Dr. Tanya Litwiller
Dr. Litwiller received her Doctor of Optometry and Bachelor of Science degrees from the University of Waterloo in 1997, graduating with Honours. She completed an Ocular Therapeutics internship in 1996 at the Omni Eye Care Center in Baltimore, Maryland. Upon graduation, Dr. Litwiller received both the Canadian Contact Lens Society Prize and the Dr. Michael Gutwein Memorial Award for leadership. Dr. Litwiller practices full scope optometric care and particularly enjoys pediatric optometry, the co-management of ocular health conditions, contact lens care and pre- and post-laser refractive surgery care.
Dr. Litwiller is an active member of the Canadian, Ontario and Ottawa Associations of Optometry. She is involved with the Canadian Examiners in Optometry where she acts as an assessor of the clinical skills of optometrists applying to be licensed to practice in Canada. In addition she sits on several committees involved in the preparation of licensing examinations. Combining her love for travel and desire to help people, Dr. Litwiller has volunteered on several eye missions in developing countries, including trips to Africa and Nepal. Outside of work Dr. Litwiller enjoys being active cycling, hiking and cross country skiing.