MD, FRCSC, CSPQ
Dr. Germain’s philosophy is simple and obvious right from the first consultation: patients must be listened to and respected. Dr. Germain understands that the first meeting with a medical specialist may be unsettling so, no effort is spared to make you feel completely at ease. Dr. Germain is not a salesman. He will know how to answer your questions and guide you in the right direction according to your needs. There are no obligations. It is up to you to decide when and if you are ready for treatment, whether it is a surgical procedure or a non-surgical intervention.
Dr. Germain is a plastic surgeon certified by the Royal College of Physicians and Surgeons of Canada. He is also eligible for certification by the American Board of Plastic Surgery. He started his practice in 2005 working in the Montreal region at the McGill University Health Center and at Charles-LeMoyne Hospital.
Dr. Germain completed a Bachelor’s degree in Toxicology (H.BSc) at the University of Toronto in 1996. He studied medicine at the University of Ottawa, graduating in 2000 and then specialized in plastic surgery at McGill University in Montreal, from 2000 to 2005. After starting his practice in Montreal, Dr. Germain completed a fellowship in breast and cosmetic surgery in Banff, Alberta, under the supervision of the world renowned surgeon Dr. Elizabeth Hall-Findlay. Following his fellowship, he returned to his practice in Montreal.
In November 2006, Dr. Germain transferred his practice to Gatineau where he joined Dr. Tracey Thompson. Together they created Gatineau Cosmetic Surgery Clinique. In 2009, Dr. Germain and Dr. Thompson launched MediSpaLaser157, now known as MediSpa Incognito. As a complement to their cosmetic surgery practice, they wanted to provide their patients with an array of excellent non-surgical, aesthetic and massage services.
The main focus of Dr. Germain’s practice is cosmetic surgery. In keeping with his fellowship training, , Dr. Germain’s primary areas of expertise include the breast and body. Cosmetic surgery of the face and nose also form an important part of his practice.
Dr. Germain has a general plastic surgery practice based at the Gatineau Hospital, in the Gatineau and Hull pavilions. He performs reconstructive procedures such as breast reconstruction following mastectecomy and also hand and maxillofacial surgery, primarily post-traumatic.
Dr. Germain is a member of the following professional associations:
- Royal College of Physicians and Surgeons of Canada: CRMCC/RCPSC
- Canadian Society of Plastic surgeons: CSPS/SCCP
- American Society of Plastic Surgeons: ASPS
- ASCPEQ: association des specialistes en chirurgie plastique et esthetique du Quebec
- FMSQ: federation des medecins specialistes du quebec
- CMQ: college des medecins du quebec
- CMA/AMC: Canadian Medical Association
- AMQ: Quebec Medical Association
- AMA: Alberta Medical Association 2005-6
- CPSA: College of physicians and surgeons of Alberta 2005-6