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Canadian universities offering programs in ophthalmology

(from west to east)


UNIVERSITY OF BRITISH COLUMBIA
Department of Ophthalmology & Visual Sciences
2550 Willow Street
Vancouver BC V5Z 3N9
T: 604 875-4555 F: 604 875-4663
Web site
Chair: Dr. David Maberley
Program director: Dr. A. Giligson

Affiliated sites
British Columbia’s Children’s Hospital
St. Paul’s Hospital
Vancouver Hospital and Health Sciences Centre
Mount Saint Joseph Hospital


UNIVERSITY OF ALBERTA
Royal Alexandra Hospital
Department of Ophthalmology and Visual Sciences
2319 – 10240 Kingsway Avenue
Edmonton AB T5H 3V9
T: 780 735-5954 F: 780 735-4969
Web site
Email: ophthalm@ualberta.ca
Chair: Dr. Karim Damji
Program director: Dr. Carlos Solarte

Affiliated sites
Royal Alexandra Hospital
Stollery Children’s Hospital


UNIVERSITY OF CALGARY
4411 16th Avenue NW
Calgary AB T3B 0M3
T: 403 943-3932 F: 403 943-3392
Web site
Email: heather.summersgill@albertahealthservices.ca
Chair: Dr. Michael Ashenhurst
Program director: Dr. Chris Hanson

Affiliated sites
Rockyview Hospital
Alberta Children’s Hospital


UNIVERSITY OF SASKATCHEWAN
College of Medicine – University of Saskatchewan
Department of Ophthalmology
Room 4133 — Saskatoon City Hospital
701 Queen Street
Saskatoon SK S7K 0M7
T: 306 655-8050 F: 306 655-7585
Email: wendy.erickson@saskatoonhealthregion.ca
Web site
SHR head: Dr. Paul H. Murphy
Program director: Dr. Robert D. Pekush

Affiliated Sites
Saskatoon City Hospital
Royal University Hospital
St. Paul’s Hospital


UNIVERSITY OF MANITOBA
Misericordia General Hospital
Room M264, 99 Cornish Avenue
University of Manitoba
Winnipeg MB R3C 1A2
T: 204 788-8599
Web site
Professor and head: Dr. Lorne D. Bellan
Program director: Dr. Ian Clark

Affiliated sites
Misericordia Health Centre
Children’s Hospital of Winnipeg
Health Sciences Centre
St. Boniface Hospital
GRMC Vision Centre in Brandon


UNIVERSITY OF WESTERN ONTARIO
Ivey Eye Institute
London Health Sciences Centre
University Campus and Victoria Campus
St. Joseph’s Health Care
268 Grosvenor Street
London ON N6A 1Y8
Web site
T: 519 646-6210 F: 519 646-6408
Email: laurie.dawe@sjhc.london.on.ca (Administration)
Interim chair: Dr. David Nicolle
Program director: Dr. Alain Proulx

Affiliated sites
St. Joseph’s Health Centre
London Health Sciences Centre


MCMASTER UNIVERSITY
McMaster Medical Centre
Room 4V2, 1200 Main Street W
Hamilton ON L8N 3Z5
T: 905 521-2100
Web site
Chair: Dr. John T. Harvey

Affilated sites
Hamilton Health Sciences Centre
St. Joseph’s Hospital


UNIVERSITY OF TORONTO
Mount Sinai Hospital
60 Murray Street
Lebovic Building
Suite 1-003, Ground Floor
Toronto ON M5T 3L9
T: 416 586-8888 F: 416 586-5915

Toronto Western Hospital
East Wing 7-401, 399 Bathurst Street
Toronto ON M5T 2S8
T: 416 978-6294 F: 416 978-4590
Email: ophthalmology.admissions@utoronto.ca
Web site

Chair: Dr. Sherif El-Defrawy
Program director: Dr. John Lloyd

Affiliated sites
Hospital for Sick Children
Kensington Eye Institute
Mount Sinai Hospital
Princess Margaret Hospital
St. Michael’s Hospital
Sunnybrook Health Sciences Centre
Toronto Western Hospital


QUEEN’S UNIVERSITY
Hotel Dieu Hospital
Department of Ophthalmology
166 Brock Street
Kingston ON K7L 5G2
T: 613 533-2559 F: 613 533-6667
Email: downeys@hdh.kari.net
Web site
Interim head: Dr. Martin ten Hove
Program director: Dr. Stephanie Baxter

Affiliated sites
Hôtel Dieu Hospital
Kingston General Hospital


UNIVERSITY OF OTTAWA
University of Ottawa Eye Institute
Department of Ophthalmology
Ottawa Hospital, General Campus
501 Smyth Road, Suite W3301
Ottawa ON K1H 8L6
T: 613 737-8899 F: 613 737-8836
Email: gsnook@ottawahospital.on.ca
Web site
Chair: Dr. Steven M. Gilberg
Program director: Dr. Bernard Hurley

Affiliated sites
Children’s Hospital of Eastern Ontario
The Ottawa Hospital
University of Ottawa Eye Institute – General Campus and Civic Campus
Riverside Eye Care Centre


MCGILL UNIVERSITY
Royal Victoria Hospital
Department of Ophthalmology
H7.55 – 687 Pine Avenue W
Montréal QC H3A 1A1
T: 514 843-1544 F: 514 843-1624
Web site
Chair: Dr. Leonard Levin
Program director: Dr. Mahshad Darvish-Zargar

Affiliated sites
Jewish General Hospital
Montreal Children’s Hospital
Montreal General Hospital
Royal Victoria Hospital
St. Mary’s Hospital


UNIVERSITÉ DE MONTRÉAL
Département d’ophtalmologie
Faculté de médecine
CP 6128, Succursale Centre-ville
Montréal QC H3C 3J7
Web site
Chair: Dr. Isabelle Hardy
Program director: Dr. Patrick Hamel

Affiliated sites
Hôpital Sainte-Justine
Hôpital Notre-Dame du CHUM
Hôpital Maisonneuve-Rosemont
Hôpital Sacré-Cœur


UNIVERSITÉ DE SHERBROOKE
Département d’ophtalmologie
Faculté de médecine
580, rue Bowen sud
Sherbrooke QC J1G2E8
T: 819 820-6868 F: 819 846-2572
Web site
Directrice universitaire et du programme: Dre Anne Faucher

Affiliated sites
Centre Hospitalier Universitaire de Sherbrooke (CHUS)
Hôpital Fleurimont Hôtel Dieu
Hôpital Charles LeMoyne
Centre Hospitalier Régional de Trois-Rivières


UNIVERSITÉ LAVAL
Département d’O.R.L.O
Bureau 4889, Pavillion Ferdinand-Vandry
Cité Universitaire
Québec QC G1V 0A6
T : 418 656-7898
Email: orlo@orlo.ulaval.ca
Web site
Directrice de la section ophtalmologie: Dre Nathalie Labrècque
Directeur de programme : Dr Louis-Étienne Marcoux

Affiliated sites
Centre universitaire d’ophtalmologie de Québec (CUO)
Hôpital du Saint Sacrement
Centre hospitalier universitaire de Québec (CHU de Québec)
Centre Mère-Enfant (CHUL)
Centre hospitalier universitaire de Québec (CHU de Québec)


DALHOUSIE UNIVERSITY
Department of Ophthalmology & Visual Sciences
2W Victoria, Room 2035
1278 Tower Road
Halifax NS B3H 2Y9
T: 902 473-4343 F: 902 473-2839
Web site
Head: Dr. Marcelo Nicolela
Program director: Dr. Lesya Shuba

Affiliated sites
Izaak Walton Killam (IWK) Health Centre
Queen Elizabeth II Health Sciences Centre


MEMORIAL UNIVERSITY OF NEWFOUNDLAND
PO Box 4200
St. John’s NL A1C 5S7
Web site