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The Department of Ophthalmology at the Royal Adelaide Hospital is a centre of excellence which provides a comprehensive eye care service.

Front EntranceIt is the busiest Eye Unit in South Australia seeing over 17,000 outpatients and performing more than 1,500 surgical procedures annually. The Unit is composed of 12 consultant ophthalmologists, 1 optometrist, two fellows, three registrars and 1 resident. Aside from a commitment to providing quality general eye care to the community the Department also incorporates sub-specialty units in eyelid and orbital surgery, vitreoretinal disease, glaucoma and external disease, neuro-ophthalmology and squint surgery. There is in addition a vigorous clinical research program and an Outreach Programs to provide services and teaching to the developing world and Aboriginal communities in remote South Australia.


Front CounterThe Department is located on level 5 of the Royal Adelaide Hospital at the head of the escalators from the main foyer.

Clinic Times

Appointments allocated following receipt of written referrals based upon urgency. All referrals triaged by Senior Medical Staff.

Clinics operate from Monday to Friday, 9 -12 a.m. and 2 -5 p.m.

Telephone: +61 8222 5911
Fax: 8222 5221

Staff Directory


Dr. Henry Newland
Vitreoretinal Surgeon

Visiting Staff Specialists

(alphabetical order)

Dr. Mark Chehade
Corneal and Anterior Segment

Dr. John L. Crompton
Neuro-Ophthalmology and Orbital

Dr. Garry Davis
Oculoplastic and Orbital
State QEC Member

Dr. Anna Galanopoulos

Assoc. Prof. Robert Casson

Dr. Stephen McGovern
General Ophthalmology

Dr. James Muecke
Ocular Oncology

Dr. Francis Nathan
General Ophthalmology

Dr. George Pietris
General Ophthalmology

Dr. Grant Raymond
Vitreoretinal Surgeon and Medical Retina

Dr. Dinesh Selva
Oculoplastic and Orbital