Sohel Somani, MD, FRCSC
Education: Dr. Somani completed his medical degree and Ophthalmology residency at the University of Toronto. He went on to pursue further specialized fellowship training in Medical Retina at the University of Toronto. He entered private practice in 2004 in the North Toronto and Brampton regions, where he has developed a specialized cataract surgery and medical retina practice.
Dr. Somani is an Attending Surgeon at North York Branson and William Osler Health Centre.
Experience: Dr. Somani has performed over 20,000 cataract, laser and anterior segment procedures using the latest technologies, techniques and lens implants including Aspheric, Toric and Multifocal IOL’s. Dr. Somani also provides advanced treatment for various medical diseases of the retina with a focus on diabetic retinopathy and macular degeneration.
Accomplishments and Awards: Dr. Somani is an Assistant Professor at the University of Toronto’s Ophthalmology Department. He is engaged in various research endeavours, teaching, and, is a recipient of the John Gaby Research Award. Dr. Somani has published several articles in the scientific literature and has also given presentations at major ophthalmology conferences and courses. He is affiliated with the CNIB eye van for Northern Ontario ophthalmic services.
Associations and Professional Memberships
- Royal College of Physicians and Surgeons of Canada
- Diplomat of the American Board of Ophthalmology
- Canadian Ophthalmologic Society
- Canadian Retina Society
- American Academy of Ophthalmology
- American Society of Retina Specialists
- American Society of Cataract and Refractive Surgery