Expert Qualifications

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.

Bio Snapshot

  • 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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