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Dr. Zale Mednick

Dr. Zale Mednick

LASIK Surgeon


Educational background

Dr. Zale Mednick completed his medical training and ophthalmology residency in 2017 at Queen’s University in Kingston, Ontario, where he served as chief resident. During this period, he acted as president of the Council of Canadian Ophthalmology Residents. He then pursued a two-year fellowship in corneal and refractive surgery at the University of Toronto, where he developed an expertise in performing corneal transplants and refractive surgeries, including LASIK and PRK.


Refractive experience

In addition to his duties at TLC Laser Eye Centres, Dr. Mednick is now a staff ophthalmologist at North York General Hospital, where he performs cataract surgeries, corneal transplants and other corneal procedures. From 2012-2015, he worked as a physician on the CBS television show Survivor, traveling to Cambodia, Nicaragua and the Philippines.


Accomplishments and awards

Dr. Mednick’s work has appeared in a number of publications including Cornea, the American Journal of Ophthalmology, and the Journal of Cataract & Refractive Surgery. Additionally, he has presented his work at national and international ophthalmology conferences, including events put on by the American Society of Cataract and Refractive Surgery and the Canadian Ophthalmological Society.


Associations and professional memberships

  • Royal College of Physicians and Surgeons of Canada
  • American Board of Ophthalmology