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Prof. Dr. Edsel Ing MD, PhD, FRCS

Ophthalmic Plastic & Reconstructive Surgery
Job Title:
Staff Surgeon & Professor University of Toronto
Medical School:
University of Toronto
Residency Program:
University of Toronto
Toronto, Canada


MD: 1984-88 University of Toronto, Faculty of Medicine
1990-1993 Ophthalmology Residency, University of Toronto
FRCS(C), 1994, Royal College of Surgeons of Canada, Ophthalmology
Diplomate, 1994, American Board of Ophthalmology
Fellowship #1, 1994 Wills Eye Hospital, Philadelphia, PA, Neuro-ophthalmology (&Strabismus Surgery)
Fellowship #2, 1995 Mayo Clinic, Rochester, MN, Orbit & Neuro-ophthalmology
Fellowship #3, 1996 Allegheny General, Pittsburgh, PA, Oculoplastics and Strabismus
Harvard School of Public Health MPH 2017
Harvard Medical School GCSRT 2015
Johns Hopkins Certficate in Education for the Health Professions 2015
Masters of International Affairs and Diplomacy, UNITAR and University of Catalonia, 2019
PhD Kingston University, 2020

APPOINTMENTS: Michael Garron (Toronto East General) Hospital, Active Staff 2003-present
Associate Professor University of Toronto, Ophthalmology and Vision Sciences
Hospital for Sick Children, Courtesy Staff 2009-now
Sunnybrook Hospital, Courtesy staff and associate staff 2001-now
Kresge Eye Institute, Wayne State University, Detroit, MI 1998-1999 Co-ordinator Trauma & Eye Consult Service, Detroit Medical Centre
Southern Illinois University, Springfield, IL, Assistant Professor of Surgery (Ophthalmology) 1996-1997
Osler Institute Ophthalmology Teaching Faculty Boston, Chicago, & St. Louis 1997-2005

ACADEMIC ORGANIZATIONS: Active: American Society of Oculoplastic & Reconstructive Surgery, Canadian Society of Oculoplastic Surgery, European Society of Oculoplastic and Reconstructive Surgery, American Association for Pediatric Ophthalmology & Strabismus, North American Neuro-ophthalmology Society, American Academy of Ophthalmology, Canadian Ophthalmologic Society, Royal College of Surgeons of Canada, Canadian Medical Association, Ontario Medical Association Former Associations: National Board of Ophthalmology, Contact Lens Association of Ophthalmologists (1997), American Society of Contemporary Ophthalmology (1997), American Medical Association (1998-1999), American College of Physician Executives (2007, 2014), Chinese Canadian Medical Society, Statistical Society of Canada

MEDICAL EDUCATION Johns Hopkins Masters of Education, Sept 2014-2016
Teaching 101, Parts 1& 2, Centre for Faculty Development 2011, University of Toronto. Teaching Learning & Collaboration Series: Feb 2014, Toronto East General Hospital

Harvard Global Scholars Research Training Program, Epidemiology Stream, June 2014-2015
London School of Hygiene and Tropical Medicine Clinical Trials Oct 2014-
American College of Physician Executives Physician in Management Courses. 2007- 2014

100+ articles, 12 book chapters, 1 book


SECTION EDITOR: 1) Canadian Journal of Ophthalmology 2) Medscape Ophthalmology
3) Canadian Journal of Diagnosis

TEACHING AWARDS:  2015 Provincial Association of Residents of Ontario Excellence in Teaching
 2020 University of Toronto W. T. Aikins

COMMITTEE WORK: University of Toronto Academic Governing Council, elected 2017-2020
Royal College of Physicians & Surgeons Strategic Planning Advisory Group 2020

SOCIETIES: CMA, OMA, Canadian and American Ophthalmologic Societies
Fellow Royal College of Physicians & Surgeons
Certificant American Board of Ophthalmology
American Society of Oculoplastic & Reconstructive Surgery
North American Society of Academic Orbital Surgeons
North American Neuro-ophthalmology Society
International Strabismological Association
Canadian Public Health Association
Harvard Medical School Alumni Association, Havard Chan School Alumni
Former Mayo Clinic Alumni Association

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