Dr. Hughes Jeanmart, MD

Robotic Cardiac Surgery

Dr. Jeanmart received a MD degree in 1997 (Université Laval), a master in Biomedical sciences in 2002 (Université de Montréal) and a cardiac surgery diploma in 2003 (Université de Montréal, with honors). During a two years fellowship (2003-05), he learned minimally invasive cardiac surgery, including robotic surgery, in Belgium (OLV Klinic, Aalst, Belgium). In 2005-06, he also trained in aortic surgery at the Université Catholique de Louvain in Belgium. He joined the faculty of the University of Montréal as an associate professor of surgery and became a staff member of the cardiac surgery department at the Montréal Heart Institute and Hôpital du Sacré- Coeur de Montréal in 2006. Following his return to Canada, he performed the first robotic coronary surgery and the first robotic mitral valve repair in Québec at Hôpital Sacré-Coeur in Montréal. In 2012 he was promoted to aggregate professor of surgery. Dr Jeanmart is an active member of the Royal College of Physicians and Surgeons of Canada and the Canadian Society of Cardiac Surgeons. He also published in peer-review surgical journals and given presentations in international forums on the subject of minimally invasive cardiac and robotic surgery. Dr. Jeanmart is among the leaders in minimally invasive and robotic cardiac surgery in Canada.