Dr. Gillian Pengelly received her Bachelor of Computer Science (Honours) with Distinction from Queen’s University and her Doctor of Optometry from the University of Waterloo where she graduated on the Dean’s Honours List. She started at Underhill Optometry in September 2012 as an Associate, and she became the owner in July 2015.
Dr. Pengelly completed an ocular disease and therapeutics externship in Bethesda, Maryland where she was able to develop her skills in the detection and management of various ocular diseases such as macular degeneration and glaucoma. Dr. Pengelly also did externships in Quispamsis, New Brunswick, Guelph and Dundas, Ontario where she focused on primary care, contact lenses and pediatrics.
Dr. Pengelly loves working with children. She is a proud participant of the Eye See Eye Learn program through the Ontario Association of Optometrists. Dr. Pengelly looks forward to being able to provide vision and eye health care for the families in the area, and helping to manage any eye care needs.
In her spare time Dr. Pengelly likes being at home with her husband, her daughter Charlotte, her newborn Lily and visiting with friends and family, and baking.
We all want to welcome Dr. Pengelley’s daughter Lily to the world- born on Sept 9, 2019.