Department of Ophthalmology

Message from the Chair

Chair's Message

The Department of Ophthalmology and Vision Sciences is one of Canada's foremost academic departments. Through the five affiliated teaching hospitals and the Kensington Eye Institute our educational, research and tertiary care programs are recognized world-wide. Our researchers have international reputations, while our Fellowship positions attract candidates from all over the world.

The department is particularly strong in the areas of glaucoma, cornea and external disease, retina, oncology, genetics, oculoplastics, paediatric ophthalmology, ultrasonography, cataract surgery, neuro-ophthalmology etc. Residents rotate through the five hospitals and Kensington during a five-year ophthalmology program.

Sherif El-Defrawy, MD, PhD, FRCSC
Professor and Chair



Jan 24 Dr. Yi Ning Strube
VPP | 7:30am–8:30am
Jan 31 Dr. Monica Nido Daibert
Grand Rounds | 7:30am–8:30am
Feb 7 Dr. Michael Brent
Grand Rounds | 7:30am–8:30am
Feb 14 Dr. Alex Kaplan
Grand Rounds | 7:30am–8:30am
Feb 21 Dr. Edward Margolin
Grand Rounds | 7:30am–8:30am
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