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Dr. Hugh Jellie

Dr. Hugh Jellie

LASIK Surgeon


Educational background

Dr. Hugh Jellie obtained his Doctor of Medicine degree at the University of Western Ontario in 1980, graduating cum laude. He then went on to complete a rotating internship with the North York General Hospital. Dr. Jellie then completed a residency with the department of ophthalmology of the University of Western Ontario, before finishing a cornea and anterior segment surgery fellowship with Duke University in North Carolina.


Refractive experience

Dr. Jellie has an ophthalmic practice in Kitchener-Waterloo and has been performing corneal and refractive surgery since 1986. As part of his surgical duties, he performs implantable contact lens as well as LASIK procedures. He has experience with a number of ocular procedures, including radial keratotomy, epikeratophakia, posterior chamber phakic intraocular lens implantations and corneal cross linking. Dr. Jellie has undergone the LASIK procedure himself to correct his astigmatism and nearsightedness at TLC’s Waterloo clinic in July 1999.


Accomplishments and awards

Dr. Jellie’s work has appeared in publications like the Canadian Journal of Ophthalmology and the Journal of Pediatric Surgery. Dr. Jellie was previously an associate examiner for the American Academy of Ophthalmology and served on the advisory board for the University of Waterloo’s Centre for Sight Enhancement. He is also a member of various medical societies, including the Castroviejo Corneal Society and the Alpha Omega Alpha Honor Medical Society.


Associations and professional memberships

  • Royal College of Physicians and Surgeons of Canada
  • Canadian Medical Association
  • Canadian Ophthalmological Society
  • College of Physicians and Surgeons of Ontario
  • American Academy of Ophthalmology
  • American Society of Cataract and Refractive Surgery