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Dr. Sarah Simpson
Dr. Sarah Simpson
Associate Professor
Contact Info
Tel: 613-544-3400 ext 3388 (Darla Connolly)
Fax: (613) 544-3041


Ophthalmology Residency: Queen's University (2018)
Medical School: Queen's University (2013)
Pre-medical: Queen's University (2009) BScH Psychology (with distinction)

Selected Peer Reviewed Publications:

1.     Simpson, S. M., Farmer, J., & Kratky, V. (2017). Acute Orbital Sarcoidosis with Preceding Fever and Erythema Nodosum. Canadian Journal of Ophthalmology, 52, e233-235.

2.     Simpson, S. M., Yau, G., Nischal, K. K., & Strube, Y. (2017). Forceps injury in a newborn presenting as iris heterochromia. JAAPOS, 21, 425-426.

3.     Mednick, Z., Tabanfar, R., Alexander, A., Simpson, S. M., & Baxter, S. (2017). The creation and validation of a simulator for corneal rust ring removal. Canadian Journal of Ophthalmology, 52, 447-452.

4.     Varma, D., Simpson, S. M., Rai, A., & Ahmed, I. K. (2017). Undetected angle closure in patients with a diagnosis of open angle glaucoma. Canadian Journal of Ophthalmology, 52, 373-378.

5.     Simpson, S. M., Schweitzer, K. D., & Johnson, D. E. (2017). Design and validation of a laser simulator for peripheral iridotomy, posterior capsulotomy and retinopexy. Ophthalmic Surgery, Lasers and Imaging Retina, 48, 56-61.

6.     Simpson, S. M., Hickey, A. J., Baker, G. B., Reynolds, J. N., & Beninger, R. J. (2012). The antidepressant phenelzine enhances memory in the double Y-maze and increases GABA in the hippocampus and frontal cortex of rats. Pharmacology Biochemistry Behavior102, 109-117.

7.     Simpson, S. M., Hickey, A. J., Baker, G. B., Reynolds, J. N., & Beninger, R. J. (2011). The effects of pro-GABA treatment on the behavioural and cognitive deficits produced by post-weaning social isolation and subchronic MK-801 in the rat. Behavioural Pharmacology22(suppl), e41-42.

8.     Simpson, S. M., Menard, J. L., Reynolds, J. N., & Beninger, R. J. (2010). Post-weaning social isolation increases activity in a novel environment but decreases defensive burying and subchronic MK-801 enhances the activity but not the burying effect in rats. Pharmacology Biochemistry Behavior95, 72-79.