McGill Alert / Alerte de McGill

Updated: Fri, 07/12/2024 - 12:16

McGill Alert. The downtown campus will remain partially closed through the evening of Monday, July 15. See the Campus Safety site for details.

Alerte de McGill. Le campus du centre-ville restera partiellement fermé jusqu’au lundi 15 juillet, en soirée. Complément d’information : Direction de la protection et de la prévention

Dr. Elie Girsowicz

Dr. Girsowicz originates from Paris, France where he completed his undergraduate medical training at University Paris Diderot. He completed his General Surgery and Vascular Surgery training in Strasbourg, France (Louis Pasteur University) as a resident between 2009 and 2015. During this period, he earned a Master’s degree in Surgical Sciences from Paris-Est University, investigating the biomechanical aspects of nitinol stents used in peripheral vascular disease. He completed further fellowship training in Vascular Surgery and kidney transplantation between 2015 and 2017 in Strasbourg, came to Montreal in 2018 and graduated from the McGill Advanced Aortic and Peripheral Endovascular Fellowship program in June 2019.

His clinical practice incorporates advanced endovascular treatment of aortic pathology, open and endovascular management of peripheral, carotid and mesenteric vascular disease as well as vascular access creation and maintenance.

Dr. Girsowicz has a special interest in vascular surgical education with a focus on simulation in surgical residency training. He also has a strong interest in technology acquisition and surgical innovation. He has been nominated as the McGill Vascular Surgery Residency Program Director since September 2023.


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