Alberta Eye MD

2731 Hewes Way NW Suite 103

Edmonton, Alberta T6L 6W6

780-450-3335

780-461-9430

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Welcome to Alberta Eye MD
Your Ophthalmologist in Edmonton, Alberta

Call us at 780-450-3335 today.

Welcome to Alberta Eye MD in Edmonton.

Alberta Eye MD was founded by our doctors in February 2013. Our vision was to create a center of excellence in ophthalmic care. Alberta Eye MD is a multiple MD facility offering a broad scope of eye services which include cataract, glaucoma, cornea, pediatric, retina and other eye-related diseases.

We are proud to have a state of the art facility with the most cutting edge diagnostic testing and treatments in Northern Alberta. This includes medical treatments and surgical procedures to address ocular conditions such as cataracts, glaucoma, pediatric and adult strabismus, as well as corneal and retinal diseases.

We aim to provide the best quality of care for our patients with a desire to maximize efficiency and utilization of health care resources.

We are currently accepting new consults including cataract, refractive lens exchange, glaucoma, medical retina, pediatric, cornea, and other eye-related diseases.


Our Edmonton ophthalmologists offers a wide array of services, including:


  • Cataract surgery with the most advanced intraocular lenses
  • Glaucoma treatments including laser and state of the art surgeries
  • Refractive surgery including LASIK, PRK, TCAT as well as crosslinking and presbyopia laser treatment 
  • Pediatric strabismus surgery
  • Adult strabismus surgery
  • Medically indicated eyelid surgery including removal of lesions and blepharoplasty

For a complete list of services, visit our services page or call our Edmonton office at 780-450-3335.

At Alberta Eye MD, we are dedicated to providing high-quality ophthalmology services in a comfortable environment.
Call us at 780-450-3335 or schedule a consultation today online.

Edmonton Ophthalmologist | Alberta Eye MD | 780-450-3335

2731 Hewes Way NW Suite 103
Edmonton, Alberta T6L 6W6

Meet The Surgeons

Learn Who We Are

  • Dr.
    Kam Kassiri, MSc, MD, FRCSC

    Dr. Kassiri has completed his residency in ophthalmic surgery at the University of Alberta receiving surgical training from some of the world's most renowned surgeons and is committed to using the latest technologies and techniques in cataract and refractive surgery.  Dr. Kassiri is on staff at the University of Alberta, leading a comprehensive ophthalmology practice, and he is involved in teaching both undergraduate medical students as well as ophthalmic surgery residents.  His excellence in medical school and research is highlighted by numerous scholarships during his medical training.  Dr. Kassiri's areas of interest include cataract surgery and glaucoma.

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  • Dr.
    Michael W. Dorey, MD, FRCSC

    Dr. Michael W. Dorey completed his Bachelor of Science degree from Acadia University and obtained his Doctor of Medicine degree from Memorial University, graduating among the top of his class. He served as chief resident in Ophthalmology at Dalhousie University. He is also one of the few ophthalmologists in North America with dual fellowship certifications: an Ocular Pathology fellowship from the University of Ottawa and a Glaucoma/Anterior Segment fellowship from the Drexel University College of Medicine in Pittsburgh. He is currently working as a clinical assistant professor at the University of Alberta. 

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  • Dr.
    Rehan Riyaz, MD, FRCSC

    Dr. Rehan Riyaz is an Assistant Clinical Professor of Ophthalmology, and serves as Director of Cataract Surgical Training at the University of Alberta.  He completed his ophthalmology residency in Edmonton in 2012, and was awarded the prestigious Dr. T Alistair Boyd Prize for superior academic achievement upon graduation.  A member of the Ophthalmology Residency Program Committee, Dr. Riyaz evaluates medical students and residents, and helps to set the ophthalmology curriculum at the University of Alberta.  His areas of interest include cataract surgery, premium intraocular lens implantation, corneal crosslinking, and glaucoma.  Dr. Riyaz strives to maintain a short cataract surgery wait time of two months or less. 

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  • Dr.
    Jaspreet S. Rayat, BHSc, MD, FRCSC

    Dr. Jaspreet S. Rayat completed his Bachelor of Health Sciences from McMaster University graduating with highest distinction. He then obtained his Doctor of Medicine at Queen’s University and pursued his Ophthalmology training at the University of Alberta, and had the honor of serving as Chief Resident. During his training, Dr. Rayat performed hundreds of intraocular surgeries with the most modern technology. He has also published numerous research articles in renowned journals, interviewed by media outlets for his innovation and invited to conferences around the world to present his findings. He was awarded NSERC research grants and the prestigious Reg Martiniuk prize for his research at the University of Alberta.

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  • Dr.
    Samer Abuswider, MBBCh, FRCS

    Dr Abuswider graduated from medical school at Tripoli University and finished 5 years of residency in Ophthalmology at Tripoli Eye hospital affiliated hospital of Libyan Medical Board of Specialties. He earned his certification in Ophthalmology from Royal College of Physicians and Surgeons of Glasgow UK. He obtained two subspecialties in Ophthalmology, Cornea and Refractive Surgery fellowship from University of Ottawa and Glaucoma fellowship from University of Alberta. He worked at Royal Alexandra Hospital as Glaucoma specialist. He teaches and mentors medical student, residents and fellows at his Glaucoma clinic.

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Testimonials

Reviews From Our Satisfied Patients

  • "Alberta Eye MD is the best at what they do and make you feel right at home."
    Edmonton, Alberta

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  • Cataract Surgery

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  • Peripheral Vision Loss

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Hours of Operation

Each ophthalmologist's clinic hours will vary.

Alberta Eye MD

Monday:

8:30 am-4:00 pm

Tuesday:

8:30 am-4:00 pm

Wednesday:

8:30 am-4:00 pm

Thursday:

8:30 am-4:00 pm

Friday:

8:30 am-4:00 pm

Saturday:

By Appointment

Sunday:

Closed