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Meet Our Physicians

Dr. Heather O'Donnel with scrubs

Dr. Heather O'Donnell

Academic Position: 

Clinical Assistant Professor, UBC Department of Ophthalmology, UBC Faculty of Medicine

Dr. O’Donnell opened her practice in Vancouver in 2016 and has been proudly serving patients in the lower mainland since. She is passionate about ophthalmology and patient care. 


She grew up in Saskatchewan but headed west for her undergraduate studies at the University of Victoria. After completing her degree in Kinesiology she was accepted to UBC medical school. Dr. O’Donnell completed surgical residency at UBC.  She is incredibly proud to have joined Providence Health Care’s ophthalmology team and operates at Mount St. Joseph’s, an exceptional public cataract surgical centre. Education is an ongoing focus of her non-clinical work, she is involved in medical student and resident clinical and surgical teaching. 

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