Brampton's Vision Care Experts

Our Team

At BCC Optometry, our dedicated team of skilled and compassionate optometrists is committed to providing personalized and comprehensive eye care. With a wealth of experience, our team strives to enhance your vision and eye health. Get to know the faces behind your care and trust us for professional, patient-centered service at every visit.

Your Eyes. Your Health.

We are dedicated to delivering exceptional eye care services for you and your family

Dr. Siva Sivalingam

Dr. Siva Sivalingam completed his Bachelor of Science in Biomedical Sciences with honours at the University of Waterloo and completed his Doctor of Optometry degree with honours from Southern California College of Optometry. He completed internships in hospital-based optometry at the Los Angeles VA Medical Center and Beverly Hills Cedars-Sinai Medical Center. Other internships at private eye care clinics throughout California allowed him to improve his skills in his special areas of interest including contact lenses, LASIK and other refractive surgeries, as well as diagnosis and treatment of ocular diseases. He has practiced in California and Minnesota as well. Dr. Sivalingam is a member of the Beta Sigma Kappa International Optometric Honor Society. He has volunteered at the California Health Care Foundation to provide diabetic retinopathy screening for the under privileged community. He wishes to continue to provide other critical eye care to underserved communities through the SEVA foundation. He is a car enthusiast, enjoys road trips and loves spending time with family and friends. He is fluent in English and Tamil and can perform eye examinations in both languages.

Dr. Pooja Desai

Dr. Pooja Desai grew up in Mississauga and did her bachelors at McMaster University. She received her optometry degree from the Illinois College of Optometry in 2021. During her clinical rotations she focused on specialty contact lenses, myopia control for children, dry eye treatment as well as ocular diseases like glaucoma and macular degeneration. Throughout optometry school she has been on the executive team for the Canadian Association of Optometry Students as well as the president in her final year. Dr. Desai also enjoys running, hiking, dancing and spending time with family and friends.

Dr. Shiv Tamakuwala

Dr. Shiv Tamakuwala earned his Bachelor of Science in Biology at York University, before graduating from the UIW Rosenberg School of Optometry in Texas where he developed a commitment to excellence and compassionate healthcare. His training at the UIW Eye Institute, ParkHurst NuVision, Community Eye Clinic, and Ginter Eyecare Center provided him with advanced clinical experiences in primary and pediatric eye care, specialty contact lenses, myopia management, dry eye treatment, and refractive surgery including LASIK and cataracts. He is also experienced with systemic and ocular disease such as diabetic retinopathy, glaucoma, and emergency eye care. Dr. Tamakuwala is a member of the Gold Key Optometric Honor Society, College of Optometrists of Ontario, Ontario Association of Optometrists, and Canadian Association of Optometrists. His commitment to ongoing education and professional development drives him to offer the latest advancements to his patients. He enjoys sports and fitness, travelling, and spending time with his friends and family. Dr. Tamakuwala can connect with patients of all ages and backgrounds and looks forward to seeing you for your next eye exam.

We extend a warm welcome to all new patients