Eric Tam

Eric S. Tam, MD, FRCSC

Educational Background

Dr. Eric Tam completed his medical and ophthalmology training at the University of Toronto. As a comprehensive ophthalmologist fluent in English, Mandarin and Cantonese, he has a successful multi-cultural practice serving patients of diverse cultural backgrounds from across the Greater Toronto Area.

Surgical Experience

Dr. Tam has specialized interest and extensive experience in laser assisted cataract surgery and laser refractive surgery with over 20,000 ocular procedures performed. He utilizes the latest cutting edge technologies to deliver wide-ranging and personalized custom vision correction solutions for each of his patients.

Dr. Tam is on staff at the William Osler Health Centre in Brampton, Mount Sinai Hospital, and Kensington Eye Institute in Toronto.

Accomplishments and Awards

As Assistant Professor at the University of Toronto, Dr. Tam has taught numerous ophthalmologists-in-training how to perform cataract surgery using the latest technologies, techniques and lens implants.

Dr. Tam is actively involved with clinical research as co-investigator of a number of international and Canadian clinical trials. He has also presented at major ophthalmology conferences, including meetings of the American Academy of Ophthalmology and the Canadian Ophthalmological Society.

Dr. Tam is the recipient of many academic awards, and also has been specially recognized for his excellent teaching skills as recipient of the award for Best Surgical Teacher at the University of Toronto in 2008.

Associations and Professional Memberships
  • Royal College of Physicians and Surgeons of Canada
  • Canadian Ophthalmologic Society
  • American Academy of Ophthalmology
  • American Society of Cataract and Refractive Surgery
  • Toronto Ophthalmologic Society

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