Ahmed M. Bayoumi

Post-Doctoral Research Fellow, Department of Health Policy, Stanford University; M.Sc. (clinical epidemiology), University of Toronto; MD, University of Toronto

Scientist, Li Ka Shing Knowledge Institute


Dr. Ahmed Bayoumi is a Scientist at the Centre for Research on Inner City Health at the Keenan Research Centre in the Li Ka Shing Knowledge Institute, St. Michael’s Hospital, a general internist and HIV physician at St. Michael’s Hospital. He holds the Fondation Baxter & Alma Ricard Chair in Inner City Health at St. Michael’s and the University of Toronto. He is a Professor in the Department of Medicine and in the Institute of Health Policy, Management and Evaluation at the University of Toronto.

His research interests include economic evaluation, decision analysis, and quality of life assessment for HIV-related health interventions, and studies of the access to the delivery of health services, particularly to people living with HIV, injection drug users, and other marginalized populations. His work has included cost-effectiveness analyses of screening strategies for HIV, drug treatments for HIV and related conditions, and supervised injection sites for injection drug users. He also studies how to incorporate equity concerns into resource allocation decisions in a manner that is defensible, transparent, and principled. He is an Adjunct Scientist at the Institute for Clinical Evaluative Sciences. He is currently President of the Society for Medical Decision Making and is a member of the Canadian Drug Expert Committee. He is a past Director of Clinical Epidemiology and Health Care Research in the Institute of Health Policy, Management and Evaluation at the University of Toronto.

Recent Publications

  1. Bayoumi, AM, Strike, CJ. Making the case for supervised injection services. Lancet. 2016;387 (10031):1890-1. doi: 10.1016/S0140-6736(16)30308-7. PubMed PMID:27203635 .
  2. Grewal, R, Allen, VG, Gardner, S, Moravan, V, Tan, DH, Raboud, J et al.. Serosorting and recreational drug use are risk factors for diagnosis of genital infection with chlamydia and gonorrhoea among HIV-positive men who have sex with men: results from a clinical cohort in Ontario, Canada. Sex Transm Infect. 2016; :. doi: 10.1136/sextrans-2015-052500. PubMed PMID:27154185 .
  3. Ng, VT, Bayoumi, AM, Fang, J, Burton, KR, Stamplecoski, M, Edwards, JD et al.. Temporal Trends in the Use of Investigations After Stroke or Transient Ischemic Attack. Med Care. 2016;54 (5):430-4. doi: 10.1097/MLR.0000000000000499. PubMed PMID:27075901 .
  4. Oliveira, C, de Silva, NT, Stanojevic, S, Avitzur, Y, Bayoumi, AM, Ungar, WJ et al.. Change of Outcomes in Pediatric Intestinal Failure: Use of Time-Series Analysis to Assess the Evolution of an Intestinal Rehabilitation Program. J. Am. Coll. Surg. 2016; :. doi: 10.1016/j.jamcollsurg.2016.03.007. PubMed PMID:27067452 .
  5. Luca, NJ, Burnett, HF, Ungar, WJ, Moretti, ME, Beukelman, T, Feldman, BM et al.. Cost-Effectiveness Analysis of First-Line Treatment with Biologics in Polyarticular Juvenile Idiopathic Arthritis. Arthritis Care Res (Hoboken). 2016; :. doi: 10.1002/acr.22903. PubMed PMID:27059807 .
  6. Strike, C, Rotondi, NK, Watson, TM, Kolla, G, Bayoumi, AM. Public opinions about supervised smoking facilities for crack cocaine and other stimulants. Subst Abuse Treat Prev Policy. 2016;11 :8. doi: 10.1186/s13011-016-0052-7. PubMed PMID:26860540 PubMed Central PMC4748465.
  7. Ng, R, Macdonald, EM, Yudin, MH, Bayoumi, AM, Loutfy, MR, Raboud, J et al.. Maternal placental syndromes among women living with HIV in Ontario: a population-based study. CMAJ Open. ;3 (4):E360-5. Epub 2015/10/19. doi: 10.9778/cmajo.20140112. PubMed PMID:26770960 PubMed Central PMC4701653.
  8. Enns, EA, Zaric, GS, Strike, CJ, Jairam, JA, Kolla, G, Bayoumi, AM et al.. Potential cost-effectiveness of supervised injection facilities in Toronto and Ottawa, Canada. Addiction. 2016;111 (3):475-89. doi: 10.1111/add.13195. PubMed PMID:26616368 .
  9. Gajic-Veljanoski, O, Cheung, AM, Bayoumi, AM, Tomlinson, G. A tutorial on Bayesian bivariate meta-analysis of mixed binary-continuous outcomes with missing treatment effects. Stat Med. 2016;35 (12):2092-108. doi: 10.1002/sim.6791. PubMed PMID:26553369 .
  10. Alamoudi, NM, Baghlaf, KK, Elashiry, EA, Farsi, NM, El Derwi, DA, Bayoumi, AM et al.. The effectiveness of computerized anesthesia in primary mandibular molar pulpotomy: A randomized controlled trial. Quintessence Int. 2016;47 (3):217-24. doi: 10.3290/j.qi.a34977. PubMed PMID:26504907 .
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Affiliations & Other Activities

  • Professor, Department of Medicine, University of Toronto
  • Professor, Institute of Health Policy, Management and Evaluation, University of Toronto
  • Research Scientist, Centre for Research on Inner City Health, St. Michael’s Hospital