Claude Mercier

MD, FRCSC

Claude Mercier

Montréal, Québec
Pediatric Neurosurgery

Area 6, Division B
(QUÉBEC)

Key skills and experience

Governance
Leadership
Patient safety
Physician wellness
World of medicine

Dr. Mercier has been actively practising medicine for 42 years, 33 of which as a Pediatric Neurosurgeon in Montréal. Numerous years of governance and administrative experience along with his leadership activities have provided him insight on a variety of important issues pertaining to physicians. Dr. Mercier has demonstrated his dedication to safe medical care through his career-long commitment to teaching/supervising medical learners as well as contributing to the development of a neurosurgery simulator with the National Research Council of Canada. Dr. Mercier is valued for his prolific experience in the healthcare system and focus on physician wellness.

Relevant skills and experience highlights

Practice Appointments

Centre local des services communautaires Lac Etchemin

General practitioner
1979-1980

CHU Sainte-Justine

Pediatric neurosurgeon
1986-
Chief of neurosurgery, pediatric neurosurgery
1989-2019
Member, Professional review committee
1997-
Member, Operating room functional unit committee
1997-
President, Bioethics committee
2002-2006
Member, Credential committee
2017-

Comoros Islands, Africa

General practitioner, Chief physician
1978-1979

University of Laval

Member, Neurosurgery program committee
2013-2018

University of Montreal

Member, Neurosurgery program committee
1986-2019
Clinical assistant professor, Department of surgery
1994-2003
Clinical associate professor, Department of surgery
2004-
Assistant director, Division of neurosurgery
2007-2012
Clinical associate professor, Department of neurosciences
2013-
Member, Review committee
2013-2019
Program director, Insurance Medicine and medicolegal expertise
2018-

Professional Appointments

American Board of Pediatric Neurological Surgery

Member
1998-

American Society for Pediatric Neurosurgery

Member
2001-

College des médecins du Québec

Member
1977-

International Society for Pediatric Neurosurgery

Member
1992-

Medical Council of Canada

Member
1977-

Royal College of Physicians and Surgeons of Canada

Member
1987-
Member, Board of examiners
1994-1997

Société de Neurochirurgie de Langue Francaise

Canadian representative, Scientific executive committee
1994-2004
Member
1994-
Reviewer, Editing committee of the journal Neurochirurgie
1996-1998

CMPA Appointments

Council
2014-
Legal Services Committee
2014-2015
Research, Education & Risk Management Committee
2014-2015
Human Resources & Compensation Committee
2015-2016
Safe Medical Care Committee
2015-2018
Case Review Committee / Case Review Committee - Quality Assurance
2016-
Extent of Assistance Committee
2018-2019
Safe Medical Care Committee
2019-