Dr. Michael Kapusta completed his medical degree and his residency in ophthalmology at McGill University. He then completed a two-year subspecialty program in retinal diseases and vitreoretinal surgery at the prestigious Doheny Eye Institute of the University of Southern California. He is a member of numerous well recognized associations, including the Association des médecins ophthalmologists du Québec, the Canadian Ophthalmological Society and the American Academy of Ophthalmology.
Back in Montreal, Dr. Kapusta was appointed Head of the Ophthalmology Department of the Jewish General Hospital, where he set up the retina surgery unit and a subspecialty program at McGill University. Since this program’s creation, Dr. Kapusta has trained and supervised 14 ophthalmologists from various countries to become retina surgery specialists.
Dr. Kapusta has for the past three years sat on the Board of Directors of the Association des médecins ophtalmologistes du Québec. He also serves as Director of the Retina Surgery Unit of McGill University. He has delivered numerous lectures across Canada and abroad within the framework of international meetings on the retina and its diseases.
Dr. Kapusta joined the Eye Institute of the Laurentians in January 2012. He enjoys an active and happy family life with his spouse, a pediatric emergency physician, and their four young children.