Paul Harasymowycz, MD, MSC
Assistant Professor and
Chief of Glaucoma Service
University of Montreal
Department of Ophthalmology
Dr. Paul Harasymowycz is Chief of Glaucoma at the Université de Montréal, Montréal, Québec. Since 2011, he has worked as a clinician and researcher at Hôpital Maisonneuve-Rosemont and the Centre de Recherche HMR. Dr. Harasymowycz is the Medical Director of the Bellevue Ophthalmology Clinics, the Montreal Glaucoma Institute and the Quebec Glaucoma Foundation, which seeks to promote research on glaucoma in Quebec, increase public awareness of the disease, and educate people who suffer from the illness.
Dr. Harasymowycz’s research concentrates on glaucoma screening, new diagnostic technologies, and on new surgical treatments for glaucoma and for cataracts. He has a passion for teaching students, residents, and glaucoma fellows and is often sought out to present and teach surgical techniques at national and international congresses.
Dr. Harasymowycz is a member of the glaucoma committee of the American Society of Cataract and Refractive Surgery (ASCRS), and of the board of the Association des Médecins Ophtalmologistes du Québec (Quebec’s Association of Ophthalmologists). He has published more than 50 articles in medical peer-reviewed journals and book chapters on glaucoma.