|MD, MSc, FRCSC
Eye Physician and Surgeon
Deputy Chair, Department of Ophthalmology
Master of Science, Neuromuscular Physiology and Biochemistry, Laurentian University, Sudbury, Ontario (1995)
Honours Bachelor of Science, Chemistry, Laurentian University, Sudbury, Ontario (1993)
Doctorate of Medicine, Summa Cum Laude, University of Ottawa (1999)
University of Ottawa, Ottawa, Ontario, FRCSC (2004)
Fellowship in Surgical and Medical Glaucoma: Toronto Western Hospital and the University of Toronto, Canada (2005-2006)
Fellowship in Cornea and Anterior Segment Surgery, Moorfields Eye Hospital, London, UK (2004)
Clinician Scientist Award - Queen's University/Southeastern Ontario Academic Medical Organization (2011-2014)
Valedictorian, University of Ottawa Undergraduate Medicine Program (1999)
Gold Medal for highest academic standing. University of Ottawa (1999)
|Research Interests||Using real-world data to improve access to and quality of eye and vision health care
Assessing the interplay among systemic and ocular therapies and outcomes
Assessing the determinants of evolving physician practice patterns and health human resources supply and demand
Developing innovative devices to improve eye surgery outcomes
Dr. Robert J. Campbell, MD, MSc, FRCSC is Deputy Chair of and Associate Professor in the Department of Ophthalmology at Queen’s University, Kingston, Canada. Prior to assuming the role of Deputy Chair, Dr. Campbell served as the Queen’s University ophthalmology residency program director.
Dr. Campbell is also a scientist with the Institute for Clinical Evaluative Sciences and leads an internationally-recognized health services research program focused on the assessment of vision health care quality, access and safety. Dr. Campbell graduated Summa Cum Laude and Valedictorian from the University of Ottawa School of Medicine and also completed ophthalmology residency training at the University of Ottawa. Dr. Campbell subsequently undertook fellowship training in glaucoma surgery at the University of Toronto and cornea surgery at Moorfields Eye Hospital.
Selected Journal Publications
Campbell RJ, Dhalla IA, Gill SS, Bell CM. Implications of "not me" drugs for health systems: lessons from age related macular degeneration. BMJ. 2012;344:e2941.
Campbell RJ, Gill SS, Bronskill SE, Paterson JM, Whitehead M, Bell CM. Adverse events with intravitreal injection of vascular endothelial growth factor inhibitors: nested case-control study. BMJ. 2012;345:e4203.
Campbell RJ, Bell CM, Paterson JM, Bronskill SE, Moineddin R, Whitehead M, Gill SS. Stroke rates after introduction of vascular endothelial growth factor inhibitors for macular degeneration: a time series analysis. Ophthalmology. 2012;119(8):1604-8.
Campbell RJ, Bell CM, Gill SS, Trope GE, Buys YM, Whitehead M, El-Defrawy SR. Subspecialization in Glaucoma Surgery. Ophthalmology. 2012;119(11):2270-3.
* Canadian Glaucoma Society – Merck Frosst Award - Best Glaucoma Publication, 2013.
Campbell RJ, Bell CM, Campbell EdeL, Gill SS. Systemic effects of intravitreal vascular endothelial growth factor inhibitors. Curr Opin Ophthalmol. 2013;24(3):197-204.
Campbell RJ, Bell CM, Gill SS, Whitehead M, Campbell E de L, El-Defrawy SR. Clinic-based glaucoma care in the era of surgical subspecialization. Am J Ophthalmol. 2014;157(3):631-9.e2
Jinapriya D, D'Souza M, Hollands H, El-Defrawy SR, Irrcher I, Smallman D, Farmer JP, Cheung J, Day A, Sun X, Campbell RJ. Anti-inflammatory therapy after selective laser trabeculoplasty: A randomized, double-blind, placebo-controlled clinical trial. Ophthalmology. 2014;121(12):2356-61.
Campbell RJ, Bell CM, Bronskill SE, Paterson MJ, Whitehead M, Campbell E de L, Gill SS. Adverse gastrointestinal events with intravitreal injection of vascular endothelial growth factor inhibitors: nested case-control study. Drug Safety. 2014;37(9):723-33.
Campbell RJ, Gill SS, ten Hove M, El-Defrawy SR, Strube YNJ, Whitehead M, Campbell EdeLP, Bell CM. Strabismus surgical subspecialization: A population-based analysis. JAMA Ophthalmology. 2015;133(5):555-9.
Yau GL, Campbell RJ, Li C, Sharma S. Peripapillary RNFL thickness in nonexudative versus chronically treated exudative age-related macular degeneration. Can J Ophthalmol. 2015 Oct;50(5):345-9.
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.
Campbell RJ, El-Defrawy SR. Shaping the future of ophthalmology in Canada. Can J Ophthalmol. 2016 Dec;51(6):397-399.
Campbell RJ, El-Defrawy SR, Gill SS, Whitehead M, Campbell EL, Hooper PL, Bell CM, Ten Hove M. New Surgeon Outcomes and the Effectiveness of Surgical Training: A Population-Based Cohort Study. Ophthalmology. 2017 Jan 24. pii: S0161-6420(16)31161-7.
Xu K, Campbell EL, Gill SS, Nesdole R, Campbell RJ. Impact of Combination Glaucoma Therapies on β-Blocker Exposure. J Glaucoma. 2017 Feb;26(2):e107-e109.
Health Policy Reports
Ontario Provincial Vision Strategy Task Force. A vision for Ontario: Strategic recommendations for ophthalmology in Ontario. Toronto, Canada: May 2013. 92p.
Ontario Ministry of Health and Long Term Care Cataract Surgery Quality-Based Procedure Expert Group. Quality-based procedures clinical handbook for cataract surgery. Toronto, Canada: Jan 2013 (updated Oct 2013).
Ontario Ministry of Health and Long Term Care Cataract Surgery Quality-Based Procedure Expert Group. Quality indicators for cataract quality-based procedures: Baseline results. Toronto, Canada: Oct 2014.
Ontario Ministry of Health and Long Term Care Retina Quality-Based Procedure Expert Group. Quality-based procedures clinical handbook for integrated retinal care. Toronto, Canada: Dec 2014.
Selected Health Care System Leadership and Administration Positions
Ontario Ministry of Health and Long Term Care Provincial Vision Strategy Task Force
Eye Health Council of Ontario
Ontario Ministry of Health and Long Term Care Corneal Surgery Quality-Based Procedure Expert Group
Ontario Ministry of Health and Long Term Care Integrated Retinal Care Quality-Based Procedure Expert Group
Ontario Ministry of Health and Long Term Care Cataract Surgery Quality-Based Procedure Expert Group