Dr. Theodore Rabinovitch received his Medical Degree in 1983 and completed his residency in Ophthalmology from McGill University in Montreal in 1987. He completed a two-year, post-doctoral fellowship at the world renowned Francis I. Proctor Foundation at the University of California in San Francisco. There, he specialized in the treatment of external eye conditions and rare ocular inflammatory diseases. He was trained in the most advanced micro-surgical techniques in corneal transplant and cataract surgery.
Dr. Rabinovitch established his Downsview office in 1989. He is recognized as an accomplished corneal and cataract surgeon. Dr. Rabinovitch is a lecturer and researcher for the Department of Ophthalmology at the University of Toronto. He was nominated and remained a member of the York Finch Hospital Medical Staff Association Executive from 1992-1994 and became president in 1995. He has also served continuously as Chairman of the Toronto Ophthalmological Society since co-founding the society in 1991.
Dr. Rabinovitch began performing Laser Vision Correction in 1991. He began treating nearsighted patients, and his enthusiasm grew as he witnessed the amazing accuracy and predictability of the procedure. He became a well-respected and experienced laser surgeon, and enjoys the benefits of the procedure first hand after having laser vision correction himself. The procedure allows him the freedom to enjoy time with his wife and sons. He is able to participate in activities while seeing clearly without dependence on glasses such as climbing Machu Picchu, taking photographs in the Galapagos, swimming in the ocean, biking mountains, and skiing around the world.
Dr. Rabinovtich is passionate about golf, intense road biking, swimming, and tennis. He is also and avid reader and loves presenting and teaching medical students, residents, colleagues, and optometrists. He is proud to be a part of the Yonge Eglinton Laser Center. This state-of-the-art facility is devoted to patient care and committed to excellence.
Dr. Jon Waisberg graduated from the University of Western Ontario Medical School in 1967, and completed his residency in Ophthalmology at the University of Toronto in 1974, including a Fellowship Year studying Neuro-ophthalmology at St. Michaels Hospital in Toronto.
Dr. Waisberg went into private practice and became an active staff member or the Humber River Regional group of hospital in 1974. He conducts a general ophthalmology practice focusing on cataract surgery, medical glaucoma and he has specialized training in botox and cosmetic fillers. He joined North Toronto Eye Care in 2008.
Dr. Waisberg completed an MBA at the University of Toronto in 1996 and has held a variety of strategic management positions at the Humber River Regional Hospital and outside consulting firms over the past ten years.
Dr. Patricia Hinton graduated from the University of Western Ontario Medical School in 1980 and completed her residency in Internal Medicine, also at Sunnybrook Hospital, in 1982. In 1985, she completed her residency in Ophthalmology at the University of Western Ontario, Medical School. There, she received the Dr. Wing Chan award in 1984, the Toronto alumni prize and the Gordon Kelly award in 1985. She was presented with the Duncan Jamieson Memorial Prize in her final year for achieving the highest standing.
In 1987, she joined York Finch General Hospital and went into private practice in 1997. She has been providing her services to the CNIBs low vision clinic since 1991. Dr. Hinton also works on a part time basis at the Department of Aviation Ophthalmology at the National Defense and Civil Institute of Environmental Medicine.
Dr. Pradeepa Yoganathan was born and raised in Montreal and completed her Bachelor of Science in Physiology at McGill University. She completed medical school at Albany Medical College in upstate New York and residency at the North Shore - Long Island Jewish Health System in New York City. In 2009, she graduated from a 2-year Fellowship in Medical and Surgical Retina at University of Toronto, St Michael’s Hospital. She is experienced in the treatment of macular degeneration, diabetic retinopathy, vascular retinal disease, hereditary retinal disease, inflammatory disorders, retinal detachment, and vitreoretinal interface abnormalities, such as epiretinal membrane and macular holes.
Dr. Yoganathan is the Director of the Retina service at the Ross Eye Institute. She is Assistant Professor in the Department of Ophthalmology at the State University of New York in Buffalo. In June 2011, she was awarded Teacher of the Year by her Ophthalmology Residents at the end of her first year of practice. She is also pursuing a part-time Master of Science degree in Health Research Methodology at McMaster University. Pradeepa Yoganathan has delivered podium presentations of her research at the annual meetings of the American Academy of Ophthalmology, the American Society of Retina Specialists, the Retina Society, the Canadian Ophthalmological Society, and the Association for Research in Vision and Ophthalmology. Her work is published in a variety of peer-reviewed medical journals. News reports featuring her research have also appeared in magazines such as the Ophthalmology Times.
Dr. Yoganathan enjoys volunteering abroad. She performed cataract surgery in the Philippines in both 2010 and 2008. She has also volunteered in India and Croatia. In 2010, she was the recipient of the June Callwood Outstanding Achievement Award for Voluntarism.
Dr. Kathy Cao first received her Bachelor's degree with distinction in Biochemistry from Queen's University in 2002. She then graduated with her medical degree from the University of Toronto in 2006, and completed her residency training in Ophthalmology within the Department of Ophthalmology and Vision Sciences in 2011.
During her residency training, Dr. Cao was the recipient of several honors, including the Kensington Eye Institute resident award for earning the top performance in cataract surgery, and the ASCRS Foundation Resident Excellence award, among others. She enthusiastically joins our team at North Toronto Eye Care and offers patients state-of-the-art care in a caring and personable manner. In 2012, Dr. Cao was invited to be the course director for the Annual Walter Wright Update in Ophthalmology conference in Toronto.
Dr. Cao speaks cantonese and mandarin.
Dr. Minoo Azadeh completed her Ophthalmology specialty training in the Department of Ophthalmology and Vision Sciences at the University of Toronto. She is a fellow of the Royal College of Physicians and Surgeons of Canada and practices as a comprehensive ophthalmologist. Her practice includes patients with wide variety of eye conditions with special interest in cataract, diseases of the cornea and medical glaucoma. Dr. Azadeh was the recipient of several honors and awards including recognition for her research and top performance at medical school. She has published in peer-reviewed medical journals and presented in national and international conferences. Dr. Azadeh is board certified in Iran and has extensive experience with cataract surgery. She speaks in English, French, Persian and Turkish. She has joined our team and has brought her skills and caring demeanor to North Toronto Eye Care.