The medical team

Every physician on our team is a specialist.

Their practice involves the diagnosis, treatment and rehabilitation of musculoskeletal disorders.

Thanks to advanced training throughout the world and their active involvement in research and education, our team of physicians is recognized as an indispensable reference for all types of musculoskeletal disorders.

Co-director of the Institut de Physiatire

Isabelle Denis, m.d.

Before completing her medical studies, Dr. Isabelle Denis earned a bachelor’s degree in science (with honours) in immunology and a bachelor’s degree in physiotherapy at McGill University. She spent one year working as a physiotherapist in a private clinic. She graduated from the Université de Montréal Faculty of Medicine in 2004. She has been a physiatrist since 2010.

In 2010, she completed a subspecialty at the pain clinic at Hôpital Maisonneuve-Rosemount, specifically in spinal intervention techniques. She pursued her training at the department of neuroradiology at Bellaria Hospital in Bologna, Italy, to become familiar with intradiscal ozone injections.

In 2011, she began her academic career at the CHUM as an associate clinical professor at the Université de Montréal Faculty of Medicine. She specializes in spinal and peripheral nerve injections under fluoroscopic guidance. She has been working at the Institut de Physiatrie du Québec since 2011.

She is regularly invited to lecture at provincial and national medical conventions. She is involved in several university research projects related to spinal disorders. She obtained the status of clinical investigator at the CHUM research centre in 2020. She has also authored many publications on spinal disorders.

She also assumes many administrative functions, including serving as a member on the Examination Committee of the Royal College of Physicians and Surgeons of Canada for physical medicine and rehabilitation (since 2017), department head of the physiatry department at the CHUM (since 2018) and co-director of the Institut de Physiatrie du Québec (since 2020).

Yves Bergeron, m.d.

Dr. Yves Bergeron graduated from the Université de Montréal Faculty of Medicine in 1976. He worked as a general practitioner for one year in the James Bay and Côte-Nord areas of Quebec. He has been a physiatrist since 1982. He spent a year completing a subspecialty in orthopedic medicine and manual therapy at the Hôpital Hôtel-Dieu in Paris. Dr. Bergeron was the head of the physiatry department of Hôpital Notre-Dame from 1989 to 1997 before becoming head of the CHUM physiatry department from 1997 to 2012.

Dr. Bergeron has a certificate (2004) and graduate diploma (2006) in insurance medicine and health sciences expertise from the Université de Montréal. He co-edited the second edition of Pathologie Médicale de l’Appareil Locomoteur (2008).

He was an associate clinical professor at the Université de Montréal from 1987 to 2012, and vice-president of the Association des Physiatres from 1988 to 2009.

Dr. Bergeron is a founding member of the Institut de Physiatrie du Québec and served as its director from 2004 to 2020. He introduced the use of most spinal injections in Quebec, thereby significantly contributing to improving the treatment of musculoskeletal disorders by physiatrists.

President of the Association des physiatres du Québec

Claude Bouthillier, m.d.

Dr. Claude Bouthillier graduated from the Université de Montréal Faculty of Medicine in 1989. He has been a physiatrist since 1993.

Dr. Bouthillier is an associate clinical professor at the Université de Montréal Faculty of Medicine, teaching students, externs and residents. He practices at the Centre Hospitalier Universitaire de Montréal (CHUM).

His particular interest is spinal disorders. He joined the Institut de Physiatrie du Québec in 1993 where he developed specialized expertise in fluoroscopic-guided spinal interventions. Dr. Bouthillier is a member of the Spine Intervention Society.

He served as vice-president of the Association des Physiatres du Québec (APQ) from 2012 to 2018 and as president from 2009 to 2012. He was reappointed president of the APQ in 2018.

Marc Filiatrault, m.d.

Dr. Marc Filiatrault graduated from the Université de Montréal Faculty of Medicine in 1989. He has been a physiatrist since 1993. He practiced at Hôpital du Sacré-Cœur in Montréal for seven years before joining the CHUM physiatry department in 2000. He is a member of the Spine Intervention Society and has a subspecialty in various fluoroscopy-guided spinal techniques. He was the first person to perform certain intradiscal procedures in Canada.

He has been an associate clinical professor at the Université de Montréal Faculty of Medicine since 1999. He sat on the university’s physiatry program committee for several years.

He co-authored the chapter on the thoracic spine and the chapters on the cervical and lumbar spines in the second edition of Pathologie Médicale de l’Appareil Locomoteur (2008). He co-authored articles in various medical publications and participated as a clinician in many research projects. He co-organized a spinal symposium at the CHUM. He has given more than 60 lectures at medical conventions.

Dr. Filiatrault headed the continuing medical education committee from 2000 to 2006 and organized the annual convention of the Association des Physiatres du Québec from 2001 to 2006.

He served as vice-president of the Association des Physiatres du Québec from 2009 to 2012 and as president from 2012 to 2018.

He has testified in various Quebec court proceedings as a recognized specialist in physiatry.

Johanne Jobin, m.d.

Dr. Johanne Jobin graduated from the Université de Montréal Faculty of Medicine in 1990. She earned a graduate diploma in anesthesia and resuscitation from the Université de Montréal in 1996. She has been an anesthesiologist since 1996.

Dr. Jobin worked as an anesthesiologist at Hôpital Hôtel-Dieu in St-Jérôme from 1996 to 2004, where she worked in the surgical unit and was responsible for the pain clinic.

She was recruited by the Institut de Physiatrie du Québec in 2003 due to her interest in spinal intervention techniques.

In addition to performing tens of thousands of spinal interventions under fluoroscopic guidance, Dr. Jobin is responsible for resuscitation protocols at the Institut de Physiatrie du Québec and at the Centre de Physiatrie Val-des-Arbres in Laval.

She has given workshops and training sessions to physicians and staff at both of these institutes.

She has been in private practice exclusively at the Centre d’Interventions Spinales (CIS) since 2017.

Richard Lambert, m.d.

Dr. Richard Lambert graduated from the Université de Montréal Faculty of Medicine in 1980. After completing his residency in physiatry at the Université de Montréal, he spent a year, from 1985 to 1986, completing a subspecialty in spinal disorders at Hôpital Hôtel-Dieu in Paris in the department of Robert Maigne.

He was a clinical training supervisor from 1986 to 2009 and has been an associate clinical professor at the Université de Montréal since 2009.

In addition to clinical activities (patient care), Dr. Lambert is involved in teaching, forensic expertise and research.

He has been practicing at the Institut de Physiatrie du Québec since 1991. He has a particular interest in spinal disorders and injection techniques under fluoroscopic guidance.

Director of the Clinique de Physiatrie Rive-Sud

Marie-Ève Levasseur, m.d.

Dr. Marie-Ève Levasseur completed a bachelor’s degree in health sciences (physiotherapy) in 1995 and worked in that field for two years. She graduated from the Université de Montréal Faculty of Medicine in 2001. She completed her residency in physiatry at the Université de Montréal in 2007 and was named to the dean’s list. She has been a physiatrist since 2007.

Dr. Levasseur completed advanced training in spinal injection techniques under fluoroscopic guidance at the pain centre of CISSS Alphonse-Desjardins where she practiced for seven years. She was head of the physiatry department there from 2013 to 2014. She has been the director of Clinique de Physiatrie Rive-Sud since 2017, as well as a responding physician for the Greater Montreal area for the Centre de Répartition des Demandes de Services (CRDS) since 2018.

She is an active member of the Spine Intervention Society.
Dr. Levasseur was a clinical lecturer at Université Laval from 2008 to 2014 and has been an associate clinical professor at the Université de Montréal Faculty of Medicine since 2018.

In 2015, she joined the physiatry teams at the CHUM and at the Institut de Physiatrie du Québec. She has a particular interest in assessing and treating spinal disorders.

Marcel Morand, m.d

Dr. Marcel Morand graduated from the Université de Montréal Faculty of Medicine in 1977. He has been a physiatrist since 1982.

He started his practice at Hôpital de la Cité-de-la-Santé in Laval in 1982 and has ensured physiatry services at the hospital since then. He jointly implemented an electromyography department with neurologists. In 1990, he founded a multidisciplinary pain management clinic (still active) with the department of anesthesia.

He led the committee responsible for specialized programs at Hôpital de la Cité-de-la-Santé (acute care) and at Jewish Rehabilitation Hospital for neurological and orthopedic disorders.

Dr. Morand is a founding member of the Institut de Physiatrie du Québec. He opened the Centre de Physiatrie Val des Arbres in Laval in 1985 and served as its director until 2010.

He has held various roles with the Association des Physiatres du Québec, including serving as its president from 1987 to 2010.

Dr. Morand is able to share his expertise daily, through his involvement with residents, conferences, publications and forensic analyses.

Denis Raymond, m.d.

Dr. Denis Raymond graduated from the Université de Montréal Faculty of Medicine in 1978. He practiced family medicine from 1979 to 1986. After studying at the University of Ottawa, he became a physiatrist in 1990.

He completed a post-doctoral degree in clinical epidemiology and in amputee rehabilitation at McMaster University. He has more than 20 years of academic experience in acute rehabilitation (Institut de Réadaptation de Montréal) and in general physiatry (CHUM Hôpital Notre-Dame).

Having trained with the International Spine Intervention Society, Dr. Raymond has been performing fluoroscopy-guided spinal injections at the Institut de Physiatrie du Québec for almost 15 years.

In 2015, the Association des Physiatres du Québec created the Prix Fortin-Raymond to award annually to the best project or study by a physiatric resident.

Every physician on our team is a specialist.

Their practice involves the diagnosis, treatment and rehabilitation of musculoskeletal disorders.

Thanks to advanced training throughout the world and their active involvement in research and education, our team of physicians is recognized as an indispensable reference for all types of musculoskeletal disorders.

Co-director of the Institut de Physiatire

Dien Hung Luong, m.d.

Dien Hung Luong earned his specialized graduate diploma in physiatry and was named to the dean’s list in 2012. He completed advanced training in electromyography at the Montreal Neurological Institute and Hospital (MUHC) and earned a diploma in electromyography from the Canadian Neurological Sciences Federation. He also completed advanced training in musculoskeletal ultrasounds at Cabinet d’Imagerie Médicale (Geneva, Switzerland) and at Hôpitaux Iris Sud (Brussels, Belgium).

He is an associate clinical professor at the Université de Montréal Faculty of Medicine and a member of the CHUM physiatry department. He is one of the supplementary training internship supervisors for musculoskeletal ultrasounds and fluoroscope-guided interventions with the CHUM physiatry department. Since 2020, he has been the co-director of the Institut de Physiatrie du Québec.

Johan Michaud, m.d.

Dr. Johan Michaud graduated from the Université de Montréal Faculty of Medicine in 1999. He has been a physiatrist since 2005. He completed a one-year subspecialty in Europe in diagnostic and interventional musculoskeletal ultrasound in 2006 and 2007. He has been an associate clinical professor at the Université de Montréal and a consultant in musculoskeletal ultrasounds with the physiatry department at the CHUM Hôpital Notre-Dame since 2007. He has been practicing at the Institut de Physiatrie du Québec since 2010.

Most of his current practice is in musculoskeletal ultrasound with a specialty in peripheral nervous system ultrasound. He teaches ultrasound techniques to residents of the Université de Montréal physiatry program and is the lead author or co-author of several publications.

A renowned expert in musculoskeletal and peripheral nerve ultrasounds, he is a regular guest lecturer at conferences in Quebec, Canada and abroad (Mayo Clinic, USA; University of Barcelona, Spain; University of Santiago, Chile; EULAR, PANLAR, MUSoc, AIUM, etc.). He occasionally appears as an expert on the subject for the Collège des Médecins du Québec and the Canadian Medical Protective Association.

Mathieu Boudier-Revéret, m.d.

Dr. Mathieu Boudier-Revéret graduated from the McGill University Faculty of Medicine in 2012. He completed his residency in physiatry at the Université de Montréal in 2017 and was named to the dean’s list. He has been a practicing physiatrist at the Institut de Physiatrie du Québec since 2017.

Dr. Boudier-Revéret completed a one-year advanced training course in musculoskeletal ultrasound at the National Taiwan University Hospital (Taipei, Taiwan) in 2018–2019. He has a particular interest in ultrasounds and sports medicine, fields in which he has published articles in renowned scientific publications.

He is an associate clinical professor at the Université de Montréal Faculty of Medicine and has been a member of the CHUM physiatry department since 2018.

Every physician on our team is a specialist.

Their practice involves the diagnosis, treatment and rehabilitation of musculoskeletal disorders.

Thanks to advanced training throughout the world and their active involvement in research and education, our team of physicians is recognized as an indispensable reference for all types of musculoskeletal disorders.

Consultants de l’Institut de Physiatrie du Québec

Yves Bergeron, M.D.

Physiatre

Mathieu Boudier-Revérêt, M.D.

Physiatre

Claude Bouthillier, M.D

Physiatre

Isabelle Denis, M.D

Physiatre

Marc Filiatrault, M.D

Physiatre

Marie-Ève Levasseur, M.D

Physiatre

Élisabeth Ling, M.D

Physiatre

Dien Hung Luong, M.D

Physiatre

Johan Michaud, M.D

Physiatre

Daniel Shedid, M.D.

Neurochirurguien

Patrick G.Harris, M.D.

Chirurgie de la main

Consultants du Centre de Physiatrie Val-Des-Arbres

Brigitte Bazinet, M.D

Physiatre

Geneviève Claveau, M.D

Physiatre

Marc Filiatrault, M.D

Physiatre

Gaetan Filion, M.D

Physiatre

Jean Fleury, M.D

Physiatre

Dien Hung Luong, M.D

Physiatre

Marcel Morand, M.D

Physiatre

Consultants de la clinique de Physiatrie de la Rive-Sud

Christine Fournier , M.D

Physiatre

Marie-Ève Levasseur, M.D

Physiatre

Sylvain Lussier, M.D

Physiatre

Ghislain Rivet, M.D

Physiatre