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Dr. Nima Noordeh


Dr. Noordeh is an ophthalmologist with interests in cornea, cataract, refractive surgery and comprehensive ophthalmology.

Dr. Noordeh is an ophthalmologist with interests in cornea, cataract, refractive surgery and comprehensive ophthalmology.

Dr. Noordeh has an interest in medical education, and has been involved in medical training of allied health workers, medical students, residents and physicians. Dr. Noordeh has also served as an examiner for the Medical Council of Canada.

Dr. Noordeh enjoys participating in international ophthalmology. This interest has taken him to the UK where he spent time at Moorfields Eye Hospital. He has spent time working at the Srikiran Institute of Ophthalmology, in the Andhra Pradesh Province of India.  Here in Canada, he has worked up north in Iqaluit, Nunavut, providing medical and surgical care for the area.

In addition to clinical interests, Dr. Noordeh is actively involved in research. He completed his Masters at the Hospital for Sick Children, focusing on the genetic basis of ocular disorders. He has been awarded numerous scholarships and grants for his research. He has published several papers in peer-reviewed journals, as well as presented at numerous national and international meetings.



University of Western Ontario


University of Toronto

Medical Doctorate

St. George’s School of Medicine


University of Ottawa Eye Institute


University of Ottawa Eye Institute


List of awards: 

Deans Honour List – University of Western Ontario

Anne Callahan Award – University of Toronto Research Day

Vision Science Research Program, Graduate Student Scholarship – University of Toronto

Admission Scholarship – St. George’s University

Iota Epsilon Alpha – Academic Honour Society – St. George’s University

University Medical Research Fund Grant – University of Ottawa Eye Institute

Chief Resident – University of Ottawa Eye Institute


Board Certified in Ophthalmology through the Royal College of Physicians and Surgeons of Canada. Also holding memberships through the:

European Cornea Society

European Society of Cataract and Refractive Surgery

American Society of Cataract and Refractive Surgery

International Society of Refractive Surgery

American Academy of Ophthalmology

Canadian Ophthalmology Society

Canadian Association of Interns and Residents

Canadian Medical Association

Ontario Medical Association


Cheung CS, Noordeh N, Gottlieb C. A National Survey of Canadian Ophthalmologists to Determine Awareness of Published Guidelines for the Management of Uveitis. Journal of Ophthalmic Inflammation and Infection. 2016 Dec;6(1):38.

Deveault C, Billingsley G, Duncan JL, Bin J, Theal R, Vincent A, Fieggen KJ, Gerth C, Noordeh N, Traboulsi EI, Fishman GA, Chitayat D, Knueppel T, Millán JM, Munier FL, Kennedy D, Jacobson SG, Innes AM, Mitchell GA, Boycott K, Héon E. BBS genotype-phenotype assessment of a multiethnic patient cohort calls for a revision of the disease definition. Hum Mutat. 2011 Jun;32(6):610-9. doi: 10.1002/humu.21480. Epub 2011 Mar 22.

Tubbs RS, Noordeh N, Parmar A, Cömert A, Loukas M, Shoja MM, Cohen-Gadol AA. Reliability of Poirier’s triangle in localizing the thoracic duct in the thorax. Surg Radiol Anat. 2010 May 18. [Epub].

Loukas M, Noordeh N, Tubbs RS, Jordan R. Variation of the axillary arch muscle with multiple insertions. Singapore Med J. 2009 Feb;50(2):e88-90.

Tubbs RS, Parmar A, Noordeh N, Rogers C, Rogers N, Loukas M, Shoja MM, Gadol AA. Surgical anatomy of the radial nerve and profunda brachii artery within the triangular interval. Ital J Anat Embryol. 2008 Jul-Sep;113(3):129-34.

Loukas M, Noordeh N, Shoja MM, Pugh J, Oakes WJ, Tubbs RS. Hans Chiari (1851-1916). Childs Nerv Syst. 2008 Mar; 24(3):407-9.

Willoughby CE, Chan L, Herd S, Billingsley G, Noordeh N, Levin AV, Buys Y, Trope G, Sarfarazi M, Héon E. Defining the Pathogenicity of Optineurin in Juvenile Open-Angle Glaucoma. Investigative Ophthalmology & Visual Science. 2004 Sep;45(9):3122-30.