Dr. Gelareh Noureddin, MD, FRCSC
Dr. Gelareh Noureddin is a Comprehensive Ophthalmologist and Clinical Instructor in the Department of Ophthalmology at the University of British Columbia. She completed her medical school and residency training at UBC where she served as Chief Resident.
As a Comprehensive Ophthalmologist, Dr.Noureddin welcomes referrals for all eye diseases. She has a special interest in cataract and cataract surgery, and operates at the Vancouver General Hospital Eye Care Centre.
She has been the recipient of numerous awards, including the UBC National Scholarship, the Gwynne-Vaughan Memorial Award in Medicine, the Eric L. Smith M.D. Memorial Prize in Ophthalmology, the Constance Eden Dingwall Scholarship in Ophthalmology and the Resident Teaching Award in 2020. Her research focus has been on Infectious Diseases and Ophthalmology.
She is the Associate Program Director for the Ophthalmology Residency Training Program at UBC, and is committed to serving the community through her work.
Dr. N. Kevin Wade, MDCM, FRCPC, FRCSC
Dr. N. Kevin Wade is a Clinical Professor of Ophthalmology at UBC and practices as a general ophthalmologist in Vancouver. He has completed fellowship training in Neuro-ophthalmology, Ocular Immunology, and Cornea and Ocular Inflammation at the Francis Proctor Foundation at the University of California – San Francisco. He has worked as a general practitioner (GP) in the past and completed internal medicine training before entering ophthalmology in 1993. His undergraduate training was at Dalhousie University and his medical studies were done at McGill University.
Presently, Dr. Wade operates at Vancouver General Hospital Eye Care Centre and Cambie Surgery Centre. Interests include femtosecond laser refractive lens exchange surgery. Dr. Wade is proud of being selected as Teacher of the Year by his colleagues and residents in 2003. In 2012 Dr. Wade was recognized with the Departmental Clinical Research Award for work on cataract surgery outcomes and received the Departmental Medical Student Teaching Award in 2017.
Dr. Wade's hobbies are woodworking, fly-fishing, gardening, and acoustic guitar.
Dr. Krista Scott, MD, FRCSC
Dr. Krista Scott is a Comprehensive Ophthalmologist with a diverse Ophthalmology practice, focusing on treating patients with all ocular diseases as well as eyelid disorders.
Dr. Scott is a Fellow of the Royal College of Surgeons of Canada. She obtained a Bachelor of Science degree at Simon Fraser University, Doctor of Medicine at UBC, Residency in Ophthalmology at UBC, and then she completed a Fellowship in Oculoplastic Surgery at the University of Auckland, New Zealand.
Dr. Scott welcomes referrals for all general ophthalmology concerns, including blurred vision, glaucoma management and diabetic ocular screening. Additionally, Dr. Scott is experienced in oculoplastic (eyelid) surgery, including removal of lid lesions, repair of drooping lids, eyelid malpositions (ptosis, dermatochalasis, ectropion and entropion repair) and treatment of eyelid and facial spasms with Botox.
Dr. Scott strives to provide an exceptional level of Comprehensive Ophthalmic service by way of excellence in care and dedication to her patients.
Dr. Mahnia Madan, OD, FAAO
Dr. Madan received her Doctor of Optometry from Pacific University College of Optometry in Portland, OR. Following optometry school, Dr. Madan did a residency in ocular disease and surgical co-management at the Eye Center of Texas in Houston, TX. After her residency, Dr. Madan practiced in Minneapolis, Minnesota for several years at a large ophthalmology practice as a medical optometrist before returning to Canada. Dr. Madan is a fellow of the American Academy of Optometry and has lectured on the management of ocular diseases including dry eyes and glaucoma. She also currently serves as Vice President for the BC Doctors of Optometry in BC.
Dr. Madan is accepting new patients for comprehensive eye care and dry eyes management. Her practice focuses on the use of innovative treatments for advanced dry eye disease such as Platelet Rich Plasma (PRP) and Intense Pulse Light (IPL).