Meet Our Southwest Calgary Team

Dr. Patrick Gooi

Dr. Patrick Gooi is the Glaucoma Subsection Lead and an Assistant Professor at the University of Calgary. He specializes in the surgical management of glaucoma, complex cataract, and anterior segment reconstruction. Dr. Gooi is enthusiastically involved in medical education and innovation, being a Western Canadian leader in novel glaucoma surgeries.

Dr. Patrick Gooi is a distinguished and compassionate leader in the field of ophthalmology, renowned for his expertise in the surgical management of glaucoma, complex cataract procedures, and anterior segment reconstruction. His impact extends across Canada, where he has consistently shared his specialized knowledge with Cloudbreak University District staff, leaving a lasting legacy of gratitude among his colleagues.

With a commitment to excellence, Dr. Gooi is deeply involved in medical education and innovation, continually pushing the boundaries of ophthalmic care. His leadership in pioneering glaucoma surgeries, including XEN, GATT, and Istent Inject, underscores his dedication to advancing patient outcomes through cutting-edge techniques.

EDUCATION 

GLAUCOMA AND ADVANCED ANTERIOR SEGMENT FELLOWSHIP
2012-2013. University of Toronto, Department of Ophthalmology and Vision Sciences

OPHTHALMOLOGY RESIDENCY
2007-2012. University of Calgary, Department of Surgery, Division of Ophthalmology

OCULAR PATHOLOGY FELLOWSHIP
2006-2007.  University of Ottawa, Ottawa Eye Institute

DOCTOR OF MEDICINE WITH HONOURS
2002-2006.  University of Toronto, Faculty of Medicine

BACHELOR OF SCIENCE IN BIOCHEMISTRY WITH DISTINCTION
1999-2002.  Queen’s University

ACCOMPLISHMENTS

Achievement Award
American Academy of Ophthalmology, 2021

Virtual Films In-House Production – Winner
Modified Polypropylene Suture Gonioscopic-Assisted Transluminal Trabeculotomy
American Society of Cataract and Refractive Surgery, 2017

Top Resident Video
Toronto Cataract Course, 2012

Resident of the Year Award
University of Calgary, Division of Ophthalmology, 2011 and 2010

2nd Prize – Department of Ophthalmology 21st Annual Research Day
University of Ottawa, Residents and Fellows Category, 2007

Honours List, Faculty of Medicine
University of Toronto, 2006

Dean’s Honour List, Faculty of Arts and Science
Queen’s University, 2000 to 2002

Denys T. Roberts Prize in Physics
Queen’s University, 2000

MEMBERSHIPS

  • Glaucoma Subsection Lead, University of Calgary, Division of Ophthalmology
  • Surgical Simulation Co-Director, University of Calgary, Division of Ophthalmology
  • Assistant Professor, University of Calgary
  • Digital Communications / Social Media Director, Canadian Cataract Institute
  • Patient Care and Innovation Committee Member, Canadian Glaucoma Society
  • Glaucoma Skills Transfer Course Co-Director, Canadian Ophthalmological Society Meeting in Ottawa 2016
  • Cataract Skills Transfer Course Co-Director, Canadian Ophthalmological Society Meeting in Ottawa 2016
  • President and Founder, Cloudbreak Eye Care, Calgary, Alberta

RESEARCH AND EDUCATION 

In addition to Dr. Gooi’s 18 publications, he has presented over 30 papers at International and Canadian meetings.  He has been invited as a guest lecturer and surgical instructor to over 10 courses at International and Canadian symposia.  Dr. Gooi teaches undergraduate students, medical students, and residents in clinic and in the operating room.  He has an interest in interdisciplinary collaboration and has partners in Otolaryngology, Plastic Surgery, Spine Surgery, Orthopedics, and Pediatrics.  His group currently is the world leader in publications on the use of GoPRO® cameras in Medicine.

  1. Gooi P, Ahmed IIK. Pupilloplasty and suturing iris defects. Randleman B,  Ahmed IIK. Intraocular lens surgery: selection, complications, and complex cases.  Randleman B, Ahmed IIK (eds). New York, NY: Thieme Medical Publishers.
  2. Gooi P, Ahmed IIK.  Capsule tension rings in intraocular lens surgery. Randleman B, Ahmed IIK. Intraocular lens surgery: selection, complications, and complex cases.  Randleman B, Ahmed IIK (eds). New York, NY: Thieme Medical Publishers.
  3. Warrian KJ, Ashenhurst M, Gooi A, Gooi P. A novel combination point-of-view POV) action camera recording to capture the surgical field and instrument ergonomics in oculoplastic surgery. Ophthal Plast Reconstr Surg. 2015: In Press.
  4. Warrian KJ, Kherani A, Gooi A, Gooi P. Surgeon’s Point of View Video Recording Technique for Scleral Buckling. Retina. 2014, 34:2151-2.
  5. Gooi P, Teichman JC, Ahmed IIK. Sutureless intrascleral fixation of a custom-tailored iris prosthesis with a belt loop anchored three-piece intraocular lens. J Cataract Refract Surg. 2014, 40:1759-63.
  6. Arjmand P, Gooi P, Ahmed IIK. Surgical technique for explantation of cosmetic anterior chamber iris implants. Accepted to J Cataract Refract Surg.
  7. Gooi P, Ahmed Y, Ahmed IIK. Novel use of a microscope mounted, wide-angle point of view camera to record optimal hand position in ocular surgery. J Cataract Refract Surg. 2014, 40:1071-4.
  8. Gooi P, Lukasik T, Ahmed IIK. “Capsular Tension Segments” Expert Techniques in Ophthalmic Surgery. Ed. Crandall AS. Jaypee Medical Publishers, In Print.
  9. Gooi P, Ahmed IIK. Posterior capsular rupture. Cataract Refractive Surgery Today.  April 2013. Accessed Aug 12 2013.  http://bmctoday.net/crstoday/2013/04/article.asp?f=posterior-capsular-rupture
  10. Gooi P, Ahmed IIK. Review of presbyopic IOLs: multifocal and accommodating IOLs. Int Ophthalmol Clin. 2012 Spring; 52(2):41-50.
  11. Gooi P, Farmer J, Hurley B, et al. Cytomegalovirus retinitis mimicking intraocular lymphoma. Clin Ophthalmol. 2008;2(4)969-71.
  12. Spitellie P, Jordan DR, Gooi P, Brownstein S, Burns BF. Primary localized amyloidosis simulating a lymphoproliferative disorder. Ophthal Plast Reconstr Surg. 2008; 24(5):417-9.
  13. Spitellie P, Jordan DR, Brownstein S, Gooi P, Burns B.  Sinonasal undifferentiated carcinoma with a frozen globe.  Ophthal Plast Reconstr Surg. 2008;24(3):225-7.
  14. Sher JH, Gooi P, Dubinski W, Brownstein S, El-Defrawy S, Nash WA. Comparison of the incidence of opacification of Hydroview hydrogel intraocular lenses with the ophthalmic viscosurgical device used during surgery. J Cataract Refract Surg. 2008; 34(3):459-464.
  15. Gooi P, Brownstein S, Rawlings N. Temporal arteritis: a dilemma in clinical and pathological diagnosis. Can J Ophthalmol. 2008; 43(1):119-20.
  16. Gooi P, Lee-Wing M, Brownstein S, El-Defrawy S, Jackson WB, Mintsioulis G. Acanthamoeba keratitis: Persistent organisms without inflammation after one year of topical chlorhexidine.  Cornea. 2008; 27(2):246-8.
  17. Gooi P, Brownstein S, Jackson WB, Mintsioulis G. Meesmann’s corneal dystrophy managed with an epithelial delaminator. Can J Ophthalmol. 2007;42:878-9.
  18. Gooi P, Robinson J, Brownstein S, Rocha G.  Histopathological and ultrastructural findings in a case of graft failure in Posterior Lamellar Keratoplasty/Deep Lamellar Endothelial Keratoplasty:  a clinicopathologic case report.  Cornea. 2007;26(7):853-7.

PATENTS

Dr. Gooi’s innovative work in improving glaucoma patient care and medical innovation has led to a number of successfully issued patents.
Device, Delivery System, and Method for Ocular Therapy (WO 2016/023116 A1).  A novel MicroInvasive Glaucoma Surgery (MIGS) device to treat the trabecular meshwork as well as the post-trabecular outflow system.
Surgical Gown with a Functional Window (CA 2851845 A1 – Patent Issued in Canada).  Maintains a protective barrier while allowing the user to employ wearable smart technology assets.
Orientation System for Image Recording Devices  (CA 2859102 – Patent Issued in Canada).  Allows one to use wearable, point-of-view cameras and frame and record without the need of a viewfinder.

Dr. Christopher Hanson

Dr. Christopher Hanson is the Ophthalmology Residency Program Director at the University of Calgary. He specializes in medical and surgical comprehensive ophthalmology. He sees a varied patient set including cataracts, glaucoma, retina, pediatrics, dry eyes, and uveitis. Originally from Winnipeg,

Dr. Christopher Hanson stands at the forefront of medical education and resident learning in ophthalmology, demonstrating unwavering commitment and expertise in his role as the Assistant Program Director as well as Associate Professor for the Ophthalmology Residency Program at the University of Calgary.

As the director, Dr. Hanson helps orchestrate and guide the Organization of Resident Learning in Ophthalmology, shaping the educational landscape for aspiring ophthalmologists.

Specializing in both medical and surgical comprehensive ophthalmology, Dr. Hanson brings a wealth of knowledge to his practice, enriching the learning experiences of residents under his guidance.


 
Dr. Christopher Hanson is the Ophthalmology Residency Program Director at the University of Calgary. He specializes in medical and surgical comprehensive ophthalmology. He sees a varied patient set including cataracts, glaucoma, retina, pediatrics, dry eyes, and uveitis. Originally from Winnipeg, Dr. Hanson was trained in Edmonton at the University of Alberta and has been in Calgary since 2013.

Dr. Hanson is heavily involved in medical education and leads the organization of resident learning in ophthalmology at the University of Calgary. He supervises medical students and residents in clinic as well as in cataract surgery.  He is also involved in medical research.

Dr. Hanson is currently a member of the Residency Program Committee, the Canadian Ophthalmological Society, and the American Academy of Ophthalmology.  He is the Secretary on the Executive Committee for the Eye Physicians and Surgeons Association of Alberta, and sits on the Executive Committee for the University Eye Foundation. 

Dr. Delan Jinapriya

Dr. Malcolm Gooi

Dr. Malcolm Gooi practices medical comprehensive ophthalmology. He completed his ophthalmology residency at the University of Calgary after receiving his Doctor of Medicine degree at the University of Toronto. Dr. Gooi also studied at the Richard Ivey School of Business.

EDUCATION

OPHTHALMOLOGY RESIDENCY                      
2009 – 2016. University of Calgary, Department of Surgery, Division of Ophthalmology

DOCTOR OF MEDICINE                                                                                                 
2005 – 2009. University of Toronto, Faculty of Medicine

HONOURS BUSINESS ADMINISTRATION WITH HONOURS
2001 – 2005. University of Western Ontario, Richard Ivey School of Business

ACADEMIC AWARDS AND DISTINCTIONS

Dr. Louis Kagan Memorial Award, 2008
 (“opinion of the Chair of the Department of Ophthalmology shows special ability”)
 The University of Toronto

Canadian Institutes of Health Research, Health Professional Student Research Award, 2006
Comprehensive Research Experience for Medical Students; University of Toronto

Morrie Schneiderman Award for Excellence: Operations Course, 2004
Richard Ivey School of Business

Dean’s Honour Roll, 2001-2003
The University of Western Ontario

Governor-General’s Academic Medal: highest average upon graduation, 2001
St. John’s-Ravenscourt School

Canadian Securities Course Certification (with Honours), 2001
Canadian Securities Institute

NON-ACADEMIC ACHIEVEMENTS

University of Toronto Ophthalmology Course Representative, 2007-2009

Mary L. Cassidy Award (“outstanding contributions to extra-curricular activities in the Faculty of Medicine”), 2007

University of Toronto Medical Society VP Finance, 2005-2007

Canadian Students Leadership Conference Award, 2001
St. John’s-Ravenscourt School

MEMBERSHIPS

Eye Physicians and Surgeons of Alberta Association, 2019 – present
Canadain Glaucoma Society, 2019 – present 
American Academy of Ophthalmology, 2006 – present
Canadian Ophthalmological Society, 2005 – present
College of Physicians and Surgeons of Alberta, 2005 – present
Canadian Medical Protective Association, 2005 – present
Alberta Medical Association, 2005 – present
Ontario Medical Association, 2005 – 2009 
Canadian Medical Association, 2005 – present

PRESENTATION  AND PUBLICATIONS

Gonioscopy-Assisted Transluminal Trabeculotomy and Trabecular Micro-Bypass Stent Cost-Effectiveness Analysis, 2019
Waldner D, Wentzell D, Gooi M, Ford B, Gooi P; University of Calgary
Poster presentation, Canadian Ophthalmological Society Annual Meeting 2019 – Quebec City

Subconjunctival Anaesthesia as an Alternative for Transcleral Cyclophotocoagulation and Pain Management, 2019
Gooi M, Wentzell D, Gooi P, Hanson C; University of Calgary
Video presentation, American Society of Cataract and Refractive Surgery 2019, San Diego

K-RIM (Corneal Rim) Angle Surgery Training Model, 2019
Arora A, Nazarali S, Sawatzky L, Gooi M, Schlenker M, Ahmed I, Gooi P; University of Calgary
Journal of Glaucoma: February 2019 – Volume 28 – Issue 2 – p 146–149

Novel cadaveric angle surgery training module, 2016
Gooi M, Schlenker M, Ahmed I, Gooi P; University of Calgary
Poster presentation, Canadian Ophthalmological Society Annual Meeting 2016 – Ottawa

Subconjunctival anesthesia for cyclophotocoagulation, 2016
Gooi M, Gooi P; University of Calgary
Poster presentation, Canadian Ophthalmological Society Annual Meeting 2016 – Ottawa

Early Adherence with Once-Daily Glaucoma Treatment is Greater in the Morning than in the Evening, 2010
Ford BA, Gooi M, Carlsson A, Crichton AC; University of Calgary

  • Poster presentation, Canadian Ophthalmological Society Annual Meeting 2010 – Quebec City; COS Award of Excellence, 3rd place
  • Journal of Glaucoma. 2013 Jan;22(1):1-4.

Differences in generic drug prices between the United States and Canada, 2008
Gooi M, Bell CM; University of Toronto 
Applied Health Economics and Health Policy. 2008;6(1):19-26.

Invitation to Review for Canadian Medical Association Journal (CMAJ), 2008
“Comparing tiered formularies and reference pricing policies: A systematic review”

Toronto Notes: Ophthalmology Chapter co-editor, 2008
The Toronto Notes 2009: Review for the MCCQE.  Editors Chandrasagar Dugani, Danica Lam.  Faculty of Medicine, University of Toronto.

Incidence of Reoperations Following Elective Cataracts, 2007
Gooi M, Gooi TL, University of Manitoba.
Poster presentation, Canadian Ophthalmological Society Annual Meeting 2007 – Montreal

Asthma Treatment Cohorts: Rural/Urban, Socioeconomic Status, Physician Visits, Emergency Department Visits, and Hospitalizations, 2007
Gooi M, Roos LL, Walld R, Dahl M; Manitoba Centre for Health Policy.
Poster presentation, CREMS Research Day 2007 – Toronto

Dr. Malcolm Gooi’s radiant smile mirrors the kindness he extends to his patients, creating a positive and reassuring environment. His passion for patient advocacy, coupled with a solid foundation in medicine and business, positions him as a respected figure in the field of Ophthalmology.

Specializing in Medical Comprehensive Ophthalmology, Dr. Gooi’s commitment to excellence is underscored by his remarkable educational background and numerous accolades.

Dr. Gooi earned his Doctor of Medicine Degree from the prestigious University of Toronto before completing a rigorous Ophthalmology residency at the University of Calgary. His academic journey also includes a Bachelor’s degree in Business Administration with Honours from the Richard Ivey School of Business, adding a unique dimension to his medical practice with a solid foundation in business management.

With a keen interest in analytical research and a commitment to value-based medicine, Dr. Gooi advocates for his patients’ well-being. His multifaceted background allows him to bring a holistic perspective to patient care, combining medical expertise with business acumen to enhance the overall healthcare experience.

Dr. Gooi’s dedication and academic prowess have earned him several distinctions, including the prestigious Dr. Louis Kagan Memorial Award in Ophthalmology. He is also a recipient of the Canadian Institutes of Health Research – Health Professional Student Research Award, highlighting his contributions to advancing medical research. Additionally, the Morrie Schneiderman Award for Excellence in Operations from the Richard Ivey School of Business recognizes Dr. Gooi’s outstanding achievements in business management.

Dr. Helen Chung

Dr. Helen Chung completed her ophthalmology residency at the University of Calgary after receiving her Doctor of Medicine degree at the University of Alberta. She serves as Canadian Ophthalmological Society (COS) Anterior Segment Surgical Training Committee Co-Program Director.

Tracy Cochrane – Clinic Manager

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