Meet the surgeons

Surgeon Bios

Meet the surgeons
  
  • Dr. Perry H. Maerov, FRCS (C)

    Dr. Perry H. Maerov, FRCS (C)
    Dr. Perry H. Maerov, FRCS (C)

    Fellow of the Royal College of Surgeons, Canada
    Dr. Maerov serves as the Medical Director and Chief Surgeon at both our New Westminster and North Vancouver offices.  He obtained his medical degree from the University of Alberta and completed his post-graduate training in Ophthalmology at Queen’s University in 1974.  He has been in private practice as a cataract and refractive surgeon for 40 years.  He is on the active staff at Lion’s Gate Hospital in North Vancouver.  Dr. Maerov is a Clinical Associate Professor in the Department of Ophthalmology and Visual Sciences, University of British Columbia and is a past president of the BC Society of Eye Physicians and Surgeons.  At London Eye Centre, Dr. Maerov specializes in “No Touch” PRK and Intralase SBK.

     

  • Dr. Suren Sanmugasunderam, FRCS (C)

    Dr. Suren Sanmugasunderam, FRCS (C)
    Dr. Suren Sanmugasunderam, FRCS (C)

    Fellow of the Royal College of Surgeons, Canada
    Dr. Suren Sanmugasunderam (also referred to as Dr. Shan) obtained his medical degree from the University of Ottawa and completed his post-graduate studies in ophthalmology at the University of British Columbia. Dr. Shan has been a cataract and refractive surgeon since 1995. He is on the teaching faculty at UBC, is a  former president of the BC Society of Eye Physicians and Surgeons and is a section editor for the Canadian Journal of Ophthalmology. Dr. Shan performs both the “No Touch” PRK and Intralase SBK procedure at London Eye Centre.

     

     

  • Dr. Jesse Chew, FRCS (C)

    Dr. Jesse Chew, FRCS (C)
    Dr. Jesse Chew, FRCS (C)

    Fellow of the Royal College of Surgeons, Canada
    Dr. Chew is a respected eye physician and surgeon in Vancouver, British Columbia. He attained his medical degree and Royal College of Canada Certification in Ophthalmology from the University of British Columbia. Dr. Chew gained expertise in ocular biodevices and therapeutics during his fellowship at the world renowned Moran Eye Center, University of Utah. He currently is a Clinical Assistant Professor at both the University of Utah and UBC.  Dr. Chew has performed thousands of ocular surgeries, with a focus on cataract and refractive laser surgery. He performs both 'No touch' PRK and Intralase SBK at London Eye Centre.

     

  • Dr. Murray McFadden, FRCS ( C )

    Dr. Murray McFadden, FRCS ( C )
    Dr. Murray McFadden, FRCS ( C )

    Fellow of the Royal College of Surgeons, Canada
    Dr Murray McFadden graduated from the University of Alberta Medical School and subsequently completed ophthalmology specialization at the University of British Columbia in 1980. He has performed cataract surgery since 1980 and laser refractive surgery since 1999. Dr. McFadden has a number of scientific publications and is a Clinical Associate Professor of Ophthalmology at UBC. He has a special interest in clinical wavefront sensing, Modular Transfer Function ( MTF)  and higher order optical aberrations.

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