Our Current and Past Fellows
Dr. Mohammed Almalki, MD is currently a retina consultant at King
Abullah Medical City, Makkah, KSA. He completed his Surgical Retina fellowship, King Khalid Eye Specialist Hospital
and his Medical Retina Fellowship at Queen's University in 2014.
Dr. Abdullah M Alamri, is the Chairman of the Department of Ophthalmology, King
Saud Medical City (KCMC), Riyadh. He is a consultant ophthalmologist, specializing in diseases of the retina and uveitis.
Marwan A. Abouammoh, MD is an Assistant Professor of Ophthalmology at King
Saud University, where his both a consultant in medical and surgical diseases of the retina and the Undergraduate Program
Director for Ophthalmology. Dr. Abouammoh completed his medical degree at King Saud University, his residency in Greater
Riyadh Residency and Fellowships in Vitreoretinal Diseases at King Khaled Eye Specialist Hospital and Queen' University
(2010). An active clinician-scientist, Dr. Abouammoh has published numerous papers in the peer-reviewed literature.
Saeed T. Alshahrani,MD is one of our current clinical fellows. He completed
his residency in Riyadh Ophthalmology residency program and King Saud fellowship in 2012, then completed an accredited
Vitreoretinal diseases and Surgery fellowship by Saudi Council for Health Specialities and King Khaled Eye Specialist
Hospital in 2014. He has given multiple presentations at international symposiums and has published numerous papers
in the peer-reviewed literature.
Dr. Williams is a Clinical Associate Professor at Memorial University of Newfoundland
and Labrador. He practices Medical Retina and Comprehensive Ophthalmology in St. John’s, NL. Dr. Williams completed
his medical degree at Memorial University and Ophthalmology residency at Queen’s University. He then went on to complete
a fellowship in Medical Retina at Queen’s. Dr. Williams is actively involved in teaching medical students and has given
presentations at regional and national conferences.
Todd M. McEachren, BSc, MSc, MD, FRCSC, is an ophthalmologist practising in St.
John's, Newfoundland and is also a Clinical Assistant Professor of Surgery in the Faculty of Medicine at Memorial University
of Newfoundland. He enjoys teaching medical students and residents and has one of the largest general ophthalmology
practices in Newfoundland and Labrador with a focus on medical retina. Dr. McEachren completed a Bachelor of Science
at St. Francis Xavier University. He then completed a Master of Science at Memorial University of Newfoundland. He
went on to receive his Medical Degree from Dalhousie University. He obtained a Fellowship in Ocular Pathology at the
University of Ottawa prior to completing his residency training in Ophthalmology at Queen's University. He thereafter
completed a Fellowship in Medical Retina at Queen's University.
Dr. Jasrajbir Baath graduated with a Bachelors in Biochemistry from the University
of Saskatchewan where he graduated with the Governor General's Medal as the student with the highest academic standing
in the University. He subsequently pursued his Doctor of Medicine (M.D.) degree at the University of Toronto where
he graduated with the Wilkinson Scholarship as the student most likely to excel in a career in Ophthalmology. He completed
his residency in Ophthalmology at the University of Ottawa where he served as Chief Resident and gained extensive clinical
and surgical experience including National electives in the Canadian arctic and International electives in rural India.
After completing his residency and gaining fellowship with the Royal College of Physicians and Surgeons of Canada,
Dr. Baath joined Queen's University's Medical Retina Fellowship in 2013 and completed his one year fellowship in June,
2014. Immediately after this he entered private practices and is currently in solo practice in Brampton, Ontario, Canada.
Dr. Adil Bhatti is a Clinical Assistant Professor in the Faculty of Medicine at the University of
Ottawa. In 2014, Dr. Bhatti joined the Department of Ophthalmology at The University of
Ottawa Eye Institute. He has taken on the role as Medical Educator for the department and is
involved in teaching both medical students and residents. Dr. Bhatti specializes in
comprehensive ophthalmology, cataract surgery and medical retina. He graduated with a
Bachelors of Science from the Kinesiology Co-operative program at the University of Waterloo
on the Dean’s Honours List. He then went on to obtain his Doctor of Medicine from the
University of Toronto. Following medical school, Dr. Bhatti completed his residency training in
Ophthalmology at the University of Ottawa Eye Institute where he served as Chief Resident and
received the Department of Ophthalmology Teaching Award. After three years of practice, Dr.
Bhatti decided to pursue his passion for treating diseases of the retina and enrolled in the
Queen’s University Retina Fellowship in July 2017.
Dr. Qossay Atwan, MD is a consultant ophthalmologist certified by The Arab Board of Health Specializations in 2011, International Council of Ophthalmology in 2012 and Royal College of Physicians and Surgeons of Glasgow in 2013. He entered private practice at Bin Rushd Eye Center, Riyadh, Kingdom of Saudi Arabia. Dr. Atwan specializes in cataract surgery and medical retina. He wanted to have extensive training in the area he is most interested in, Medical Retina. He is currently enrolled in the Queen's University Clinical Fellowship in the field of Medical Retina which he joined in July, 2017 and expected to graduate in June, 2018.
Dr. Dorrepaal obtained his medical degree and residency at the University of Toronto. During his senior year, Dr. Dorrepaal was the Chief Resident, and received several awards, including resident with the highest standing over five years. Dr. Dorrepaal completed his fellowship in medical retina at Queen’s University. He is currently on staff at the University of Toronto and at the Clarity Eye Clinic. He also has interests in research and international ophthalmology, and has performed international ophthalmology missions.
Dr. Rubin Uriel achieved his medical degree at the CEMIC university institute in Buenos Aires, Argentina in 2007. The following year he began his Ophthalmology residency at the German Hospital of Buenos Aires, including serving as Chief Resident. In 2014 he performed his first fellowship in medical retina at Queens’ University in Kingston, Ontario, Canada. In 2017 he was selected from over 1500 applicants for a surgical retina fellowship in Edmonton, Alberta, Canada where he completed a 2-year surgical fellowship. He is currently working as a retina surgeon in Argentina, with heavy involvement in medical education and training colleagues in the surgical field.
Dr. Manny Bal is an Assistant Professor of Ophthalmology at Queen’s University. After completing his Bachelor of Science (BSc), where he earned the President’s medal as the student graduating with the highest cumulative GPA, Dr. Bal went on to earn his medical degree from the Michael G. DeGroote School of Medicine at McMaster University. Dr. Bal then returned to his hometown of Ottawa to complete his residency in Ophthalmology at the University of Ottawa. During his residency, Dr. Bal served as Chief Resident and was recognized by the Ottawa Hospital for excellence in patient care, earning the Guardian Angel Award. In 2016, he completed his residency training and earned his FRCSC (Fellow of the Royal College of Surgeons of Canada) designation. Thereafter, Dr. Bal pursued a fellowship in Retina at Queen’s University, graduating in 2017. Currently, he is working alongside his mentors, Drs. Sharma and Gonder, as part of the retina service at the Hotel Dieu Hospital in Kingston. Dr. Bal is actively engaged in the clinical supervision and teaching of medical students, residents, and retina fellows at Queen’s University. In addition, he is involved in various research initiatives and will soon begin his Master of Public Health (MPH) program at Johns Hopkins University.