Frederik Rousseau-BlassDVM, Dipl. ACVAAAnesthésiologie
CVRS TeamCloseFrederik Rousseau-BlassDVM, Dipl. ACVAAAnesthésiologie
Dr Rousseau-Blass completed his DMV at the veterinary faculty of the University of Montreal (FMV) in 2015. From 2017-2020, he completed a residency in veterinary anesthesiology and analgesia at the FMV and became a diplomate of the American College of Veterinary Anesthesia and Analgesia in 2020. He also completed a Master degree in clinical science with a special focus on laboratory animal welfare and anesthetic management.
His fields of interest are perioperative pain assessment and management as well as the anesthesia of exotic animals. Dr Rousseau-Blass joined the Centre Vétérinaire Rive Sud and Centre Vétérinaire Laval in July 2020
Geoffrey TruchettiDVM, Dipl. ACVAAAnesthésiologie
CVRS TeamCloseGeoffrey TruchettiDVM, Dipl. ACVAAAnesthésiologie
Dr Truchetti completed his DMV in France in 2009. The, he completed a Master Degree and a residency in anesthesia and analgesia at the Faculty of Veterinary Science of the Université de Montréal in 2011 and 2013. He is a diplomate of the American College of Veterinary Anesthesia and Analgesia since 2014. After his residency, Dr Truchetti worked as a consultant in anesthesia and analgesia. He worked with multiple veterinary hospitals, universities and research centers and companies linked to the veterinary anesthesia field. Dr Truchetti gave hundreds of hours of continuous education. He worked with Montreal University and Queensland University in Australia, as a clinical and pre-clinical instructor.
His fields of interests are risk management in anesthesia, specifically the prevention of complications, improving the overall level of care in anesthesia, and telemedicine. Dr Truchetti joined the Centre Veterinaire Rive Sud and Centre Vétérinaire Laval since September 2017. He also sits on several national and international committees. He participates in the anesthesia continuing education of the whole veterimedic group.
Rebecca De Arburn ParentDVM, IPSAV, Dipl. ACVS-SASpecialized surgery
CVRS TeamCloseRebecca De Arburn ParentDVM, IPSAV, Dipl. ACVS-SASpecialized surgery
Dr. De Arburn Parent is graduated from the Faculty of Veterinary Medicine at the Université de Montréal since 2013. She completed her residency in small animal surgery at Centre Vétérinaire Rive-Sud in July, 2018. In 2020, she obtains her diploma from the American College of Veterinary Surgeons and now works as a specialized surgeon at Centre Vétérinaire Laval since July, 2018.
Sophie LalondeDVM, Dipl ACVS-SASpecialized surgery
CVRS TeamCloseSophie LalondeDVM, Dipl ACVS-SASpecialized surgery
Dr. Sophie Lalonde graduated from the Faculty of Veterinary Medicine of the University of Montreal in 2016. She completed an internship in companion animal medicine with our team in 2017 and then completed an internship specializing in small animal surgery at Affiliated Veterinary Specialists in Florida in 2018. She completed her surgery residency at our Centre Vétérinaire Rive-Sud and has been practicing surgery with our team since 2021.
She graduated from the American College of Veterinary Surgeons (ACVS) in 2022.
Élaine MadoreDVM, IPSAV, DES, Dipl ACVSSpecialized surgery
CVRS TeamCloseÉlaine MadoreDVM, IPSAV, DES, Dipl ACVSSpecialized surgery
Dr. Elaine Madore graduated from the Faculty of Veterinary Medicine (FMV) of the University of Montreal in 2002. She then completed a general internship (IPSAV) in 2003. She completed a specialized surgical internship in 2004 and subsequently was admitted to the FMV residency program at the University of Montreal leading her to receive her specialty diploma (DES) in 2007. Dr. Madore is a diplomate of the American College of Veterinary Surgeons (ACVS) since March 2008 and received the title of Surgeon in May 2008.
Dr. Elaine Madore has been practicing specialized surgery (orthopedics, neurosurgery and soft tissue surgery) since 2007 and she actively participates in the training of students, veterinary surgeons and future surgeons of Quebec. Dr. Madore has been teaching small animal surgery at the Faculty of Veterinary Medicine at the University of Montreal since 2012. Dr. Madore joined the surgical team at Centre Vétérinaire Laval in August 2015.
Sophie GilbertDVM, Dipl. DACVDDermatology
CVRS TeamCloseSophie GilbertDVM, Dipl. DACVDDermatology
A graduate of the Faculté de médecine vétérinaire of the Université de Liège in Belgium in 1989, Dr. Gilbert worked as a clinical instructor in dermatology in the internal medicine service of the Université de Liège for 4 years before going on to obtain a Ph.D. in feline immunology at Scotland's University of Edinburgh. She next did a residency in dermatology at the University of California, Davis, working as a clinical instructor during the year after her residency.
Dr. Gilbert graduated from the American College of Veterinary Dermatology in 2004. She worked at the University of Minnesota as an assistant professor of dermatology and, more recently, as a dermatologist with BluePearl Veterinary Partners in New York City.
Over the years, she developed a special interest in feline dermatology. Dr. Gilbert has been working at the Centre vétérinaire Laval since August 2011.
Éric Norman CarmelDVM, Dipl. ACVRImagery
CVRS TeamCloseÉric Norman CarmelDVM, Dipl. ACVRImagery
Dr. Éric Norman Carmel graduated the Faculty of Veterinary Medicine, University of Montreal in 1998 where he then did a small animal rotating internship in general medicine (IPSAV) at the University of Montreal (Faculty of Veterinary Medicine) in 1999. The following year after his internship, he joined a multi-discipline research and development team composed of researchers, teachers and students where he worked on several projects related to the field of veterinary medicine.
Followed by his implication at the faculty of veterinary medicine, Dr Carmel pursued and completed a 3 year residency program in medical imagery at the Faculty of Veterinary medicine in Saint-Hyacinthe.
Since 2010 he has been a clinician in medical imaging at the Faculty of Veterinary Medicine, where his research interests relate to the magnetic resonance imaging and abdominal ultrasound.
Proud of his work, he is notably the co-author of the blog RadioQuiz simulator and veterinary blog Animages (www.animages.ca).
Pascal FontaineDVM, Dipl. ACVRImagery
CVRS TeamClosePascal FontaineDVM, Dipl. ACVRImagery
Pascal Fontaine graduated from the Faculty of Veterinary Medicine of the University of Montreal in 2011 and shortly thereafter completed a master’s degree pertaining to compared orthopedic imaging through the newly created DVM-MSc program.
He then completed a general rotating internship at the DMV center in Montreal and was part of their emergency clinician team for the following year. In 2013 he moved to Philadelphia, USA to begin a veterinary imaging residency at the University of Pennsylvania which he completed in 2016. A few weeks later he became diplomate of the American College of Veterinary Radiology. Pascal joined the CVL team in October 2016. He is also a clinician at the faculty of Veterinary Medicine of the University of Montreal and a staff radiologist for Animages, a Quebec based veterinary teleradiology consulting service.
Among others, his research interests include advanced imaging of the urinary system and evaluation of the respiratory mucociliary apparatus via advanced imaging.
Allison CobrinDVM, DACVIMInternal medicine
CVRS TeamCloseAllison CobrinDVM, DACVIMInternal medicine
Dr. Allison Cobrin is a native Montrealer who attended McGill University obtaining degrees in Architecture and Biology. She attained her veterinary degree from the Ontario Veterinary College (Guelph) in 2009 and subsequently completed a small animal rotating internship at the same institution. Dr. Cobrin loved Guelph so much, she also completed a Doctor of Veterinary Science (DVSc) graduate degree and concurrent residency in small animal internal medicine at Ontario Veterinary College. Her research focused on novel renal biomarkers in dogs with chronic kidney disease. In the fall of 2013, Dr. Cobrin became a Diplomate of the American College of Veterinary Internal Medicine (ACVIM) in Small Animal Internal Medicine and joined the team at Centre Veterinaire Laval.
Sarah BernardDVM, IPSAV, DVSc, Dipl. ACVIM (oncology)Oncology
CVRS TeamCloseSarah BernardDVM, IPSAV, DVSc, Dipl. ACVIM (oncology)Oncology
Dre Bernard graduated from the Faculté de Médecine Vétérinaire of the University of Montreal in 2013. She then completed a small animal veterinary rotating internship at the same institution in 2014. She worked for two years as a veterinarian in the Daubigny veterinary center's emergency and intensive care department. She completed a specialized oncology internship with a focus on radiation therapy at the Ontario Veterinary College Health Sciences Center at the University of Guelph before completing her residency in the same institution in 2020. During the same year, she completed her Doctorate in Veterinary Sciences entitled ''Investigation of the Effects of mTOR inhibitors Rapamycin and Everolimus in Combination with Carboplatin on Canine Malignant Melanoma Cells''. She joined the oncology teams of the Centre Vétérinaire Laval and the Centre Vétérinaire Rive-Sud in January 2021. In February 2022, she graduated from the American College of Veterinary Internal Medicine in oncology.
Maude TouretDVM, MSc., DACVIMOncology
CVRS TeamCloseMaude TouretDVM, MSc., DACVIMOncology
After graduating from the École Nationale Vétérinaire de Toulouse (France) in 2007, Dr. Touret pursued a Master’s degree in Clinical Science at the Faculté de Médecine Vétérinaire de Saint-Hyacinthe (Quebec) from 2007 to 2009 with a focus on the evaluation of hyperlactatemia in dogs with cancer. In 2009, she performed an internship in small animal applied veterinary science at this same institution before completing a residency in oncology from 2009 to 2012 at the University of Guelph (Ontario).
Dr. Touret is a diplomate of the American College of Veterinary Internal Medicine (ACVIM) in Oncology. After teaching on clinics for a year at the Faculté de Médecine Vétérinaire de Saint-Hyacinthe (Quebec), she joined our team of specialists at Centre Vétérinaire Laval in February 2014.
Ostéopathie / acupuncture
Marie-Élaine RoyDVM, C.V.A.Ostéopathie / acupuncture
CVRS TeamCloseMarie-Élaine RoyDVM, C.V.A.Ostéopathie / acupuncture
A graduate veterinarian at the Université de Montréal, Dr. Roy has been practicing with pets for more than 30 years. Having always been influenced by natural approaches to health, in 2011 she returned to school to study veterinary acupuncture in Toronto and, since 2013, has been certified by the International Veterinary Acupuncture Society (IVAS). ). In 2014 she added to her knowledge an advanced acupuncture training from the Chi Institute of Florida. Subsequently from 2015 to 2017, she completed her training in veterinary osteopathy from a renowned French school, the Institute of Alternative Medicine and Veterinary Osteopathy (IMAOV).
Finally, from 2017 to 2018, Dr. Roy adds to her therapeutic skills a unique approach combining acupuncture and osteopathic touch, also by the IMAOV. In addition to the College of Veterinary Surgeons of Quebec (OMVQ), Dr. Roy is a member of the Association of Veterinarians in Alternative and Complementary Medicine of Quebec (AVMAC), the Association of Veterinarians Acupuncturists of Canada (AVAC) and International Veterinary Acupuncture Society (IVAS).
Emergency and intensive care
Vincent Gauthierm.v., DVSc, DACVECCEmergency and intensive care
CVRS TeamCloseVincent Gauthierm.v., DVSc, DACVECCEmergency and intensive care
«Dr Gauthier attended veterinary school at the Faculté de médecine vétérinaire in St-Hyacinthe and graduated in 2007. He then completed a small animal rotating internship at the same hospital and continued to work as an emergency and critical care veterinarian for an additional year thereafter. He then completed an internal medicine specialized internship in a private practice in Montreal (Centre vétérinaire DMV) as well as working part time with the emergency service in 2009-2010. In 2010, he began his residency in emergency and critical care at the Ontario Veterinary College of the University of Guelph. He completed his residency in 2013 and also obtained his doctor of veterinary science (DVSc) degree during his program.
His research focus is the effects of synthetic colloids on coagulation and hemodynamic variables in healthy dogs and dogs with systemic inflammation.»