Associate Professor Andrew Chang
MBBS(Hons), PhD, FRANZCO, FRACS
Associate Professor Andrew Chang is a vitreoretinal surgeon and ophthalmologist. He holds an academic appointment of Clinical Associate Professor at the University of Sydney. He is Consultant Vitreoretinal Surgeon and the Head of the Retinal Unit at the Sydney Eye Hospital. He is the Medical Director of Sydney Retina Clinic.
He graduated from University of Sydney Medical School, underwent ophthalmology training at the Sydney Eye Hospital and fellowship training at Royal Victorian Eye and Ear Hospital and in the United States. He was awarded a PhD for research into retinal and choroidal angiography performed in the Universities of California and Sydney.
His commitment to international ophthalmology includes Secretary General of the Asia-Pacific Vitreoretinal Society (APVRS). He is a clinician advisor to the Department of Health Australia. He is a Director of the RANZCO Board and the Sydney Eye Hospital Foundation Board. Professional awards include the Achievement Award and Distinguished Service Award of the Asia Pacific Academy of Ophthalmology (APAO) and the RANZCO Excellence in Teaching Award.
Associate Professor Chang is enthusiastically involved in basic science and clinical trials research receiving research grant funding in Australia and USA. His research is extensively published in peer-reviewed scientific literature. He serves on the editorial boards of scientific peer-reviewed journals including Clinical and Experimental Ophthalmology.
In wider healthcare activities, Associate Professor Chang is engaged in the complexities of modern hospital healthcare delivery. He supports new medical drug and devices by engaging in clinical trials development. He is driving strategies aimed at better patient engagement with healthcare professionals using the latest in cloud, IoT and Artificial Intelligence.
DR ANNE LEE
- Glaucoma, Comprehensive Ophthalmology & Cataract Surgery.
Dr Anne Lee graduated from the University of New South Wales and went on to complete a PhD in Glaucoma at Sydney University and a fellowship in Glaucoma at Manchester Royal Eye Hospital. She has contributed to many articles and research projects involving the treatment and care of Glaucoma.
DR SAM LERTS
- Comprehensive Ophthalmology, Cataract Surgery, Infectious and Inflammatory Eye Diseases.
Dr Somsak Lertsumitkul (Dr Sam Lerts) graduated from Sydney University in 1995 and completed a Uveitis fellowship in Maryland USA in 1997. Since then he has built a very successful practice in Liverpool and is on the staff at Liverpool Hospital. He has written and contributed to many research papers and projects over the years mainly in the study of Uveitis and Cataract outcomes. He also speaks Thai, Swedish and Chinese.
Dr Trent Sandercoe
- Comprehensive Ophthalmologist, Paediatric Ophthalmology, Strabismus.
Prior to medicine Dr Sandercoe completed his B.Med Sci (Hons) in 1997 at Sydney University. Dr Sandercoe then embarked on a PhD at Sydney University. He simultaneously completed this with his medical degree at the same university in 2005. He has undertaken several fellowships including Paediatric Ophthalmology and Strabismus Fellowships at Royal Children’s Hospital Brisbane and Moorfields Eye Hospital. He has multiple publications and is involved in teaching other non-ophthalmic medical professionals.
Dr Edwina Eade
- Ophthalmic and Oculoplastic Surgeon
MBBS (Hons) BSc MMed FRANZCO
Dr Eade is an Consultant Ophthalmologist with subspecialty training in Oculoplastic, Orbital and Lacrimal Surgery and Ocular Oncology.
She graduated from Medicine with Honours at the University of Sydney. She completed her specialty ophthalmology training at Sydney Eye Hospital with her final six months as the Senior Ophthalmology Registrar at Westmead Children’s Hospital.
After completing a Masters Degree in Ophthalmic Science at the University of Sydney she undertook a fellowship in Ocular Oncology at Wills Eye Hospital in Philadelphia, USA. She undertook two further years of sub-specialty training with world leaders in Oculoplastic, Orbital and Lacrimal surgery at the Royal Manchester Eye Hospital, United Kingdom and the Royal Victorian Eye & Ear Hospital, Melbourne.
Dr Eade is a fellow of the Royal Australian and New Zealand College of Ophthalmology (RANZCO) and a member of the Australian and New Zealand Society of Ophthalmic Plastic Surgeons (ANZSOPS). She has published widely in the peer-reviewed medical literature and presented at national and international conferences.
She is an approachable doctor and focuses on addressing her patient’s concerns. She continues to update her knowledge of advances in her field and to maintain her clinical and surgical excellence. She has an ongoing interest in international ophthalmology, having worked in local clinics in Cambodia, Vietnam, Sri-Lanka and Myanmar.
She specializes in Eyelid Surgery including cosmetic surgery, Orbital Surgery and Lacrimal Surgery in adults and children.
Eyelid Malposition (Ectropion, Entropion, Ptosis)
Periocular Skin Cancers
Cosmetic Eyelid Surgery
Facial Nerve Palsy
Orbital disease (infections, tumours, fractures)
Thyroid Eye Disease
Tear Duct Surgery (endoscopic and external)
Artificial Eye Management
Scarless and Minimally invasive techniques
Dr. Amy Pai
- Medical School & Postgraduate degrees MBBS BSc (Med) University of New South Wales PhD University of Sydney .
Ophthalmology Training Sydney Eye Network (2011-2014) Advanced Ophthalmology Trainee Concord Hospital (2015)
Fellowship Moorﬁelds Eye Hospital, London - Medical Retina and Uveitis (2016-7)
National Taiwan University Hospital - Medical Retina, Uveitis and Oculo- plastics (Observership 2016)
Hospital/Academic Appointments Staff Specialist Westmead Hospital Medical Retina and Uveitis Specialist Macquarie University Hospital Clinical Senior Lecturer Macquarie University
Area of Specialization: Medical Retina Uveitis General Ophthalmology including Cataracts, Blepharoplasty
Dr. Amy Pai specialises in treating retinal problems including diabetic retinopathy, age related macular degeneration, myopic degeneration, polypoidal choroidal vasculopathy, genetic eye problems, as well as ocular problems caused by uveitis. She is also experienced in treating common eye problems including cataract and dermatochalasis.
She completed her undergraduate medical degree at the University of New South Wales after entering the university with the Premier’s Award of Excellence. She furthered her academic pursuits in completing a PhD in Clinical Ophthalmology working alongside Professor Paul Mitchell at the University of Sydney and Westmead Hospital in 2013. She has been recognised for her research with many prestigious awards including the National Health and Medical Research Council (NHMRC) postgraduate scholarship, Association for Research in Vision and Ophthalmology (ARVO) travel grant, Westmead Charitable Trust Travel Scholarship, and the most recent RANZCO/Allergan industry sponsored scholarship during her fellowship. She has published in many peer reviewed journals including Ophthalmology, and is a current clinical senior lecturer at the University of Macquarie.
After completing her Ophthalmology training in the Sydney Eye Hospital Network, she proceeded to complete an Advanced Trainee year at Concord Hospital. She then completed a Fellowship in Medical Retina and Uveitis at the prestigious Moorﬁelds Eye Hospital in London (2016-7). In her own time, she also went to National Taiwan University Hospital to learn about particular retinal and uveitic conditions prevalent in the Asian population, as well as blepharoplasty. She is currently a Consultant Ophthalmologist at Westmead Hospital and Macquarie University Hospital, where she trains and supervises registrars, residents, and medical students.
Dr. Amy Pai is ﬂuent in Mandarin, and speaks some Cantonese and Japanese..
Dr Yasser Tariq
- BSc MBBS (Hons) PhD FRANZCO
Medical Retina, Comprehensive ophthalmology & Cataract Surgery.
Dr Tariq studied science and medicine at the University of New South Wales, graduating with honours. Subsequently he was awarded a PhD from the University of Sydney in 2013, after several years of research into retinal structure measured by optical coherence tomography. This research lead to the publication of several world first descriptions of retinal structure.
His specialty training in ophthalmology was through Sydney Eye Hospital. His medical retina subspecialty fellowship training was at Westmead Hospital. He is a fellow of the Royal Australian and New Zealand College of Ophthalmologists and a member of the Australian and New Zealand Society of Retinal Specialists.
Dr Tariq is currently involved as an investigator for several clinical trials in retinal disease and attends several conferences to keep abreast of the latest developments.
He has been regularly involved in teaching of ophthalmology registrars, other doctors and medical students and holds an academic appointment as a clinical associate lecturer at the Sydney Medical School, University of Sydney.
The Late Dr Alvin Goh
“Norwest Eye Clinic has been established to deliver the highest quality eye care leading to the best visual outcomes for each and every patient.”