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. 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.
  2. 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. 2022; :. doi: 10.1016/j.jvs.2022.08.043. PubMed PMID:36202287 .
  3. 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.
  4. 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.
  5. 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.
  6. 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.
  7. 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; :. doi: 10.1016/j.wneu.2022.07.056. PubMed PMID:35863648 .
  8. Patel, J, Zamzam, A, Syed, M, Blanchette, V, Cross, K, Albalawi, Z et al.. A Scoping Review of Foot Screening in Adults With Diabetes Mellitus Across Canada. Can J Diabetes. 2022;46 (5):435-440.e2. doi: 10.1016/j.jcjd.2022.01.004. PubMed PMID:35644783 .
  9. Primary Panel:, Abramson, BL, Al-Omran, M, Anand, SS, Albalawi, Z, Coutinho, T et al.. Canadian Cardiovascular Society 2022 Guidelines for Peripheral Arterial Disease. Can J Cardiol. 2022;38 (5):560-587. doi: 10.1016/j.cjca.2022.02.029. PubMed PMID:35537813 .
  10. Syed, MH, Al-Omran, M, Ray, JG, Mamdani, M, de Mestral, C. High-Intensity Hospital Utilization Among Adults With Diabetic Foot Ulcers: A Population-based Study. Can J Diabetes. 2022;46 (4):330-336.e7. doi: 10.1016/j.jcjd.2021.10.005. PubMed PMID:35527204 .
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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