The Medicart Vein Clinic team is the most experienced in the Ottawa Valley, both in Gatineau and Ottawa. Our clinic has 9 physicians, 10 nurses trained in phlebology and sclerotherapy, a nurse practitioner and an attentive administrative staff that will meet your needs.
Dr. Jason Leclair, Director of Operations and Innovation, and Dr. Stéphanie Malherbe, Director of Quality Control and Patient Safety, are the two physicians who provide medical direction for the clinic. They are supported by the founder and renowned Dr. Lucie Beaupré.
Our medical management ensures the quality of treatments. It also ensures that the clinic’s state-of-the-art equipment is kept up to date, and that the safety and well-being of our clientele is maintained, in addition to managing the day-to-day operations of the clinic.
Dr. Jason Leclair
Dr. Jason Leclair received his medical degree in 2008 and completed his Family Medicine training in 2010 at the University of Ottawa. He was trained by Dr. Lucie Beaupré and has been practicing phlebology with her since 2011. Dr. Leclair is trained in ultrasound-guided sclerotherapy and conducts research on evidence-based practice in sclerotherapy. When he is not at the phlebology clinic, he has a health care practice in Ottawa and practices Hospital Medicine at the Ottawa Hospital. Dr. Leclair is the Director of Family Medicine Education at the Ottawa Hospital – Civic Campus and is an Assistant Professor in the Faculty of Medicine at the University of Ottawa.
Dr. Stéphanie Malherbe
Dr. Stéphanie Malherbe received her medical degree from the Université de Montréal in 1999. She completed her residency in Family Medicine at the CLSC des Faubourgs in Montreal and then specialized in Emergency Medicine with the University of Sherbrooke. Dr. Malherbe has been working as an emergency physician at the Montfort Hospital in Ottawa since 2004. Dr. Malherbe trained in phlebology (sclerotherapy and ultrasound-guided injections) with Dr. Lucie Beaupré and is a member of the Canadian Society of Phlebology (CSP). She has been working at Medicart Vein Clinic in Ottawa since 2013. She is pleased to provide services in both English and French.
OUR MEDICAL STAFF
Dr. Lucie Beaupré
A specialist renowned by her peers, Dr. Lucie Beaupré is the founder of the clinic and remains a benchmark in phlebology. In the clinic, Dr. Beaupré acts as both mentor and attending physician in addition to acting as a consultant for the entire Medicart network. To learn more about her career path, visit Dr. Beaupré’s page. She is pleased to provide services in both English and French.
Dr. Lisa White
Dr. Lisa White received her undergraduate degree in Physiology in 1987 and her MD in 1991 from McGill University, receiving several academic awards. She then continued her Family Medicine residency at the University of Ottawa which she completed in 1993 and has been actively working as a family physician in Ottawa ever since. She became interested in varicose veins in 1997 and trained at Dr. Beaupré’s clinic. In May 2015, Dr. White was awarded the title of General Practitioner Specializing in the Treatment of Varicose Veins by the Ontario Medical Association and the Ontario Ministry of Health. She is one of the few physicians in Ontario to hold this title. She is pleased to provide services in both English and French.
Dr. Christine Dubé
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Dr. Andrew Mutter
Prior to earning his title as a Sclerotherapy Focused Practice Therapist in Ontario, Dr. Andrew Mutter completed undergraduate, master’s and medical degrees at McGill University and a Family Medicine degree at the University of Ottawa. While in Montreal, Dr. Mutter was actively involved in clinical research on the relationship between physical stressors and cardiovascular health, with over 300 citations in the literature to date. His interest and aptitude for procedural work eventually led him to work in the field of sclerotherapy, where he currently performs patient evaluations and treatments for a wide range of venous diseases at Medicart Vein Clinic. He is pleased to provide services in both English and French.
Dr. Rachael Adams
Dr. Rachael Adams completed her medical studies at Queen’s University in 2008, followed by a residency in Family Medicine at the University of Ottawa. She is proud to have been trained in sclerotherapy by Dr. Lucie Beaupré in 2018. Being able to treat patients’ veins and significantly improve their symptoms is one of the most rewarding aspects of her work. She also has a family practice and two young daughters.
Dr. Alexander Dodd
Dr. Alexander Dodd received his medical degree from the University of British Columbia and completed his Family Medicine residency at the University of Ottawa before focusing on his phlebology training. In addition to his role as a physician at Medicart, he continues to practice as a family physician and is actively involved in clinical research to evaluate and advance treatments for chronic venous disease.
Dr. Simon Vickery
Dr. Simon Vickery graduated from Dalhousie University in 2015 and continued his family medicine training at the University of Ottawa in 2018. He joined Medicart Vein Clinic in 2020. He also has a family practice in Kanata, where he often works with medical students to develop their skills and introduce them to Family Medicine.
SPECIALISTS IN THE DIAGNOSIS AND TREATMENT OF VARICOSE VEINS
The very first goal of our Vein Clinic team is to help our clients live in better health and to improve the life quality of our patients. The treatment of varicose veins and spider veins is an effective tool that leads to a better well-being.
Each member of our staff is individually trained in phlebology and sclerotherapy in order to give each of our patients the attention they deserve.
“Maintaining the high level of satisfaction of our patients is the goal that motivates all our staff. A happier patient with beautiful, healthy legs is our greatest reward! “
LIST OF CARE PROVIDED BY DOCTORS AND NURSES
- Ultrasound-guided foam
- Varicose vein injections
- Injections of spider veins
- Injections of small ruptured veins
- Injections of large varicose veins
- Varicose vein treatment by injections without surgery
- Treatment of dilated varicose veins
- Facial couperose
- Echosclerotherapy – Ultrasound-guided Injection