DR SYLVAIN SIMARD
Dr. Sylvain Simard is from Chicoutimi. He studied medicine in Ontario at the University of Ottawa and received his specialty degree in family medicine in 1992 from McGill University.
In 2000, Dr. Simard completed a training in anesthesia recognized by the Collège des médecins du Québec. During his three years of practice in the operating room of the Jonquière hospital, he perfected his techniques of infiltration to counter pain.
Dr. Sylvain Simard has 20 years of emergency practice, mainly at Alma Hospital where he was head of department and intensive care instructor: Newborn (NRP), Cardio-respiratory (ACLS), Traumatology (ATLS) and Critical Rural Care (CCR).
In 2004, Dr. Simard confirmed his interest in fine technique with a training course in California with Dr. Berkowitch, a plastic surgeon. Since then, he practices medical aesthetics in Quebec and polishes his training with lasers, botox, wrinkle filler, lipo dissolution by attending various conferences, clinical courses and workshops.
In 2010, Dr. Simard received training in phlebology (varicose veins) with the renowned Dr. Zummo of Montreal.
More recently, Dr. Simard has added ultrasound to his practice of cortical infiltration and uses PRP (platelet rich plasma) in musculoskeletal and aesthetics. He also completed innovative training in St. Louis, Missouri with the Blue Tail medical group, experts in the field of regenerative medicine, specific to the treatment of orthopedic problems with stem cell-rich bone marrow concentrate.
Since September 2016, Dr. Sylvain Simard has been a member of the College of Osteopaths of Canada, after obtaining his PhD in Osteopathy.
In addition to being a “Fellow” of the College of Family Physicians of Canada, Dr. Simard is a member of the Canadian Association for Aesthetic Medicine and is a lecturer at the Canadian Association for Aesthetic Surgery.
As evidenced by his medical studies in France, his many internships in Cameroon (Africa) in tropical medicine where he created a charity, Dr. Simard is open-minded, which leads him to always want to improve.
His philosophy in aesthetic medicine is simple and his slogan “Your Natural Appearance” expresses it well. He advocates a subtle, smooth, progressive, professional and personalized approach to each patient.
After a detailed interview and free and informed consent, Dr. Simard establishes with his patient a plan of action often spread over several sessions with multiple treatment modalities all at the cutting edge of technology.