Meet Our Team
Our doctors take pride in providing comprehensive family eye care including exams, referrals, eyewear and other corrective products.
Dr. Marian Cotnam
Dr. Marian Cotnam joined the practice in 1989 after completing her Doctor of Optometry degree, with honours, from the University of Waterloo. She was hired to cover another doctor’s maternity leave and never left!
In addition to full-time regular practice, Dr. Cotnam serves as an assessor for the Quality Assurance Peer Review Program with the College of Optometrists of Ontario. She is also a Clinical Supervisor for optometry interns from the University of Waterloo.
Outside the office, Dr. Cotnam enjoys gardening, hiking and spending time with her husband, three children and two dogs.
Dr. Rima Mammo
Dr. Mammo joined the Bramalea Optometric team in 2012 after graduating with honours from the Doctor of Optometry program at the University of Waterloo.
Dr. Mammo worked alongside Optometrists and Ophthalmologists during her ocular disease internship at John Dingell Veteran Hospital in downtown Detroit, MI. She has a special interest in contact lenses and binocular vision.
Dr. Mammo enjoys traveling, soccer and spending time with her husband and her daughter, Emma.
Dr. Tarnbir Thind
Dr. Thind joined the team at Bramalea Optometric Clinic in 2020. She received her Optometry degree from Nova Southeastern University in 2019. Dr. Thind gained a wide range of experience and knowledge while studying in Florida, in particular, in Ocular disease while working along side ophthalmologists in Miami.
Dr. Thind has a special interest in contact lenses and pediatrics. Although she enjoyed the sunny weather in Florida, she is happy to return home to Canada. In her free time, Dr. Thind likes to make puzzles, read books and go hiking.
Dr. Sandeep Bahugun
Dr. Bahugun loves to make a lasting impact in her patient’s lives by ensuring that they have optimal vision to enjoy life to its fullest. In particular, her interests lie in dry eye management and myopia control. You will often hear her educating her patients about the 20-20-20 rule; every 20 minutes, take a 20-second break and look 20 feet away from your devices.
When she is not caring for patients, you can find Dr. Bahugun enjoying reading, hiking or spending time with family.
Dr. Nancy Liu
Dr. Nancy Liu joined our team of Optometrists at Bramalea Optometric Clinic in 2021.
Dr. Liu obtained her Doctor of Optometry from the University of Waterloo in 2019. She then moved to Boston to complete a residency in Ocular Disease and Primary Care at the Veterans Affair Hospital where she worked closely with the ophthalmology department. Dr. Liu moved back to Ontario at the end of 2021 and is excited to join Bramalea Optometric Clinic. She provides care to patients of all ages and has a special interest in myopia management and dry eye treatment.
Outside of the clinic, Dr. Liu enjoys hiking, baking, and spending time with her Bichon, Nini. Dr. Liu is an avid traveller and has attended two international medical mission trips, providing eye care to rural communities in Haiti and Nicaragua.
Dr. Jennifer Bergie
Dr. Jennifer Bergie joined the Bramalea Optometric Clinic in 2021. She received her Doctor of Optometry from the University of Missouri – St. Louis.
Dr. Bergie is excited to return home to Brampton and provide optometric care to the community.
In her free time, you can find Dr. Bergie playing softball, skiing, hiking with her dogs and cheering on the Raptors and Blue Jays.
Clinical and Administrative Team Members
Optical Team Members