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Marquis Who's Who Honors Michel Lacroix, MD, for Expertise in Health Care

Michel Lacroix, MD, has been recognized for excellence in neurosurgery and oncology

Dr. Lacroix has distinguished himself as Chair of Neurosurgery at Geisinger Neuroscience Institute.

    WILKES-BARRE, PA, June 12, 2024 /24-7PressRelease/ -- Michel Lacroix, MD, has been recognized for inclusion in Marquis Who's Who. As in all Marquis Who's Who biographical volumes, individuals profiled are selected on the basis of current reference value. Factors such as position, noteworthy accomplishments, visibility, and prominence in a field are all taken into account during the selection process.

Drawing from a wealth of expertise in Neurosurgery and a profound commitment to advancing the field of neurosurgical oncology, Dr. Lacroix has distinguished himself as Chair of Neurosurgery at Geisinger Neuroscience Institute. In this capacity, he leads a team of experts dedicated to providing high-quality and patient-centered care, as well as education, research, and programmatic process engineering in the healthcare environment. His role encompasses strategic planning, operational management, and financial performance oversight, ensuring the department aligns with the organization's broader vision and goals. Before his current position, Dr. Lacroix held the role of vice chair of Neurosurgery, through which he honed his leadership skills and deepened his expertise in neurosurgical practices.

Dr. Lacroix's career journey includes significant contributions as the Director of Neurological Oncology at Université Laval in Québec, Canada, for six years and as an assistant professor at the University of Texas Medical Branch at Galveston for four years. These roles allowed him to blend clinical practice with academic pursuits, fostering the next generation of neurosurgeons and contributing to groundbreaking research in brain tumors and oncology. His expertise in these domains is widely recognized, leading to a seminal paper that was published in 2001 and subsequently hailed as one of the top 10 neurosurgical oncology works in history.

As a testament to his dedication to the field, Dr. Lacroix is an active member of several prestigious organizations, including the Congress of Neurological Surgeons, the American Association of Neurological Surgeons, and the Society of Neuro-Oncology. These memberships not only signify his commitment to staying abreast of advancements in neurosurgery but also reflect his desire to contribute to the collective knowledge and improvement of patient care standards within the field.

Transitioning from professional achievement to academic foundations, Dr. Lacroix's medical journey was fueled by a childhood aspiration to become a surgeon – a domain he believed would continually evolve and enrich itself. After earning a medical degree at the University of Laval, Dr. Lacroix underwent a residency in neurosurgery at the Montreal Neurological Institute, McGill University, and Notre-Dame Hospital, Université de Montreal. He completed his neurosurgery residency at Université de Montreal and then undertook a fellowship in neurosurgical oncology at MD Anderson Cancer Center in Houston. His dual board certification by The Royal College of Surgeons of Canada and The American Board of Neurological Surgery further underscores his expertise and commitment to excellence in his field.

Beyond his professional life, Dr. Lacroix finds joy and fulfillment in spending time with his wife and three teenage sons. An avid reader, he relishes popular culture, music, cinema, architecture, design, and the arts. He enjoys traveling, the outdoors, hiking, skiing, tennis, boating, and scuba diving. These pursuits provide him with a sense of balance and reflect his appreciation for life's multitude of adventures.

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