Dr. Netan Choudhry grew up in Toronto, Ontario, completed a Bachelor of Science degree in Honours Biochemistry and graduated Suma Cum Laude from McMaster University. Following his undergraduate studies, Dr. Choudhry attended medical school at Georgetown University in Washington, D.C. He subsequently completed his residency in Ophthalmology at the University of Pennsylvania Scheie Eye Institute in Philadelphia, an Ivy League school. He then went on to complete a two-year fellowship in Vitreoretinal Surgery at the prestigious Massachusetts Eye & Ear Infirmary Harvard Medical School in Boston.
Dr. Choudhry is well trained in the management of cataracts, retinal detachment, retinal tears, macular holes, epiretinal membranes, retinoschisis, ocular trauma, age-related macular degeneration, diabetic retinopathy, retinal vein occlusions, infectious and inflammatory retinal diseases and numerous other vitreoretinal and retinal vascular disorders.
Dr. Choudhry has served on several committees both as a resident and fellow and is currently involved with the Canadian National Institute for the Blind (CNIB) and holds a position on the CNIB Advisory Committee on their Diabetes and Vision Loss Project. Actively involved in clinical research, Dr. Choudhry authored a number of publications in peer-reviewed medical journals. His areas of interest include: retinal detachment surgery, age-related macular degeneration and multi-modal retinal imaging. He has presented the results of his research at meetings across North America, including at the Association for Research and Vision in Ophthalmology and the annual Angiogenesis meeting in Florida. Dr. Choudhry is interested in the practice of international medicine and in 2010 was the recipient of the Pan-American Association of Ophthalmology Paul Kayser International Scholar Award.
He is an active member of the American Society of Retina Specialists, American Academy of Ophthalmology, American Medical Association, Ontario Medical Association, Canadian Ophthalmological Society, New England Ophthalmology Society, the Pan-American Association of Ophthalmology, the Association for Research in Vision and Ophthalmology.