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About Sickkids
About SickKids

Andrew Budning, MD,CM, MSc. FRCS(C)

The Hospital for Sick Children
Ophthalmology and Vision Sciences

University of Toronto
Associate Professor
Ophthamology and Vision Sciences

Phone: 416-813-7403
Fax: 416-813-7040
Email: booking@eyemd.bz

Brief Biography

Dr. Budning is a paediatric ophthalmologist who spends part of his time at his private clinic and Trillium Health Partners in Mississauga, specializing in paediatric ophthalmology and paediatric and adult strabismus. The remainder of his time is spent at The Hospital for Sick Children (SickKids) where he focuses on the treatment of retinoblastoma and Coats' disease. In addition, Dr. Budning teaches at the University of Toronto and plays an active role in patient advocacy.

Dr. Budning has authored numerous papers in paediatric ophthalmology with special interest in retinoblastoma and Coats' disease and strabismus. In addition, Dr. Budning plays an important role in helping to guide technology in the Department of Ophthalmology.  Dr. Budning is a past chair of the Section on Ophthalmology OMA, and past member of the board of directors and chair for the Council of Provincial Affairs for the Canadian Ophthalmological Society.  He is an active member of the Eye Health Council of Ontario, among other organizations and a strong advocate for ophthalmology, paediatric ophthalmology and eye care in North America.

Areas of Specialty

  • Strabismus (paediatric and adult)
  • Amblyopia
  • Retinoblastoma