Dr. G. Neema is our senior optometrist with over 30 years of experience. He received his Medical degree and a residency in Ophthalmology in 1983 from the University of Damascus, after he served as the chief of Ophthalmologist for 23 years in Syria. Dr. G. Neema then relocated to Ottawa and received his Optometry degree from University of Waterloo and has been serving the community since then.
Dr. G. Neema is caring and passionate about his patients , his outgoing personality and invaluable experience makes him very approachable and keeps him connected with his patients.
Dr. G. Neema enjoys spending time with his family and his favorite time of the year is summer where he can work on his BBQ skills.
Dr. F. Rizk's journey began at Gerogian College in Barrie Ontario, where he earned a degree in Opticianry. Thereafter, he worked as a licensed Optician while attending University of Waterloo. He continued to build his skills and accumulate experience in cutting, edging and mounting lenses, as well as, styling, fitting and dispensing both glasses and contact lenses.
After obtaining his Honours Bachelor of Science Degree from University of Waterloo, he began his Optometry training at Pennsylvania College of Optometry, Salus University in Philadelphia. During this time, he was able to work with various Ophthalmologists and renowned leaders in eyecare in Pennsylvania, New Jersey, North Carolina, San Jose, and Virginia Beach.
Dr. Rizk then joined his family and community in Ottawa, and has been providing full optometric services since. Dr. Rizk enjoys spending time with his family, going to the gym and playing soccer.
Dr. Y. Neema journey began at Western University in London Ontario. He received his Bachelor of Science with Honor and Specialization in Cell and Developmental Biology. After he was relocated to Philadelphia where he joined Salus University (Pennsylvania College of Optometry). He graduated with honor and clinical excellence in Primary Care Optometry and Low Vision. During his training, Dr. Y. Neema worked along side renowned optometrist and ophthalmologist in Pennsylvania, New Jersey, Connecticut and North Carolina. He finally came back to join his community and give back to his city and country.
Dr. Y. Neema enjoys playing guitar and he was a member of various bands in the past. He also enjoys working out, swimming and lots of outdoor activities.