• Aug 11, 2018

    Australia | Retina/Vitreous | Sir Charles Gairdner Hospital

    Institution/Practice Information

    Name: Sir Charles Gairdner Hospital
    Type: University Based
    City. State / Province: Perth, Western Australia
    Country: Australia

    Contact Person Information

    Name: Vignesh Raja
    Email: drvigneshraja@gmail.com

    Training Opportunity Information

    Training Opportunity: Fellowship
    Subspecialty: Retina/Vitreous
    Focus: Both Clinical and Research
    Description: This is a fully funded comprehensive medical and surgical retina fellowship for 1 year duration. The fellow works with 3 consultant retinal surgeons during the year. The fellow has high degree of independence in the clinic and operating room setting. Fellows can expect around 300-350 vitreoretinal surgeries a year. The fellow is also expected to be competent in cataract surgery, for combined cases. There is good exposure to intravitreal injections, scleral buckling, retinal detachment, diabetic retinopathy, combined cases, macular surgery, complex cataract surgery and different techniques of scleral fixation of IOL. Fellows are expected to provide out of hours service for retinal detachments and are supported by a generous on call allowance.
    Preceptor: Vignesh Raja
    Duration: 10 to 12 months
    Start Month: January
    Application Deadline: No Deadline
    Patient Care: Observational Patient Care
    Financial Support Offered: Yes
    Accepts Applicants: Subspecialty Trained, In Practice
    Language(s) Required: English
    Sponsor / Organization: Sir Charles Gairdner Hospital
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    Additional Requirements: Fluent in English Meet requirements set out by the Australian Medical Council and AHPRA.