Dr. Jean-Paul Brutus's Credentials
Accepting New Patients
Yes, this doctor is accepting new patients
Dr. Brutus was born in Belgium and completed his plastic surgery training in Brussels, Belgium and Montreal, Canada. He then pursued higher education with a fellowship in Hand and wrist surgery at Upstate Medical University, in Syracuse New York, and a second research fellowship in biomechanics of the wrist at the Institute for Human Performance in Syracuse. Numerous research publications and presentations have been recognized with multiple awards and prizes have been given to Dr. Brutus for clinical excellence and dedication to teaching. Dr. Brutus has developed and popularized several state of the art surgical techniques in Quebec and has performed surgical premieres in Canada. Since November 2010, Dr. Brutus has dedicated his practice exclto hand surgery in a private setting, in order to fulfill his desire to offer exceptional care to his patients. Dr. Brutus is an advisor to the Board of the Quebec Association of Plastic Surgeons, and promotes excellence in plastic surgery in Quebec (www.ascpeq.org). He organizes the annual conference of Quebec Plastic Surgeons and regularly serves as an invited speaker. He is now considered as a leader in the field of hand and wrist surgery in Quebec. Dr. Brutus is fluent in English, French, Spanish and Dutch.
- State University of New York Upstate Medical University (Grad. 2004)
Areas of Expertise
- Broken wrist/broken hand
- Carpal tunnel syndrome
- Trigger finger
- Dupuytren's contracture
Awards & Recognitions
Publications & Research
- Modified flexor digitorum superficialis slip technique for A4 pulley reconstruction.
- Reducing pain during digital block injection
- Evaluation of factors influencing confidence and trust in the patient-physician relationship: a survey of patient in a hand clinic.
- "Trigger finger at the wrist" due to anomalous flexor digitorum superficialis muscle belly within the carpal tunnel.
- Biomechanical evaluation of the ligamentous stabilizers of the scaphoid and lunate: part III.
- Use of a headless compressive screw for distal interphalangeal joint arthrodesis in digits: clinical outcome and review of complications.
- Percutaneous Herbert screw fixation for fractures of the scaphoid: review of 30 cases.