Dr. Paola Fata

Academic title(s): 

Associate Professor of Surgery, Department of  Surgery

Assistant Dean, Resident Professional Affairs, Faculty of Medicine, McGill University

Contact Information
514-934-1934 Ext 44334
Email address: 
paola.fata [at] mcgill.ca
Montreal General Hospital (MGH)
General surgery
Selected publications: 

1: 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.

2: 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.

3: Hamadani F, Deckelbaum D, Shaheen M, Sauvé A, Dumitra S, Ahmed N, Latulippe
JF, Balaa F, Walsh M, Fata P. Elimination of 24-hour continuous medical resident
duty in Quebec. Can J Surg. 2016 Feb;59(1):67-9. PubMed PMID: 26574704; PubMed
Central PMCID: PMC4734923.

4: Dumitra S, Wong SM, Meterissian S, Featherstone R, Barkun J, Fata P. The
operative dictation: a review of how this skill is taught and assessed in
surgical residency programs. J Surg Educ. 2015 Mar-Apr;72(2):321-9. doi:
10.1016/j.jsurg.2014.09.014. Epub 2014 Nov 14. Review. PubMed PMID: 25456406.

5: Sudarshan M, Feldman LS, St Louis E, Al-Habboubi M, Hassan MM, Fata P,
Deckelbaum DL, Razek TS, Khwaja KA. Predictors of mortality and morbidity for
acute care surgery patients. J Surg Res. 2015 Feb;193(2):868-73. doi:
10.1016/j.jss.2014.09.007. Epub 2014 Sep 10. PubMed PMID: 25439507.

6: Deckelbaum DL, Gosselin-Tardif A, Ntakiyiruta G, Liberman S, Vassiliou M,
Rwamasirabo E, Gasakure E, Fata P, Khwaja K, Razek T, Kyamanywa P. An innovative
paradigm for surgical education programs in resource-limited settings. Can J
Surg. 2014 Oct;57(5):298-9. Review. PubMed PMID: 25265101; PubMed Central PMCID:

7: Sudarshan M, Feldman L, St Louis E, Al-Habboubi M, Elhusseini M, Fata P,
Deckelbaum DL, Razek TS, Khwaja KA. Impact of implementation of an acute care
surgery service on perceptions of patient care and resident education. Am Surg.
2014 Apr;80(4):E119-21. PubMed PMID: 24887657.

8: Ahmed N, Devitt KS, Keshet I, Spicer J, Imrie K, Feldman L, Cools-Lartigue J,
Kayssi A, Lipsman N, Elmi M, Kulkarni AV, Parshuram C, Mainprize T, Warren RJ,
Fata P, Gorman MS, Feinberg S, Rutka J. A systematic review of the effects of
resident duty hour restrictions in surgery: impact on resident wellness,
training, and patient outcomes. Ann Surg. 2014 Jun;259(6):1041-53. doi:
10.1097/SLA.0000000000000595. Review. PubMed PMID: 24662409; PubMed Central
PMCID: PMC4047317.


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