Born in Port-au-Prince, Haiti, Mr. Vertilus is the youngest of 3 children. After his classical studies at the Institution of Saint-Louis de Gonzague, he studied medicine at the University Notre Dame of Haiti. Mr. Vertilus did his residency at La Paix University Hospital, and specialized in orthopedic and trauma surgery. Mr. Vertilus is considered to be one of the premier young orthopedic surgeons in Haiti. He is a devout Christian, his faith and love for humanity has fueled his passion to use the practice of medicine to alleviate the suffering of his fellow man.In his spare time, Mr. Vertilus enjoys playing soccer, chess and the piano.
Mr. Vertilus is dedicated to giving back, and uplifting his beloved Haiti. He firmly believes that education is essential to sustainable and dynamic social and economic change. Mr. Vertilus is a researcher and lecturer at the University of Notre Dame Medical School in Haiti. He also volunteers at various public hospitals, and helps to mentor young children and adults.