Dr. Claude Ménard attended medical school in Sherbrooke and in Québec City. He is a corneal specialist and has performed more than 200 corneal transplants and over 3,500 cataract surgeries. In 1994, he did a fellowship in refractive surgery at the University of Southern California in Los Angeles.
During his university days in Sherbrooke, Dr. Ménard was awarded the PRIX MOSBY in 1979 and the PRIX LANGE in 1980 and 1981. He was honoured with the PRIX D’EXCELLENCE EN RECHERCHE from Laval University in 1987.
Dr. Ménard is a member of many professional associations including the Association des Ophtalmologistes du Québec where he sat on the board of directors from 1996 to 2000. At the Université de Sherbrooke, Dr. Ménard was professor of corneal diseases for the residency program from 1988 to 1994 and associate professor of Ophthalmology at the Faculty of Medicine from 1995 to 1996. Dr. Ménard was the Head of the Ophthalmology department at the Centre Universitaire de Santé de l’Estrie in 1996.
Since 1999, Dr. Ménard has been the Head of the Department of Ophthalmology at the Centre Hospitalier des Vallées de l’Outaouais in Gatineau, Québec. Dr. Ménard is also an associated member at the Centre Communautaire du Pontiac in Shawville. Dr. Ménard is actively involved in ophthalmic research and regularly gives presentations across Canada.