Mohammed Al-Omran




Dr. Mohammed Al-Omran is a Vascular Surgeon and a Scientist in the Li Ka Shing Knowledge Institute of St. Michael’s Hospital. He is a Professor at the University of Toronto in the Department of Surgery and a Full Member at the Institute of Medical Science (IMS). His research interests include: atherosclerosis bench to bedside with special interest in peripheral arterial disease; clinical epidemiology and health services research with a focus on using large healthcare administrative databases to conduct population-based analyses of individuals with aortic, carotid, and peripheral arterial disease; knowledge translation; and systematic reviews and meta-analyses.

Dr. Al-Omran has published widely in high-impact peer-reviewed journals such as the New England Journal of Medicine, Circulation and the Journal of Vascular Surgery. Dr. Al-Omran has been the recipient of several teaching and research awards, and he has supervised research trainees of all levels including: undergraduate, graduate, and post-graduate fellows. He currently serves as the Head of the Division of Vascular Surgery at St. Michael’s Hospital (2013-present) and his clinical practice is focused on management of rare vascular diseases such as thoracic outlet syndrome and carotid body tumors.

Recent Publications

  1. Jacob-Brassard, J, Al-Omran, M, Stukel, TA, Mamdani, M, Lee, DS, Papia, G et al.. The influence of diabetes on temporal trends in lower extremity revascularisation and amputation for peripheral artery disease: A population-based repeated cross-sectional analysis. Diabet Med. 2023; :e15056. doi: 10.1111/dme.15056. PubMed PMID:36721971 .
  2. Jacob-Brassard, J, Al-Omran, M, Stukel, TA, Mamdani, M, Lee, DS, de Mestral, C et al.. Regional variation in lower extremity revascularization and amputation for peripheral artery disease. J Vasc Surg. 2023;77 (4):1127-1136. doi: 10.1016/j.jvs.2022.12.032. PubMed PMID:36681257 .
  3. Heindel, P, Fitzgibbon, JJ, Feliz, JD, Hentschel, DM, Burke, SK, Al-Omran, M et al.. Evaluating national guideline concordance of recurrent interventions after radiocephalic arteriovenous fistula creation. J Vasc Surg. 2023;77 (4):1206-1215.e2. doi: 10.1016/j.jvs.2022.12.017. PubMed PMID:36567000 .
  4. Heindel, P, Dey, T, Feliz, JD, Hentschel, DM, Bhatt, DL, Al-Omran, M et al.. Predicting radiocephalic arteriovenous fistula success with machine learning. NPJ Digit Med. 2022;5 (1):160. doi: 10.1038/s41746-022-00710-w. PubMed PMID:36280681 PubMed Central PMC9592575.
  5. Lee, MH, Li, B, Feridooni, T, Li, PY, Shakespeare, A, Samarasinghe, Y et al.. Racial and ethnic differences in presentation severity and postoperative outcomes in vascular surgery. J Vasc Surg. 2023;77 (4):1274-1288.e14. doi: 10.1016/j.jvs.2022.08.043. PubMed PMID:36202287 .
  6. Heindel, P, Yu, P, Feliz, JD, Hentschel, DM, Burke, SK, Al-Omran, M et al.. Radiocephalic Arteriovenous Fistula Patency and Use: A Post Hoc Analysis of Multicenter Randomized Clinical Trials. Ann Surg Open. 2022;3 (3):e199. doi: 10.1097/AS9.0000000000000199. PubMed PMID:36199486 PubMed Central PMC9508986.
  7. Woollacott, J, Alsufyani, W, Beach, RH, T R Morrison, L, Bean de Hernández, A, Rakic, S et al.. Effective options for addressing air quality- related environmental public health burdens in Saudi Arabia. Heliyon. 2022;8 (9):e10335. doi: 10.1016/j.heliyon.2022.e10335. PubMed PMID:36097490 PubMed Central PMC9463589.
  8. Khan, H, Popkov, M, Jain, S, Djahanpour, N, Syed, MH, Rand, ML et al.. Low-dose aspirin and rivaroxaban combination therapy to overcome aspirin non-sensitivity in patients with vascular disease. Front Cardiovasc Med. 2022;9 :912114. doi: 10.3389/fcvm.2022.912114. PubMed PMID:36035952 PubMed Central PMC9404329.
  9. Li, B, de Mestral, C, Mamdani, M, Al-Omran, M. Perceptions of Canadian vascular surgeons toward artificial intelligence and machine learning. J Vasc Surg Cases Innov Tech. 2022;8 (3):466-472. doi: 10.1016/j.jvscit.2022.06.018. PubMed PMID:36016703 PubMed Central PMC9396444.
  10. Madhani, SI, Alvi, MA, Pando, A, Alotaibi, NM, Lanzino, G, Al-Omran, M et al.. Thirty-Day Stroke and Mortality After Carotid Revascularization Among Octogenarians with Symptomatic Carotid Stenosis: Real-World Evidence from a National Surgical Quality Registry. World Neurosurg. 2022;167 :e40-e52. doi: 10.1016/j.wneu.2022.07.056. PubMed PMID:35863648 .
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Affiliations & Other Activities

  • Head, Division of Vascular Surgery, St. Michael’s Hospital
  • Professor, Department of Surgery, University of Toronto
  • Associate Member, Institute of Medical Sciences, University of Toronto
  • Professor, Department of Surgery, King Saud University