Faculty & Staff

· Abdel Aziz Shaheen
· Carla Coffin
· Cathy Lu
· Chris N. Andrews
· Christian Turbide
· Christopher Ma
· Cynthia H. Seow
· Gil Kaplan
· Henry Nguyen
· Humberto Jijon
· Joan Heatherington
· Jon Meddings
· Jose G.P. Ferraz
· Kelly Burak
· Kerri Novak
· Lawrence Price
· Lisa Douglas
· Maitreyi Raman
· Marie-Louise Martin
· Mark Swain
· Matthew Sadler
· Meredith Borman
· Paul James Belletrutti
· Paul L. Beck
· Puja Kumar
· Remo Panaccione
· Ronald Bridges
· Samuel Lee
· Sandra Anderson
· Stephen Congly
· Yasmin Nasser

Foothills Medical Centre

Chris N. Andrews, MD, MSc, FRCPC

Clinical Professor of Medicine
Director, Digestive Motility Group

Administration Office:
Phone: 403-592-5015  Fax: 403-592-5090

Phone: 403-944-6533  Fax: 403-944-6548

Curriculum Vitae

B.Sc. Biochemistry (Honors), McGill University, Montreal, Quebec M.Sc. Clinical Health Research, Mayo Clinic School of Graduate Medical Education, Rochester, MN M.D., McMaster University Faculty of Health Sciences, Hamilton, ON


Clinical/Research Interests

Clinical, translational, and diagnostic aspects of gut motility disorders including: - Gastroparesis - Intestinal Pseudo-obstruction - Functional Dyspepsia and Irritable Bowel Syndrome - Acid Reflux and Esophageal motility disorders



Andrews CN, Mintchev P, Neshev E, Fraser HF, Storr M, Bathe OF, Urbanski SJ. Percutaneious endscopically assisted transenteric full-thickness gastric biopsy: initial experience in humans. Gastrointest Endosc. 2011 May;73(5):949-54. [Epub 2011 Mar 9]. Filip D, Yadid-Pecht O, Andrews CN, Mintchev MP. Self-stabilizing colonic capsule endoscopy: pilot study of acute canine models. IEEE Trans Med Imagaing. 2011 Dec;30 (12):2115-25. [Epub 2011 Jul 29]. Andrews CN, Griffiths TA, Kaufman J, Vergnolle N, Surette MG, Rioux KP. Mesalazine (5-aminosalicylic acid) alters faecal bacterial profiles, but not mucosal proteolytic activity in diarrhea-predominant irritable bowel syndrome. Aliment Pharmacol Ther 2011 Aug;34(3):374-83. [Epub 2011 Jun 14]

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