How Ophthalmology and General Medicine Intersect – Dr. Caitlin Reimer and Ophthalmologist Dr. Debra-Meghan Sanft
Guest interviewer Dr. Debra-Meghan Sanft interviews Dr. Caitlin Reimer to discuss the relationships, interactions, and overlap between an Ophthalmologist and a Family Doctor. They deep dive into Thyroid Disease, Diabetes, headaches, and how the eye can tell us what is going on in the rest of our body.
About the guests:
Dr. Debra-Meghan Sanft
Dr. Debra-Meghan Sanft completed her residency in ophthalmology at McGill. During her training, she was presented with the Sean Murphy Award and the Leonard Ellen Ocular Pathology award for excellence in research, as well as winning the first prize at McGill Ophthalmology Research Day. Dr. Sanft has published numerous papers and presented her research at national and international conferences. She is now a comprehensive ophthalmologist at the Lachine Campus of the MUHC. She takes pride in having a warm and compassionate approach to eye health that allows patients to leave feeling comforted, informed and well cared for.
Dr. Caitlin Reimer
Guest – General Family Doctor
Dr. Caitlin Reimer completed her medical degree at McGill University via the premed program. She then completed her family medicine training at McGill University at St Mary’s Hospital where she was chief resident in her 2nd year. She works as a general family doctor in Montreal and works with patients of all ages (pediatric to geriatric). Dr Reimer is also part of the faculty at McGill University as she is involved with the LFME (longitudinal family medicine experience) program.