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



Apr 3 Dr. Jonathan Micieli (ONLINE)
Grand Rounds | 12:00pm–1:00pm
Apr 10 Round table Ophthalmology update on COVID-19 (ONLINE)
Grand Rounds | 12:00pm–1:00pm
Apr 16 The 31st Annual Jack Crawford Day (CANCELLED)
CPD | 7:30am–5:00pm
Apr 17 Dr. Rajeev Muni (CANCELLED)
Grand Rounds | 7:30am–8:30am
Apr 30 TOS / U of T DOVS Grand Rounds (CANCELLED)
Grand Rounds | 5:30pm–10:00pm
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