Gaétan Barrette


La Pinière

Minister of Health and Social Services

Dr Gaétan Barrette is the MNA member of the electoral division of La Pinière since the 7th of April 2014.

A 1985 graduate in medicine of l’Université de Montréal, Dr Gaétan Barrette became a member of Royal College of Physicians and Surgeons of Canada in 1989. In 1991, he pursued a Fellowship in Vascular and Surgical Radiology at the University of California, San Diego. He currently practises at Maisonneuve-Rosemont hospital where he has been an active member since 1990.

 Dr. Barrette has been President of the Fédération des médecins spécialistes du Québec between 2006 and 2014. He was also Chairman of the Board of the Financière des professionnels inc. which manages a $2 billion portfolio.

He was also is a member of the Boards of Sogemec Assurances. Inc. and the Régie de l’assurance maladie du Québec (RAMQ). He also has been head of the Foundation of the Fédération des médecins spécialistes du Québec, from 2012 to 2014.

Dr Barrette participates regularly in various conferences and forums on the subject of specialized medicine throughout Quebec, across Canada and abroad.