Dr Véronique Godbout

Dr. Godbout began her academic journey with a Bachelor’s degree in Physical Education at the University of Montreal. She then completed her medical degree and specialized in orthopedic surgery at the University of Montreal. Her interest in sports medicine led her to the University of Calgary, where she completed a fellowship in sports surgery, specializing in shoulder and knee arthroscopy. Subsequently, she obtained a master’s degree in medical education and a graduate diploma in medical expertise and insurance at the University of Montreal, while starting her practice at the CHUM.

Since 2008, she has been practicing orthopedic surgery focused on sports medicine and injuries of the shoulder and knee. Ten years later, she took on the challenge of starting a new orthopedic service at Notre-Dame Hospital, which became part of the CIUSSS Centre-Sud de l’Île de Montréal.

As an Associate Professor at the University of Montreal, she has been involved for over 10 years in musculoskeletal training for medical students and residents from various programs (family medicine, orthopedics, physiatry). She has also been heavily involved in continuing education for family physicians, participating as a trainer and contributing to the development of shoulder/knee days by the AQMSE in collaboration with the FMOQ. She has written several articles for the journal Le Médecin du Québec and has been invited to speak on numerous occasions by the AOQ, AQMSE, and FMOQ. Additionally, she has actively participated in the boards of various associations since the beginning of her practice and is currently the president of the Quebec Orthopedic Association.

Dr Charles Turcotte

Dr. Charles Turcotte graduated from the orthopedic surgery program at the University of Montreal in 2016. He worked for one year at the University Center in Moncton, New Brunswick, before completing a subspecialty in trauma and reconstruction in Toronto. Since 2018, he has been working at Notre-Dame Hospital, focusing primarily on joint replacements of the knee, hip, and shoulder, as well as sports medicine of the knee.

Dr James Moore

With a background in occupational therapy, Dr. James Moore pursued his medical studies and orthopedic surgery residency at the University of Montreal. He then completed additional training with a subspecialty in foot and ankle surgery, as well as robot-assisted arthroplasty, in Sydney. Since 2018, he has been a member of the orthopedic service at Notre-Dame Hospital, where he serves as the head of the department. He enjoys a diverse general orthopedic practice that continuously stimulates and encourages him to develop his knowledge and technical skills.

Sung-Joo Yuh, MD, FRCSC

Dr. Yuh is an associate neurosurgeon at CHU Sainte-Justine and Notre-Dame Hospital CHUM. He is an assistant clinical professor in the Department of Surgery at the University of Montreal. He obtained his medical degree from the University of Ottawa, where he also completed a residency in neurosurgery. Thanks to a Detweiler scholarship awarded by the Royal College of Physicians and Surgeons of Canada, he completed a spine fellowship at the University of Calgary, followed by additional training in pediatric spine surgery at the Alberta Children’s Hospital. His surgical expertise includes general and pediatric neurosurgery, with a particular focus on minimally invasive spine surgery. He treats a wide range of complex spinal pathologies, including oncological, degenerative, and traumatic conditions. He is also involved in clinical research in association with the University of Montreal and serves on the editorial board of the Journal of Neuroscience and Neurological Disorders, frequently reviewing articles for various medical journals, such as PLOS ONE.

Dr Alexander Govshievich

Dr. Govshievich completed his medical degree (MDCM) at McGill University and then specialized in plastic and reconstructive surgery at the University of Montreal. In 2020, he trained under Dr. Scott Levin at the University of Pennsylvania, gaining additional expertise in microsurgery and lower limb reconstruction. Since his return to Montreal, Dr. Govshievich has been an associate member at Notre-Dame Hospital, practicing general plastic surgery, hand surgery, and reconstructive microsurgery. He has a particular interest in imaging modalities in plastic surgery, including ultrasound and infrared thermography.

Dre Logan Ann McGinn

Originally from Sudbury, Ontario, Dr. McGinn brings a wealth of knowledge and expertise to our clinic, with a feminine perspective and a warm approach. Her medical journey began at the Northern Ontario School of Medicine, leading her to graduate in 2022 from the prestigious plastic and reconstructive surgery program at Western University. To further deepen her surgical knowledge, she traveled to Paris for a fellowship at the renowned Institut de la Main and the International Wrist Center, specializing in minimally invasive hand and wrist surgery. Additionally, Dr. McGinn honed her aesthetic skills at the Westmount Institute of Plastic Surgery under the renowned Drs. Daniel Borsuk and Bill Papanastasiou. This global training experience enables her to offer world-class cosmetic and reconstructive procedures right here in our local community. During her residency, she earned an MBA and focused on operational strategy in value-based medicine, ensuring that patient well-being and satisfaction are at the heart of healthcare delivery. Beyond her medical accomplishments, Dr. McGinn is also an entrepreneur at heart. Before her medical career, she worked as an intensive care nurse at Health Sciences North and founded a private swim and first aid instruction business called iSwim.