Dr. Renuka Sivanesan graduated from the University of Waterloo where she earned her Honors Bachelor of Science degree and minored in Biology. She then went on to complete her Doctorate in Optometry at the Illinois College of Optometry.
While in the Optometry program, Dr. Sivanesan completed her residency training at the well-known Veterans Hospital in Newington, CT, where she co-managed and treated glaucoma, cataracts, Lasik patients, and several ocular diseases. She then continued her training at the prestigious Chicago Light House for the Blind and Visually Impaired, where she managed and treated patients with low vision needs.
During her residency, Dr. Sivanesan was also trained at the Vision Institute of Canada where she developed a special interest in pediatric optometry. After obtaining her Doctorate, Dr. Sivanesan worked in primary care optometry for three years in Chicago, where she simultaneously had the opportunity to teach a college course in Ophthalmic Optics. Dr. Sivanesan takes pride in providing the best standard of care to her patients and is very passionate about her profession.
Dr. Sivanesan lives, works and actively participates in the York and Durham communities. In her personal time she enjoys classical dance and reading.