Dr. Averi Van Dam ​graduated from the University of Waterloo with her Doctor of Optometry in 2011 and has been working at 300 Henderson Hwy since 2013.  Since graduation, she has worked across the country from Halifax to British Columbia and even in Australia and the United States.  Dr. Van Dam has a passion for learning and prides herself in staying up-to date with the latest advancements in optometry.  In 2014, she achieved her Fellowship in the American Association of Optometrists.  She also holds a Manitoba Therapeutic Drug License that allows her to prescribe medications.  Dr. Van Dam was born and raised in Winnipeg and was excited for an opportunity to return to work in her home province.  She enjoys traveling, running, cycling and reading lots of books!  She is currently seeing Dr. Sullivan's previous patients and accepting new patients and would love to welcome you to ElmView EyeCare.  She is on maternity leave but will be returning to see her patients in 2023!



Dr. Romie Dhaliwal has been practicing Optometry in Manitoba since 2011. She was born and raised in Winnipeg, Manitoba and completed her doctorate of Optometry degree at the Illinois College of Optometry.  Dr. Dhaliwal has done clinical rotations in pediatrics/binocular vision, cornea and contact lens, advanced care, and low vision.  She has a special interest in the treatment of chronic dry eye and myopia management. 

She is a current member of the Canadian Association of Optometrists, Manitoba Association of Optometrists, Canadian Optometrists in Vision Therapy & Rehabilitation, the Awards Committee, and the Mentor Committee.  She has completed her Practical Vision Therapy Accreditation Program with COVT&R.  Dr. Dhaliwal helps mentor new grads and enjoys teaching and being observed by students who show a particular interest in the field of Optometry. She enjoys seeing patients of all ages, from newborns to the elderly, and is passionate about educating her patients about their eye health. 

Dr. Dhaliwal is a big advocate of supporting small businesses as you are supporting a dream and growing your local community! So in her spare time you can often find her with her husband and son supporting local restaurants, breweries and markets in Winnipeg.  

To stay active she enjoys Peloton workouts, bootcamps and kickboxing. She hopes to get back into martial arts and complete her blackbelt in Taekwondo. 

She offers comprehensive eye exams in English, Hindi and Punjabi.