Dr. Rahim Kassam was born in Tanzania and immigrated to Canada at the age of 2. He was raised in the greater Toronto area and completed an Honours Bachelor of Science degree at the University of Toronto. In 2000, he graduated from the University of Waterloo’s School of Optometry and Vision Science. While there, he had the opportunity to complete internships at the Omni Eye Institute in Atlanta and at the University of Waterloo, involving pediatric eye care, cataract, glaucoma, and retinal disease. Dr. Kassam has been practicing optometry for more than 20 years and has been privileged to work in several cities with patients of all ages, backgrounds, and walks of life.
Dr. Kassam began his optometry career in the nation’s capital, where he worked for a number of years, before moving back to southern Ontario in 2009. He has been serving patients in the Woodstock community since 2015.
When he is not in the clinic, Dr. Kassam loves to spend time with his family. Depending on the time of year, he can be found biking, skating, skiing, playing hockey, or cheering for the Maple Leafs with his 3 young children.