Academic title(s): 

Professor of Surgery and Chief of the Division of General Surgery at McGill University


MUHCSteinberg-Bernstein Chair in Minimally Invasive Surgery and Innovation

Program Director for the Minimally Invasive Surgery Fellowship

Member of the executive of the Society of American Gastrointestinal and Endoscopic Surgeons (SAGES)

Investigator, RI-MUHC

Research Interests: 

Dr. Feldman is interested in the measurement and improvement of recovery and other outcomes of gastrointestinal surgery. This includes measurement of patient-centered outcomes during surgical recovery; assessment of operative performance; organization of perioperative care processes; and trials evaluating surgical techniques, physical activity and nutritional interventions.


Dr. Liane Feldman’s clinical focus is advanced laparoscopic gastrointestinal surgery. She is internationally recognized for her work in implementation and evaluation of perioperative pathways to improve quality of surgical care. She represented Canada as the James IV Travelling Surgeon in 2010 and received the Canadian Association for Medical Education National Award for “distinguished contribution to medical education.” Dr. Liane Feldman is author of over 250 articles, book chapters and videos and is editor of three books. She is a member of the executive council of the Society of American Gastrointestinal and Endoscopic Surgeons (SAGES) where she currently serves as Treasurer. She has had leadership roles at the Canadian Association of General Surgeons, the Fellowship Council, and the American College of Surgeons, where she co-chaired the ERIN (Enhanced Recovery in NSQIP) collaborative helping hospitals implement care pathways to improve resource use and outcomes.


Undergraduate, Cognitive Science Brown University, Providence RI

MDCM, McGill University, Montreal

Residency training:

General Surgery, McGill University, Montreal

Fellowship Training: 

Laparoscopic Surgery, McGill University, Montreal


Montreal General Hospital

1650 Cedar Ave, Montreal, QC, H3G 1A4

Room  L9-309