Dr. Matthew Bujak
Over 7,000 ocular procedures
Dr. Matthew Bujak completed both his medical degree and his ophthalmology residency at the University of Toronto. He then completed corneal fellowships at the Doheny Eye Institute (University of Southern California) and the Moran Eye Center in Utah, before returning to St. Michael’s Hospital and the University of Toronto, where he practiced for nine years. He has since moved his practice to the Greater Vancouver Area where he now works at both Surrey Memorial Hospital and the University of British Columbia.
Dr. Bujak has transitioned from the position of assistant professor at the University of Toronto to assistant professor at the University of British Columbia. He performs cataract surgery as well as all types of corneal transplants including DMEK, DSAEK, DALK, and PKP. He has provided more than a decade of comprehensive care to patients with keratoconus including corneal collagen cross-linking, Intacs ring segments, and TCAT lasers. He has been involved in research studies of novel treatment strategies for keratoconus.
Dr. Bujak maintains an active interest in international development and the provision of eye care to the developing world. While at the University of Toronto, he received the Sopman Humanitarian award in recognition of his work.
Over the course of the last decade, Dr. Bujak has worked extensively with the Himalayan Cataract Project, as well as other organizations such as ORBIS, USAID, Vision 20/20, Sight Life and the World Health Organization to provide eye care in 10 countries worldwide. He also has a keen interest in helping develop residency programs, and training courses. He has also dedicated his time towards writing textbook chapters.
- Royal College of Physicians and Surgeons of Canada
- The Canadian Ophthalmological Society
- The American Academy of Ophthalmology
- The American Society of Cataract and Refractive Surgery
- The Cornea Society
- They remain up-to-date on latest laser vision technologies and techniques
- They teach surgeons-in-training at prominent universities
- They conduct ongoing research in the field of refractive surgery