Francois Sestier, MD, PhD, FRCPc, FACC, CIME
University of Montreal
Cardiovascular Disease, Disability Evaluation
Disabily assessment in cardiology; Work-related cardiac events; Sudden death; Medical liability in Adult Cardiology, Insurance Medicine, Life Insurance, Life/Health Insurance, Travel Insurance,Critical illness insurance, Life expectancy, Life expectancy calculation, Life span, Work Life expectancy
Dr. François SESTIER graduated from medical school in Nancy, France, 1967, where he obtained certification in cardiology, pneumology, occupational medicine and aeronautical medicine. In Canada, since 1973, he obtained a Quebec certification in cardiology (CSPQ), and a fellowship in cardiology of the Royal College of Physicians and Surgeons (FRCPc); he also obtained a PhD in Experimental Medicine (McGill, 1977). He is staff cardiologist at CHUM, Hôtel-Dieu, Montreal, medical director of Quebec Blue Cross since 1985 and medical director and vice-president of OptimumRe since 2002. He obtained his American Board of Insurance Medicine (1995), and his American Board of Independent Medical Examiner (2011). Dr. Sestier is a past president of CLIMOA (1996-1997), the Canadian LIfe and health Medical Officer Association, past-president of CSME (2011-2013), the Canadian Society of Medical Evaluators, past president (2010-2012) of AIDC, the world association of medical experts; he is Professor o...