Dr. Gilbert Blaise

Medical Director
  • Skills :
    I am an anesthesiologist specializing in the treatment of pain. I am particularly interested in rebellious pains that do not respond to conventional treatments.


Dr. Gilbert Blaise completed his medical training in 1976 at the University of Liège, Belgium. He worked as an anesthesiologist in Europe and became director of the Department of Anesthesiology at the Center Hospitalier du Nord, Luxembourg.

In 1980, he obtained the post of Assistant Professor in the Department of Anesthesiology at the University of Sherbrooke in Quebec, Canada.

In 1983, Dr. Blaise was also appointed Assistant Professor and Anesthesiologist at Toronto’s Hospital for Sick Children, in Ontario, Canada.

From 1983 to 1984, he did postgraduate training in critical care and basic cardiovascular anesthesia at the Mayo Clinic, Rochester, Minnesota, USA. He became a certified member of the American Board of Anesthesiology (ABA) and graduated specializes in intensive care and pain treatment.

Since 1986, Dr. Blaise has been an anesthesiologist at Notre-Dame Hospital, Center hospitalier de l’Université de Montréal (CHUM). He also practices at the pain clinic at the Hôtel-Dieu Hospital of the CHUM. He worked as an assistant professor of anesthesiology at the University of Sherbrooke and he is a full professor of anesthesiology at the University of Montreal.

Dr. Blaise has published over 80 scientific papers and nearly 200 abstracts.

His interests in basic and clinical research are directed towards the study of the role of nitric oxide in cardiovascular and respiratory diseases. He has studied the role of inhaled nitric oxide in the treatment of respiratory distress syndrome in adults.

Since he has been at the CHUM, he has been involved in the treatment of pain and more recently he has been interested in the treatment of pain in the elderly and in pathological aging. He has an innovative vision for pain management to improve the quality of life and functioning of patients.

Dr. Blaise is currently involved in innovative development projects in the field of health.

Considering the major crisis that medicine is going through in Quebec and in many countries. In addition to the relief of rebellious chronic pain, this analgesic mixture is indicated for pre and postoperative pain as well as cancer pain. It also aims to promote home care.