Dr. Sawatzky is a Winnipeg, Manitoba local. She obtained her Bachelor of Science from the University of Manitoba in 2015. She then attended the University of Waterloo and graduated from the Doctor of Optometry program with honours in 2019.
During her training, Dr. Sawatzky travelled to Tallahassee, Florida and completed an externship in ocular disease at a local veteran's clinic. She cared for many patients with a variety of ocular conditions. She has also trained at a glaucoma specialty clinic in Winnipeg, Manitoba and found she had a particular interest in treating patients with this condition.
In her spare time, Dr. Sawatzky loves to be out in the nature hiking and camping. She does not have a pet of her own but loves spending time with the cats and dogs in her life, and hopes to adopt one some day. When relaxing at home she also loves board games with friends, and finding a good story in a book or a movie. Dr. Sawatzky is looking forward to joining the See Team and caring for the eyes of all her new patients!