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Dr. Harpinder Gill

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Dr. Gill was born in Prince Rupert and raised in Surrey. He speaks Punjabi and Hindi. He attended the University of British Columbia where he did his Bachelors of Science in Cell Biology and Genetics and a minor in psychology. He graduated with honor standings from Pacific University where he did his Doctorate in Optometry. Clinical externships completed at Pacific Cataract and Laser Institute in Washington State with emphasis on ocular diseases, Alderwood Vision Therapy with emphasis on pediatric vision therapy and traumatic brain injuries with adults, and Portland Medical Centre for pediatrics and family optometry.

In his spare time he enjoys participating in all types of sports; he played soccer for 11 years, hiking, tennis, hockey and basketball. He also enjoys working on computers and car audio systems. Past volunteer work includes Geriatrics and Mobilization division at Surrey Memorial Hospital and UBC Hospital emergency room and admitting departments.

Current volunteer work includes Canadian Eyesight International which provides free eye screenings within the community alongside local ophthalmologists.

His main optometric interest is ocular disease management particularly involving the retina and associated neurology.