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This highly qualified, board certified in Canada and the USA, exceptionally published expert earned his Bachelor's and Medical Degree from McGill University. This expert then did his internship and residencies in Pediatrics and Neurology at the Montreal Children's Hospital. This expert then completed a Post Doctoral Research Fellowship in Molecular and Medical Genetics at McGill University. This expert is a member of numerous medical societies, has earned numerous awards, including the Hower Award of the Child Neurology Society which is leading award in pediatric neurology. He is constantly invited to lecture at international conferences. This expert is exceptionally well published having authored 250 peer-reviewed papers, 2 books, 68 book chapters/invited lectures and 194 abstracts. This expert's expertise in research has even allowed him to serve as a reviewer for numerous prestigious medical journals. This expert previously served as Director of the Division of Pediatric Neurology at Montreal Children's Hospital-McGill University Health Center. This expert currently holds many positions at a Leading University Hospital Center in Canada, serving as Full Professor in the Department of Neurology/ Neurosurgery and Pediatrics, Attending Staff physician in the Division of Pediatric Neurology, Pediatrician-in-Chief, and Chair of the Department of Pediatrics. He has extensive experience in medico-legal cases focusing on causation of disability (primarily intra-partum asphyxia), disability profile, prognosis and life expectancy. He has been involved in close to 400 cases over the past 25 years with an 80/20 split between defense and plaintiff work. Genuinely enjoys this type of work and engaging with legal counsel.

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Location, Quebec
BS, McGill University
MD, McGill University
Internship, Pediatrics at Montreal Children's Hospital
Residency, Pediatrics at Montreal Children's Hospital
Residency, Neurology at Montreal Children's Hospital
PostDoctoral Fellowship in Molecular & Medical Genetics at McGill University
Certification, Fellow in Neurology at The Royal College of Physicians & Surgeons of Canada
Board Certification, American Board of Psychiatry & Neurology
Member, American Board of Psychiatry & Neurology Special Qualification in Child Neurology
Member, Royal College of Physicians & Surgeons of Canada
Member, Canadian Association of Child Neurology
Member, Association des neurologues du Quebec
Member, Child Neurology Society
Member, American Academy of Neurology (Fellow)
Member, Canadian Congress of Neurological Sciences
Member, Canadian Medical Protective Association
Member, International Child Neurology Association
Member, American Neurological Association (Fellow)
Publications, 250 peer-reviewed papers, 2 books, 68 book chapters/invited lectures and 194 abstracts
Editorial Board - Pediatric Neurology, Journal of Child Neurology
Reviewer, Annals of Neurology
Reviewer, Canadian Medical Association Journal
Reviewer, Child; Care, Health & Development
Reviewer, Developmental Medicine & Child Neurology
Reviewer, Developmental Neuroscience
Reviewer, European Journal of Pediatric Neurology
Reviewer, Journal of Autism & Developmental Disorders
Reviewer, Journal of Cardiovascular & Thoracic Surgery
Reviewer, Journal of Neuroimaging
Reviewer, Journal of Pediatrics
Reviewer, Lancet Journal
Reviewer, Pediatric Research
Former, Director of the Division of Pediatric Neurology at Montreal Children's Hospital-McGill University Health Center (2008-2011)
Current, Full Professor in the Departments of Neurology/ Neurosurgery and Pediatrics at major Canadian Hospital
Current, Attending Staff in the Division of Pediatric Neurology at a Major Canadian Hospital
Current, Pediatrician in Chief at a Major Canadian Children's Hospital
Current, Chair of the Department of Pediatrics at a Major Montreal University

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