Originally from Dundas, Ontario, Dr. Epstein attended the University of Waterloo where he graduated on the Dean’s List with a Bachelor of Science. He then moved to Boston for the Doctorate of Optometry program at the prestigious New England College of Optometry. Dr. Epstein completed three internships in Miami, FL., Salt Lake City, UT., and Portland, OR., where he worked closely with industry leading optometrists and ophthalmologists, gaining valuable experience in treating glaucoma, macular degeneration and other various ocular diseases. Once graduated, he moved to beautiful Victoria, BC., for an opportunity to practice primary eye care. After spending four years on Vancouver Island, the decision was made to return home to Southern Ontario in 2012, where he joined the practice of Dr. Jo-Anne Monteiro and Associates.
Dr. Epstein performs eye exams on all ages with special interests in fitting complex contact lens cases, treatment and management of ocular disease and early detection childhood eye conditions.
Dr. Epstein currently lives in Burlington and is actively involved in the community. He is happily married with 2 boys and when not at work, he enjoys hiking and playing outdoors with his family and his dog, Boston. He is an avid cyclist, who rides his bike all over Ontario and hopes to continue his professional career in ‘old-timer’ hockey.