Meet the Doctors

Dr. Umang Patel

Dr. Umang Patel

Dr. Patel was born and raised in Toronto, Ontario. He completed his Honours Science and Doctor of Optometry degrees at the University of Waterloo in 2003. During his training at Waterloo, Dr. Patel spent 4 months doing diabetic clinical research under the supervision of Dr. Christopher Hudson. And additional 4 months was spent in Abbotsford/Vancouver for extensive training in the diagnosis and non-surgical treatment and management of ocular disease.

Dr. Sandy Manso

Dr. Sandy Manso

Dr. Manso was born and raised in Bradford, Ontario. She attended the University of Waterloo where she received her Honours Bachelor of Science degree. Dr. Manso earned her Doctor of Optometry at The New England College of Optometry in Boston, Massachusetts in 2010 with honours distinction.

She completed an ocular disease internship at the Veterans Affairs Medical Centre in White River Junction, Vermont where she worked alongside retina, glaucoma and low vision specialists. Dr. Manso also completed an internship at The Vision Institute of Canada where she gained experience and training in binocular vision, pediatrics and special populations.