Headshot photo of Alia Qureshi, M.Sc., M.D., FACS, FRCSC

Alia Qureshi, M.Sc., M.D., FACS, FRCSC

  • Associate Professor of Surgery, Division of Gastrointestinal and General Surgery, School of Medicine
  • Member, Hernia & Abdominal Wall Center (HAWC), School of Medicine


Dr. Alia Qureshi is an associate professor of general surgery and a leading expert in foregut disease and its surgical management. She received her medical degree and completed her surgical residency at the University of Toronto. She then completed a fellowship in MIS Foregut Oncology at the Swedish Medical Center in Seattle. Prior to joining the OHSU Department of Surgery, Dr. Qureshi was an attending surgeon at Harvard's Beth Israel Lahey hospital.

Dr. Qureshi is also an active educator and researcher, involved with resident education as well as minimally invasive surgery research. Her strong science background in molecular biology has informed her study of the fundamental biology of foregut, Barrett's esophagus and gastric cancer.

Education and training

  • Degrees

    • B.S., 1994, University of Toronto
    • M.Sc., 1997, University of Toronto
    • M.D., 2004, University of Toronto Faculty of Medicine
  • Residency

    • General Surgery, University of Toronto, Canada, 2010
  • Fellowship

    • MIS Foregut Oncology, Swedish Medical Center, Seattle, Washington, 2011

Memberships and associations:

  • American College of Surgeons, Fellow
  • Society of American Gastrointestinal and Endoscopic Surgeons
  • Society for Surgery of the Alimentary Tract
  • Boston Surgical Society
  • Association of Women Surgeons
  • Women's Leadership in Surgery Society

Honors and awards

  • The Academy of Medical Educators at BIDMC, 2016
  • Eleanor and Miles Shore 50th Anniversary Fellowship, Harvard Medical School/BIDMC, 2018


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