Canadian Thoracic Surgeon Dr. Sean C. Grondin of Calgary, passed away at the age of 56 on Tuesday, November 15, 2022. A truly kind and insightful pioneer who was committed to human well-being died tragically.
Read more to know who Dr. Sean Grondin was, how he died, what was the cause of his death, how the people reacted to his demise, and many more.
Who Was Dr. Sean C. Grondin?
Dr. Sean C. Grondin, MD, MPH, FRCSC, FACSwas a famousThoracic surgeon, surgeon who mainly focuses on the thoracic area (chest area) at Alberta Health Services and also taught surgery at the University of Calgary Cumming School of Medicine. His exact birth date is not yet known, however, according to sources, he was born in 1966.
Dr. Grondin got his medical education in general surgery at Dalhousie University in Halifax, Nova Scotia, Canada. Later he completed his degree in thoracic surgery at the University of Toronto, and fellowship in thoracic oncology at the Brigham and Women’s Hospital in Boston, and a master’s degree program at the Harvard School of Public Health.
He received further training in minimally invasive thoracic surgery at the University of Pittsburgh. Grondin started his clinical practice at Northwestern University in Chicago before moving to Calgary. Dr. Sean received many awards and recognition, including the Royal College of Physicians and Surgeons of Canada “Mentor of the Year” award, and the James IV Association of Surgeons Canadian Traveling Fellowship award.
Dr. Sean Grondin was the only Canadian surgeon to have served as President of the Society of Thoracic Surgeons (STS) in 2021.
When it comes to his personal life, he tied the knot with his wife, Cathy Grondin, and was blessed with 2 children; a daughter, Kate Grondin, and a son, Ben Grondin.
How Did Dr. Sean Grondin Die?
An ex-president Dr. Sean Grondinof Calgary suddenly passed away on Tuesday, November 14, 2022. He was just 56years old at the time of his death. His death news was confirmed by the Society of Thoracic Surgeons where he was once a president.
The sudden death of Dr. Grondin left the Society of Thoracic Surgeons deeply distraught. The world of Thoracic Surgeons is heartbroken to announce his untimely passing and expresses its deepest condolences to his family and friends.
Cause of His Death
The specific cause of Dr. Sean Grondin’s death is unknown at this time and there is no official confirmation has been made by anyone. However, according to SeenAndForseen, his death occurred after 4x or 5x COVID he had, but it’s still not confirmed.
More information about his last rites and funeral is not available at the moment.
Tributes for Dr. Sean C. Grondin
People have been mourning this loss and express their deepest condolences to his family and friends. Expressing condolences on the sudden death of Dr. Grondin, shared a post on their social handles.
STS President John Calhoon: “Sean was a brilliant, passionate, and kind person. He had this incredible gift to find the right ‘fit’ for everything he did. It is that beautiful talent that endeared him to all,”
Another person said mourning, “Sean Grondin, you will be perpetually missed, yet always remembered,” the sheriff’s specialization said in a proclamation. “All we expand our affection, petitions, considerations, and sympathies to Sean Grondin, companions and associates.”
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