Thérèse Perreault, MD, FRCPC, FAAP, Neonatologist

Fun fact about me 

I love music and dogs.

I love working with children and their families because 
I love working with children and their families because this is the nucleus of our society and our interventions have the potential to impact on the life of so many people.

Hospital information

Awards and distinctions 

Medical Award of Excellence, Montreal Children’s Hospital, 2011; Best Doctors, 2011

Academic appointments 

Director, Division of Neonatology

Other appointments 

Member, Société des Néonatologistes du Québec; Member, Society for Pediatric Research; Member, American Academy of Pediatrics, Perinatal Section; Member, Canadian Pediatric Society; Member, American Physiological Society


Medical Degree 

Université de Montréal


Ste-Justine Hospital, University of Montreal


Neonatology, Baylor College of Medicine, Houston; Research, Pediatric Cardiology, The Hospital for Sick Chidren; MSc Cardiovascular Physiology, University of Toronto


Research interests 

Neonatal Pulmonary Hypertension

Selected publications 

Nadeau, S., J. Baribeau, A. Janvier, and T. Perreault. Changes in expression of Vascular Endothelial Growth Factor and its receptors in neonatal hypoxia-induced pulmonary hypertension. Pediatr Res 58: 199-205, 2005.

Janvier, A.F., S. Nadeau, J. Baribeau, and T. Perreault. Role of vascular endothelial growth factor receptor 1 and vascular endothelial growth factor receptor 2 in the vasodilator response to VEGF in the neonatal piglet lung. Crit Care Med 33: 860-866, 2005.

Perreault, T. Persistent pulmonary hypertension of the newborn. Paediatr Resp Rev 7S: S175-S176, 2006.

Waitzer E, Riley SP, Perreault T, and M Shevell. Neurologic Outcome at School Entry for Neonates Treated with Extra-Corporeal Membrane Oxygenation for Non-Cardiac Indications. J Child Neurol, 1-6, Feb 5, 2009.