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Cataract surgery is the most common surgery performed in North America. It is a short procedure used to improve vision that has been reduced due to a cataract. Cataracts are a normal part of aging; as we age, the lens at the front of our eye gradually clouds over, blocking light from reaching the back of our eye making it harder to see. Cataract surgery consists of removing this cloudy lens, and replacing it with a clear, new, artificial lens.

Please see below for estimated wait times within our service, information on cataracts, intraocular lenses, and the procedure, as well as meet our cataract surgeons.

Wait Times

The following are the wait times for our cataract referrals. The Asssessment Wait Time column shows the wait time for surgeon assessment following referral. The Surgery Wait Time shows the wait time following surgeon assessment.

Doctor/Clinic Assessment Wait Time Surgery Wait Time

Total Wait Time

Dr S. Baxter 60 weeks 16 weeks 76 weeks
Dr M. Bona 46 weeks 14 weeks 60 weeks
Dr R. Campbell 46 weeks 26 weeks 72 weeks
Dr V. Gupta 2.5 weeks 35 weeks 37.5 weeks
Dr D. Jinapriya 22 weeks 48 weeks 70 weeks
Dr D. Johnson 70 weeks 26 weeks 96 weeks
Dr R. Johnson 35 weeks NA  
Dr H. Singh  22 weeks 35 weeks  57 weeks
Dr T. Urton 46 weeks 20 weeks 66 weeks

This information was last updated in March 2020


Please note that these wait times represent an estimate only.

Dr.  Stephanie Baxter
Associate Professor
Dr.  Mark Bona
Postgraduate Program Directo…
Dr.  Robert Campbell
Deputy Department Head
Dr.  Vasudha Gupta
Assistant Professor
Dr.  Delan Jinapriya
Assistant Professor
Dr.  Davin Johnson
Assistant Professor
Dr.  Robert Johnson
Assistant Professor
Dr.  Harmanjit Singh
Assistant Clinical Professor
Dr.  Todd Urton
Operating Room Director