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Visual Electrophysiology Unit

Unit staff

Dr. Carol Westall, PhD., F.A.A.O., FARVO

  • VEU Scientist
  • Professor, Department of Ophthalmology and Vision Sciences, University of Toronto
  • Vision Scientist, Department of Ophthalmology and Vision Sciences, The Hospital for Sick Children
  • Senior Associate Scientist, Neurosciences & Mental Health, The Hospital for Sick children Research Institute
  • Member, Institute of Medical Sciences, University of Toronto
  • Former Director of the Visual Electrophysiology Unit (1991 to October 2014)

Dr. Ajoy Vincent,  MBBS, MS, FICO

  • Medical Director of the Visual Electrophysiology Unit (October 2014 to present)
  • Staff physician, Department of Ophthalmology and Vision Sciences, The Hospital for Sick Children
  • Assistant Professor, Department of Ophthalmology and Vision Sciences, University of Toronto

Ophthalmology and Vision Sciences at SickKids

Unit staff

Carole Panton, DBO(D), CO, OC(C) – Former Assistant Director, Orthoptist
Melissa Cotesta, B.Sc., OC(C) - Orthoptist, Electrophysiology Technologist, Clinic Lead
Jeff Lock, B.Sc., OC(C) - Orthoptist, Electrophysiology Technologist
Tom Wright, PhD - Research Associate
Aparna Bhan, B.Sc., CCRP - Research Coordinator
Yaiza Garcia-Sanchez, PhD- Research Technologist
Rachael Dragas- B.Sc. - Research Assistant
Alan Poon, B.Sc. - Graduate student
Ajoy Vincent, MD, PhD - Post-doctoral Fellow
Effie Paparizos – Accounts Coordinator

For more information, please contact:

Melissa Cotesta, Clinic Lead
Neurosciences & Mental Health
The Hospital for Sick Children
Phone: 416-813-6133
email: melissa.cotesta@sickkids.ca