Dr. Avi Wallerstein ’85
LASIK MD co-founder Dr. Avi Wallerstein, who counts among his many distinctions the Ernst & Young Entrepreneur of the Year Award, remembers Marianopolis as fostering in him a strong work ethic that has served him well.
Director of Refractive Surgery and Assistant Professor of Ophthalmology at McGill University, where he teaches ophthalmologists-in-training, and Director of Refractive Surgery at the Royal Victoria Hospital, where he performs surgeries, Dr. Wallerstein went on to complete his medical degree at Queen’s University, specialized in ophthalmology at McGill and did his post-doctoral fellowship training in cornea and laser refractive surgery at North Shore University Hospital and New York University.
“My experience at Marianopolis was excellent,” he says. “I was with very much like-minded people.”