Over the course of several years, Dr. Brassard has performed several thousand gender affirming surgeries. His extensive experience makes him one of the most accomplished surgeons in the field. Dr. Brassard has made significant contributions to the improvement of transsexual surgical techniques, allowing patients to acquire genitals that more closely resemble the appearance of biological genitals.
Dr. Pierre Brassard received his medical degree from Université Laval in 1985, graduating first in his class and with honours. Four years later, he received his degree in plastic surgery from the Université de Montréal and went on to sub-specialize in microsurgery at Hôpital Maisonneuve-Rosemont and the renowned Mayo Clinic in Minnesota. From 1990 to 1996, Dr. Brassard practised as a surgeon and teacher at the Hôtel-Dieu de Québec Hospital and the Hôtel-Dieu de Lévis Hospital.
He became a member of the Department of Plastic Surgery at the Hôtel-Dieu de St-Jérôme Hospital in 1996 and served as Chief of the Department from 1998 to 2000.
Internationally recognized and renowned, Dr. Brassard was recently invited as a visiting professor by the Mayo Clinic in Rochester, Minnesota to teach about gender affirming surgery, contribute to research and develop a fellowship program in transsexual surgery. Dr. Brassard devotes the majority of his practice to the well-being of transgender and gender non-conforming people.
Highly qualified and certified
|American Society of Plastic Surgeons||Medical Council of Canada (LMCC)|
|Association des spécialistes en chirurgie plastique et esthétique du Québec||World Professional for Transgender Health|
|Collège des médecins du Québec||Canadian Society for Aesthetic Plastic Surgery|
|Royal College of Physicians and Surgeons of Canada|