University of Montreal, Canada
Gilles Soulez MD, MSc, FRCPC, FSIR
Dr. Gilles Soulez is a vascular and interventional radiologist based in Montreal. He is currently Professor of Radiology and Chair of the Department of Radiology, Radio-oncology and Nuclear Medicine at the University of Montreal.
A French citizen by birth, Dr. Soulez completed his medical studies at the René Descartes University, Paris. He was Board Certified in Radiology in 1988 (Paris). After a 2 year fellowship (Paris), he received certification from the College of Interventional Radiology in 1990 (Paris). He moved to Montreal in 1991 and was certified as a radiologist in the province of Quebec in 1992 and continued his work and studies at the University of Montreal, achieving an MSc in Clinical Epidemiology in 2000 and became radiology board certified at the Royal College of Canada in 2010.
He has funded the research Imaging Platform at the Centre Hospitalier de l’Université de Montréal Research Center and was involved in multiple preclinical and clinical research studies. His research program is exclusively dedicated to vascular and interventional radiology with a particular interest in the field of aneurysm endovascular repair, peripheral vascular disease and advanced image guidance for IR procedures. He is author or co-author on 8 patents in the field of vascular and interventional radiology.Dr. Soulez has published 205 peer-reviewed papers.
He was honoured by the Société Canadienne Francaise de Radiologie with the prize of Innovation (2008) and prize Bernadette Nogrady (1997) and the CIRSE in 2013 with the Award of Excellence and Innovation in Interventional radiology. He was the Andreas Gruntzig lecturer at the 2015 CIRSE meeting. He serves on the editorial committee of the Journal de Radiologie Diagnostique et Interventionnelle, as well as acting as a reviewer for many journals in the field of interventional radiology, radiology and vacular surgery.