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Ophthalmologists

The ophthalmologists at Prince George Surgery Centre are Fellows of the College of Physicians and Surgeons. In their regular practices, they diagnose and treat medical and surgical eye diseases, vision loss, detached retinas, cataracts, and glaucoma.

Here at Prince George Surgery Centre, they exclusively perform referred cataract lens replacement surgeries. We’re fortunate to have such an adept team of surgeons, who make this procedure

Dr. Marian Roesch

Dr. Roesch graduated with a degree in medicine from the University of Saskatchewan and completed a Fellowship in Glaucoma from Emory University in Georgia. In practice for 25 years, Dr. Roesch currently treats patients at the University Hospital of Northern British Columbia, performiing cataract and galucoma surgery in the OR , and various laser and eyelid procedures in ambulatory care. Dr. Roesch has also taught many medical students and ophthalmology residents since the start of the UNBC branch of UBC medical school in 2007. Dr. Roesch is a member of the Canadian Ophthalmology Society, Canadian Glaucoma Society, BC Society of Eye Physicians and Surgeons, and the American Academy of Ophthalmology.

Dr. Byron Silver

Dr. Byron Silver is a Fellow of the Royal College of Physicians and Surgeons of Canada. He graduated with a degree in medicine from the University of British Columbia Northern Medical Program. He completed his residency in ophthalmology at the University of British Columbia. He is currently the Division Head of Ophthalmology at the University Hospital of Northern British Columbia. He holds a position of Clinical Instructor in the Department of Ophthalmology and Visual Sciences at UBC. He is a member of the Canadian Ophthalmology Association. 

Dr. Aleksandra Veselinovic

Dr. Aleksandra Veselinovic is an ophthalmologist and a Royal College of Physicians and Surgeons of Canada.  She received her degree in medicine from the University of Rijeka, Croatia followed by her specialist designations in Ophthalmology in both Croatia and Canada.  She holds Fellowships from Houston, Texas and Vancouver B.C in anterior segment and corneal surgery; and medical retinal applicable to the treatment of diabetes. She continues a busy practice in medical and surgical ophthalmology and is a clinical Professor at the joint UBC/UHNBC Medical School.

Dr. Gamal Zohdy

Dr. Gamal Zohdy performed his residency training in ophthalmology at the West of Scotland Ophthalmology program and received certification in General Ophthalmology from the Royal College of Physicians and Surgeons of Edinburgh. He practiced ophthalmology at a number of busy hospitals in the UK before completing a medical retinal fellowship at Newport Hospital in 2009. He has published several papers in peer-review journals on glaucoma and medical retina. Dr. Zohdy holds memberships in the American Academy of Ophthalmology, the European Society of Cataract and Refractive Surgery, Middle East African Council of Ophthalmology, Doctors of BC, and the Canadian Medical Association.