William J. LeMaire, MD
Obstetrics & Gynecology
American Board of Obstetrics and Gynecology, certified in both obstetrics and gynecology and in reproductive endocrinology
Dr. LeMaire earned a Medical Doctorate from the University of Louvain in Louvain, Belgium, and a Doctor in Tropical Medicine from the Prince Leopold Institute of Tropical Medicine in Antwerp, Belgium. While attending University of Louvain, Dr. LeMaire completed an internship at Ellis Hospital in Schenectady, N.Y. He earned an undergraduate degree in humanities from Onze Lieve Vrouwe (OLV) College in Antwerp, Belgium. Dr. LeMaire currently is a clinical professor emeritus of obstetrics and gynecology at the University of Miami, Fla. Dr. LeMaire officially is retired, but works part time at Mt. Edgecumbe Hospital. He worked full time at Mt. Edgecumbe Hospital from 1993-99, and since his 1988 retirement as head of the Division of Reproductive Endocrinology at the University of Miami School of Medicine, Dr. LeMaire has worked at Mt. Edgecumbe Hospital, the Alaska Native Medical Center, and at hospitals in New Zealand, Australia, Mexico, the West Indies, Japan and Pakistan.
Awards & Honors
Dr. LeMaire completed the Fogarty Senior International Fellowship in the Departments of Physiology and Obstetrics and Gynecology at the University of Goteberg, Sweden, and he completed a postdoctoral fellowship with the U.S. Public Health Service at the endocrine laboratory at the University of Miami School of Medicine in Florida. He also has been published more than 150 times in national and international journals.
Dr. LeMaire has medical interests in reproductive endocrin-ology and cross-cultural obstetrics and gynecology. He enjoys the outdoors, camping, hiking, fishing, kayaking, swimming and traveling. "Every time I come back to Sitka, it's like coming home," he said.