Dr. Scott Brisbin joined the Sherwood Park Eye Centre in 2006 after having practised in Southeast Edmonton for four decades. He has done many clinical studies in the area of contact lenses, published a number of articles and spoken on a wide variety of topics around the world.
In addition to a busy private practice, he has also led his profession at the local, provincial, national and international levels. In 2000, he became only the second Canadian to lead his profession's world body, the World Council of Optometry. He has been a key player in global blindness prevention through the liaison he helped create with the World Health Organization.
Dr. Brisbin has received a number of awards including World Optometrist of the Year in 2004 and an Honorary Doctor of Laws from the University of Waterloo in 2005 for his blindness prevention work. His national and provincial associations have honoured him with their highest awards: the President's Award. He is an Honorary Life Fellow of the American Academy of Optometry.
Dr. Brisbin and his wife have two grown children and three grandchildren. He and his wife love to travel the world.