Dr. Harleen Bedi, MD, FRCSC
Dr. Harleen Bedi attended the University of Toronto for her medical training. She then pursued her ophthalmic surgery residency training at the Department of Ophthalmology and Vision Sciences at the University of Toronto. After graduating from her residency program, Dr. Bedi further sub-specialized in adult and paediatric Ophthalmic Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery at the McMaster University. Dr. Bedi is a Fellow of the Royal College of Surgeons of Canada (FRCSC) and a member of the College of Physicians and Surgeons of Canada (CPSO).
She specializes in clinical and surgical management of general eye problems and oculoplastic surgeries, including:
- Comprehensive eye care including, routine eye exams, Urgent Eye Care, Cataract Surgery, Glaucoma Evaluation, Diabetic Exam, Age-Related Macular Degeneration, Corneal Disorders, Pterygium, Ocular Surface Tumors, Pediatric Eye Care
- Facial and eyelid pathologies, such as droopy eyelids (ptosis), eyelid malformation (entropion, ectropion), hemifacial spasm, eyelid lumps (tumors), baggy eyelids (dermatochalasis) and facial trauma
- Tear duct pathologies, such as watery eyes (epiphora), tear duct obstruction surgery (dacryocystorhinostomy), tear duct tumors, lacrimal gland inflammation, tear sac infection and laceration
- Orbital pathologies, such as thyroid eye disease (Graves’ Orbitopathy), infection (orbital cellulitis), eye socket tumors, eye trauma (orbital fracture repair), evisceration, enucleation
- Aesthetic procedures, including Botox, facial fillers, and laser rejuvenation.
When she is not in the clinic or operating, Dr. Bedi enjoys learning about technology and it’s applications to healthcare. She loves traveling and playing squash. She deeply values giving back to the community through local volunteer work and international outreach initiatives. While in residency she spearheaded the Suitcase Eye Clinic Initiative that focused on delivering basic eye care and vision screening for individuals residing in the shelter system. Her interest in global vision health led her to pursue international electives in India and Vietnam. There, she participated in the care of several patients with orbital trauma, congenital deformities, and anophthalmic socket, and exchanged knowledge with faculty and residents at the medical schools.
Degrees M.D. of Medicine
Training University Of Toronto, 01 Jul 2014 to 30 Jun 2015 PostGrad Yr 1 - Ophthalmology University Of Toronto, 01 Jul 2015 to 30 Jun 2016 PostGrad Yr 2 - Ophthalmology University Of Toronto, 01 Jul 2016 to 30 Jun 2017 PostGrad Yr 3 - Ophthalmology University Of Toronto, 01 Jul 2017 to 30 Jun 2018 PostGrad Yr 4 - Ophthalmology University Of Toronto, 01 Jul 2018 to 30 Jun 2019 PostGrad Yr 5 - Ophthalmology McMaster University, 01 Jul 2019 to 30 Jun 2020 CF - Ophthalmology