School of Medicine

Department of Ophthalmology


The Department of Ophthalmology consists of 50 staff and students and is headed by Professor Charles McGhee. Our teaching and research programmes focus on the clinical, cellular and molecular aspects of the visual system. Ophthalmology offers students an excellent opportunity for training in both clinical Ophthalmology and biomedical vision research.

The Department of Ophthalmology at the University of Auckland and Greenlane Hospital, Auckland District Health Board have openings for the following senior clinical fellowships:

  1. Cornea and Anterior Segment Fellowship – start date July 2021
  2. Vitreo Retina (2) – start date August 2021 and Dec 2021
  3. Medical Retina – start date August 2021
  4. Oculoplastics – start date July 2021
  5. Paediatric Ophthalmology – start date August 2021
  6. Glaucoma – start date August 2021
  7. Uveitis and inflammatory eye disease – January 2021

Please see our Fellowships page for job descriptions and further details.

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    Our department undertakes internationally recognised clinical and scientific research.

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    Our staff and students have published over 1000 articles and books since 1995.

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