DR. EDSEL ING
Dr. Edsel Ing graduated with honours from the University of Toronto School of Medicine, and in addition completed a Masters degree in Public Health at Harvard, the medical education teaching certificate at Johns Hopkins, and the Global Scholars research training program at Harvard. After internship and eye specialty training at the University of Toronto he undertook 3 extra years of post-specialty training (fellowships) at the Mayo Clinic, Wills Eye Hospital, and Allegheny General Hospital. Dr. Ing was staff at 12 different hospitals in Canada and the United States and worked in multiple group practices including Sunnybrook Hospital, Kresge Eye Institue (Detroit), and Southern Illinois University (Springfield). He used this experience to establish the TESO specialty centre dedicated to patients with oculoplastic, orbital, strabismus, and neuro-ophthalmic problems.
Dr. Ing is an Associate Professor of Ophthalmology at the University of Toronto. He has had memberships in the Canadian Society of Oculoplastic Surgery, the American Society of Oculoplastic and Reconstructive Surgery, the European Society of Oculoplastic and Reconstructive Surgery, the American Association of Pediatric Ophthalmology and Strabismus, the North American Neuro-ophthalmology Society, the Canadian Ophthalmological Society, the American Academy of Ophthalmology and the Royal College of Surgeons of Canada. He lectured for the Osler Institute for five years in the United States. Medical students, residents and fellows are welcome to attend the TESO centre.
In the past Dr. Ing accepted post-graduate eye surgeons (fellows) to train at Toronto East General Hospital. Dr. Ing has had the privilege to mentor and learn from postgraduate surgical specialists and medical students from across Canada, Jordan, Saudi Arabia, United Arab Emirates, Trinidad, India, Israel, the U.S., Brazil, Germany and Australia.
In addition to medical editing duties, Dr. Ing completed the core business and leadership courses from the American Society of Physician Executives in 2014. In 2015 he completed the Harvard Medical School Global Scholars Reasearch Training program, and the post-masters certificate in Medical Teaching at Johns Hopkins. In 2016 he attained the National Board of Public Health Examiners certification in the United States. In 2017 he completed the Masters of Public Health from Harvard. In 2019 he finished the masters of political science from the United Nations Institute for Training and Research and the University of Catalonia. After medical office hours, Dr. Ing is completing his PhD thesis on the diagnosis and epidemiology of giant cell arteritis.
In his younger years, Dr. Ing finished ten marathons including the Boston Marathon, the Venice marathon, and the Jinshanling Great Wall of China marathon.
POINTS OF DISTINCTION
*TESO is one of the few centres in Canada where one physician has combined fellowship training in eyelid, strabismus, and orbital surgery, and neuro-ophthalmology.
*Dr. Ing has authored more than 100 medical articles and book chapters.
Canadian Journal of Ophthalmology, Section Editor, 2014-present
Canadian Journal of Diagnosis, Editorial Consultant, 2014-present
Medscape Ophthalmology, Chief Editor: Oculoplastics, Strabismus & Neuro-ophthalmology, 2017 -present
emedicine Ophthalmology, Section Editor, 2009 -present
*elected to University of Toronto Governing Council, academic board Faculty of Medicine, Feb 2017
*Recipient of the 2015 PARO Excellence In Clinical Teaching Award for the University of Toronto
*Dr. Ing has mentored 7 international fellows, and has helped train more than 90 residents, and hundreds of medical students.
“Top 10 Best Rated Doctors: Ophthalmology” Toronto, Rate MDs.com, 2011-2014
Oculoplastics Editor: Journal of Clinical & Surgical Ophthalmology 2008 – 2011
Coordinator of Walter Wright University of Toronto Ophthalmology Conference 2006
99th percentile, American Board of Ophthalmology Written exam, 1994
University of Toronto Graduating resident academic award 1993
Hospital for Sick Children Pediatric Ophthalmology Award 1992
University of Toronto Alumni Ophthalmology Research Day Award 1992