A graduate of the Université de Montréal's Faculty of Medicine, Dr. Lucie Beaupré worked in clinics specializing in the French and European treatment methods for varicose and spider veins - in Montreal, Toronto, Miami Beach and West Palm Beach - from 1978 to 1988.
Dr. Beaupré is undoubtedly the most competent professional in the Ottawa area.
A DISTINGUISHED JOURNEY
In 1985, she pursued postgraduate studies in Phlebology at the École de Médecine in Paris, followed by clinical work with Dr. Pierre Wallois, Secretary of the International Union of Phlebology.
In 1989, Dr. Beaupré opened her own clinic, Dr. Beaupré's Varicose Veins Clinic, with offices in Ottawa, Ontario and Gatineau.
In 1997, she was first in Ontario to administer Ultrasound Guided Sclerotherapy a procedure that dramatically reduces the need to surgically remove large varicose veins.
In June 2010, Dr. Beaupré was the first in Ottawa to become American Board of Venous and Lymphatic Medecine (ABVLM) diplomate - after passing the American certification exam.
In October 2011, Dr. Lucie Beaupré was appointed on the Advisory Board of the Canadian Society of Phlebology in recognition of her outstanding contribution to the field of Phlebology. Dr. Beaupré also was elected Fellow of the Canadian Society of Phlebology in recognition of her outstanding achievement.
Transmission of Knowledge
Over the years, Dr. Beaupré has stayed up-to-date on the latest advances in research and treatment at annual Phlebology conferences held in Canada, the U.S., Japan, Austria and France. She was also a speaker or instructor for other phlebologists.
Dr. Beaupré has given more than 200 lectures and interviews for radio, TV, magazines and newspapers to raise public awareness of how to prevent vein diseases and treat varicose veins.
In 2003, she was appointed a member of Board of Directors of the Canadian Society of Phlebology.
From 2006 to 2011 she was Vice President of Education with the Canadian Society of Phlebology.
Dr. Beaupré is a member of both the American College of Phlebology and the Canadian Society of Phlebology.
In 2010, Dr. Beaupré became member of the American Board of Venous and Lymphatic Medicine (ABVLM) – the only member in Ottawa.
She is also a member of CPSO (College of Physicians and Surgeons of Ontario), CMQ (Collège des médecins du Québec), FMOQ (Fédération des médecinsomnipraticiens du Québec), OMA (Ontario Medical Association), CMA (Canadian Medical Association), LMCC (Licensed of the Medical Council of Canada), CFPC (College of Family Physicians of Canada)
Since 1978, Dr. Beaupré has treated, or supervised the treatment, of more than 100,000 patients suffering from vein disease.