BSc (Hons) BMed (Hons) MPH FRANZCO
Dr Robert McDonald is a comprehensive ophthalmologist and specialist corneal, cataract and refractive surgeon. He is the director of clinical training and the head of the department of cataract surgery at Sydney Eye Hospital.
He graduated with honours in both Medicine and Science and was made a fellow of the Royal Australian and New Zealand College of Ophthalmologists in 2011. In 2012 he undertook postgraduate training in oculoplastics and anterior segment surgery at St Thomas’ hospital London, after which he moved to the renowned Moorfields Eye Hospital to further his training in corneal and refractive surgery.
Dr McDonald holds a public hospital appointment at Sydney Eye Hospital, where he both consults and operates. He also holds academic appointments at both Sydney University and the University of Notre Dame.
He has published papers in a number of international journals, including studies into the long-term stability of refractive surgery and the treatment of keratoconus.
Dr McDonald enjoys the diversity of maintaining a general ophthalmic practice and has broad surgical expertise. He is skilled in corneal and anterior segment surgery, but has a particular interest in cataract surgery, refractive surgery and corneal transplantation.