Biography

Cynthia Qian, MD, FRCSC, DABO

Clinical Assistant Professor

Université de Montréal

Hôpital Maisonneuve-Rosemont

Vitreo-Retinal Surgeon

Montréal, Québec

Co-Chair, RCCC 2019

Dr. Qian is an Assistant Professor in the Department of Ophthalmology and Head of the Electrophysiology Laboratory and the Pediatric Retina Service at the Université de Montréal. Dr. Qian completed her Medical degree at McGill University and went on to become Chief Resident and Valedictorian during her residency in Ophthalmology at the Université de Montréal. She undertook a fellowship in Surgical Retina at the Massachusetts Eye and Ear Infirmary, Boston, Massachusetts, followed by a fellowship in Retinal Dystrophy at the Kellogg Eye Center, University of Michigan, Ann Arbor, Michigan.

Dr. Qian is an expert on retinal dystrophy, particularly on the surgical implantation of retinal chips and prostheses. Her areas of focus include adult and pediatric surgical retina and inherited retinal diseases.