Dr. Anuj Bhargava

MD, FRCSC

Over 10,000 ocular procedures

Currently working in

Ottawa
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Educational background

Dr. Anuj Bhargava completed his bachelor of science, doctor of medicine and residency in ophthalmology at the University of Ottawa. He received numerous scholarships, research grants, awards and distinctions at all levels of his studies. He was named to the Dean’s honour roll every year of his undergraduate studies and received the Hewlett Packard award for highest academic standing in undergraduate biochemistry. At the conclusion of his residency, he ranked in the 97th percentile in the Ophthalmic Knowledge Assessment Program.

Dr. Bhargava went on to complete a fellowship in cornea, external disease and refractive surgery at The New York Eye and Ear Infirmary in New York City. It is the oldest specialty eye hospital in North America and receives the highest number of ophthalmological outpatient visits per year in the United States.

Refractive experience

Dr. Bhargava uses his expertise in refractive surgery to deliver continual results at LASIK MD. He’s performed over 10,000 ocular procedures to date, with a focus on laser refractive surgery, as well as cataract and anterior segment surgery. Dr. Bhargava also has extensive training and experience in various corneal transplant surgery techniques.

Dr. Bhargava is a lecturer at the University of Ottawa Eye Institute. With a passion for teaching medical students and residents, Dr. Bhargava regularly delivers lectures and is involved in the surgical teaching of cornea, cataract, and anterior segment surgery at the University of Ottawa. Dr. Bhargava is also a staff ophthalmologist at four Ottawa area hospitals.

Dr. Bhargava is actively involved with the CNIB Eye Van program, which provides ophthalmological care to prevent blindness and promote vision health in underserviced areas in rural northern Ontario. He serves as a member of the medical advisory committee for the Eye Van program. Dr. Bhargava also serves as an executive member of the Eye Physicians and Surgeons of Ontario.

Accomplishments and awards

Dr. Bhargava has had his work published in several journals including the Canadian Journal of Ophthalmology and Drugs of Today. He’s also written a chapter for the textbook Cornea, second edition. He has presented his research at over half a dozen national and international conferences. In 2006 he won the Best Paper of Session award at the American Society of Cataract and Refractive Surgery's annual conference in San Francisco.

Associations and professional memberships
  • Royal College of Physicians and Surgeons of Canada
  • College of Physicians and Surgeons of Ontario
  • Canadian Ophthalmological Society
  • Canadian Medical Association
  • Ontario Medical Association
  • Medical Council of Canada
  • American Society of Cataract and Refractive Surgery
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  • They teach surgeons-in-training at prominent universities 
  • They conduct ongoing research in the field of refractive surgery

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