Dr. Robert Schertzer
MD, MEd, FRCSC
Over 7,500 ocular procedures
Dr. Robert Schertzer obtained his Doctor of Medicine degree at Dalhousie University, where he then completed a rotating internship. He went on to complete a residency in ophthalmology at McGill University, as well as a glaucoma fellowship at Dartmouth University.
Additionally, Dr. Schertzer obtained a Master of Education in Adult Education in 2005 from the University of British Columbia.
Apart from his duties at LASIK MD, Dr. Schertzer also sees patients at his Vancouver clinic, and is on-staff at Cambie Surgery Centre, as well as at Vancouver Island Health’s Cowichan, Royal Jubilee, and Nanaimo Regional locations.
Dr. Schertzer is also very active in the field of academia – he is a clinical associate professor at the University of British Columbia’s Department of Ophthalmology & Visual Sciences. He also devotes much of his time outside of his clinical duties to glaucoma education, using numerous technological innovations to better share information.
Dr. Schertzer regularly presents at conferences organized by groups such as the American Academy of Ophthalmology, the American Glaucoma Society, and the Canadian Ophthalmological Society, and is a member of the board of directors of the Health Data Coalition of British Columbia.
In the realm of published works, Dr. Schertzer’s work has appeared in numerous publications and he is also a peer reviewer for the Journal of Glaucoma and the Canadian Journal of Ophthalmology.
Additionally, he is the recipient of a number of awards, including back-to-back American Academy of Ophthalmology Achievement Awards in 2016 and 2017.
- Royal College of Physicians and Surgeons of Canada
- Canadian Ophthalmological Society
- Canadian Glaucoma Society
- College of Physicians and Surgeons of British Columbia
- Doctors of BC
- American Academy of Ophthalmology
- American Board of Ophthalmology