About our Medical Director
Netan Choudhry MD FRCS(C) DABO
Dr. Choudhry is an internationally recognized Vitreoretinal Surgeon with affiliations at both the University of Toronto and Harvard Medical School. He is considered to be a thought leader in retinal imaging and the diagnosis and treatment of rare disorders of the retina and vitreous.
He was the first to pioneer OCT imaging of the peripheral retina and is actively developing novel devices for imaging the retina and vitreous using non-invasive technology. He has published distinguished journals such as The New England Journal of Medicine, the Lancet, Ophthalmology and the Retina Journal. Dr. Choudhry’s innovative work in the field of retinal ophthalmology has also been published on the covers of numerous journals further earning him the distinction of a pioneer in retinal imaging.
Dr. Choudhry is actively involved in medical education at the University of Toronto Department of Ophthalmology and Vision Sciences and also serves as a faculty member for the Massachusetts Eye and Ear Infirmary Harvard Medical School Annual Vitreoretinal Surgery Fellows course. Dr. Choudhry has been an invited speaker at over 75 international conferences and symposia.
He has published several book chapters in retinal medicine and wide-field imaging. In addition, he has also received research grants to investigate: Diabetic retinopathy, Age-Related Macular Degeneration, Macular holes/puckers and uncommon conditions such as Retinitis Pigmentosa and Macular telangiectasia.
Dr. Choudhry has served on the board of directors of the American Society of Retina Specialists (ASRS) and the CNIB Diabetic Retinopathy and Vision Loss project. He is actively serving on the executive committee for the Canadian Retina Society (CRS), the ASRS Research & Safety in Therapeutics Committee (ReST), and is the CRS ambassador to the Canadian Ophthalmological Society.