Our team

ovo labo is based on the recognition of its multidisciplinary team working in accordance with the highest standards of quality of Health Canada.




Dr. Jacques Kadoch

Medical director

Dr Jacques Kadoch, MD

Dr. Kadoch is an associate professor at the Faculty of Medicine at the University of Montreal. He is currently Head of the Medicine and Reproductive Biology department at the Centre Hospitalier de l'Université de Montréal (CHUM). He is also the Medical Director of the CHUM Reproductive Centre.

Dr. Jacques Kadoch is one of the co-founders of the ovo clinic where he serves as medical director of ovo labo and ovo r&d. Dr Jacques Kadoch has completed his medical studies at the Faculty of Medicine at the University of Pierre and Marie Curie in Paris before preparing for his medical examinations which he received in 1995. As senior resident of hospitals in Paris, he became chief of clinic in the service of Professor Rene Frydman, a pioneer with an international reputation in the modern treatments of infertility. For more than two years he obtained a solid theoretical and practical training in reproductive medicine and surgery. He was a teacher at the Faculty of Medicine, Paris XI. After this, he completed a fellowship in reproductive endocrinology and infertility at the University of Montreal. Dr. Kadoch has worked to improve patient care by helping the development of new techniques such as natural cycle IVF and In Vitro Maturation (IVM). His numerous scientific publications reflect his involvement in in several research projects

He was the director of the university program of Gynecologic Reproductive Endocrinology and Infertility (GREI) and he is a committee member for examinations for the Royal College of Physicians and Surgeons of Canada in GREI.

Dr. Jacques Kadoch received in 2010, at the Congress of the Canadian Fertility and Andrology Society (CFAS), the Marinko M Biljan Memorial Award, presented to a fertility specialist to illustrate the excellence of its work in clinical research.

Dr. Kadoch is particularly known for his work on IVF in natural cycle (IVFn).


    Dominique Bérubé

    Director of Cytogenetics Laboratory

    Dominique Bérubé, PhD

    Dominique Bérubé has a Ph.D. in Experimental Medicine (Genetics) with a specialization in Cytogenetics. She completed a year-long fellowship in cytogenetics at the Timone Children’s Hospital in Marseille, in the department of Professor Jean-François Mattéi, and another year at the Neckers Hospital for Sick Children in Paris, in the Department of Chromosome Physiology under Professor Michel Vekemans. She also completed a fellowship in medical genetics at the Health Science Center in Winnipeg, in the department of Professor Jane Evans.
    She has worked for 15 years in the Department of Cytogenetics and Prenatal Diagnostics at the CHUL and now manages the Genetics Department at ovo labo. She is a member of the Association de Cytogénétique du Québec. .


      Cécile Lesaint

      scientific director and operations

      Cécile Lesaint, PhD

      Dr. Cécile LeSaint has a doctorate in analytical chemistry-immunoassay and has spent most of her career at l’Institut de pharmacologie moléculaire et cellulaire (IPMC) in France. This experience allowed her to deepen her knowledge of immunological analytical techniques based on biochemical analysis. In addition, she gained expertise in cell culture. These experiences are remarkable assets for basic research in embryology, stem cells from umbilical cord, in endocrinology, as well as in medical biology.
      In 2009, she moved to Quebec where she developed various bioanalytical tests as scientific research in immuno-chemistry. This experience allowed her to become familiar with FDA standards, good laboratory practice and standard laboratory procedures.

      Dr. LeSaint joined the clinique ovo in November 2010. She manages ovo prenatal, ovo biosurance, ovo labo and is the Scientific Director of ovo r&d..


        Cynthia Fortin

        Assistant Director

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            clinique ovo montreal

            All services offered 8000, boul. Décarie,
            Montreal Qc H4P 2S4
            ovo fertility office 100 & 200
            Monday to Friday 7:30am to 6:00pm
            Weekend on appointment
            ovo elle bureau 600
            Monday to Friday 8:00am to 4:00pm
            ovo cryo Monday to Wed. 8:00am to 5:00pm
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            Friday 8:00am to 5:00pm
            Saturday 9:00am to 3:00pm
            Appointments :
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            Thursday 9:00am to 4:00pm
            Saturday 9:00am to 2:30pm
            ovo biosurance office 600
            Monday to Friday 8:00am to 4:00pm
            ovo labo office 600
            Monday to Friday 8:00am to 4:00pm
            ovo prenatal office 600
            Monday to Friday 8:00am to 4:00pm
            ovo r&d office 600
            Monday to Friday 7:15am to 5:00pm

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            3141, boul. Taschereau,
            Greenfield Park Qc J4V 2H2
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            Quebec Qc G1V 4T3
            Monday to Friday 8:00am to 4:00pm prenatal@cliniqueovo.com

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            ovo prenatal - Prenatal screening 1000 Montée des Pionniers,
            Terrebonne QC J6V 1S8
            Monday to Thursday 9:00am to 3:00pm
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          Andréa Castonguay

          Laboratory assistant-chief

          Andréa Castonguay

          Andréa Castonguay obtient en 2006 son diplôme du programme de technologie d’analyses biomédicales du Collège Dawson en recevant le prix étudiant donné par l’Ordre Professionnel des Technologistes Médicaux du Québec (OPTMQ). Ensuite, elle complète avec succès l’examen RT de la Société Canadienne de Science de Laboratoire Médical (SLSLM).

          Elle débute sa carrière en travaillant dans les laboratoires de biochimie de l’Hôpital d’Ottawa et de l’Hôpital de Montréal. Elle suit actuellement une formation spécialisée afin d'obtenir d’un certificat en Systèmes de Qualité pour les laboratoires cliniques.

          En 2010, elle se joint à l'équipe d'ovo labo pour y transmettre ses connaissances.