Department of Ophthalmology
School of Medicine Queen's University
 

Dr. S. Baxter

BSc, MD, FRCSC
Eye Physician and Surgeon
Cornea and External Disease 

Associate Professor
Residency Program Director
Department of Ophthalmology
Queen's University

Contact:

Erin Twiddy
Tel: (613) 544-3400 x 3203
Fax: (613) 544-1454

Office/Telephone Hours: Monday to Friday, 8:00 am to 3:00 pm

Practice Profile Cornea & External Diseases
Comprehensive Ophthalmology
Education
Pre-Medical:
Dalhousie University, BSc (1994)
Medical School:
Dalhousie University (1998) 
Ophthalmology Residency:
Queen's University, FRCSC (2003) 
Fellowship:
Cornea and External Diseases, Wills Eye Hospital, Thomas Jefferson Medical College, Philadelphia, PA, 2004
Awards and Distinctions
HF Pross Educational Technology Award (2015)
Garth Taylor Resident Teaching Award (2012)
Lectureship Award - The Aesculpian Society of Queen's University (2011)
Canadian Association for Medical Education Certificate of Merit (2008)
Research Interests
Cornea & External Disease
Cataract Surgery
Ophthalmology Education
Selected Publications: 

Johnson D, El-Defrawy SR, Hollands S, Hurst J, Law C, Li C, Baxter S, Campbell Ede L, Campbell RJ. Drug-prescribing patterns among optometrists and nonophthalmologist physicians at a tertiary care centre in Kingston, Ontario. Can J Ophthalmol. 2016 Jun;51(3):168-73.

Brissette AR, Mednick ZD, Schweitzer KD, Bona MD, Baxter SA. Punctal Plug Retention Rates for the Treatment of Moderate to Severe Dry Eye: A Randomized, Double-Masked, Controlled Clinical Trial. Am J Ophthalmol. 2015 Aug;160(2):238-242.e1.

Eneh AA, Jagan L, Baxter S. Relative importance of the components of the Canadian Residency Matching Service application. Can J Ophthalmol. 2014 Oct;49(5):407-13.

Brissette A, Mednick Z, Baxter S. Evaluating the need for close follow-up after removal of a noncomplicated corneal foreign body. Cornea. 2014 Nov;33(11):1193-6.
 
Hurst J, Johnson D, Campbell R, Baxter S, Kratky V. Orbital compartment syndrome in a burn patient without aggressive fluid resuscitation. Orbit. 2014 Oct;33(5):375-7.

Demsey D, Baxter S. Influence of Donor Tissue Factors on Detachment Rate in DSAEK Patients. ISRN Ophthalmol. 2011 Oct 25;2011.

Almeida DR, Johnson D, Hollands H, Smallman D, Baxter S, Eng KT, Kratky V, ten Hove MW, Sharma S, El-Defrawy S. Effect of prophylactic nonsteroidal antiinflammatory drugs on cystoid macular edema assessed using optical coherence tomography quantification of total macular volume after cataract surgery. J Cataract Refract Surg. 2008 Jan;34(1):64-9. 

The Red Eye: A systematic Approach.Baxter SA.  Can J Diagnosis (2008); 25(9) 70-3.
Crystalline Keratopathy. In: Wills Eye Institute 5-minute Ophthalmology Consult. Maguire JI, Murchson AP, Jaeger EA (eds.), Lippincott, Williams & Wilkins, 2012. (Textbook Chapter). Belliveau MJ, Yeung YT, Baxter SA. 
 
Posterior Polymorphous Corneal Dystrophy. In: Wills Eye Institute 5-minute Ophthalmology Consult. Maguire JI, Murchson AP, Jaeger EA (eds.), Lippincott, Williams & Wilkins, 2012. (Textbook Chapter)Warder D, Moss E, Baxter SA
 
Radiation Keratopathy. Wills Eye Institute 5-minute Ophthalmology Consult. Maguire JI, Murchson AP, Jaeger EA (eds.), Lippincott, Williams & Wilkins, 2012. (Textbook Chapter). Almeida DRP, Scheweitzer KD, Baxter SA. 

Grants/Scholarships:

 
"Development and Evaluation of Competency-Based Assessment Tools for the Department of Ophthlamology" -SEAMO Endowed Scholarship and Education Fund (2015)