Following his post-doctoral training in Ophthalmology at the University of Alberta, Dr David Plemel completed fellowship training in orbit, oculofacial plastic & reconstructive surgery at the University of Calgary.
Having received a diploma in Global Health from the University of Saskatchewan, Dr Plemel has been recognized for his international contributions. He has received awards for his academic and research work; he has over a dozen peer reviewed publications, over 30 podium presentations, and has organized workshops on three continents. He continues to teach ophthalmology and oculoplastic surgery.
As a fellow of the Royal College of Physicians and Surgeons of Canada, Dr Plemel operate in both Quebec and Alberta. His work on provincial and national committees have been foundational in refining interprofessional collaboration for patient centered care.