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.

Ophthalmology Sub-speciality Fellowships

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 & External Diseases – start date August 2019
  2. Vitreo Retina – start date August 2019
  3. Medical Retina – start date June 2019
  4. **Oculoplastics – start date July 2019
  5. Paediatric Ophthalmology – start date August 2019

The fellowships are fully funded one year positions. Further details are available from the Fellowships page. Interested candidates should email their full CV with a summary of surgical log to  Last date for receiving applications is Friday 11th May 2018.

**For the oculoplastic fellowship, last date for receiving applications is 24th August 2018.

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