Dr. Bakshi is a cataract surgeon, and medical retina and uveitis specialist.
After residency training at the University of Toronto, Dr. Bakshi completed fellowships in both retina and uveitis at the National Eye Institute, National Institutes of Health.
Dr. Bakshi is also a staff clinician at Mount Sinai Hospital and St. Michael’s Hospital, and Kensington Eye Institute. She is an Assistant Professor in the Department of Ophthalmology and Vision Sciences at the University of Toronto, and has won multiple teaching awards for her efforts in medical and surgical education.
She also has an interest in travel and international ophthalmology and has participated in several charitable cataract surgery initiatives in the developing world.
Dr. Bakshi graduated from the Faculty of Medicine of the University of Toronto in 2004, and finished her ophthalmology residency at the University of Toronto in 2009. She then completed two years of fellowship training in both Medical Retina and Uveitis at the prestigious National Eye Institute, National Institutes of Health, in Maryland.
Dr. Bakshi has a keen interest in medical education, and plays an active role in teaching the fundamentals of ophthalmology to medical students and residents. She has won several teaching awards, including an award for best surgical teacher in ophthalmology at the University of Toronto. Dr. Bakshi strongly believes in humanitarian work, and has participated in cataract surgery missions to rural areas of the Philippines and India.
Dr. Bakshi is board-certified in both Canada and the United States, and is a Fellow of the Royal College of Physicians and Surgeons of Canada. She is also an active member of the Canadian Ophthalmological Society, American Academy of Ophthalmology, Canadian Uveitis Society, and the American Society of Retina Specialists.
Dr. Bakshi’s clinical and research interests include diagnostic imaging in retinal disease and uveitis, and cataract surgery education. Dr. Bakshi has published several peer-reviewed publications and abstracts, many of which have been presented at ophthalmology conferences and meetings.