Dr. Alejandro Lichtinger
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Dr. Lichtinger finished his medical degree at Mexico’s Anáhuac University, before completing an ophthalmology residency at the Hebrew University of Jerusalem in Israel, during which time he was named chief resident and graduated with highest distinction.He went on to complete fellowships in cornea, external diseases, and refractive surgery at both the University of Toronto and the University of California San Diego as well as a cornea, cataract, and refractive surgery fellowship at the CODET Vision Institute in Tijuana, Mexico.
Dr. Lichtinger is an experienced ophthalmologist who specialises in LASIK, All-Laser LASIK, photorefractive keratectomy (PRK), Laser PresbyVision™, Refractive Lens Exchange (RLE), Corneal Cross-Linking (CXL), Phakic IOL Implantation, and treating cataracts as well as corneal conditions.Dr. Lichtinger is currently on staff at Miramichi Regional Hospital’s Department of Surgery. He previously worked as a physician at the Hospital Angeles de las Lomas in México and was the chief ophthalmologist at La Paz Medical Center in Bata, Equatorial Guinea.
Dr. Lichtinger is currently an assistant professor in the Department of Ophthalmology and Visual Sciences at Dalhousie University. He’s also an assistant professor at the Instituto de Oftalmologia Conde de Valenciana in Mexico City.
Dr. Lichtinger is a talented researcher who has been published on numerous occasions, including in journals such as Ophthalmology, the Journal of Cataract and Refractive Surgery, and Cornea.
During his fellowship at the University of Toronto, Dr. Lichtinger was honoured with the Lim Family Memorial Award, which is presented by the ophthalmology residents to the fellow that displayed superior surgical, clinical, and interpersonal skills. He also won the University of Toronto’s John Gaby Prize for the best research paper by an ophthalmology fellow.