Dr. Colleen Gnyp graduated from the University of Waterloo School of Optometry in 2001. During the course of her education she completed an ocular disease and therapeutics internship in Houston, Texas. She also holds a Bachelor of Arts degree from the University of Waterloo and a Bachelor of Science degree from the University of Saskatchewan.
Upon returning to Saskatchewan, Dr. Gnyp worked as an associate in Saskatoon and owned a private practice in Prince Albert, before relocating to Calgary in 2006. She opened Cranston Market Optometry in 2010 to provide excellent eyecare to the communities of SouthEast Calgary.
Dr. Gnyp believes in the importance of lifelong eye health exams from infant through senior years, and is committed to patient education. She works with each patient to provide eye care and product recommendations that are best for that individual. She has a special interest in refractive eye surgery and has worked at both LASIK-MD and Gimbel Eye Centre.
Dr. Colleen Gnyp enjoys travel, reading and spending time with family and friends. She runs the Vancouver half-marathon each May and is enthusiastic about outdoor activities including hiking, skiing and fishing. She is married to Malcolm and they have a son, Matthew, who was born in 2011 and a daughter, Sarah, who was born in 2013.