Fellowship in Advanced Thoracic Interventional Endoscopy

The CHUM Endoscopic Tracheo-Bronchial and Oesophageal Center (CETOC), a section of the Division of Thoracic Surgery at the University of Montreal is offering a fully-funded one year clinical and research fellowship in advanced interventional thoracic endoscopy. CETOC endoscopically evaluates and treats a large volume of patients on a daily basis with diseases of the tracheobronchial tree, mediastinum, and esophagus/stomach. Multiple clinical research projects are underway in technology and technique development and assessment. Applicants should be fully certified thoracic surgeons and have completed an accredited training program in thoracic surgery.

Skills to be mastered include:
Convex EBUS / Radial EBUS (Mini-Probe)
Convex EUS / Radial EUS
Esophageal Stenting
Tracheo-Bronchial Stenting

Endoscopic treatment of tracheo-esophageal fistulae and broncho-pleural fistulae
Endobronchial / Endoesophageal Tumor Ablation, Resection
Endoscopic Mucosal Resection (EMR) of the Esophagus and Stomach
Airway / Esophageal / Pyloric Dilation
EBUS Mini-Probe biopsy and targeting of peripheral pulmonary nodules
Rigid Bronchoscopy / Rigid Esophagoscopy
Cyberknife Fiducial Insertion
Chest Ultrasound, Ultrasound-guided pleural procedures
Esophageal Manometry and Impedance
Esophageal ph Probe Measurement and Analysis

Candidates should contact:

Moishe Liberman MD, PhD – Director, CETOC
c/o Sandra Fernandes
Division of Thoracic Surgery
University of Montreal Health Center
1560 Sherbrooke Street East
8e CD – Pavillon Lachapelle, D-8051
Montreal, Quebec, Canada H2L 4M1
Tel: (514)890-8000 ext: 26832