Dr. Michael Dorey


Over 40,000 ocular procedures performed


Educational Background

Dr. Michael W. Dorey completed his Bachelor of Science degree from Acadia University and obtained his Doctor of Medicine degree from Memorial University, graduating among the top of his class. He served as chief resident in ophthalmology at Dalhousie University. He has dual fellowship certifications: an ocular pathology fellowship from the University of Ottawa and a glaucoma/anterior segment fellowship from the Drexel University College of Medicine in Pittsburgh. He is currently working as a clinical assistant professor at the University of Alberta. 

Refractive Experience

Le Dr. Dorey is considered among the top cataract and refractive surgeons in the field. He performs procedures on some of the most complex intraocular cases and is often consulted by other surgeons or referred the more challenging patients. Dr. Dorey is actively involved in training ophthalmology students in the newest cataract surgery techniques at the University of Alberta.

Accomplishments and Awards

Dr. Dorey has won numerous scholarship awards, including the prestigious Killam scholarship (awarded to medical school graduates of extraordinary ability), and the Hewlett-Packard Award for being the top undergraduate student.

Dr. Dorey was featured on CBC, CTV, and Global News for his innovative work on new micro-invasive surgical techniques. He has presented his research at many conferences, including the American Academy of Ophthalmology, the American Society of Cataract and Refractive Surgery, and the American Glaucoma Society. He has published numerous articles in international publications, including the American Journal of Ophthalmology and the Journal of Cataract & Refractive Surgery. One of his works, Focal Points, published by the American Academy of Ophthalmology, serves as a teaching module for ophthalmologists around the world.

Dr. Dorey is actively involved in humanitarian projects locally and globally. He was involved in a four-week mission on education and surgical teaching of ophthalmology students in Kenya and Ethiopia in 2014.

As Medical Director for LASIK MD in Edmonton for many years, countless patients have trusted Dr. Dorey to perform their surgeries.

Associations and Professional Memberships
  • Royal College of Physicians and Surgeons of Canada
  • American Academy of Ophthalmology
  • Canadian Ophthalmological Society
  • Medical Council of Canada
  • World Ophthalmology Congress
  • Canadian Medical Association
  • College of Physicians and Surgeons of Ontario
  • Alberta College of Physicians and Surgeons
LASIK MD surgeons are among the most sought-after in the field of vision correction.
  • ​​​​​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

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