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Comprehensive Ophthalmologist with special interest in Uveitis, Medical Glaucoma and Cataract Surgery

Dr. Brian J. Chan attended McMaster University in Hamilton, Ontario for his undergraduate degree in the Bachelor of Health Sciences. Afterwards he completed both his undergraduate medicine and post-graduate training in Ophthalmology at McMaster University. After 12 years of post-secondary education, he then completed additional fellowship training in Uveitis with world renowned Dr. Stephen Foster in Boston, Massachusetts, USA. In addition, during his first year of practice he also completed a Masters in Quality Improvement and Patient Safety at the University of Toronto.

Dr. Brian J. Chan is currently assistant clinical professor at McMaster University. He is a comprehensive ophthalmologist with a special interest in uveitis, medical glaucoma, and cataract surgery. He is affiliated​ with St. Joseph's Healthcare Hamilton and has hospital privileges to perform ophthalmic laser and surgical procedures at Hamilton Regional Eye Institute. This is also where Dr. Chan plays an active role in training medical students and ophthalmology residents. 

Dr. Chan is grateful for the opportunity to practice in Hamilton, so that he can giveback to the community where he was trained . A particular focus of his career is to provide much needed ophthalmic care in an under-serviced area in East Hamilton. 



Ophthalmic Plastic and Reconstructive Surgeon specializing in Oculoplastic Surgery and General Ophthalmology

Dr. Goldfarb completed his medical school at the University of Toronto, receiving the Dr. Louis Kagan Ophthalmology Award for special aptitude to pursue a successful career in ophthalmology. He then completed ophthalmology residency at University of Toronto, receiving numerous awards, including the Dr. Sigmund Vaile Award for surgical expertise. After graduation from residency Dr. Goldfarb completed two further years of subspecialty training in oculofacial plastic and reconstructive surgery at the world-renowned MD Anderson Cancer Centre and the University of Texas. There he gained expertise in eyelid, lacrimal, orbital and cosmetic surgery/injectables. 
He has a particular academic interest in periorbital oncology and cosmetic outcomes in periorbital surgery, for which he has published and presented on domestically and internationally. He is accepting referrals for general ophthalmology, including cataracts, glaucoma, and diabetic retinopathy screening, as well as functional and cosmetic oculoplastics presentations.

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