Most of our services are covered by the Régie de l’assurance maladie du Québec.

However, consultations with a nutritionist or a psychologist are not covered by the government insurance plan. Before making an appointment with one of these professionals, we recommend that you check with your insurance provider. Please feel free to contact us to find out about fees.

In order to see a specialist at MÉDI-CLÉ, you will need a referral signed by your family doctor or other referring physician.


Are you experiencing heart palpitations, chest pain, shortage of breath or fainting episodes? Our cardiologist is at your service, bringing years of experience to your diagnosis and treatment.

Dr. Jean-Pierre Deschamps


Dr. Jean-Pierre Deschamps is a physician specializing in cardiology.


Our endocrinologist assesses, treats and follows patients suffering from diabetes, obesity, hyperlipidemia, and diseases of the thyroid and adrenal glands.

Appointments with an endocrinologist are available at MÉDI-CLÉ.

Dr. Sophie Bernard


Dr. Sophie Bernard is a professor in the Faculty of Medicine at Université de Montréal.


If you are looking for a clinic specializing in the investigation and treatment of inflammatory bowel diseases, such as Crohn’s disease, ulcerative colitis, and irritable bowel syndrome, look no further. The multi-disciplinary team at CMIIM offers you A-to-Z care and follow-up.

Our multidisciplinary team

Pediatric gastroenterologists

Comprehensive approach

Support groups

Examinations, analyses and treatments

Hydrogen breath test (HBT)
Calprotectin test
Subcutaneous injections
IgE skin-prick test
IgG food allergy test
NK Vue test

Dr. Edmond Jean Bernard


Dr. Bernard holds a master’s degree in epidemiology from McGill University. He is co-director of CMIIM and president of MÉDI-CLÉ.

Dr. Jacques Gratton


Dr. Gratton is a gastroenterologist at the Centre Hospitalier de l’Université de Montréal (CHUM).

Dr. Louis-Charles Rioux


Dr. Rioux is an internist and gastroenterologist. He has a biomedical science MSc from the Université de Montréal, where he is associate professor of medicine. He also works in the gastroenterology department at Hôpital Maisonneuve-Rosemont and chairs the Ethics Committee of the Canadian Association of Gastroenterology. His primary professional interest is inflammatory bowel disease. Dr. Rioux is Co-director of CMIIM, as well as Medical Director and Secretary of MÉDI-CLÉ.

Dr. Sacha Sidani


Dr. Sacha Sidani is a gastroenterologist, specialized in microbiome medicine, at the Centre Hospitalier de l’Université de Montréal. He is a Fellow at McMaster Department of Medicine.

General practice

General practice ensures the sustainable well-being of a community by partnering in such public health activities as prevention, screening and teaching.

Dr. Lison Des Marais

General practitioner

Our general practitioner, Dr. Lison Des Marais oversees general medical care. Currently a general practitioner at the Centre Hospitalier de l’Université de Montréal, she has more than 30 years’ experience and is familiar with a variety of medical and psychological pathologies. She is also an expert in women’s health.


Internal medicine is a specialty that takes an overall view of systemic health problems, from the circulatory system to the respiratory system. Among other things, it is concerned with the overall monitoring of patients with such diseases as lupus, vasculitis and auto-immune disorders. A specialist in internal medicine is available at MÉDI-CLÉ.

Dr. Marie-Ève Sirdar

Internal medicine and vascular specialist

Dr. Sirdar is in charge of clinical teaching in the Faculty of Medicine at Université de Montréal. She spent two years in Brussels, completing a two-year subspecialty in vascular medicine.


Nutrition is something that concerns everyone, since feeding ourselves is a universal need. For problems related to weight loss or gain, nutritional deficits and specific food programs (e.g. celiac disease diet, FODMAP diet, etc.), MÉDI-CLÉ is pleased to offer consultations with a qualified nutritionist.

Chantal Caty


Chantal Caty is a nutritionist with a degree from McGill University who has been working in the field for close to 30 years. A member of the Ordre professionnel des diététistes du Québec (Professional Order of Dieticians), she is very familiar with the complexities of nutrition and the adjustments necessary to ensure good health.


Having trouble managing stress? Feeling blue? Suffering from chronic anxiety? MÉDI-CLÉ is fortunate to offer the services of a clinical psychologist who can help you with your personal issues.

Dr. Catherine Laurin


Dr. Catherine Laurin holds a PhD in psychology from Concordia University. She specializes in adult health psychology and has a particular interest in respiratory, cardiovascular and gastroenterological diseases.


A team of qualified professional nurses is on hand to provide all the nursing care and services you need, in accordance with the high standards of the Ordre des infirmières et infirmiers du Québec (Quebec Order of Nurses). Your schedule is always taken into account: we don’t want to waste your time, and do our best not to keep you waiting.

Michèle Boucher

Member of the Ordre des infirmiers et infirmières du Québec.

Ms. Boucher holds a BSN and post- graduate degree (Diplôme d’études supérieures spécialisées) in Infection Prevention and Control. Her specialties are administering infusions and patients with inflammatory bowel disease.

Manon Bourgault

Member of the Ordre des infirmiers et infirmières du Québec.

Ms. Bourgault holds BSN and MSN degrees, and works as a manager for the MÉDI-CLÉ and CMIIM clinics, supervising the care of patients with inflammatory bowel disease, coordinating appointments, treatments and patient support.

Noémi Perrault

Member of the Ordre des infirmiers et infirmières du Québec.

Ms. Perrault holds a BSN from Université de Montréal and is dedicated to teaching. She cares for patients with inflammatory bowel disease, coordinating appointments, treatments and patient support.