Dr. Michelle Khan is a comprehensive ophthalmologist with an interest in oculoplastics.
Dr. Khan received her Bachelor of Science from Queen’s University, where she was the recipient of the Loran Scholarship. She obtained her Doctor of Medicine from Queen’s University. She completed Residency training in Ophthalmology at the University of Toronto. She received further training in Oculoplastics at Moorfields Eye Hospital in London, England.
Over the course of her career she has received several awards and accolades, including the prestigious Loran Scholarship during her undergraduate studies. She received the award of excellence in ophthalmology upon graduation from Queen’s School of Medicine. She has also received various awards for her surgical skills and her contributions to research. In recognition of her service to the medical profession, she was recently appointed Senior Fellow at Massey College, the distinguished post-graduate academic community at the University of Toronto.
Dr. Khan is passionate about humanitarian work and has been extensively involved in global medical outreach, having performed several medical missions to conflict-stricken parts of the world, including Jordan and Jerusalem. She is the current Chair of the St John Ophthalmic Association of Canada, and is actively involved in teaching and lecturing at the St John Eye Hospital in Jerusalem.
Dr. Khan has published extensively in leading peer-reviewed journals. She is an accomplished public speaker and has delivered numerous lectures and presentations at national and international conferences.
Doctor of Medicine
2010 – 2014. Queen’s University Faculty of Medicine
Bachelor of Science Honours
2004-2008 Queen’s University, Faculty of Arts and Science, Life Sciences
Adnexal and Oculoplastic Surgery Fellowship
2019 -2020 Moorfields Eye Hospital
2014-2019, University of Toronto Hospitals
Chair of The St John Ophthalmic Association of Canada, Order of the Hospital of St John in Jerusalem (2020 – present)
Senior Fellow, Massey College, University of Toronto (2020 – 2021)
Best Surgical Video – Toronto Cataract Course (2018)
Best Paper of Session – American Society of Cataract and Refractive Surgery (2014)
The Dr. Wallerstein Award in Ophthalmology (2014)
Loran Scholar (2004 – 2008)
The Dr. Iris May Marsh Memorial Award (2004 – 2008)
Millennium Excellence Award (2004 – 2008)
Khan M, Hussain A, Gill H. “Fluid leak following deep midfacial laceration.” JAMA Ophthalmol. 2017;135 (10):
Khan M, Saheb H, Fellman R, Harasymowycz P, Vest Z, Neelakantan A, Ahmed I. “Comparison of Combined
Cataract Surgery with iStent versus Trabectome.” J Cataract Refract Surg. 2015 Aug;41(8): 1716-24.
Khan M, Belovay G, Khan B. (2017) “Surgical Outcomes of Deep Sclerectomy Filtering Surgery.” “European Society
of Cataract and Refractive Surgery, Lisbon, Portugal.
Khan M, Hussain A, Fung S, DeAngelis D, Mireskandri, K. (2017) “Coagulopathy-related bilateral subgaleal and
orbital hemorrhages.” Canadian Ophthalmological Society, Ottawa, Canada.
Khan M and Ahmed I. (2014) “A Multi-Centre Study Evaluating the Visual Outcomes and Reduction of Astigmatism in
Patients Following Bilateral Implantation of the Tecnis Toric 1-piece IOL.” American Society of Cataract and
Refractive Surgery, Boston, USA.
Saheb H, Khan M, Fellman R, Harasymowycz P, Vest Z, Neelakantan A, Ahmed I. (2013) “Comparison of
Combined Cataract Surgery with iStent versus Trabectome.” World Ophthalmology Conference, Tokyo, Japan.
Khan M, O’Reilly M, Sanfilippo T, Johri A, Kafka H, Londry C, Pal R. (2012) “Development of a novel evaluation tool
for assessment of competence in Level 1 echocardiography following focused training.” Scholarship of Health
Sciences Education Symposium, Queen’s School of Medicine, Kingston, Canada.
Khan M. (2012) “Health Care Transformation – A Nationwide Discussion.” Canadian Federation of Medical Students
Khan M, Lalani N, Plamadeala C, Sun E, Gardner B. (2010) “Highlights: on Health Care for the Uninsured and
Undocumented.” The Wellesley Institute.
Khan M et al. (2007) “Wading Through Wait Times; What Do Meaningful Reductions and Guarantees Mean?”
Health Council of Canada Annual Report.
Khan M and Segal H. (2006) “Health Access in Rural Canada.” Senate of Canada Research Paper.