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.

Pre-vocational Fellowships

The Department of Ophthalmology, New Zealand National Eye Centre, Faculty of Medical and Health Sciences, University of Auckland is offering one year Pre-vocational Clinical Research Fellowships in Ophthalmology (Approx. 50:50 Clinical/Research).

Sub-specialty Fellowships

The Department of Ophthalmology at the University of Auckland and Greenlane Hospital, Auckland District Health Board also have openings for Ophthalmology Sub-speciality Fellowships.

  • Our department

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  • Our teaching

    Our department is involved in a range of medical and science teaching programmes.

  • Our research

    Our department undertakes internationally recognised clinical and scientific research.

  • Our people

    Key scientific and clinical investigators in our department

  • Our publications

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

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