Dr. Theodore J Christakis

Dr. Christakis pursued his undergraduate education in Computational Chemistry at Yale University and completed his medical school at the University of Toronto. He finished his residency in the Department of Ophthalmology, and was recognized with the Woywitka Cup for the highest resident standing over 5 years. He is currently practicing as a comprehensive ophthalmologist in Toronto. His surgical focus is phacoemulsification and he operates at the Centric Health Surgical Centre in Toronto and at Michael Garron Hospital.


Memberships and Affiliations

  • Eye Physicians and Surgeons of Ontario
  • Ontario Medical Association
  • Hippocrates Hellenic Medical Association

Academic Qualifications

  • Bachelor of Science in Chemistry cum laude with distinction in the major - Yale University - 2006
  • Doctor of Medicine - University of Toronto - 2010
  • Ophthalmology Residency - University of Toronto - 2015
  • Fellow of the Royal College of Physicians and Surgeons of Canada - 2015

Achievements & Awards

  • Duncan Jamieson Award and Woywitka Cup (Resident with highest standing over 5 years) - 2015 Kensington Eye Institute Award - 2015
  • Dr. W. Gordon C. Kelly Award in Ophthalmology - 2013
  • Dr. Kelly Gollish Award in Ophthalmology - 2010
  • Recipient of Walter F. Watkins Scholarship for superior academic standing in clerkship - 2009
  • Recipient of Hippocrates Hellenic Canadian Medical Association student scholarship - 2008
  • Recipient of CMA Leadership Innovation Fund Award for Kids2See vision screening program - 2007
  • Recipient of Certificate of Appreciation from Community Affairs, University of Toronto, for co‐directing Kids2See vision screening program - 2007

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