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Dr. Mark Chute

378074_185887461502689_801237938_nDr. Mark Chute was born in Sudbury and raised in Baie Verte, Newfoundland and later Gravenhurst, Ontario.  He performed undergraduate studies at the University of Guelph and graduated with his Doctor of Optometry degree from the University of Waterloo School of Optometry in 1999. While in optometry school Dr. Chute completed an externship in ocular disease at the Omni Eye Centre in Baltimore and was awarded the A.W. Cole Award for Clinical Excellence.

After graduating, Dr. Chute headed east to Nova Scotia and worked in large Dartmouth practice for a few years before joining Elmsdale Vision Centre in 2002.   Dr. Chute is married to Dr. Andrea Hawkins and together they have two children, Olivia and Miles.  When not busy at the office Dr. Chute tries his best to battle middle age at the rink, on the basketball court or out running.

 Curriculum Vitae:

 Education:

  • University of Guelph, 1993-1995
  • University of Waterloo, Doctor of Optometry, 1999

 Professional Memberships:

  • Canadian Association of Optometrists (CAO)
  • Nova Scotia Association of Optometrists (NSAO)
  • Nova Scotia College of Optometrists (NSCO)

 Current Professional Activities:

  • Board member,  NSCO
  • Chairman of Legislative Committee, NSCO
  • Committee member of  Practise Enhancement Committee, NSCO

 Past Professional Activities:

  • Councillor, CAO, 2000-2004

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Mon 8:30am - 5:00pm
Tues 8:30am - 8:00pm
Wed 8:30am - 8:00pm
Thurs 8:30am - 8:00pm
Fri 8:30am - 4:30pm
*Sat 9:00am - 2:00pm

*Closed Saturdays in July and August and most holiday weekends