Sacha Sidani, MD, is a gastroenterologist who diagnoses and treats patients at Le Centre des Maladies Inflammatoires and Intestinales de Montreal in Montreal, Quebec, Canada. He is also a Research Fellow at the McMaster University Michael G. DeGroote School of Medicine, where he specializes in medicine of gut microbiota. Dr. Sidani is further affiliated with The Centre Hospitalier de l'Université de Montréal. As a gastroenterologist, he has dedicated training and unique experience in the management of diseases of the gastrointestinal tract and liver. Dr. Sidani has expanse knowledge and unrivaled expertise in microbiome medicine. Gut flora, or gut microbiota, or gastrointestinal microbiota, is the complex community of microorganisms that live in the digestive tracts of humans and animals, including insects. Moreover, he received the Research Scholarship by the Quebec Association of Gastroenterology.
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Education and Training
Université de Montréal
American Board of Internal Medicine- Gastroenterology
Areas of expertise and specialization
Faculty Titles & Positions
- Professor- Université de Montréal -
- Research Scholarship from The Quebec Association of Gastroenterology
- Université de Montréal Residency Excellence Award 2013
- Canadian Association of Gastroenterology
- American Gastroenterological Association
- Universit de Montral
- Gastroenterology at McMaster University
Professional Society Memberships
- American Gastroenterological Association, Canadian Association of Gastroenterology
Articles and Publications
What do you attribute your success to?
- His dedication, empathy and combining medical research and patient care to provide the best medical care possible.
Hobbies / Sports
- Vacation, Pilot, Soccer
Favorite professional publications
- The American Journal of Gastroenterology
Sacha Sidani, MD's Practice location
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