Dr. Yoan Lamarche

Intensive care medicine
Title(s), professional position(s) and university affiliation(s): 

Director, Surgical Intensive Care at MHI
Professor of Surgery at Université de Montréal


An active medical staff member of the Departments of Surgery and Intensive Care at the Montreal Heart Institute (MHI) and Hôpital du Sacré-Cœur de Montréal, Dr. Lamarche is also a clinical assistant professor in the Department of Surgery at Université de Montréal.

Dr. Lamarche received his medical training at Université de Montréal. He did both his residency in cardiac surgery and a master’s degree in biomedical sciences at Université de Montréal. The topic of his master's research was on post-cardiac surgery pulmonary hypertension as well as drug therapies that can reverse this condition. 

After obtaining a clinical subspecialty in intensive care and taking complementary training in endovascular therapy at The University of British Columbia, Dr. Lamarche joined the surgical team at the MHI in 2010. In addition to being involved in the transcatheter valve therapy group, he took over as Director of Surgical Intensive Care in 2011. His clinical and research interests include intensive care simulation, mechanical circulatory support and surgical intensive care systems for high-risk patients. Dr. Lamarche is one of the founding members of the Canadian Cardiovascular Critical Care Society (CANCARE), and he collaborates in national intensive care projects with this organization. 

Research interest(s) 

Intensive care organization and systems
Transcatheter valves 
Heart failure and mechanical circulatory support
Critical care simulations