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Dr. Tom Klein

Ophthalmologist

Dr. Tom Klein is a highly experienced cataract and glaucoma surgeon who has performed thousands of operations on patients worldwide.

About

Dr. Tom Klein is a highly experienced cataract and glaucoma surgeon who has performed thousands of glaucoma laser and incisional procedures, and cataract operations on patients from Canada and abroad. Dr. Klein has co-authored guidelines on the medical management of glaucoma in Canada.

Innovative diagnostic and treatment options introduced locally by Dr. Klein include multifocal lens implants during cataract surgery and the HRT for optic nerve imaging. Dr. Klein was the first eye surgeon to introduce SLT laser treatment for glaucoma locally, which is now a standard of care.


Education

Undergraduate

University of Toronto

Residency

Ophthalmology (Chief Resident), University of Toronto.

Fellowship

Glaucoma and Anterior Segment Surgery, W.K. Kellogg Eye Center, University of Michigan, Ann Arbor, Michigan


Accomplishments

An active investigator in a number of ongoing clinical research trials, Dr. Klein is also a member of the faculty of Medicine at the University of Toronto, and a supervising preceptor of the Glaucoma and advanced anterior segment surgery fellowship program of the University of Toronto.

He is the past Chief Ophthalmologist at the William Osler Health Centre and the past President of the Toronto Glaucoma Society.


Memberships

CMA

OMA

CPSO

Royal College of Surgeons of Canada

American College of Surgeons