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Biography Luc Valiquette


Dr. Valiquette, MD, FRCSC, FACS, is currently a Urology Surgery Specialist at the Centre Hospitalier de l'Université de Montréal (CHUM). He specialises in investigation and treatment of benign prostatic hypertrophy, urinary stones/endourology, urinary incontinence and erectile dysfunction. Dr. Valiquette did his urology training at Université de Montréal (U de M). After his training, he did a Fellowship in Urodynamics in Nantes (France-1984) and one in Uroprosthetic surgery and Endourology in Houston (USA-1985).


Dr. Valiquette is Professor in the Department of Surgery at U de M. He teaches surgery and urology at both pre- and post-graduate levels. He has been program director for urology training, and member of the accreditation committee at the Royal College of Physicians and Surgeons of Canada. He has been involved in numerous clinical research studies, many of which relate to the pharmacological and surgical treatment of BPH, urinary incontinence, overactive bladder, superficial bladder cancer, erectile dysfunction and urinary stones, and also in research projects related to medical informatics. He has been associate director of clinical research at CHUM. He has over 200 scientific papers, summaries, and book chapters to his credit. He is a member of many scientific societies.


Dr Valiquette is chair of the department of surgery at U de M. He is also chief advisory clinician for technology transition and head of the coordination committee for Clinical Information Systems at CHUM. He has been elected vice-president of the Société Internationale d’Urologie in October 2011 and still holds this position. He has previously been chair or member of the organization committee of more than twenty provincial, national or international urology meetings. He has been chief of the council of physicians, dentists and pharmacists at CHUM, and head of division for urology at the same institution. He is a past President of the Quebec Urological Association and of the Canadian Urological Association. He sits on advisory boards of pharmaceutical and medical devices companies, and on the board for not-for-profit societies. He is a member of the physician advisory council for Infoway Canada.


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