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Meet the surgeons

Surgeon Bios

Meet the surgeons
  • Dr. Suren Sanmugasunderam, FRCSC

    Dr. Suren Sanmugasunderam, FRCSC

    Dr. Suren Sanmugasunderam, FRCSC
    Fellow of the Royal College of Surgeons, Canada

    Dr. Suren Sanmugasunderam (also referred to as Dr. Shan) obtained his medical degree from the University of Ottawa and completed his post-graduate studies in ophthalmology at the University of British Columbia. Dr. Shan has been a cataract and refractive surgeon since 1995. He is on the teaching faculty at UBC, is a former president of the BC Society of Eye Physicians and Surgeons and is a section editor for the Canadian Journal of Ophthalmology. Dr. Shan performs both the “No Touch” PRK and Intralase SBK procedure at London Eye Centre.

  • Dr. Nawaaz Nathoo, FRCSC

    Dr. Nawaaz Nathoo, FRCSC

    Dr. Nawaaz Nathoo, FRCSC
    Fellow of the Royal College of Surgeons, Canada

    Dr. Nathoo practices as a comprehensive ophthalmologist in Vancouver, BC. He completed medical school at the University of Alberta, followed by post-graduate residency training at the University of British Columbia. He subsequently completed a fellowship in clinical education as a joint program through UBC and Maastricht University, Netherlands, and continues to play an active role in teaching and curriculum development for UBC's medical school. He performs a wide variety of eye surgeries including refractive corneal surgery (both PRK and Intralase SBK at London Eye Centre), cataract surgery, and oculoplastic eyelid surgeries.

  • Dr. Steven Kirzner, MD, FRCSC, DABO

    Dr. Steven Kirzner, MD, FRCSC, DABO

    Dr. Steven Kirzner, MD, FRCSC, DABO
    Fellow of the Royal College of Surgeons, Canada

    Dr. Kirzner received his medical degree from the University of Toronto, followed by an internship in Internal Medicine from Dalhousie University. He then completed his residency in Ophthalmology at the University of Toronto. Dr. Kirzner began his career by opening a private practice in 1983. He later joined LasikVision in the late nineties, where he served as the organization’s medical director. Since 1998, Dr. Kirzner has completed more than 80,000 refractive procedures. He performs “No Touch” PRK procedure at London Eye Centre.

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