North Vancouver Optometrist, Dr Cindy Shum

dr cindy shum

North Vancouver Optometrist, Dr Cindy Shum

Dr Cindy Shum, a true Vancouverite, graduated from the UBC in 1994 and then from Pennsylvania College of Optometry in 1998 with honours in optometry. Dr. Cindy Shum did her externship specialty training in pediatric eye care, rural and emergency eye care and diabetic ocular disease management.

Dr. Cindy Shum has a special interest in dry eye therapy, refractive surgery co-managment and teaching. She has been an associate clinical preceptor for Illinois, New England and Pennsylvania College of Optometry and the University of Waterloo.

Having volunteered in Guatemala, Mexico and Tunisia, Dr. Cindy Shum has developed a love of providing humanitarian eye care. Her family has accompanied her on the eye care missions to learn about volunteering and different cultures. She has volunteered with the North Shore Homelessness Task Force and local preschools to provide eye care and education. These many opportunities have inspired Dr. Cindy Shum to provide holistic eye care to those locally and globally.

Dr. Cindy Shum also works at FYI Doctors in Burnaby.