Originally from Manitoba, Dr. Mark Wood earned his B.Sc. from Brandon University before attending Midwestern University Arizona College of Optometry, where he received his Doctorate of Optometry in 2016 as a member of Beta Sigma Kappa Honors Society.
While attending Midwestern University, Dr. Wood was a member of the Arizona Lions Club and participated in humanitarian trips with Arizona and California Lions members to both Mexicali, and Tijuana, Mexico. There, he and his colleagues provided eye examinations to underprivileged populations.
During his final year of education, Dr. Wood completed Clinical Externships focusing on ocular disease, pediatrics, binocular vision, primary care and contact lenses. At the Veteran Affairs Hospital in Gainesville, Florida, a Private Practice in Franklin, Tennessee, and a Marine Corps Air Station in Yuma, Arizona.
In his free time, Dr. Wood enjoys curling, hockey, hiking, and travelling. Being new to Alberta, he’s excited for the chance to explore the mountains and discover everything Calgary has to offer.