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Dr. Crichton

Ophthalmology

Dr. Andrew Crichton
Clinical Section Chief
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Message from the Section Chief

Welcome to the Section of Ophthalmology. Our section provides clinical services through Alberta Health Service facilities, non-hospital surgical facilities, and private offices, as well as outpatient clinics located at the Rockyview General Hospital and the Alberta Children’s Hospital. We have 41 surgeons working in the Calgary Zone.

Our section has subspecialists in all areas related to the eye, including retina, cornea, glaucoma, ocular oncology, urgent eye care, neuro-ophthalmology, pediatrics, comprehensive ophthalmology, adult strabismus, thyroid disorders, and low vision services.

We offer a number of programs and services, including: 

  • Lions Eye Bank of Southern Alberta at Rockyview General Hospital
  • Sight Enhancement Clinic at Rockyview General Hospital
  • Calgary Eye Foundation
  • Subspeciality clinics at Rockyview General Hospital: cornea, glaucoma, Marfan's syndrome connective tissue disorders eye clinic, neuro-ophthalmology,  ocular oncology, retina, solid organ transplant eye clinic, adult strabismus, urgent eye, and thyroid
  • Retinopathy of prematurity screening service to the Neonatal Intensive Care Units at Alberta Children’s Hospital, Foothills Medical Centre, Peter Lougheed Centre, Rockyview General Hospital, and South Health Campus

Our mission is to foster excellence in education and clinical care.

 

Key Section Members

  • Dr. Andrew Crichton - Section Chief of Ophthalmology
  • Dr. John Huang – Undergraduate Education Director
  • Dr. Chris Hansen – Residency Training Director
  • Dr. Karim Punja – Fellowship Director
  • Dr. Feisal Adatia – Resident Research Director
  • Dr. Jit Gohill – President of the Calgary Eye Foundation
  • Dr. Amin Kherani – Fellowship Director for the Department of Surgery
  • Dr. Peter Huang – Director for the Lions Eye Bank