Our clinic includes a team of 17 radiologists, each with his/her own subspeciality. These include neuroradiology, mammography, musculoskeletal, thoracic, and gastrointestinal radiology.
The name Radiology Varad derives from the abbreviation of Vallée et Associés Radiologistes. In 1965, the first private radiology clinic of Vallée et Associes Radiologistes was open to the public. Its location was on Rene Lévesque Boulevard East near St. Luc Hospital. Several radiologists, with the majority of them being part of the Radiology Department at St. Luc Hospital, worked together and contributed to its renowned reputation in the medical sector.
April 2000, our clinic relocated its office to Complexe Desjardins where we now offer our patients a computerized digital environment with the latest equipment technology has to offer in general radiology: ultrasonography, computerized tomography (CT scan), and magnetic resonance imaging (MRI).
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Jean-Martin Baillargeon, M.D.
Dr. Jean-Martin Baillargeon graduated from Laval University in Quebec City with a degree in diagnostic radiology from the Université de Sherbrooke. He has specialized in neuromuscular and musculoskeletal magnetic resonance imaging, women's imaging and pediatrics in the United States, at Purdue-Indiana University and at Harvard University in Boston. Subsequently, he completed his specialized training in gynecology and obstetrics imaging in London.
Radiologist at the Centre hospitalier de l’Université de Montréal (CHUM), Dr. Baillargeon works in the fields of gyneco-obstetric imaging and magnetic resonance imaging (neurological and musculoskeletal).
Jean-Sébastien Billiard, M.D.
Dr. Jean-Sébastien Billiard completed his medical studies at the University of Lyon in France in 1988, and his specialty studies in diagnostic radiology also at the University of Lyon in 1993. After completing a fellowship in Abdominal and bone imaging in the radiology department of Fleurimont Hospital at the Université de Sherbrooke in Quebec, he worked at the Bellevue University Hospital (University of St-Etienne, France).
He returned to Quebec as a radiologist and professor at the Université de Sherbrooke in 1999. He joined the CHUM Saint-Luc Hospital radiology team in 2004 and Varad Radiology in 2005.
Dr. Billiard is an associate clinical professor in the Department of Radiology at the Université de Montréal and is particularly involved in the teaching of his specialty. He continues to have a diverse radiological practice, with points of interest in abdominopelvic imaging and oncology intervention.
Nathalie J. Bureau, MD MSc FRCPC
Dr. Nathalie J Bureau is Professor in the Department of Radiology, Radiation Oncology and Nuclear Medicine of the Faculty of Medicine of the University of Montreal, Research Fellow Clinician of the Quebec Research Fund in Health and musculoskeletal radiologist at the Hospital Center of the University of Montreal (CHUM).
Dr. Bureau obtained her Doctorate in Medicine (1987) and her certificate as a specialist in diagnostic radiology (1993) from the Université de Montréal. She completed a year of Clinical Fellowship in Diagnostic and Interventional Musculoskeletal Imaging at the University of Virginia (1993-1994) and, most recently, she graduated from the University of Montreal with a Master of Science degree in Biomedical Sciences (2012-2014).
In 2004, Dr. Bureau received the Bernadette Nogrady Award from the Radiological Society of Quebec to the radiologist with less than 11 years of career having the most illustrated on the academic scene and/or research. In 2012, she received the Excellence and Training Award from the Canadian Institutes of Health Research in the Evaluation and Treatment of Mobility and Postural Disorders (MENTOR Program 2012-2013).
Dr. Bureau was Head of the Musculoskeletal Imaging Section and a member of the CHUM Radiology Department Executive Committee from 2005 to 2013. On the local, national and international scenes, Dr. Bureau has been a guest speaker more than 140 times . Since the beginning of her career, she has published more than 80 scientific articles and book chapters. Dr. Bureau divides her time between her clinical, teaching and research activities.
Thomas Moser, M.D.
Dr. Thomas Moser completed his medical studies in 2000 and obtained his specialist diploma in diagnostic radiology in 2005 at the University of Strasbourg, France. He was head of clinic at the University Hospitals of Strasbourg for three years, practicing in the field of musculoskeletal and interventional imaging. In 2008, he completed a fellowship in musculoskeletal imaging at the University of Montreal Hospital Center (CHUM). He joined the team of radiologists at the CHUM and the Radiologie Varad clinic in 2009 and subsequently became associate clinical professor in the Department of Radiology at the Université de Montréal.
Since 2019, he has carried out most of his activity in clinic. He is also a chief radiologist at the Shriners Hospital and an associate professor at McGill University. He holds a Master's degree in Sciences from the University of Paris VII and the author of numerous national and international publications and presentations. He is an active member of the prestigious International Society of Skeletal Radiology.
His expertise covers all imaging of the musculoskeletal system and spine including sports and pediatric pathology, image-guided treatments (vertebral blocks, infiltrations, viscosupplementation and PRP injections).
Melissa Yip, M.D.
Dr. Melissa Yip completed her medical studies at the University of Montreal in 1998, then her specialty in diagnostic radiology at the University of Sherbrooke in 2003, followed by a research internship in breast imaging at Sunnybrooke Hospital in Toronto. She practices general radiology, including breast imaging.
Suhad Tantawi, M.D.
Dre Tantawi is a medical graduate at the U. of Sherbrooke with a specialization in diagnostic radiology from U. of Montreal. She completed breast imaging research for the past five years. She pursued courses in communications and is pursuing a master’s degree in biomedical sciences.
Myriam Irislimane, M.D.
Dr. Irislimane is a medical graduate from the U. of Montreal. She then continued to study at the U. of Sherbrooke with a specialization in diagnostic radiology which she completed in 2016. Dr. Irislimane has a very diversified experience in both clinics and hospitals. She currently specializes in multiple areas of general radiology, and conducts non-vascular interventions such as musculoskeletal biopsies and infiltrations.