William F. Astle, MD, FRCS(C) | Alberta Children's Hospital - Vision clinic

Address :
107 Signature Terrace Southwest
Calgary, Alberta View Map

Practice Web Site :
www.calgaryhealthregion.ca/ACH


Specialty :
Ophthalmologist


Areas of Treatment :
Strabismus & Amblyopia, Pediatric Cataracts, Pediatric Glaucoma


Hospital Affiliation :
Alberta Children's Hospital


Practice Name :
Alberta Children's Hospital - Vision clinic


Years in Practice :
1979

Description of Practice :
Strabismus and Amblyopia Pediatric Cataracts Pediatric Glaucoma Pediatric Refractive Surgery

Areas of Expertise :
29

Education/Degree :
University of Calgary


Year Graduated :
1979


Internships :
University of Calgary (Internal Medicine)


Residencies :
Stanford University


Fellowships :
Jules Stein Eye Institute (Pediatric Ophthalmology)


Board Certification :
Ophthalmology in United States and Canada


Professional Society Memberships :
American Association for Pediatric Ophthalmology and Strabismus, American Academy of Ophthalmology, Canadian Ophthalmological Society, American Society of Cataract and Refractive Surgeons, International council of Ophthalmology


Honors and Awards :
  • International Council of Ophthalmology Tribute to Work on International Task Force on Allied Health, 2006-2008
  • Awarded as a “Corresponding Member” of the Peruvian Ophthalmological Society for significant contributions to their annual scientific Ophthalmologic Congress, Lima Peru, August 24, 2010


Articles/Publications :
Over 100 publications


Teaching and Speaking :
National and International presentations annually Director - Pediatric Ophthalmology Fellowship, Alberta Children's Hospital, University of Calgary Participates in Ophthalmology Residency Program, University of Calgary


Research Interests :
Strabismus and Amblyopia Pediatric Cataracts Pediatric Glaucoma Pediatric Refractive Surgery PEDIG Multicenter Group


Philanthropic Initiatives :
Allied Health Committee Chair, International Council of Ophthalmology Past-President, International Joint Commission on Allied Health Personnel in Ophthalmology Overseas International Ophthalmology Work


Attributes Success To:

His training in California.  He uses the knowledge and skills acquired from overseas. 


Place of Birth :
Edmonton, Canada


Gender :
Male

Favorite Medical Journal :
Journal of Cataracts and Refractive Surgery







 
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