Department of Ophthalmology
School of Medicine Queen's University

Dr. D. Smallman

BSc, BSc(Med), MD, FRCSC
Eye Physician and Surgeon

Assistant Professor (Adjunct)
Department of Ophthalmology
Queen's University

Active Attending Staff
Hotel Dieu Hospital, Kingston General Hospital and Lennox and Addington Regional Hospital


Mary Thorne

Tel: (613) 546-1858
Fax: (613) 546-4060

 Practice Profile Comprehensive Ophthalmology 
Special interest in Glaucoma, Cataract and Refractive surgery
Pre-Medical Education: 
BSc (Cum Laude) Dalhousie University (1995)
Medical School: 
BSc (Medicine) Dalhousie University (1998)
MD (Cum Laude) Dalhousie University (1998)
Ophthalmology Residency: 
Dalhousie University (2003)
Dr. Harold Ross McKean Award in Ophthalmology (Dalhousie University) (1998)
Dalhousie University Faculty of Medicine Scholarship for high academic standing (1996)
Bergmann-Porter Studentship, Dalhousie Medical Research Foundation for BSc (Medicine) (1994-1996)
Dean's List (Dalhousie University) (1994)
Research Interests
Cataract surgery with advanced custom intraocular lenses.
Screening for glaucoma in at-risk populations with Confocal Scanning Laser Tomography
Selected Publications
Peer-Reviewed Articles:

Jinapriya D, D'Souza M, Hollands H, El-Defrawy SR, Irrcher I, Smallman D, Farmer JP, Cheung J, Urton T, Day A, Sun X, Campbell RJ. Anti-inflammatory Therapy after Selective Laser Trabeculoplasty: A Randomized, Double-Masked, Placebo-Controlled Clinical Trial. Ophthalmology. 2014 Dec;121(12):2356-61. 

Almeida DR, Johnson D, Hollands H, Smallman DS, Baxter S, Eng KT, Kratky V, ten Hove MW, Sharma S, El-Defrawy S. Effect of prophylactic nonsteriodal antiinflammatory drugs on cystoid macular edema assessed using optical coherence tomography quantification of total macular volume after cataract surgery. J Cataract Refract Surg (2008); 34(1):646-9. 
Smallman DS, Probst LE, Rafuse PE. Pupillary block glaucoma secondary to posterior chamber phakic intraocular lenses for high myopia. J Cataract Refract Surg (2004): 30(4): 905-7.
Abdel-Majid RM, Leong WL, Schalkwyk LC, Smallman DS, Wong ST, Storm DR, FIne A, Dobson MJ, Guernsy DL, Neumann PE.  Loss of adenylyl cyclase 1 activity disrupts patterning of mouse somatosensory cortex. Nat Genet (1998): 19(3):289-91.
Smallman DS, Schnare MN, Gray MW. RNA:RNA interactions in the large subunit ribosomal RNA of Euglena gracilis. Biochim Biophys Acta (1996): 1305(1-2):1-6.
Non Peer-Reviewed Abstracts
Smallman DS, Dickinson JD. Neisseria meningitidis endogenous endophthalmitis without meningitis in a healthy patient. (37):106-7.Canadian Ophthalmology Society Annual General Meeting 2002.
Smallman DS, Chew H, Dickinson JD, Samad A, O'Brien D, Kozousek V, Hoskin-Mott A. Angiographic criteria predictive of improved visual function in photodynamic therapy for age-related macular degeneration, (37):99-100.Canadian Ophthalmology Society Annual General Meeting 2002.
Smallman DS, Wall JR,. Effects of systemic treatment of Graves' hyperthyroidism on serum autantibodies to orbital tissues and thyroid-associated ophthalmology. (1):250-1. Vancouver Orbital Symposium 2005
Salvi M, Epstein I, Smallman DS, Li AW, Baker S, Wall JR. The orbit: Present Status and Future Challenges. In  Thyroid-associated ophthalmology - principle antigens and significance of corresponding antibodies Amsterdam: Elsevier 2005, 272-7.
Gray MW, Greenwood MJ, Smallman DS, Spencer DF, Schnare MN. Ribosomal RNA in pieces: a modern paradigm of the primordial ribosome.  In Proceedings of the 20th Taniguchi International Symposium on Biophysics, Amsterdam, The Netherlands: Elevier Science BV, 1995, 200-10.
Abstracts/Poster Presentations
Campbell RJ, Smallman DS, El-Defrawy SR, Jinapriya D, Hollands H, D'Souza M, Farmer J. Anti-inflammatory Therapy Following Selective Laser Trabeculoplasty: A Randomized Clinical Trial. Association for Research in Vision and Ophthalmology 2008.
Smallman DS, Chew H, Dickinson JD, Samad A, O'Brien D, Kozousek V, Hoskin-Mott. Angiographic criteria of improved visual outcome in photodynamic therapy for age-related macular degeneration. Association for Research in Vision and Ophthalmology 2002. 
Smallman DS, Grawy MW. Probing the conformation of Euglena gracilis large subunit ribosomal RNA. Program in Evolutionary Biology 8th Annual Meeting 1994.
Gray MW, Greenwood SJ, Smallman DS, Spencer DF, Schnare MN. Split ribosomal RNAs and ribosome evolution. Program in Evolutionary Biology 8th Annual General Meeting 1994.