Meet the Team
Dr. David Lane
Founder of the Laser Cataract Centre (2015), Dr. Lane has personally performed over 20,000 surgeries. He is is well respected among his colleagues and has given many lectures about cataract surgery to other ophthalmologists.
Dr. Lane was the gold medalist in his medical school class, and placed in the 99th percentile of the qualifying American Ophthalmology Board exams (ie Dr. Lane’s qualifying exam results placed in the top 1% of North America).
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Dr. Jonathan Hurst
Dr. Jonathan Hurst joined LCC in the summer of 2016 to provide state of the art care to his patients. He runs a busy full-time comprehensive ophthalmology practice in his hometown of Peterborough, Ontario.
Along with LCC, he holds surgical privileges at Peterborough Regional Health Centre and Hotel Dieu Hospital in Kingston, Ontario. He travels regularly to Queen's University in Kingston where he is actively involved in residency training as an Assistant Professor (adjunct) in the Department of Ophthalmology.
Dr. Hurst is an active researcher with many peer-reviewed publications in professional journals. He has delivered over 30 lectures to audiences comprised of physicians, optometrists, students and nurses.
Dr. Hermina Strungaru
In 2003, Dr. Strungaru graduated with a Medical Degree in the top 5% of her class from the oldest and most prestigious medical school in Romania, Carol Davila University of Medicine and Pharmacy-Bucharest.
In the summer of 2002, she came to Canada for a three-month visit and had the amazing opportunity to volunteer in a medical research laboratory at University of Alberta. Because of her research experience in Edmonton, she decided to come to Canada, and went on to earn a PhD degree in the Ocular Genetics Laboratory at University of Alberta. Her research experienced solidified her desire to pursue a career in Ophthalmology.
At the end of her PhD, she was accepted into the Ophthalmology residency program at the University of Toronto, from which she graduated in 2015.
In 2015, Dr. Strungaru went to Philippines for a 7-day charitable mission to provide eye care and surgery for Filipinos who are financially disadvantaged.
Besides her clinical and research work, Dr. Strungaru enjoys spending time with her family, hiking and painting.
Dr. Mark Mucci
Dr. Mucci attained his Bachelor of Science (B.Sc.) degree in Biomedical Sciences from the University of Waterloo in 2008. He then went on to study optometry at the New England College of Optometry& in Boston, Massachusetts where he earned his Doctor of Optometry (O.D.) degree in 2012.
Dr. Mucci has a vast knowledge base in laser vision correction due to his experience with other laser vision correction centres. Mark has worked with the TLC Toronto centre and is currently a part time consulting Optometrist/Clinical Director with The Burlington Laser Eye Centre. He also does primary care optometry locally in Lindsay at Russell West Optometry.
Dr. Mucci is a member of the Ontario Association of Optometrists (OAO), Canadian Association of Optometrists (CAO), and Beta Sigma Kappa International Optometric Honour Society.
Mark loves to stay active and participates in a variety of competitive and non-competitive sports including golf, soccer, baseball, volleyball, snowboarding and hockey.
Carol, Head Nurse
Dee Dee, Clinic Coordinator
Emma, Pre & Post Op Nurse
Jane, Pre & Post Op Nurse
Lisa, Pre & Post Op Nurse
Maureen, Pre & Post Op Nurse
Melanie, Pre & Post Op Nurse
Miriam, Pre & Post Op Nurse
Lana, Scrub Nurse
Gemma, Femto Laser Technician
Kerri, Femto Laser Tech, Processing