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We would like to congratulate Dr Dorian Sharota on his retirement and thank him for his many years of service in eye surgery.
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Dr Dorian Sharota retired in 2024.
Dr Dorian Sharota graduated in Medicine at the University of New South Wales in 1972 and completed his specialist training in Ophthalmology at Prince of Wales Hospital under Professor Fred Hollows in 1979.
He has been in private practice in the Hurstville area as a respected general ophthalmologist for over 30 years.
Dr Sharota was a Consultant Ophthalmologist at St George Hospital where he pioneered phacoemulsification in cataract surgery and was in charge of the neonatal intensive care ophthalmology screening program. He was Head of Department in Ophthalmology for 15 years and was also a Visiting Medical Officer at Sydney Eye Hospital.
Dorian has been a supervisor of registrar training at both St George and Sydney Eye Hospitals and has been involved in teaching medical students and trainee Eye Specialists for many years.
He has worked in a voluntary capacity for the Fred Hollows Foundation training ophthalmologists in cataract surgery in Vietnam.
He is a member of a number of ophthalmic societies in Australia, USA and Europe.