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R Adam

Research Interests

  • Comprehensive General Ophthalmology with special interest in Anterior Segment and Cataract, Eyelid lesions and malpositions,  Pediatrics and Retinopathy of  Prematurity


  • Best Teaching Surgical Program, St. Joseph’s Health Centre, 2014
  • St. Joseph’s Health Centre, Annual Clinical Day, Best Research Paper, 2011
  • Most Outstanding Resident – St. Joseph’s Hospital Eye Medicine and Surgery, 2010
  • McMaster University Ophthalmology Resident Research Award, 2009
  • PAIRO Resident Teaching Award McMaster University, 2008/9
  • Faculty of Surgery Research Grant McMaster University, Dept. of Surgery, 2006
  • Dr. Louis Kagan Memorial Award University of Toronto Medical School, 2004
  • PAIRO Trust Fund Citizenship Award University of Toronto Medical School, 2004
  • Dean’s List University of Toronto Medical School, 2002/3/4/5
  • Saul Raxlen Memorial Scholarship University of Toronto Medical School, 2001
  • Dean’s List University of Western Ontario, Faculty of Arts & Science, 1999, 2000, 2001  
  • Western Continuing Scholarship University of Western Ontario, Faculty of Arts & Science, 2000
  • Life Sciences Scholarship University of Toronto, Institute for Medical Science, 1999
  •  Future of Western Award University of Western Ontario, 1999
  • Western Scholar Admission Scholarship University of Western Ontario, 1998

Featured Publications

  • Day C, Rodriquez A, ADAM R. Idiopathic Convergence Paralysis: A Rare Case.  American Orthoptic Journal. 2011.
  • ADAM R, Vale N, Bona MD, Hasanee K, Farrokhyar F. Triaging Herpes Zoster Ophthalmicus Patients in the Emergency Department - Do All Patients Require Referral?  Academic Emergency Medicine. 2010 Nov;17(11)1183-8
  • ADAM R, Gupta V, Harvey J. Question: Can you identify this condition? This condition is orbital cellulitis. Can Fam Physician 55(11):1097 Nov 2009.
  • ADAM R, Gupta V, Khan Y. The Medial Tarsectomy for repair of punctual ectropion.  Submitted for publication in Ophthalmic Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery.
  • Vale N, Gupta R, Dollin M, ADAM R Putting the Fun in Fundoscopy.  Submitted for publication Canadian Journal of Ophthalmology.
  • ADAM R, Pickering D. Where are all the clients going? Barriers to referral to a Low Vision Rehabilitation Agency. Visual Impairment Research 9(2-3) 45-50 May 2007.
  • ADAM R, Lam WC, Kertes P.  Observations on the management of Coats’ disease: less is more. Br J Ophthalmol 91(3):303-6 March 2007
  • ADAM R, Pavlin C, Ulanski L. Ultrasound biomicroscopic analysis of iris profile changes with accommodation in Pigmentary Glaucoma and relationship to age. American Journal of Ophthalmology138:4, 652-654. October 2004.
  • ADAM R, Katz S, Lee K, Jewett M, Kodama R. Wegener’s Granulomatosis of the penis: Diagnosis and Management. Canadian Journal of Urology 11:4, 2341-3. August 2004.
  • ADAM R. Help for the USMLE. Book Review of First Aid for the USMLEUniversity of Toronto Medical Journal 81:1, 81. December 2003.
  • ADAM R. The Pablum Diet Plan: Medical Toronto History Tidbits. University of Toronto Medical Journal80: commemorative issue, 22. June 2003.
  • ADAM R. Timeline: A look back at the 1990’s. University of Toronto Medical Journal 80: commemorative issue, 20-21. June 2003.

  • ADAM R, Stefan A. Biological warfare: yesterday, today and tomorrow? University of Toronto Medical Journal 80:1, 55-58. December 2002.

  • ADAM R, Zakrzewski P. Therapeutic uses of leeches: from the “annelids” of medicine. University of Toronto Medical Journal 79:1, 65-69. December 2001.


  • BSc, University of Western Ontario (London, ON)
  • MD, University of Toronto (Toronto, ON)
  • Ophthalmology Residency Training, McMaster University (Hamilton, ON)



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