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Order of Canada

Paul David, C.C., G.O.Q., M.D.

Full Name Honour Received Residence
Paul David, C.C., G.O.Q., M.D. C.C. Ottawa
Honour Appointment Investiture
Companion of the Order of Canada December 14, 1981 April 21, 1982
Internationally renowned cardiologist and founder in 1954 of the Montreal Heart Institute, where he went on to become the director general, medical director and director of professional services. The Institute was Canada's first and only free-standing heart centre, a distinction it retains today. Under Dr. David's guidance, it is now renowned the world over for the care it dispenses, its teaching facilities, its research and, in particular, its coronary bypass techniques, implanting of pacemakers and valve replacement surgery. (This is a promotion within the Order).
Officer of the Order of Canada June 28, 1968 November 12, 1968
Founder of the Montreal Heart Institute. Famous cardiologist.
Deceased on April 5, 1999.
Updated: 2018-03-26
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