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Francois Fassier

François R. Fassier, MD, MSC, FRCS(C)

  • Orthopaedic Surgery
  • Pediatric Orthopaedic Surgery
Languages Spoken:
  • English
  • French

François Fassier, M.D., MS, FRCS(c), was supposed to become a neurologist, but after a rotation in orthopedic surgery, he "fell in love" with orthopedics because he can offer full service from the diagnosis to the "hands on" treatment. In Montreal, his dream as a pediatric orthopedic was to join the Shriners Children's team which represented for him the ultimate choice for his practice. He was able to do so in 1992, and has never regretted it. Dr. Fassier is grateful to Shriners Children's as it allowed him to develop a fantastic international career.

Pediatric Care

Specialties and Areas of Care

  • Orthopaedic Surgery
  • Orthopedics
  • Pediatric Orthopaedic Surgery

More About Me

Board Certifications
  • The Royal College of Physicians and Surgeons of Canada, Orthopaedic Surgery, Orthopaedic Surgery - General
Education and Training

Grenoble General Hospital, Sfax General Hospital

Medical Education
Université de Grenoble

Grenoble General Hospital, Hopital St-Vincent de Paul, Ste-Justine

Academic Positions and Locations

McGill University
Associate Professor

Leadership and Memberships
  • 1993: President, Quebec Scoliosis Society
  • 1999-2001: President, Quebec Orthopedic Association
  • 1993-2000: Chief Orthopedics, Montreal Childrens Hospital
  • Chief of Staff, Shriners Children's Canada
  • 2010: Emeritus Chief of Staff
Awards and Honors
  • 1996, Surgical Teaching Award, Montreal Children's Hospital
  • 2005, Laval-Leclerc Award, Quebec Orthopedic Association
  • 2014, SOFCOT medal (France)
  • 2014, SOFOP medal (France)
  • 2019, Meritorious Service Cross, Governor General, Canada
Academic Works and Presentations
  • Webinar: Cairo, Egypt, Osteogenesis Imperfecta (2021)
  • Lecture: Mercer Rang Lecture, University of Toronto - Development of the FD Rod (2020)
  • Guest Speaker: Argentinian Pediatric Orthopedic Society (2019)
  • Guest Teacher: Medellin, Colombia (2018)
  • Guest Speaker: Russian Pediatric Orthopedic Society (2018)