Appointments of Drs. Francine Tremblay and Tarek Razek as Associate Directors of Surgical Services at the Royal Victoria Hospital and Montreal General Hospital of the MUHC
On February 1, 2020, Dr. Francine Tremblay officially took on her new role as Associate Director of Surgical Services at the Royal Victoria Hospital of the McGill University Health Centre (RVH-MUHC). Dr. Tremblay is Assistant Professor of Surgery and Oncology at McGill University, and her clinical interests include surgical oncology, breast cancer and melanoma. As Associate Director of the RVH Surgical Services, Dr. Tremblay will oversee the daily operations of surgical and perioperative services.
Dr. Tarek Razek started his role as Associate Director of Surgical Services at the Montreal General Hospital of the MUHC (MGH-MUHC) on February 11, 2020. Dr. Razek is Director of the Adult Trauma Program and Co-director of the Centre for Global Surgery at the MUHC. In his new role, Dr. Razek will be responsible for the day-to-day operation and supervision of surgical services at the MGH and provide oversight of the perioperative program.
“Both Drs. Tremblay and Razek are greatly respected colleagues with many years of experience and dedication, respectively, in cancer and trauma surgery. I am grateful that they are joining our team and we will all benefit greatly from their clinical experience and judgement. I am looking forward to working closely with both of them in order to continue to improve access and care for patients in the Surgical Mission,” says Dr. Liane Feldman, Surgeon-in-Chief and Medical Director of the Surgical Mission of the MUHC.
Annually, over 17,000 procedures are performed in the operating rooms of the RVH and MGH combined. While at the RVH the most frequent types of surgeries are general, gynecological and cardiac, at the MGH – a level 1 trauma centre – most surgeries performed are orthopedic, general and thoracic in nature.