
2017 Aug 14. PubMed PMID: 28808892.
5: Garfinkle R, Boutros M, Ghitulescu G, Vasilevsky CA, Charlebois P, Liberman S,
Stein B, Feldman LS, Lee L. Clinical and Economic Impact of an Enhanced Recovery
Pathway for Open and Laparoscopic Rectal Surgery. J Laparoendosc Adv Surg Tech A.
2018 Jul;28(7):811-818. doi: 10.1089/lap.2017.0677. Epub 2018 Feb 16. PubMed
6: Lachance S, Abou-Khalil M, Vasilevsky CA, Ghitulescu G, Morin N, Faria J,
Boutros M. Outcomes of Ileal Pouch Excision: an American College of Surgeons
National Surgical Quality Improvement Program (ACS NSQIP) Analysis. J
Gastrointest Surg. 2018 Dec;22(12):2142-2149. doi: 10.1007/s11605-018-3844-4.
Epub 2018 Jul 31. PubMed PMID: 30066066.
7: Garfinkle R, Abou-Khalil M, Bhatnagar S, Wong-Chong N, Azoulay L, Morin N,
Vasilevsky CA, Boutros M. A Comparison of Pathologic Outcomes of Open,
Laparoscopic, and Robotic Resections for Rectal Cancer Using the ACS-NSQIP
Proctectomy-Targeted Database: a Propensity Score Analysis. J Gastrointest Surg.
2019 Feb;23(2):348-356. doi: 10.1007/s11605-018-3974-8. Epub 2018 Sep 27. PubMed
8: Garfinkle R, Morin N, Ghitulescu G, Vasilevsky CA, Boutros M. From Endoscopic
Detorsion to Sigmoid Colectomy-The Art of Managing Patients with Sigmoid
Volvulus: A Survey of the Members of the American Society of Colon and Rectal
Surgeons. Am Surg. 2018 Sep 1;84(9):1518-1525. PubMed PMID: 30268187.
9: Garfinkle R, Lachance S, Vuong T, Mikhail A, Pelsser V, Gologan A, Morin NA,
Vasilevsky CA, Boutros M. Is the Pathologic Response of T3 Rectal Cancer to
High-Dose-Rate Endorectal Brachytherapy Comparable to External Beam Radiotherapy?
Dis Colon Rectum. 2019 Mar;62(3):294-301. doi: 10.1097/DCR.0000000000001220.
PubMed PMID: 30741768.
advanced minimally invasive approaches to benign and malignant colorectal and anorectal diseases;
colon and rectal cancer, inflammatory bowel disease, diverticular disease, fecal incontinence, anorectal disorders