Dr. Chelsea Gerlitz

Dr. Chelsea Gerlitz, BSc, OD

Dr. Chelsea Gerlitz was born and raised in Calgary. She attended the University of Alberta where she obtained a B.Sc. before studying optometry at the University of Waterloo. In her final year of study, Dr. Gerlitz spent time interning with ophthalmologists in Florida as part of her Ocular Disease and Therapeutics rotation, as well as optometrists in Calgary, Olds, and Waterloo. In 2013, she graduated with honours and also received a CooperVision award for excellence in contact lens care. Dr. Gerlitz has a passion for travelling, and has completed a volunteer eye care mission in Belize with VOSH International. She also volunteers at CUPS (Calgary Urban Project Society), which is a non profit organization with a series of programs and services dedicated to providing primary health care for adults and families living in poverty.