216 Heath Ave
Saskatoon, SK S7S 0A7
Clinic hours are Monday - Friday 8:00-4:30.
Dr. Kevin Colleaux
Dr. Colleaux was born and raised in Saskatoon. He attended University of Saskatchewan where he earned a Bachelor of Science degree in Physiology with great distinction and Doctor of Medicine with distinction. He received several awards in his final year including Hugh McLean award for Surgery, and Hewlett Packard prize as one of the top medical graduates. He completed Residency training in Ophthalmology at University of Saskatchewan and received his FRCSC certification in Ophthalmology in 1999. Dr Colleaux was awarded the Samuel McLaughlin fellowship bursary and continued his education with fellowship training in Vitreoretinal diseases and Surgery at University of British Columbia.
After completing his fellowship training, Dr Colleaux returned to Saskatoon to practice as a Retinal Specialist and Surgeon. His primary goal is excellence in clinical care of his patients and is also an active teacher of medical students and ophthalmology residents in training. He is an associate clinical professor for the University of Saskatchewan, College of Medicine. He has also served as Ophthalmology Residency training program director, Acting Head of Department of Ophthalmology for the Saskatoon Health Region, chairman of the section of Ophthalmology for Saskatchewan Medical Association, and member of the council for provincial affairs for the Canadian Ophthalmological Society.
Dr. Colleaux is a Fellow of the Royal College of Physicians and Surgeons of Canada, and is a member of the Saskatchewan Medical Association, Canadian Medical Association, Canadian Ophthalmological Society, Canadian Retina Society, American Academy of Ophthalmology, and American Society of Retinal Specialists.
Dr Colleaux has been actively involved in clinical research studies on treatment of age related macular degeneration and diabetic retinopathy. He has served as an advisor for several emerging therapies for retinal diseases. He has frequently presented at national meetings and has served as chairman of the Canadian Surgical Retina meeting. He has been an invited member of an expert consensus panel on current treatment of age related macular degeneration and has also been active in a panel developing Canadian algorithm based guidelines for managing diabetic retinopathy.
While being dedicated to providing the highest level of care and expertise for his patients, Dr Colleaux always strives to maintain balance with his family life with his wife and 2 sons.
Dr. Nigel Rawlings
Nigel was born and raised in Saskatoon. He completed his medical school at the University of Saskatchewan in 2005. He did his Ophthalmology residency in Halifax at Dalhousie University. He spent one year at the Ottawa Eye Institute doing a research fellowship in Ocular Pathology. Dr. Rawlings recently finished a two year vitreo-retinal fellowship in Edmonton at the University of Alberta. He worked closely with the five specialists at Alberta Retina Consultants. During this busy fellowship he was immersed in the most advanced techniques for medical and surgical retinal care.
Nigel is excited to be back in his home province, and to join Dr. Kevin Colleaux at Saskatoon Retina Consultants. He is an Associate Clinical Professor at the University of Saskatchewan, and is involved with medical student and Ophthalmology resident education. Dr. Rawlings has numerous peer-reviewed publications and has presented at various meetings at the national level. His research interest during his fellowship was new, innovative surgical techniques. For example, he and his colleague developed a modified approach to sutureless, scleral fixation of 3-piece IOL’s.
With his specialized training, Dr. Rawlings is positioned to provide his expertise and top-level care to the people of Saskatchewan. He welcomes General Ophthalmology referrals. However, his main practice emphasis will be on surgical and medical disease of the retina.