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About Sickkids
About SickKids

Nasrin Tehrani, MBBCh, MSc, FRCS Ed(Ophth), FRCSC

The Hospital for Sick Children
Staff Ophthalmologist, Fellowship Director
Ophthalmology and Vision Sciences

University of Toronto
Assistant Professor
Department of Ophthalmology and Vision Sciences


Phone: Clinic: 416-813-7012
Fax: 416-813-6261
Email: nasrin.tehrani@sickkids.ca
Alternate Contact: Administrative / Academic / Research: 416-813-8919

Brief Biography

Dr. Najm-Tehrani was trained in medicine in the United Kingdom at The University of Wales, College of Medicine and graduated in 1987. Her ophthalmology training was in Cardiff, Liverpool and Birmingham in the UK and she has been a fellow of The Royal College of Surgeons of Edinburgh since 1992 and a fellow of The Royal College of Surgeons of Canada since 2011.

She trained as a fellow in paediatric ophthalmology in The Princess of Wales Hospital in Birmingham, England followed by a second year at The Hospital for Sick Children in Toronto, Canada. During her ophthalmology residency training in the UK she also gained a M.Sc degree in Health Care Policy and Management.

Tehrani has a special interest in the management of diseases of the anterior segment of the eye, specifically cataracts, glaucoma and uveitis in childhood affecting the newborn through to teen age. Her expertise is in both medical and surgical treatment of challenging and complex cases of paediatric cataracts and glaucoma. She has specialist expertise in management of Retinopathy of Prematurity, a keen interest in introducing telemedicine in the assessment of ROP in the more remote regions of Ontario and is the lead clinician in the ROP service.

Learning Intersts

  • Paediatric anterior segment diseases, cataract and glaucoma
  • Paediatric uveitis
  • Retinopathy of prematurity (ROP)