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Ophthalmologists

Ophthalmologists

Dr Kevin Vandeleur

M.B., B.S., F.R.A.C.S, F.R.A.C.O
Ophthalmic Surgeon

After completing Ophthalmology training in 1983, Dr Vandeleur participated in post-graduate studies in Canada, USA, Italy, Switzerland and the United Kingdom. His primary interests include cataract, refractive surgery, vitreo-retinal and retinal detachment surgery.

Dr Vandeleur developed Brisbane’s first licensed free-standing ophthalmic day surgery, Eye Tech Day Surgeries. He was also the first refractive laser eye surgeon in Qld, establishing Queensland Laser Vision in 1991.

Dr Vandeleur is a fellow of the Royal Australian and New Zealand College of Ophthalmologists (FRANZCO), and the Royal Australian College of Surgeons (FRACS).

Dr Vandeleur has a special interest in developing countries and has made many visits to East Timor, Kiribati and Myanmar to educate and perform surgery.

Professor Graham Lee

M.B., B.S (Qld), M.D., F.R.A.N.Z.C.O
Ophthalmic Surgeon

Professor Lee, one of few specialists who have completed both corneal & external diseases (London) and glaucoma (Birmingham) fellowships, works in private and public clinics managing complex cataract, anterior segment, corneal transplantation and glaucoma drainage procedures.

He has been published more than 100 times (in international journals and book chapters in major texts), has received national and international awards (including the World Glaucoma Congress Film Festival in Vancouver), and has presented more than 200 lectures worldwide.

He has a special interest in developing countries including Cambodia, Laos, Vietnam and Nepal. He has co-founded the International Ophthalmology Portal to promote high-quality in-depth teaching of ophthalmology.

Dr Kevin English

MBBS (QLD) F.R.A.N.Z.C.O
Ophthalmologist

After completing Ophthalmology training in Brisbane in 1973, Dr English extended his eye training in Boston, USA. He then returned to Brisbane to commence private practice at Wickham Terrace, Clayfield and Margate.

He was then awarded the inaugural Allergan Traveling Scholarship. This was offered by the Coppelstone Post Graduate Medical Institute in Sydney. This resulted in another trip to the USA and a course in the early style of the developing technique of phacoemulsification.

Dr English then worked as a consultant at the Royal Brisbane Hospital for approximately 28 years with particular interests in cataract and IOL surgery and glaucoma management. 

Dr Archie Lamb

M.B.Ch.B (Glas)., F.R.A.N.Z.C.O, F.R.C.Ophth., FRACS
Ophthalmic Surgeon

Dr Archie Lamb graduated in medicine at Glasgow University, Scotland and completed his ophthalmic training in Brisbane where he continues to practice.

He was formerly a consultant at PA hospital, a senior clinical lecturer at the University of Queensland and an official for the College of Ophthalmologists. He is a founder member of the Asia-Pacific society of ophthalmic plastic and reconstructive surgery.

After a career-long interest in eyelid problems, he now focuses exclusively on reconstructive and cosmetic eyelid and brow problems including Asian eyelid surgery, which he studied extensively in Korea and Hawaii. His surgery is almost exclusively using CO2 laser.

Dr Lamb regularly performs upper and lower cosmetic reconstruction.

Dr Joseph Park

MBBS (QLD) F.R.A.N.Z.C.O GradDipPH
Ophthalmic Surgeon

Dr Park completed his Ophthalmology training in Brisbane in 2005 and has undertaken further sub-specialty training in the treatment of Surgical and Medical Retinal Diseases in London, United Kingdom. His special interests are diagnosis and treatment of Age-Related Macular Degeneration, Diabetic Eye Disease, Retinal Detachment, Macular Holes, Epiretinal Membrane and Vitreo-retinal Microsurgery. He uses the most up-to-date treatment and surgical techniques with the latest equipment to deliver exceptional and compassionate care.

He also performs Cataract Surgery, especially those that are technically challenging, often requiring combined vitrectomy surgery.

Dr Park is published internationally and is Senior Lecturer at the University of Queensland.

Dr Luke Maccheron

BMedSc, MBBS (Univ Qld, Hons), FRANZCO

Luke is an Anterior Segment Surgeon who completed his advanced ophthalmic training in Brisbane in 2007. In 2008 he performed a corneal, cataract, and refractive surgical fellowship at The Queen Victoria Hospital and Centre for Sight, United Kingdom.

His special areas of interest are cataract and intra-ocular lens surgery, corneal transplant, pterygium surgery, and Keratoconus; he also manages medical retinal disease such as diabetic retinopathy and macular degeneration.

Luke is a visiting surgical specialist at The Royal Brisbane Hospital and a Senior Clinical Lecturer for the University of Queensland; he is involved in training and teaching eye surgeons and managing some of Queensland’s most challenging eye diseases.

Dr Lily Ooi

BMedSc, MBBS (Hons), FRANZCO

Dr Lily Ooi graduated in medicine with honours in 1997 and completed advanced ophthalmic training in Brisbane. She completed her fellowship training in general ophthalmic surgery at the Royal Brisbane and Princess Alexandra hospitals.

Dr Ooi’s clinical interests are cataract, glaucoma, diabetes, medical retinal and strabismus surgery.

Dr Ooi operates at the City EyeTech Day Surgery, St Andrew’s Hospital, Princess Alexandra Hospital, and Queensland Eye Hospital. She is also a visiting Ophthalmologist at the Princess Alexandra Hospital and an associate lecturer at the University of Queensland. She is involved in the training of Queensland Ophthalmology registrars.

Dr Ooi is proficient in Cantonese, Mandarin, Hokkien and Malay.

Dr Alan Hilton

M.B.B.S (Qld), DO (Melb), F.R.C.S.(Edin.) F.R.A.N.Z.C.O
Ophthalmic Surgeon

Dr Hilton has worked in private practice since 1970. He was a visiting Consultant Ophthalmologist at both Princess Alexandra Hospital and Mater Children’s Hospital until 2010. He is a lecturer in Ophthalmology at University of Queensland and is an Independent Medical Examiner for both Independent Medical Opinions and Medico Legal Consultants of Australia; he was also Chairman of Ophthalmology Assessment Tribunal for Q Comp.

Dr Hilton is a member of Royal Australian and New Zealand College of Ophthalmologists, Royal College of Surgeons Edinburgh, Royal Society of Medicine London, and  was previously Director Royal Blind Foundation.

As well as general ophthalmology, Dr Hilton’s special interests are paediatric ophthalmology and strabismus.

Dr Chih-Hung (Nelson) Kuo

FRANZCO, MMed, MBBS, BSc(med)

Dr Kuo is a specialist cataract, glaucoma, eyelids and tear duct surgeon. He also treats conditions affecting the macula such as age-related macular degeneration and diabetes.

After completing medicine and prevocational training, he undertook ophthalmology training at the Sydney Eye Hospital. He was fellow at Concord Repatriation Hospital in Sydney and Royal Devon and Exeter Hospital in the United Kingdom, where he subspecialised in complex glaucoma and oculoplastic.

Dr Kuo is a consultant eye surgeon at the Gold Coast University Hospital. He provides glaucoma, oculoplastic and cataract service at the Mater Hospital and the Royal Brisbane and Women’s Hospital. Dr Kuo is widely published.

Dr Kuo is fluent in English and Mandarin.

Dr Tai Smith

BSc, MBBS, FRANZCO

Dr Tai Smith is a Queensland-trained ophthalmologist specialising in eyelid, orbit and lacrimal surgery.

After attaining his medical degree (MBBS) at the University of Queensland, he worked as a junior doctor in the Queensland Health network before entering the five-year ophthalmology training program.

In 2012 he completed a fellowship at the prestigious University of British Columbia Eye Care Centre in Vancouver, Canada, where he trained under experts in the speciality of oculoplastics and orbit surgery.

He operates at Eye Tech Day Surgeries Spring Hill, North West Private Hospital, and St Andrew’s War Memorial Hospital.

Dr Smith is a published researcher, patent holder and inventor.

Dr James English

FRANZCO, MBBS, MMed, MIT, BSc

Dr English is an Ophthalmic Surgeon with extra training in Cataract, Pterygium and Medical Retina Disease. Dr English offers manageable treatment options and empowers his patients through education and collaboration.

Dr English completed Ophthalmic Training at the Royal Victorian Eye and Ear Hospital (Melbourne). He undertook further training at The Alfred Hospital (Melbourne) gaining experience in complex Cataract Surgery. He also has experience treating a wide range of Medical Retina disease with interests in Macular Degeneration, Diabetic Eye Disease and Retinal Vein Occlusions.

Dr English is a Lecturer at the University of Queensland School of Medicine. He also has been recognised internationally for his research contributions.

Optometrists

Bill Watson

Clinical Optometrist

Bill Watson graduated from QUT in 1996 with a Bachelor of Applied Science (Optometry) (Hons) and completed his graduate certificate in Ocular Therapeutics (2007). Bill is a member of the Association of Optometrists Australia and is licenced to treat glaucoma and most anterior eye conditions.

Paul Carey

B.App.Sc. (Optometry) M.Sc. (Ulster) Grad.Cert.Ocular Therapeutics F.A.A.O.
Clinical Optometrist

Paul Carey graduated from QUT in 1988 with a Bachelor of Applied Science (Optometry) and has practiced optometry in most parts of Queensland. In 2006 Paul completed a Master of Science at the University of Ulster in Northern Ireland. Paul is a fellow of the American Academy of Optometry and is licensed to treat glaucoma and most anterior eye conditions.

Jan Hur

B.Nursing, B.App.Sc.(Optometry) Grad. Cert. Ocular Therapeutics
Clinical Optometrist

Jan has worked as a Registered Nurse in the areas of emergency, oncology and general medicine and graduated from QUT with a Bachelor of Applied Science (Optometry) in 2008. Jan has completed her graduate certificate in Ocular Therapeutics in 2011.

Anne-Louise McNamara

Clinical Optometrist

Anne-Louise graduated from UNSW with a Bachelor of Optometry (Honours) in 1996.  She worked in private optometry practices in Perth, Coffs Harbour and Brisbane before joining Brisbane North Eye Centre in 2013. Anne-Louise completed her Ocular Therapeutics at QUT in 2005, and is a member of the Optometry Association of Australia.