Dr. Lisa Anidjar graduated from the University of Toronto, where she received an Honours Bachelor of Science concentrating in Life Sciences and Animal Physiology in 2007. Following her undergraduate studies, Dr. Anidjar attended the Pennsylvania College of Optometry (PCO), and graduated with a Doctor of Optometry in 2012 with advanced training in Pediatrics.
Known for its rigorous clinical program, PCO allowed Dr. Anidjar the opportunity to obtain comprehensive experience in the following areas: Pediatrics and Vision Therapy, Binocular Visual Disorders, Primary Care, Traumatic Brain Injuries, Contact Lenses, Low Vision, Ocular Diseases and Medical Management.
Dr. Anidjar spent a year and a half interning alongside some of America’s top eye care practitioners, both in the hospital, as well as in a private practice setting. She values the diverse experiences she had working at the Department of Veteran Affairs in Brooklyn, New York, as well as at Einstein Hospital in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania. She has also interned at private practices, working alongside experienced Optometrists and Ophthalmologists in Philadelphia, New York, Texas, and Toronto. These internships have provided her with thorough experience in eye-surgery co-management as well as, the treatment and management of various ocular conditions including age-related macular degeneration, glaucoma, diabetic retinopathy, keratoconus, cataracts, and many different types of ocular infections.
Dr. Anidjar is Board Certified by the Canadian Examiners in Optometry, is licensed by the Ontario College of Optometrists, and graduated with the ability to prescribe Therapeutic Pharmaceutical Agents (TPAs) to all her patients. She is also accredited by the National Board of Examiners (NBEO) in the United States. Dr. Anidjar is currently a member of the Canadian Association of Optometrists (CAO) and the Ontario Association of Optometrists (OAO).
Dr. Anidjar is a firm believer in the need for comprehensive health care throughout one’s life. She is a strong advocate for routine eye examinations in the paediatric population and hopes to soon provide vision screenings at local day-care centers and elementary schools. Dr. Anidjar takes pride in the ability to listen to her patients’ individual needs in order to ensure that all their vision care concerns are thoroughly addressed.