The American Health Council recently appointed Yannick Grenier, MSc, MD, to its Physician Board for her outstanding and impressive contributions to the medical field. A neurosurgeon at Halifax Health in Ormond Beach, Fla., Dr. Grenier has spent the last 20 years caring for patients through her expertise in trauma, stroke, oncology, chronic pain, neurovascular, neuromodulation, Parkinson’s Disease, tumors, patient care and medicine.
Born and raised in Montreal, Quebec, Dr. Grenier became interested in integrative medicine during her early academic years. She wanted the opportunity to improve recovery time after procedures to help save and improve others’ quality of life. After graduating from McGill University, Dr. Grenier enrolled at the University of Chicago Pritzker School of Medicine in Chicago, Ill. She studied neuromodulation and was awarded the Epifellow Award for her efforts. After completing a rigorous academic and medical coursework, she graduated with a master’s degree in medicine in 1993. She completed a residency program at McGaw Medical Center of Northwestern University and a one-year fellowship in functional neurosurgery at Stanford University.
Once Dr. Grenier settled into Halifax Health, she immediately began implementing her knowledge and skills to ensure that patients who suffer from chronic pain receive high-quality care. To continue to evolve in her field, she attended the International Neuromodulation Society’s Chronic Pain convention in Scotland and is a fellow for the American College of Surgeons. Her fruitful career is a product of her passion, determination and dedication. She attributes her success to her work ethic, as she believes she is a natural fit for her profession.
Dr. Grenier is a member of several organizations, including the Congress of Neurological Surgeons, the American College of Surgeons, the North American Spine Society, the American Medical Association, the International Neuromodulation Society and the Movement Disorder Society. She ensures to continue to help others in her personal life as she actively donates to St. Jude Children’s Research Hospital and U Cope, a Utica, N.Y., chronic pain support group established in 2015. Aside from contributing to charitable organizations, Dr. Grenier enjoys riding horses.
Overall, she is incredibly proud of the work she has done in the last 20 years. To continue her successful momentum, Dr. Grenier plans to possibly relocate to a different location to find more opportunities, discover new methodologies and breakthroughs in stroke and surgery techniques. Above all, she looks forward to helping those in need.
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Neurosurgeon at Halifax Health
- Halifax District Hospital opened its doors to the community on January 3, 1928. Founded by the state legislature, the hospital began operations with 125 licensed beds. During World War II, the hospital became a convalescent facility.
- Halifax Health provides a continuum of healthcare services through a network of organizations including a tertiary hospital, a community hospital, psychiatric services, four cancer treatment centers, the area’s largest hospice organization, and a preferred provider organization.
- Halifax Health is proud to offer the residents of East Central Florida outstanding diagnostic and treatment capabilities that have been consistently ranked in the top five percent of all hospitals in the nation for clinical outcomes in the Center for Cardiology, Orthopedics, Neurosciences, Oncology and more.
- Attended the International Neuromodulation Society’s Chronic Pain convention in Scotland
- Fellow, the American College of Surgeons
- Won the Epifellow Award at the University of Chicago Pritzker School of Medicine
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