Dr. Zale Mednick
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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.
Dr. Mednick has extensive experience performing a variety of laser vision correction procedures, including LASIK eye surgery and Photorefractive Keratectomy (PRK), which can treat common refractive errors like myopia, hyperopia, and astigmatism.
In addition to his duties at TLC Laser Eye Centres, Dr. Mednick is currently a staff ophthalmologist at North York General Hospital, where he performs cataract surgeries, corneal transplants, and other corneal procedures.
Previously, from 2012 to 2015, Dr. Mednick worked as a physician on the CBS television show Survivor, for which he travelled to Cambodia, Nicaragua, and the Philippines.
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.