null Julio Fiore Jr., M.Sc., PhD

Scientist, RI-MUHC, Montreal General Hospital site

Surgical and Interventional Sciences Program

Centre for Outcomes Research and Evaluation

Assistant Professor, Department of Surgery, Faculty of Medicine and Health Sciences, McGill University



surgery • surgical recovery • surgical outcomes research • patient-reported outcomes • harms

Research Focus

My research focuses on developing strategies to measure postoperative recovery from the perspective of patients, assessing the comparative effectiveness of interventions aimed to improve recovery, and reducing harms associated with surgery and perioperative care interventions.

Selected Publications

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  • Fiore JF Jr, El-Kefraoui C, Chay M-A, Nguyen-Powanda P, Do U, Olleik G, Rajabiyazdi F, Kouyoumdjian A, Derksen A, Landry T, Amar-Zifkin A, Bergeron A, Ramanakumar AV, Martel M, Lee L, Baldini G, Feldman LS. Opioid versus opioid-free analgesia after surgical discharge: a systematic review and meta-analysis of randomised trials. Lancet. 2022;399(10343):2280-2293.

  • Rajabiyazdi F, Alam R, Pal A, Montanez J, Law S, Pecorelli N, Watanabe Y, Chiavegato LD, Falconi M, Hirano S, Mayo NE, Lee L, Feldman LS, Fiore JF Jr. Understanding the meaning of recovery to patients undergoing abdominal surgery. JAMA Surg. 2021; 156(8):758-765.

  • Fiore JF Jr, Feldman LS. Tracking postoperative recovery-making a case for smartphone technology. JAMA Surg. 2020; 155(2):130.

  • Fiore JF Jr, Figueiredo S, Balvardi S, Lee L, Nauche B, Landry T, Mayo N, Feldman LS. How do we value postoperative recovery? A systematic review of the measurement properties of patient-reported outcomes after abdominal surgery. Ann Surg. 2018; 267(4):656-669.

  • Fiore JF Jr, Castelino T, Pecorelli N, Niculiseanu P, Balvardi S, Hershon O, Liberman S, Chalebois P, Stein B, Carli F, Mayo N, Feldman LS. Ensuring early mobilization within an enhanced recovery program for colorectal surgery: a randomized controlled trial. Ann Surg. 2017, 266(2): 223-231.