Richard Weinstein MD, FRCS(C)
Eye physician and surgeon

Staff Ophthalmologist. Saint Mary’s General Hospital and Grand River Hospital.


Richard Weinstein, M.D, is a comprehensive ophthalmologist and co-founder of the the Ocular Health Centre in Kitchener-Waterloo, Ontario. He has been actively involved in the local startup community as a mentor and an investor for numerous companies in the MedTech space and recently co-founded EyeStart, an incubator devoted to early stage ophthalmic companies.

Dr Weinstein is Chair of the executive board of the Eye Physicians and Surgeons of Ontario.

Clinical Interests

Comprehensive eye disease including cataract surgery, glaucoma and retina lasers and performs anti-VEGF injections.

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Patient Referrals

You can refer a patient electronically through Ocean.  If this is your first time using Ocean you can sign up here.  Patients can also be referred directly via fax to the number listed under the surgeon's profile. Patients with cataracts must be referred electronically through central intake via Ocean or WWRCC.

For those not yet set up with Ocean, you can submit completed referral forms to the Waterloo Regional Coordination Program Cataract Central Intake or fax 519-621-0059.

Cataract surgery wait times for Dr. Richard Weinstein at St Mary's General Hospital
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