Dr. Jillian Wishart is a native of Calgary. She completed her Bachelor of Health Sciences degree in Biomedical Sciences at the University of Calgary, graduating with first class honours in 2011. She graduated from the University of Waterloo School of Optometry and Vision Sciences in 2015, where she was honoured with several awards for academic excellence, including the College of Optometrists of Ontario General Proficiency Award and the Abbott Medical Optics General Proficiency Award First Prize.
Dr. Wishart’s clinical training included an ocular disease externship in Atlanta, GA, where she learned from experts in glaucoma, cataracts, anterior segment, and retinal disease. She also participated in an optometric service trip to Casma, Peru in 2013, with Volunteer Optometric Services to Humanity.
Following her graduation, Dr. Wishart practiced in Calgary for two years, and she joined Woodbine Optometry in 2017. She is passionate about providing thorough, quality eye health care, and works to ensure that her patients understand every aspect of their eye exam.
Dr. Wishart enjoys hiking, skiing, reading her never-ending stack of books, and spending time with friends, family, and her fiancé, Patrick. She is thrilled to be practicing at Woodbine Optometry, and is looking forward to caring for the people of Woodbine and the surrounding communities.