Dr.M Hermina Strungaru
Dr. M Hermina Strungaru is Associate Professor at University of Alberta and Program Director for the Ophthalmology Department. She is an Ophthalmologist (M.D. eye physician and surgeon). She sees adults dealing with cataracts and glaucoma (cataract surgery, SLTs, Yag laser and Peripheral Iridotomy).
In 2003, Dr. Strungaru graduated with a Medical Degree in the top 5 percent of her class from the oldest and most prestigious medical school in Romania, Carol Davila University of Medicine and Pharmacy-Bucharest. In the summer of 2002, she came to Canada for a three-month visit and had the amazing opportunity to volunteer in a medical research laboratory at University of Alberta. Because of her research experience in Edmonton, she decided to come to Canada, and went on to earn a PhD degree in the Ocular Genetics Laboratory at University of Alberta. Her research experienced solidified her desire to pursue a career in Ophthalmology. At the end of her PhD, she was accepted into the Ophthalmology residency program at the University of Toronto, from which she graduated in 2015.
In 2015, Dr. Strungaru went to Philippines for a 7-day charitable mission to provide eye care and surgery for Filipinos who are financially disadvantaged.
Besides her work, Dr. Strungaru enjoys spending time with her family, hiking and painting.
2010 – 2015: University of Toronto Ophthalmology Residency Training Program, Toronto Ontario
2004 – 2010: PhD program, Ocular Genetics – University of Alberta, Edmonton, Alberta
1997 – 2003: MD program, Faculty of Medicine, Carol Davila University of Medicine and Pharmacy, Bucharest, Romania