George Rakovich, MD

Division of Thoracic Surgery, Department of Surgery, Hôpital Maisonneuve-Rosemont, University of Montreal, Montréal, QC, Canada

Dr. Rakovich obtained his MD from the University of Montreal. He completed a residency in general surgery and subspecialty training in thoracic surgery at the University of Montreal and Laval University (Quebec City). He also holds a postgraduate degree in medical education from the University of Montreal. 
He has been on staff at University of Montreal affiliated Maisonneuve-Rosemont hospital since 2008 and chief of the hospital’s division of thoracic surgery since 2015. His interests include advanced thoracoscopic techniques (including anatomic sublobar lung resection), active multispecialty approaches in thoracic oncology, and complex intrathoracic infections.
Dr. Rakovich co-leads a research team investigating lung biomechanics in collaboration with the Polytechnique School (Montreal, Canada). He is also currently developing a research program looking at visual perception in skills training in collaboration with the department of psychology at Concordia University (Montreal, Canada). 
Dr. Rakovich has previously served as Associated Editor of the Canadian Respiratory Journal where his focus was on developing educational case-based content. He currently also serves on the editorial board of the Canadian Journal of Respiratory, Critical Care, and Sleep Medicine.

Terms of Appointment: Oct 2019 - Sep 2021