Christopher Joseph Rudnisky, BMs, MD, MPH, FRCSC - Ophthalmology

Dr. Christopher Rudnisky reviews medical content for Healthwise, a nonprofit organization with a mission to help people make better health decisions. Dr. Rudnisky is an Assistant Professor in the Department of Ophthalmology at the University of Alberta in Edmonton, Alberta.

Board Certifications

Fellow, Royal College of Physicians and Surgeons of Canada
American Board of Ophthalmology

Healthwise Knowledgebase Topics Reviewed

Burns to the Eye
Eye Injuries
Eye Problems, Noninjury
Styes and Chalazia
Retinal Detachment
Objects in the Eye


MD: Doctor of Medicine with Distinction, University of Alberta, 1999
Research Fellowship: Ophthalmology, University of Alberta, 1999-2000
Residency: Ophthalmology, University of Alberta, 2000-2005
Master of Science in Epidemiology: Harvard University, 2007–present

Academic Appointments

Assistant Professor, University of Alberta

Hospital Affiliations

Royal Alexandra Hospital

Professional Affiliations

American Academy of Ophthalmology
Alberta Medical Association
Canadian Ophthalmology Society
College of Physicians and Surgeons of Alberta
Ophthalmology Society of Alberta
Royal College of Physicians and Surgeons of Canada

Selected Publications

  1. Rudnisky CJ, Tennant MTS, Weis E, Ting A, Hinz BJ, Greve MDJ (2007). Web-based grading of compressed stereoscopic digital photography versus standard film photography for the diagnosis of diabetic retinopathy. Ophthalmology, 114(9): 1748–1754.
  2. Rudnisky CJ, Tennant MTS, de Leon AR, Hinz BJ, Greve MDJ (2006). Benefits of stereopsis when identifying clinically significant macular edema via teleophthalmology. Canadian Journal of Ophthalmology; 41(6): 727–732.
  3. Rudnisky CJ, Tennant MTS (2006). Stereopsis in teleophthalmology. In K Yogesan, S Kumar, L Goldschmidt, J Cuadros, eds. Teleophthalmology, pp. 29–35. Berlin, Germany: Springer-Verlag.

Financial Disclosure

This reviewer reported no financial conflicts.

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