Dr. Andrew Merkur

MD, FRCSC Ophthalmologist Vancouver, BC


Clinical Assistant Professor, Deptartment of Opthalmology and Visual Sciences, University of British Columbia Background

Dr. Andrew Merkur is currently a Clinical Assistant Professor in the Deptartment of Opthalmology and Visual Sciencea at the University of British Columbia. His interests and research are focused heavily on the pharmacogenomics of macular diseases (Diabetic Retinopathy, Age related macular degeneration (AMD), Pathologic myopic degeneration, Central serous chorioretinopathy, etc.). His surgical interests and research are focused on macular surgical success and outcomes (Epiretinal membrane, Macular hole formation, Vitreomacular traction syndrome, etc) as well as retinal detachments.

He is actively involved in training the next generation of medical retina specialists and retinal surgeons through the UBC Vitreoretinal division – Medical and Surgical Retina Fellowship program. He has specialized surgical training for the pediatric population and is the Director of the UBC Electrophysiology Unit which covers the majority of British Columbia. Training

He was granted early acceptance from Undergraduate studies at McGill University, Montreal into medical school at the University of Ottawa.

His Medical training was completed at the University of Ottawa and his Ophthalmology Residency training was performed at the Ottawa Eye Institute where he was honoured with Chief residency.

He completed a fellowship at John’s Hopkins University – Wilmer Eye Institute.

He further sub-specialized with a fellowship in the Diseases and Surgery of the Vitreous and Retina at the University of British Columbia. Publications

( Dr. Andrew Merkur, Ophthalmologist, Vancouver, BC ) is in good standing with the College of Physicians and Surgeons.

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