Dr Sarto Paquin is an experienced gastroenterologist working in a high-volume tertiarycare center in Montreal, Canada, since 2005. After his gastroenterology fellowship, Dr Paquin acquired extensive training in endoscopic ultrasound (EUS) during a two-year advanced post-doctoral fellowship, under the supervision of Drs Anand Sahai (Montreal) and Robert Hawes (Charleston, SC).
Dr Paquin practices at the Centre Hospitalier de l’Université de Montréal (CHUM), a teaching hospital where close to 3,000 endosonographic exams are done each year. Dr Paquin has extensive expertise in EUS, performing approximately 1,500 endosonographic exams annually, which include fine-needle aspiration and biopsy (FNAB), celiac plexus neurolysis, fiducial placements, radio-frequency ablation, EUSguided pancreatic fluid collection drainage, as well as EUS-guided biliary drainage.
Dr Paquin also participates in a world-renowned tutorial program, receiving physicians across the globe for hands-on training experience on live patients. He has so far trained over 250 physicians in EUS.