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Eye Care Team


Dr. Peter Kertes, MD, CM, FRCSC

Chief of Ophthalmology
Retina Specialist

Phone: 416.480.5280
Fax: 416-480-4481

Admin Assistants: Elsa Cienfuegos and Vanessa Powers
Phone: 416.480.5280
Fax: 416.480.4481

Ophthalmic Assistants:

Dr. Kertes is a vitreo-retinal surgeon at the Sunnybrook Health Sciences Centre and an Associate Professor in the Department of Ophthalmology and Vision Sciences at the University of Toronto.  He specializes in the diagnosis and treatment of diseases of the retina, macula, and vitreous. He and his partners at Sunnybrook are involved in a number of clinical trials seeking better treatments for such diseases as Age-Related Macular Degeneration, Diabetic Retinopathy, as well as several surgical studies that are trying to optimize the outcomes of retinal surgery.

Dr. Kertes has a special interest in international ophthalmology, notably in the realm of pediatric retinal diseases such as Retinopathy of Prematurity.  He has traveled widely in the developing world volunteering his services and expertise. He is an important contributor to the post-graduate education of ophthalmology residents and retinal fellows.

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