Meet The Optometrist

Dr. Sim Sandhu
Sim Sandhu

Dr. Sim Sandhu completed his Honours in Biology and minor in Health Sciences from the University of Ottawa, where he also captained the men's varsity hockey team. He then completed both his Doctor of Medicine and Ophthalmology training at the University of Alberta in Edmonton, where he had the honor of serving as Co-Chief Resident. During his training, Dr. Sandhu performed hundreds of intraocular surgeries under the direction of some of the top eye surgeons in Western Canada. He has also published numerous research articles in renowned journals, invited to conferences around the world to present his findings including the Canadian Ophthalmology Society conference and the American Academy of Ophthalmologists conference. He has been the recipient of multiple research awards including a two-time winner of the Reg Martiniuk prize for first place for his research at the University of Alberta, the Canadian Glaucoma Society best glaucoma paper award  and the Edwin Isaac Clarke Scholarship. He has been involved with a number of initiatives and projects pertaining to quality improvement throughout his residency and has taken additional courses and workshops in the area as well. He has helped describe the steps, hurdles, and recommendations for the implementation of Immediately Sequential Bilateral Cataract Surgery which was a solution to improving quality of care and surgical wait times during COVID-19. This project received national attention and endorsement. In his clinic, he can be found regularly mentoring and teaching medical students and residents and was nominated for the PARA clinical teaching award. He takes great pride in teaching the next generation of up and coming ophthalmologists.


As a licensed optometrist, Dr. Strungaru provides exams, diagnoses, and treatments of all disorders that affect the eye or vision. In addition to training in eye diseases and disorders, Dr. Strungaru is also trained in anatomy, biochemistry, and physiology. With this background, Dr. Strungaru is trained to recognize a range of health issues; such as glaucoma, macular degeneration, diabetes and hypertension. Dr. Strungaru works hard to stay current on the latest advances in eye health and vision care and regularly attends continuing education seminars and advanced training courses. It is because of Dr. Strungaru's dedication to continuing education that our patients receive the most modern and progressive vision care available.


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Hours of Operation

Schedule May 20th - May 25th 2024



Stat- Closed


10:00 am-4:00 pm


8:00 am-5:00 pm


8:00 am-5:00 pm


Closed (Phones answered 9:00am-3:00pm)


9:00 am-12:00 pm