André Denault is an academic-physician with special interests in ultrasound. His medical qualifications and specialties include internal medicine (1991), critical care medicine (1993) and anesthesia (1996). In 2010 he completed a PhD in biomedical Science at the University of Montreal. He has advanced certification in National Board in Echocardiography in perioperative transesophageal echocardiography and the American College Chest Physician certification in critical care ultrasound. Dr Denault has written more than 200 peer-reviewed articles, 46 book chapters and 3 textbooks on perioperative transesophageal and critical care ultrasound.
The 2nd edition TEE Multimedia Manual in 2010 was nominated by the British Medical Association as one of the top five cardiology books of the year in 2011.He has been invited as speaker in local, national and international meeting. He won several teaching awards. He currently works as a cardiac anesthesiologist and intensivist at the Montreal Heart Institute and as a general intensivist at the Centre Hospitalier de l’Université de Montréal in Canada. Major interest includes right ventricular function, brain and somatic oximetry and bedside whole-body ultrasound.