Dr. Frank Guttman


Drs. Jean-Martin Laberge and Sherif Emil. The Montreal Gazette

Dr. Frank Guttman died August 26, 2020. He was a pioneer in pediatric surgery and founding member of the Canadian Association of Paediatric Surgeons. 

Read the memorial written by Drs. Jean-Martin Laberge and Sherif Emil.

He studied at McGill University (B.Sc. Honours Physiology 1952) and obtained his medical degree from the University of Geneva, Switzerland in 1957. Upon his return to Montreal, he trained at the Jewish General Hospital and the Sainte-Justine Hospital. In 1981 he became head of Paediatric General Surgery at The MCH and a Professor at the McGill Faculty of Medicine. He authored eleven chapters in medical textbooks and 105 papers in peer-reviewed medical journals. Learn more about his accomplishments from his obituary in the Montreal Gazette.