Émilie Bougie , M.D.
    Research Axis
    Musculoskeletal Health, Rehabilitation and Medical Technologies Axis


    • Assistant Professor, department of surgery, Université de Montréal (2021)
    • Associate Researcher, CHU Sainte-Justine Research Centre (2023)


    • Master’s Degree in Health Professions Education, Ottawa University, 2021
    • Pediatric Hand and Upper Extremity Fellowship, Birmingham Children’s Hospital, UK, 2020
    • Post-doctoral Residency in Plastic & Reconstructive Surgery, McGill University, 2019
    • Medicinae Doctorae, Sherbrooke University, 2014

    Research Topics

    • Pediatric hand surgery under local anesthesia
    • 3D Printing in pediatric hand surgery
    • Learning tools for congenital hand surgery
    • Congenital malformations of the thumb and digits

    Career Summary

    Dr. Émilie Bougie completed her residency in plastic and reconstructive surgery at McGill University in 2019. With a strong interest in hand, she then completed a fellowship in pediatric hand surgery at Birmingham Children’s Hospital in the UK. She joined the Plastic surgery division at the CHU Sainte-Justine in 2020. Her practice is centered around the treatment of congenital and pediatric hand differences.


    • O.Doucet, P. Njessi, E. Bougie, 2023, Secondary Deformities in Wassel II & IV thumb duplication: A Comprehensive Review of Preventive Measures. World Congenital Hand Meeting, Minneapolis, USA (à venir).
    • J. Temfack-Pouoh, X. Ma, B. Therrien-Hogue, E. Bougie, 2022. Frostbite in the Pediatric Population: A Comprehensive Review and Canadian-based Trends, Canadian Burn Meeting, Halifax, Nova Scotia.
    • E. Bougie, C. Jaloux, 2022. Saving the Hypoplastic Thumb: A Systematic Review on New Techniques for Types 3 And 4 Hypoplastic Thumbs – Preliminary review, Congenital hand alpine meeting, Châtel, France.
    • J. Saleh, J. Gornitsky, C. Jaloux, E. Bougie, 2021, Readability and Quality Assessment of Online Materials for Syndactyly Release, French society of plastic surgery annual meeting, Paris, France.


    • Bougie E, Padeanu S, Plourde C, Aspirot A, Bouchard S, Brocks R, Caouette-Laberge L. (2023). It is all about form and function: a new approach to giant neonatal sacrococcygeal teratomas. Pediatr Surg Int. 2023 Apr 18;39(1):182. doi: 10.1007/s00383-023-05454-6. PMID: 37071222.
    • Saleh J, Gornitsky J, Jaloux C, Bougie E. (2022). Readability and Quality Assessment of Online Materials for Syndactyly Release. Plast Reconstr Surg Glob Open. 2022 Jan 24;10(1): e4050. doi: 10.1097/GOX.0000000000004050. PMID: 35083104; PMCID: PMC8785940
    • Tomczak S, Bougie E, Jaloux C. (2022). Free digital fillet skin flap in ring avulsion injuries. J Hand Surg Eur Vol. 2022 Nov;47(10):1082–4.
    • Jaloux C, Mayoly A, Philandrianos C, Bougie E, Legré R. (2022). Restoration of the first dorsal interosseous muscle. Hand Surg Rehabil. 2022 Feb; 41S:S128-S131. doi: 10.1016/j.hansur.2020.11.013. Epub 2021 Aug 4. PMID: 34363990.
    • Jaloux C, Bougie E. (2021). Acrosyndactyly: Are we using the term correctly? J Plast Reconstr Aesthet Surg. 2021. 2021 Mar;74(3):644-710.
    • Niddam, S, Bougie E, Mayoly, A, Kachouh, N, Witter, M, Jaloux, C. (2020). Nonarticular Base and Shaft Fractures of Children's Fingers: Are Follow-up X-rays Needed? Retrospective Study of Conservatively Treated Proximal and Middle Phalangeal Fractures. Pediatr Orthop 2020 Oct;40(9): e898-e899.
    • Bougie E, Cugno S. (2020). Closed Digital Artery Injury in Children: A Case Report and Review of the Literature. Pediatr Emerg Care. 2017. Closed Digital Artery Injury in Children: A Case Report and Review of the Literature
    • Canadian Plastic Surgery Research Collaborative (Co-auteure). (2017). Barriers and Attitudes to Research for Residents in Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery: A National Multicenter Cross-Sectional Study. J Surg Educ. 2017;74(6):1094-1104.

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