Dr. Femida Kherani completed her Medical School and Surgical Ophthalmology Residency at the University of Alberta. During Medical School, Dr. Kherani spent a year at Oxford University studying Humanism of Medicine. She subsequently completed a Fellowship in Oculofacial Plastic Surgery at the University of Pennsylvania and the Children’s Hospital of Philadelphia. In Philadelphia, Dr. Kherani was a Clinical and Surgical Instructor for Residents and Medical Students at the University of Pennsylvania. Dr. Kherani worked at the Centre for Human Appearance, where she worked in a multidisciplinary team. Dr. Kherani is a Clinical Assistant Professor at the University of Calgary and a Clinical Instructor at the University of British Columbia. She speaks nationally and internationally on Adult and Pediatric Oculoplastic conditions. Dr. Kherani is committed to providing excellence in medical care and exceptional service to her patients. She is a Fellow of the Royal College of Physicians and Surgeons of Canada, and she is a Diplomate of the American Board of Ophthalmology. She is a Fellow of the American Society of Ophthalmic Plastic Reconstructive Surgery. She is a member of the Canadian Society of Oculoplastic Surgeons. She is on the executive board for Women in Ophthalmology USA, and the founder of the Western Canadian Chapter.

Active Board Certifications:


  • Royal College Physicians & Surgeons Canada
  • Canadian Society of Oculoplastic Surgeons
  • American Board of Ophthalmology
  • American Society of Ophthalmic Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery


  • Undergraduate – University of Alberta
  • Medical School –  University of Alberta
  • Ophthalmology – University of Alberta
  • Oculoplastic Surgery – University of Pennsylvania
  • Oculoplastic Surgery – Children’s Hospital of Philadelphia