Dr. Kaitlyn Sinclair was born and raised in Oil City, attended Lambton Centennial Public School in Enniskillen, and graduated from Lambton Central Collegiate and Vocational Institute in Petrolia as a Nichol Scholar. Kaitlyn has always been an active member of the community. Growing up, she played competitive softball with the Enniskillen Express, and hockey with the Petrolia Oilers. As a member of the Enniskillen Express, Kaitlyn was a two-time provincial champion and participated in multiple National Championships. She also competed as a member of Team
After high school, Kaitlyn attended Spring Arbor University in Spring Arbor, Mi on a softball scholarship. Kaitlyn graduated with a Bachelor of Arts in Biology in 2016. She loved being a member of the softball team and the opportunity to volunteer at the local nursing home as well as at Give Kids the World in Florida on their Spring Break Training trips.
Kaitlyn attended the University of Waterloo School of Optometry and Vision Science for her optometry education, and graduated in 2020. It was exciting to graduate in “The Year of the Optometrist” (2020), even though the COVID-19 pandemic made things complicated! Kaitlyn was an active member of the student body while at optometry school; she was the president of the University of Waterloo Independent Optometry Club, and a member of the Canadian Association of Optometry Students club, University of Waterloo Association for Guide Dogs the club, and was a part of a team of researchers assessing visual needs in hospitalized patients. Kaitlyn also had the opportunity to travel and provide eye care to the people of Senegal, Africa. Kaitlyn completed her clinical training at several different locations throughout Canada, including the specialty clinics at the University of Waterloo Optometry Clinic, and at clinics in Ottawa, On and Surrey, BC.
In her free time, Kaitlyn enjoys reading, spending time with her family and friends, and her two Labrador retrievers, Stanley and Blaze. She has volunteered with several of the Enniskillen Express teams and is looking forward to getting back into softball in the local ladies league and as a coach for local teams. Kaitlyn is very excited to be returning to the community that has provided so much for her over the years and is looking forward to providing you and your family with all of your eyecare and vision needs!