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Matthew Tennant



Matthew T.S. Tennant
Degrees: BA with distinction, MD, FRCSC, ABO
Medical School: UBC
Year of Graduation: 1996
Residency Program: U of A
Year of Graduation: 2001
Fellowship Program: Wills Eye Hospital
Year of Graduation: 2003
Retina Expertise:
Medical Retina: Yes
Surgical Retina: Yes

Office Information:
Suite 400, 10924 - 107 Avenue
Edmonton AB T5H 0X5

Telephone Number: 780-448-1801
Fax: 780-448-1809

Dr. Matthew Tennant is a clinical professor of the Department of Ophthalmology, University of Alberta. He has served residency training director for the department. He is past president of the Retina Society of Alberta, and past vice-president of the Canadian Retina Society. Dr. Tennant was a representative forum delegate for the Edmonton Zone for the Alberta Medical Association for 6 years. Most recently Dr. Tennant worked with the Royal College of Physicians and Surgeons of Canada to develop a retina specific area of focussed competency that was approved as of May 2019. This will provide standardization of fellowship training for all retina specialists who train in Canada.

Dr. Tennant completed medical school at UBC, followed by residency in ophthalmology at the University of Alberta. He completed his vitreoretinal fellowship at Wills Eye Hospital in Philadelphia in 2003 and joined Alberta Retina Consultants. Dr. Tennant areas of interest include diabetic retinopathy, macular degeneration, complex retinal detachments, retinopathy of prematurity, uveitis and telemedicine.