Erica Darian-Smith, MBBS, MMed

Erica Darian-Smith, MBBS, MMed is currently working as a Cornea, Anterior Segment, and Refractive Fellow in Toronto, at the University of Toronto. She previously trained at the Prince of Wales Hospital in New South Wales, Australia. She was also a private operating assistant at several hospitals, including Westmead Private, Royal Prince Alfred Day Surgery, and Save Sight Foundation Sydney Eye Hospital, where she assisted in a mixture of corneal and oculoplastic procedures.

Dr. Darian-Smith was a recipient of the 2022 ASCRS Foundation Resident Excellence Award. In 2019, she was awarded the RANZCO Filipic Greer Medal for overall excellence in performance at the RANZCO Ophthalmic Pathology examination. Most recently, she was awarded the Royal Australian and New Zealand College of Ophthalmologists (RANZCO) Trevalyn-Smith Travelling Scholarship to subsidize overseas study for Fellows.

Dr. Darian-Smith received a Bachelor of Medicine/ Bachelor of Surgery from the University of Tasmania, where she graduated with clinical distinction. She went on to complete a Master of Medicine as well as a Graduate Diploma in Cataract and Refractive Surgery at the University of Sydney. She is currently a Research Doctorate Candidate at the Prince of Wales Hospital Ophthalmology Clinical School at the University of New South Wales.

As an accomplished researcher, Dr. Darian-Smith’s work has been featured in numerous journals, including the American Journal of Ophthalmology, the Journal of Cataract and Refractive Surgery, the European Journal of Ophthalmology, and Clinical and Experimental Ophthalmology. She’s also had the opportunity to present her research at various national and international conferences. Dr. Darian-Smith is appointed as an associate lecturer in the discipline of ophthalmology at the University of Sydney.


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