Dr. Bernard Leduc


President and CEO, Hôpital Montfort

Dr. Bernard Leduc took office as president and Chief Executive Officer of Hôpital Montfort, in Ottawa, in January 2010. 

Montfort is the Francophone Academic Hospital of Ontario. Under his leadership, the hospital received an Accreditation with Exemplary Standing from Accreditation Canada, in 2014 and again in 2018. This recognition reflects Dr. Leduc’s commitment to continuous quality improvement, with a focus on patient experience and safety.

His approach to providing person-centred care is reflected in all areas of the hospital as well as in the development of the Orléans Health Hub, a unique and innovative model that will bring a wide range of specialized and community healthcare services under one roof.

Previously, Dr. Leduc served as chief-of-staff at Montfort from 2004 to 2009. Dr. Leduc has 27 years of experience in the practice of family medicine.

In 2004, Dr. Leduc was awarded the Irwin Bean Award, given to the individual who achieved the highest standing among practice-eligible candidates on the Certification Examination in Family Medicine of the College of Family Physicians of Canada. 

He obtained his Executive Master of Business Administration (EMBA) from Queen’s University in 2010.

In 2017, he received the Order of Ottawa and he was inducted in the FireStarter Hall of Fame by the Studer Group in 2018.

Dr. Leduc sits on numerous Boards, including as Chair of the Board for Health Standards Organization.