Meet the team

The program director

Helen Chung

Dr. Helen Chung was born and raised in Edmonton, Alberta. She completed medical school with special training in research at the University of Alberta and finished her ophthalmology residency training here in Calgary. She practices general ophthalmology, with interest in a wide variety of ophthalmic presentations, from anterior to posterior segment and beyond.

She has actively pursued research through her medical career, publishing in peer reviewed journals and acting as a reviewer for the Canadian Journal of Ophthalmology. She has presented her research at local, national, and international conferences, being awarded with research grants both for travel and project support. Some of her research interests include ocular trauma, refractive surgery, glaucoma, and neuro-ophthalmology.

The Residents

The Graduates


NameSpecialtyCurrent Location
2021Ammar KhanGlaucoma (Calgary)


2021Alexander RaganComprehensiveCalgary
2020Paul HaungComprehensiveCalgary
2019Monique MunroSurgical Retina (University of Illinois-Chicago)


2019Brett PoulisUveitis (UCSF-Proctor Institute)Calgary
2018Helen ChungComprehensiveCalgary (Program Director)
2017Vikram LekhiComprehensiveCalgary
2017Faazil KassamComprehensiveCalgary
2017Micah LuongLow Vision (Toronto)Calgary
2016Malcolm GooiComprehensiveCalgary
2015Adam MuzychukCornea (Université de Montreal)Calgary
2015Lisa LagrouPediatrics (University of Michigan)Calgary
2014Azien SafarpoorComprehensiveBurnaby (BC)
2013Tom GonderSurgical Retina (Calgary)Queen’s (Kingston)
2013Stephanie WoodComprehensiveQueen’s (Kingston)
2012Patrick GooiGlaucoma and Anterior Segment Surgery (Toronto)Calgary


Peter Lee


Red Deer


Patrick Mitchell

Surgical Retina (Calgary)