Vice-Chair Clinical Research

Dr. Rajeev Muni 

Dr. Rajeev Muni has been a staff Vitreoretinal Surgeon at St. Michael's Hospital, The Hospital for Sick Children and the Kensington Eye Institute for the past eight years. Dr. Muni completed his residency in ophthalmology at the University of Toronto followed by a fellowship in Vitreoretinal Surgery.  He was awarded a Detweiler Fellowship from the Royal College of Physicians and Surgeons of Canada for advanced training in Paediatric Vitreoretinal Surgery at the University of Southern California. Dr. Muni went on to complete a Masters Degree in Clinical Epidemiology at the Harvard School of Public Health.  

Since joining the University of Toronto, Dr. Muni has been the Director of Resident Research and the Chair of the Annual Department of Ophthalmology and Vision Sciences Annual Research Day. He has also served as the Director of Retina Fellow Research at St. Michael's Hospital since 2009 and has recently initiated a Vitreoretinal Clinical Research Fellowship at the University of Toronto.  He also sits on the KEI Research Committee. Dr. Muni has been the recipient of several teaching awards over the years including the Dr. Clive Mortimer Executive Award for Excellence in Postgraduate Teaching, the J.S Crawford Teaching Award, and several St. Michael's Hospital Ophthalmology Teaching Awards.  He has remained active in clinical research with a keen interest in randomized clinical trials for retinal detachment repair and prospective studies investigating the use of ocular fluid biomarkers to predict disease severity and treatment response for common Vitreoretinal conditions. 

For details on Dr. Muni's background, please refer to his Faculty Members page.