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Dr. Josh Teichman

Ophthalmologist

Dr. Teichman is an Ophthalmologist with a keen interest in research, currently focusing on medical and surgical treatments of corneal disease.

Dr. Teichman received his Bachelor of Science from Queen’s University and obtained his Doctor of Medicine from the University of Western Ontario. He completed a Residency in Ophthalmology at McMaster University, a Research Fellowship at the University of Toronto, a Master of Public Health focusing on Clinical Epidemiology and Biostatistics, and a Surgical Fellowship in Cornea, External Disease, Anterior Segment and Refractive Surgery at the University of Ottawa.

Dr. Teichman has won numerous awards including a Resident Excellence Award from the American Society of Cataract and Refractive Surgery, research awards from the American Academy of Ophthalmology, the American Society of Cataract and Refractive Surgery and the Canadian Ophthalmological Society, and ranked in the 99th percentile of North American residents.

He holds a faculty position in the Department of Ophthalmology and Vision Sciences, University of Toronto, and is on staff at Credit Valley Hospital, Trillium Health Partners.

Dr. Teichman has a keen interest in research, currently focusing on medical and surgical treatments of corneal disease, and is a member of the elite few performing some of the most intricate corneal surgeries in Canada.

Dr. Teichman has authored many publications and has given numerous presentation at national and international conferences.


Education

Cornea, External Disease and Refractive Surgery Fellowship

University of Ottawa

Ophthalmology Residency

Chief Resident, McMaster University

Master of Public Health Clinical Epidemiology Subspecialty

University of Newcastle

Research Fellowship

University of Toronto

Doctor of Medicine

University of Western Ontario


Accomplishments

American Academy of Ophthalmology, Best Poster of Session: Awarded at the Annual Meeting for Best Original Research of Session

American Society of Cataract and Refractive Surgery, Best Paper of Session: Awarded at the Annual Meeting for Best Original Research of Session

ASCRS Foundation Resident Excellence Award: Awarded to Ten North American Residents for Excellence in Residency Training

99th Percentile – Ophthalmic Knowledge Assessment Program: Ranked in the 99th Percentile of North American residents

Regional Medical Associates Scholarship Award: Awarded for Excellence in Research Proposal Physicians’ Services Incorporated Foundation Resident Award Awarded for Excellence in Clinical and Basic Science Research

Best Resident Award: Division of Ophthalmology, St. Joseph’s Healthcare Hamilton

Dr. Ted Thomas Award, First Prize for Best Resident Research Project: McMaster University, Department of Surgery

Canadian Ophthalmological Society Paper Award, Second Prize: For Excellence in Ophthalmic Research

Best Resident/Fellow Research, Second Prize: University of Ottawa, Department of Ophthalmology

University Medical Research Fund, University of Ottawa: Awarded for Excellence in Research Proposal

Chief Resident: McMaster University, Division of Ophthalmology, Department of Surgery

Summer Undergraduate Research Program Scholarship, University of Toronto, Institute of Medical Science and  University of Toronto, Department of Ophthalmology and Vision Sciences


Research

Chapters in Textbooks

Teichman JC, Ahmed IK. Does the presence of glaucoma influence your choice of intraocular lens implant? In: Heuer D, editor. Curbside Consultation in Glaucoma: 49 Clinical Questions (2nd ed). Thorofare, NJ: Slack Incorporated; 2015: 219-221.

Ahmed IK, Teichman JC. Multifocal IOLs and glaucoma – How much is too much? In: Chang D, editor. Transitioning to Refractive IOLs – the Art and Science. Thorofare, NJ: Slack Incorporated; 2008: 384-385.

Articles

Boucher S, Conlon R, Teja S, Teichman JC, Yeung S, Ziai S, Baig K. Fibrin glue versus autologous blood for conjunctival autograft fixation in pterygium surgery. Canadian Journal of Ophthalmology 2015; 50 (4): 269-272.

Teichman JC, Compan J, Conlon R, Baig K. Use of a security suture during retropupillary implantation of an iris-claw IOL. Journal of Cataract and Refractive Surgery 2015: Oct 13 [Epub ahead of print].

Wang JC, Teichman JC, Mustafa M, O’Donnell H, Broady R, Yeung SN. Risk factors for the development of ocular graft-versus-host disease (GVHD) dry eye syndrome in patients with chronic GVHD. British Journal of Ophthalmology 2015; May 6. [Epub ahead of print]

Brissette A, Conlon R, Teichman JC, Yeung S, Ziai S, Baig K. Evaluation of a new technique for preparation of endothelial grafts for descemet membrane endothelial keratoplasty. Cornea 2015; 34 (5): 557-9.

Conlon R, Teichman JC, Yeung S, Ziai S, Baig K. Corneal collagen crosslinking combined with a new lamellar artificial cornea in a patient with advanced keratoconus. JCRS Online Case Reports 2015; 3: 29-31.

Yeung SN, Lichtinger A, Kim P, Elbaz U, Ku JYK, Teichman JC, Amiran MD, Slomovic AR. Efficacy and safety of patching versus bandage lens on postoperative pain following pterygium surgery. Eye 2015; 29 (2): 295-6.