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Louis Conrad Pelletier, Canadian surgeon, educator, health facility administrator. Recipient Young Investigator's award American College Cardiology, 1972; Medical Research Council Canada scholar University Montreal, 1973-1978.


Pelletier, Louis Conrad was born on March 15, 1940 in Montreal, Quebec, Canada. Son of Conrad L. and Lucienne (Rochette) Pelletier.


Bachelor, Brébeuf College, Montreal, 1959. Doctor of Medicine, University Montreal, 1964. Master of Business Administration, University Montreal, 1996.


Resident in cardiovascular and thoracic surgery University Montreal, 1964-1970, chairman department surgery, 1986-1994. Research assistant Mayo Clinical Foundation, Rochester, Minnesota, 1970-1972. Member department surgery Maisonneuve-Rosemont Hospital, Montreal, 1972-1976, Sacré-Coeur Hospital, Montreal, 1972-1980, Montreal Heart Institute, 1979—2000, head department surgery, 1979-1987.

Director research Center Sacre-Coeur Hospital, 1998—2002. President Cardianove, Inc., since 1998. Director medical affairs Sacrè-Coeur hospital, 2000—2002.

Consultant in health administration and management of emergency wards, since 2002.


Member administrative board College Stanislas, Montreal, 1979-1986, Quebec Heart Foundation, 1980-1984, regional healthcare board, 1991-1992, Hotel-Dieu Hospital, 1993-1995. Fellow Royal College Physicians and Surgeons Canada. Member American College of Surgeons, Association des Medecins de Langue Francaise du Canada, Canada Medical Association, Royal College Canada, Association Cardiovascular and Thoracic Surgery Quebec, Canada Cardiovascular Society, Montreal Cardiac Society, Clinical Research Club Quebec, Society Thoracic Surgeons, Canada Association Clinical Surgeons, Sociedad de Cardiocirujanos, Council on Cardiovasular Surgery, American Heart Association, International Society for Heart Transplantation, Canada Society Cardiovascular and Thoracic Surgeons, American Association Thoracic Surgery, American Surgical Association.


  • Other Interests

    Avocations: skiing, sailing.


Married Louise Montpetit, June 26, 1965. Children: Conrad R., Marie-Helene.