Department of Ophthalmology
School of Medicine Queen's University
 

Dr. Y. Strube

MD, MS, FRCSC, DABO
Eye Physician and Surgeon
Pediatric Ophthalmology and Adult Strabismus

Assistant Professor
Department of Ophthalmology
Queen’s University

Ophthalmology Certified 
Fellow of the Royal College of Surgeons of Canada

Ophthalmology Certified, Diplomate of the American Board of Ophthalmology


Contact:


Sarah Vandewal
Tel: (613) 544-3400 x 3100
Fax: (613) 544-0380

Office Hours: Monday to Friday, 8:00 am to 4:00 pm
Telephone Hours: Monday to Friday, 9:00 to 11:00 am and 1:00 to 3:00 pm
Office Closed: Monday to Friday, 12Noon to 1:00 pm

Practice Profile Pediatric Ophthalmology and Adult Strabismus 
Comprehensive Ophthalmology and Cataract Surgery 
Education  Pre-Medical Education: 
Bachelor of Science (with Great Distinction), McGill University, Montreal, Canada; Major: Biochemistry, Minor: East Asian Languages and Culture (1996) 
Master of Science, Nutritional Biochemistry, The Pennsylvania State University, University Park, Pennsylvania, USA (2000) 
Medical School: 
Queen’s University, Kingston, Ontario, Canada (2004) 
Ophthalmology Residency: 
Queen’s University, Kingston, Ontario, Canada (2009) 
Fellowship: 
Pediatric Ophthalmology and Adult Strabismus, Los Angeles, California, USA; Dr. Kenneth W. Wright, Wright Center for Pediatric Ophthalmology and Adult Strabismus; Childrens Hospital Los Angeles and LA County University of Southern California Medical Center / Keck School of Medicine of the University of Southern California and the Doheny Eye Institute (2010) 
Awards/Distinctions Physicians’ Services Incorporated (PSI) Foundation Resident Research Award (2009) 
Queen’s University Resident Prize for Excellence in Undergraduate Teaching, Nominee (2009) 
Canadian Ophthalmological Society Annual Meeting, Whistler, Canadian Association of Pediatric Ophthalmologists, Best Paper Presentation: Gastric Distress and ROP Screening Eye Exam (2008) 
Queen’s Ophthalmology Resident Research Day, Best Research Award First Place (2008, 2007), Third Place (2006) 
The Gail Bell Award in Ocular Pathology (2006) 
Eye Foundation of Canada Summer Scholarship (2002) 
Robert and Gordon Sinclair Memorial Scholarship, Research in Biochemistry, Queen's University, School of Medicine (2001) 
The Pennsylvania State University, Graduate Student Full Scholarship (1998-2000) 
McGill University, Dean's Honor List; McConnell Award (top 5% in science faculty) (1992-1993) 
Research Interests 
Retinopathy of Prematurity 
Pediatric Ophthalmology and Strabismus 

Selected Research Publications: 

Books


Wright KW, Strube YJ. Color Atlas of Strabismums Surgery-Strategies and Techniques. 4th Edition. Springer, 2015.

Wright KW, Strube YJ, eds. Pediatric Ophthalmology and Strabismus. 3rd ed. Oxford University Press, New York, NY; 2012.

Strube YJ. Metabolic Diseases. In: Wright KW, Strube YJ, eds. Pediatric Ophthalmology and Strabismus. 3rd ed. Oxford University Press, New York, NY; 2012. 

Strube YJ. Neurodegenerative Diseases of Ophthalmic Significance. In: Wright KW, Strube YJ, eds. Pediatric Ophthalmology and Strabismus. 3rd ed. Oxford University Press, New York, NY; 2012. 

Strube YJ, Wright KW. Pediatric Ocular Trauma. In: Wright KW, Strube YJ, eds. Pediatric Ophthalmology and Strabismus. 3rd ed. Oxford University Press, New York, NY; 2012. 

Strube YJ, Wright KW. Sensory Aspects of Strabismus. In: Wright KW,Strube YJ, eds. Pediatric Ophthalmology and Strabismus. 3rd ed. Oxford University Press, New York, NY; 2012. 

Arshinoff SA, Strube YJ, Leung K. Gyrate Atrophy. In Tasman W, Jaeger EA (eds): Duane’s Clinical Ophthalmology, 2003 edition, Chapter 25. Philadelphia, Lippincott Williams & Wilkins. 

Publications

Yau GL, Warder D, Farmer JP, Urton T, Strube YN. A child with rapidly progressive necrotizing group a streptococcal Tenon's capsule infection one day after strabismus surgery. J AAPOS. 2015 Oct;19(5):470-3.

Eneh A, Parsa K, Wright KW, Strube YN. Pediatric adenoid cystic carcinoma of the lacrimal gland treated with intra-arterial cytoreductive chemotherapy. J AAPOS. 2015 Jun;19(3):272-4.

Campbell RJ, Gill SS, Ten Hove M, El-Defrawy SR, Strube YN, Whitehead M, Campbell Ede L, Bell CM. Strabismus surgical subspecialization: a population-based analysis. JAMA Ophthalmol. 2015 May;133(5):555-9.

Brissette A, Strube YN, Farmer J, Kratky V. Glucose transporter isoform-1 receptor-positive infantile capillary hemangiomas: case report and literature review. Can J Ophthalmol. 2014 Dec;49(6):e156-8.

Belliveau MJ, Strube YN, Dexter DF, Kratky V. Bloody tears from lacrimal sac rhinosporidiosis. Can J Ophthalmol. 2012 Oct;47(5):e23-4. 

Strube YJ, Conte F, Faria C, Yiu S and Wright KW. Amniotic membrane transplantation for restrictive strabismus. Ophthalmology (2011); 118(6): 1175-9.

Strube YJ, Bakal J, Arthur BW. Relationship between feeding schedules and gastric distress during ROP screening eye examinations. J AAPOS (2010); 14(4):334-339. 

Lee SB, Oliver KM, Strube YJ, Mohan SK, Slomovic AR. Fourth-generation fluoroquinolones in the treatment of mycobacterial infectious keratitis after laser-assisted in situ keratomileusis surgery. Can J Ophthalmol  (2005) 40(6): 4:750-753. 

Arshinoff SA, Strube YJ, Yagev R. Simultaneous bilateral cataract surgery. J Cataract Refract Surg (2003); 29(7):1281-91. 

Strube YN, Beard JL, Ross AC. Iron deficiency and marginal vitamin A deficiency affect growth, hematological indices and the regulation of iron metabolism genes in rats. J Nutr (2002); 132(12):3607-15.