Laurent Legault, MD, FRCP, Pediatric Endocrinologist

Fun fact about me 

I play hockey every week.

I love working with children and their families because 
It's the best job in the world.

Hospital information

Other appointments 

Founding member and steering committee, TROPIC (pediatric wing of Canadian Obesity network) and Annual symposium of the pediatric diabetes caregivers meeting-Organizing committee

Community Involvement 

MIAM community based lifestyle modification program-developer



Biology, Université de Montréal

Medical Degree 

Université de Montréal


Ste. Justine Hospital, Université de Montréal; Montreal Children's Hospital, McGill University; CHUQ, Université Laval


Ste-Justine Hospital, Université de Montréal


Research interests 

Artificial pancreas Type 1 and 2 diabetes prevention; Obesity co-morbidities in pediatrics

Selected publications 

EF Gregory, DL Crouse, P Khrisnamoorthy and L.Legault, Type 1 vs. Type 2 Diabetes: Socioeconomic Differences in a Pediatric Population in Montreal., Can J of Diabetes, Dec 2010, 34 (4), 340-345

Gallo S., Meltzer S, Legault L and Egeland G, Plasma fatty acids desaturase activity predict serum adiponectin in healthy female adolescents, J. Clin. Endocrinol. Metab., May 2010; 95: 2410 - 2417 15.

Venik K, , Cuthbertson D, Boulware D , Beam CA, Rodriguez H, Legault L, Rewers M , Schatz DA and Krischer JP, on behalf of the TEDDY, TRIGR, DPT-1 and TrialNet Natural History Study Groups, Performance of Hemoglobin HbA1c as a Diagnostic Indicator of Early Type 1 Diabetes in Children and Youth, accepted for publication, Diabetes care 2012