Dr Stephanie Van de Ven obtained an Honours Bachelor of Science degree in Forensic Science at the University of Toronto and graduated with Honours from SUNY College of Optometry in New York City. Dr Stephanie completed clinical internships at the University Eye Centre (NYC), the Southern Arizona VA Health Care System (Tucson), and the Vision Institute (Toronto). Collectively, her clinical experience extensively spans the domain of primary care, ocular disease, vision therapy, pediatrics, and laser vision correction.
Dr Van de Ven has always enjoyed volunteering and participating in community activities and was presented with the Billie M. Lyons Memorial Award for distinguished service to the SUNY Optometry community at her graduation. Her other interests include playing organized basketball and travelling. She was born and raised in London, Ontario and was eager to return to her hometown to practice optometry.
Dr Stephanie enjoys spending all of her free time with her young daughter and husband and extended family.