Medicart, owned by Walter Capital Partners and Pierre Montminy, was created to offer consumers the most complete range of beauty and wellness treatments delivered in a safe and accessible manner by experienced healthcare professionals and technicians under the same multidisciplinary brand. Medicart is committed to bringing together various categories of complementary clinics specializing in dermatology, phlebology and esthetic medicine.
Medicart is an umbrella brand that will encompass various complementary categories of clinics specializing in dermatology, phlebology and aesthetic medicine as well as offering within a single network the complete range of beauty and wellness treatments provided by experienced health professionals and technicians. This is supplemented by Medicart’s own beauty product line that will be available in all its clinics.
The Medicart Advantage
When choosing Medicart, clients gain access to the expertise of a number of specialists and general physicians who will support and guide them in their wellness goals. With experienced health professionals on board and decades of expertise, Medicart is committed to remaining the benchmark, the leader in the industry. The strength of its network, the largest in Canada, offers access to greater number of device technologies that can handle a full range of conditions. The high number of clinics also lets clients benefit from an efficient transfer of their files when they move or travel across the province.
Choosing Medicart means taking advantage of convenient and flexible referrals for prompt specialized treatments. All branches act in synergy, operating as a single entity. In this context, Medicart’s promise and signature are seen even in the smallest detail of the client experience, where care is provided as quickly as possible.
Éric PHANEUF / CHAIR OF THE BOARD OF DIRECTORS FOR MEDICART / PRESIDENT AND CHIEF EXECUTIVE OFFICER OF WALTER CAPITAL PARTNERS
Éric Phaneuf has been part of the Walter Capital Partners team since its founding in 2015. In his role as Managing Partner, he has demonstrated his ability to work in partnership with portfolio companies to drive their growth. His contribution to the development and implementation of the firm’s investment strategy has resulted in the creation of a $200-million-fund—$100 million of which is already invested in high-quality assets. He has also been a key player in creating an ecosystem that allows companies to benefit from the Walter Group’s extensive entrepreneurial experience and the support of seasoned executives. Mr. Phaneuf was instrumental in the development and implementation of the strategy that led Walter Capital Partners to its current success. Mr. Phaneuf is the kind of leader who is a valued partner with a focus on sustainability in supporting the growth of companies. Prior to joining Walter Capital Partners, Mr. Phaneuf held senior management positions which are testimony to significant achievements in North American publicly traded companies with a strong international market presence including Cascades, MediaGrif, and Megabrands. A graduate of Université de Sherbrooke in business administration with a major in finance, Mr. Phaneuf is also a chartered financial analyst holding the Chartered Financial Analyst (CFA) designation. Mr. Phaneuf sits on the boards of directors of several private and public companies in addition to serving on the board of Fondation Montréal Inc., a non-profit organization whose mission is to support the development of entrepreneurs in the Greater Montreal Region.
Pierre MONTMINY / PRESIDENT AND CHIEF EXECUTIVE OFFICER OF MEDICART
Pierre Montminy is an entrepreneur who acquired Epiderma in January 2003 after having held, over a period of more than 20 years, numerous senior management positions in a large company. Convinced of the potential of the health and beauty industry, the businessman began his approach by consolidating the company’s human resources before laying the foundations of a business plan based on sound management, training and state-of-the-art equipment as well as on the quality of client service. Under his leadership, Epiderma has become the leading company in medical aesthetic treatments with a network of 26 clinics and a workforce of over 150 employees serving over 250,000 clients. With his perseverance, he has succeeded in building a strong brand name that is backed by expertise and uniqueness. With the creation of Medicart, Pierre Montminy intends to offer his clients more services in conjunction with the current network while also delivering professional and accessible treatments which meet the most stringent standards in the industry to consumers.
Dr. Michèle OHAYON / MEDICAL DIRECTOR AT MEDICART
Dr. Michèle Ohayon studied medicine at Université de Montréal and subsequently specialized in dermatology at McGill University. Dr. Ohayon is a recognized expert in aesthetic dermatology and is involved, among other things, as a trainer for Quebec physicians who wish to improve their skills in this field. After having headed the dermatology departments of Hôpital du Sacré-Cœur de Montréal and Hôpital Anna-Laberge in the Montérégie region, Dr. Ohayon has been working for several years at the Clinique de dermatologie esthétique de Montréal (which has now become Medicart dermatologie esthétique), specializing in rejuvenation techniques. An experienced dermatologist and excellent communicator, Dr. Michèle Ohayon shares her knowledge and expertise with various audiences as a keynote speaker or contributor, including on the French TV show, Quel âge me donnez-vous ? which was broadcast on Canal Vie. She is the only Canadian physician to have received private training directly from the famous Brazilian plastic surgeon, Dr. Mauricio de Maio who developed the innovative MD CodesTM used to guide the use of injectables. Dr. Ohayon is an MD CodesTM trainer in Quebec. She specializes in facial rejuvenation using injectable agents to give a natural look that is in harmony with the structure of the patient’s face.