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



Feb 22 Dr. Neera Singal
Grand Rounds | 7:30am–8:30am
Mar 1 Dr. Amandeep Rai
Grand Rounds | 7:30am–8:30am
Mar 2 Toronto Cataract Conference
CPD | All day
Mar 28 Faculty Development Rounds
| 5:30pm–8:00pm
Apr 4 The 30th Annual Jack Crawford Day
CPD | 7:30am–4:30pm
Revitalize Education to create
the best experience for students, trainees and faculty.
Back to Top