Announces Appointment of Dr. Baseer Khan to Medical Board Announces Appointment of Dr. Baseer Khan to Medical Board

2016 / 02 / 18 Announces Appointment of Dr. Baseer Khan to Medical Board


DATE Feb 17 2016 (Toronto ) Dr. Baseer Khan has joined the Medical Board of, a growing video-based, Canada-wide directory of health care providers. HCF features Key Opinion Leaders sharing health and wellness solutions and educational tools related to physician-directed care, prescription and non-prescription medications, surgical options and more.

Dr. Khan is the Executive Lead Physician at Southlake Regional Health Centre in Newmarket, Director of the Clarity Eye Institute in Ontario, an Assistant Professor at the University of Toronto and an international ophthalmology consultant.

“Dr. Khan is an expert in challenging ophthalmology cases, and is actively involved in teaching and research,” says Jackson Sayers, CEO, “As Health Choices First focuses on new initiatives around patient education, Dr. Khan’s experience and expertise make him a perfect fit. These initiatives include a revolutionary health provider rating system combined with an educational dashboard that patients can securely access and that providers can update anytime with relevant video content and Health Talks.”

Dr. Khan has been published extensively in medical journals and books and has developed surgical instrumentation for new surgical techniques. He has done a great deal of humanitarian ophthalmology work, largely in Vietnam. About is a national health and wellness directory that connects consumers with providers such as physicians, dentists and physiotherapists based on their geographic location, and features over 1,500 solution-based videos and transcripts. The site has recently launched a new patient education dashboard and rating system that ties together videos, Health Talks, action plans and local referrals. Patients can create their own account and their providers will be able to update it with content that is relevant to that individual.

Bio: Dr Khan Dr. Khan completed his medical school and residency at the University of Toronto. He was honored with the distinction as the “top cataract surgeon” of his graduating class. He then went on to do a fellowship in Glaucoma and Anterior Segment surgery. He is currently the Executive Lead Physician of the Eye Institute at Southlake Regional Health Centre. He is also on staff at Stevenson Memorial Hospital where he has established a leading glaucoma and anterior segment program. Dr. Khan teaches at the University of Toronto where he is on staff at Kensington Eye Institute and Mount Sinai Hospital. He has lectured nationally and internationally, and is actively involved in clinical studies and research. Dr. Khan was the first ophthalmologist to provide the Victus cataract femtosecond laser procedure in Canada.

With resources on topics such as diabetes, nutrition, fitness, prenatal and postnatal health, sexual health and sports injuries, is the largest provider of video content of its kind in North America. HealthChoicesFirst is backed by a number of qualified and experienced partners, and continues to expand its medical and corporate governance boards across the country. Visit for more information on the medical and corporate governance board members.