Canadian Medical Association

Montréal; McGill University, 1952; gastroenterology. Died May 11, 2019, aged 92. Survived by his wife Katie, 2 daughters, 2 grandchildren, 2 stepchildren and 3 step-grandchildren. “After his post-graduate studies, he returned to the Montreal General Hospital to establish the first Gastroenterology Division in Canada. Over an illustrious career he was a founding member of the Canadian Association of Gastroenterology, chair of the Examining Board of the Royal College of Physicians and Surgeons of Canada, governor for the province of Quebec for the American College of Physicians, and director of the medical team for the Montreal Canadiens. He also served as associate dean of admissions in the Faculty of Medicine at McGill University. His greatest love was clinical bedside teaching, and he was especially proud of the Award of Merit granted to him by his beloved Montreal General Hospital, and the Best Teacher Award established in his name at McGill. A Chair in Gastroenterology at McGill was also created in his honour by grateful patients.” The Montreal Canadiens tweeted: “The Canadiens mourn the passing of Dr. Doug Kinnear. Over his illustrious career that included several decades at the Montreal General Hospital, he was director of the medical team for the club from 1962 to 1999.”