Varun Chaudhary

2021 Planning Committee - Retina | Committee de planification 2021 - rétine
Participates in 1 Session

Dr. Chaudhary is a vitreo-retinal surgeon, Chief of Ophthalmology & Associate Professor of Surgery at Hamilton Regional Eye Institute, McMaster University.

As a researcher, he has secured multiple peer-reviewed grants for research in tele-ophthalmology, age related macular degeneration, diabetic retinopathy and posterior segment drug delivery systems. He sits on global steering committees for multi-national clinical trials in retina and acts as the site Principal Investigator for the international DRCR network. He is co-chair of the Canadian Retina Research Network (CR2N). Dr. Chaudhary supervises Master's level thesis students in translational retinal research in Department of Engineering and in clinical research in the Department of Health Research Methods, Evidence & Impact at McMaster University. He was appointed Associate Member, McMaster School of Biomedical Engineering. He has been an invited keynote speaker / guest lecturer at universities nationally and by international ophthalmology associations globally.

He acts as Editor-in-Chief for the Canadian Journal of Ophthalmology. He was awarded the Senior Honor Award by the American Society of Retinal Specialists.

His administrative experience extends to the provincial level as regional physician lead for ophthalmology and as clinical advisor for multiple provincial ophthalmology working groups. At the national level, he acts as CPD Director for the Canadian Retina Society, Board member for the Canadian Retina Society, CPD council member for the Canadian Ophthalmological Society and MAC member for the Retina Foundation of Canada.

Financial disclosure: Dr. Chaudhary has/had an affiliation (financial or otherwise) with a commercial organization:

  1. Alcon
  2. Bayer
  3. Novartis

Sessions in which Varun Chaudhary participates

Saturday 26 June, 2021

Time Zone: EST/Eastern Time (US & Canada)
5:30 PM
5:30 PM