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Dr. Alex Tam MD, MSc
Dr. Alex Tam
Assistant Professor
Locum Faculty
Contact Info
• Medical students wishing to arrange to observe/assist/shadow are kindly asked to contact the Postgraduate Program Assistant, Shauna Vinkle:
• All medical inquiries should go through the clinic where you arranged your appointment


  • Ophthalmology Training: Queen's University (2023)
  • Medical School: University of Toronto
  • Pre-Medical: MSc (Laboratory Medicine and Pathobiology), University of Toronto


Tam ALC, Trope G, Buys Y, Shen C, Yang Y, Jin YP. The Impact of Glaucoma Visual Field Severity and Self-perceived Visual Disabilities on Driving Cessation and Driving Difficulty. Journal of Glaucoma. 2018 Sep 4; doi: 10.1097/IJG.0000000000001079

Tam ALC, Yan P, Gan N, Lam WC. The Current Surgical Management of Large, Recurrent, or Persistent Macular Holes. Retina 2018 Jul;38(7):1263–1275

Jin S, Tam ALC, Chen L, Trope G, Buys Y, Jin YP. Canadians with Visual Impairment Utilize Home Care Services More Frequently. Canadian Journal of Ophthalmology 2018 May 18;

Chan TCY, Tam ALC, Wong VWY, Lam BNM. Antithrombotic Treatment in Ophthalmic Surgery. Hong Kong Journal of Ophthalmology. Hong Kong Journal of Ophthalmology. 2018 June;22(1):5–8

Tam ALC, Côté E, Saldanha M, Lichtinger A, Slomovic A. Bacterial Keratitis in Toronto: A 16-Year Review of the Microorganisms Isolated and the Resistance Patterns Observed. Cornea 2017 Dec;36(12):1528-1534

Tam ALC, Gupta N, Zhang Z, Yücel YH. Latanoprost Stimulates Ocular Lymphatic Drainage: An In Vivo Nanotracer Study. Translational Vision Science & Technology 2013 Aug 7; 2(5):3,

Tam ALC, Gupta N, Zhang Z, Yücel YH. Quantum Dots Trace Lymphatic Drainage from the Mouse Eye. Nanotechnology 2011 Sep 21; 22(42):425101.