Canadian Medical Association

Montréal; Université de Montréal, 1958; otolaryngology. Died Nov. 23, 2020, aged 89. Survived by his wife, Claude Lambert, 4 children, 6 grandchildren and 2 great-grandchildren. “He founded the Vestibular Investigation Laboratory at the Notre-Dame Hospital in Montréal in 1964. In 1974 he introduced the impedancemetry technique in the province of Quebec. From a surgical point of view, he performed trans-labyrinthic procedures for neuromas. In 1976, he presented the first course promoting hearing conservation programs in Quebec, and devoted himself to this field. Dr. Bertrand and his research and findings became pivotal resources in occupation-related hearing loss. Following his retirement from clinical practice, he continued as a consultant, advising on workplace hearing conservation. To the end of his life, he remained passionate about research and science in these fields.”

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