Pascal Lavergne, MD

Pascal Lavergne, MD
Job Title
Acting Instructor
Biography

Dr. Pascal Lavergne is the current cerebrovascular and skull base fellow at the University of Washington.
 
Dr. Lavergne obtained his medical degree in 2013 at the Université Laval in Quebec City, Canada. He then completed his Neurosurgery Residency in the Université Laval program where he graduated in 2019. He then pursued his training with an Endoscopic and Open Cranial Base Surgery Fellowship at Jefferson University Hospital.

Clinical Interest

Dr. Lavergne specializes in cranial base pathology, including pituitary tumor, skull base tumor, skull base defect, complex brain tumor and microvascular compression disorder. He is also interested in cerebrovascular disorders.

Personal Interests

Outdoor activities including hiking and cycling. Spending family time with his wife and three children.

Education

Medical Education
Laval University, Quebec City, Canada


Residency
Laval University, Quebec City, Canada

Fellowship
Endoscopic and Open Cranial Base Fellowship; Thomas Jefferson University; 2020

Publications
  1. Mouchtouris N, Lavergne P, Montenegro TS, Gonzalez G, Baldassari M, Sharan A,
  2. Jabbour P, Harrop J, Rosenwasser R, Evans JJ. Telemedicine in Neurosurgery:Lessons Learned and Transformation of Care During the COVID-19 Pandemic. World Neurosurg. 2020 Jun 5:S1878-8750(20)31224-9.
  3. Brunette-Clément T, Lavergne P, Shedid D, Weil AG. Minimally InvasiveResection of a Pediatric Lumbar Osteoblastoma: Case Report. Oper Neurosurg (Hagerstown). 2020 Jun 7:opaa150.
  4. Khoury T, Lavergne P, Chitguppi C, Rabinowitz M, Nyquist G, Rosen M, Evans J. Aerosolized Particle Reduction: A Novel Cadaveric Model and a Negative Airway Pressure Respirator (NAPR) System to Protect Health Care Workers From COVID-19. Otolaryngol Head Neck Surg. 2020 Jul;163(1):151-155.
  5.  Elkaim LM, Lavergne P, Venne D, Weil AG. Radiological Demonstration of Choroid Plexus Causing Proximal Shunt Dysfunction. Can J Neurol Sci. 2019 May;46(3):346-347
  6. Lavergne P, Labidi M, Brunet MC, Lessard Bonaventure P, Zetchi A, Carrondo Cottin S, Simonyan D, Turmel A. Efficacy of antiseizure prophylaxis in chronic subdural hematoma: a cohort study on routinely collected health data. J
  7. Neurosurg. 2019 Jan 18:1-5
  8. Kameda-Smith MM, Iorio-Morin C, Winkler-Schwartz A, Ahmed US, Bergeron D, Bigder M, Dakson A, Elliott CA, Guha D, Lavergne P, Makarenko S, Taccone MS, Tso M, Wang B, Fortin D; Canadian Neurosurgery Research Collaborative (CNRC). Smartphone Usage Patterns by Canadian Neurosurgery Residents: A National Cross-Sectional Survey. World Neurosurg. 2018 Mar;111:e465-e470.
  9. Iorio-Morin C, Ahmed SU, Bigder M, Dakson A, Elliott C, Guha D, Kameda-Smith M, Lavergne P, Makarenko S, Taccone MS, Tso MK, Wang B, Winkler-Schwartz A, Fortin D; Canadian Neurosurgery Research Collaborative. Demographics, Interests, and Quality of Life of Canadian Neurosurgery Residents. Can J Neurol Sci. 2018 Mar;45(2):214-220.
  10. Tso MK, Dakson A, Ahmed SU, Bigder M, Elliott C, Guha D, Iorio-Morin C,
  11. Kameda-Smith M, Lavergne P, Makarenko S, Taccone MS, Wang B, Winkler-Schwartz A, Sankar T, Christie SD. Operative Landscape at Canadian Neurosurgery Residency Programs. Can J Neurol Sci. 2017 Jul;44(4):415-419.
  12. Alain J, Lavergne P, St-Onge M, D'Astous M, Côté S. Bilateral nail gun traumatic brain injury presents as intentional overdose: A case report. CJEM. 2018 Sep;20(5):788-791.
  13. Dakson A, Tso MK, Ahmed SU, Bigder M, Elliott C, Guha D, Lavergne P, Makarenko S, Iorio-Morin C, Kameda-Smith M, Taccone MS, Wang BH, Winkler- Schwartz A, Sankar T, Christie SD; Canadian Neurosurgery Research Collaborative. Launch of the Canadian Neurosurgery Research Collaborative. Can J Neurol Sci. 2017 Mar;44(2):204-206.