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lllawarra Ophthalmology Doctors


Associate Professor John Lee


Cataract Surgeon and Comprehensive Ophthalmologist

Clinical Associate Professor John Lee is one of the most experienced cataract surgeons in Australia having successfully performed over 20,000 cataract surgeries in his career.


Dr Michelle Gajus


Cataract Surgeon and Comprehensive Ophthalmologist

Associate Professor Gajus joined our practice in 2006, she studied Medicine at the University of New South Wales, graduating with first class honours. She specializes in Ophthalmology as she is fascinated by the eyes.


Dr Yves Kerdraon

MBBS, BSc(Med)(Hons), MBiomedE, FRANZCO

Corneal Surgeon

Dr Kerdraon joined our practice in 2007. After completing medical school at the University of Sydney, he trained at the Sydney Eye Hospital and Bristol where he undertook Cornea subspecialty training.


Dr James Leong

BMedSc, MBBS (Hons), MMed (OphthSc), FRANZCO,Vitreoretinal

Retinal Surgeon

Dr Leong has particular interest in macular holes, epiretinal membranes, retinal detachments, macular degeneration, diabetic retinopathy and retinal vein occlusions.


Dr Rajiv Shah


Glaucoma and Cataract Surgeon

Dr Shah has been working in the Illawarra region since 2002 and has joined the practice in 2017. He studied Medicine at Sydney University and finished his Ophthalmology training at the Sydney Eye Hospital in 2000.


Dr Simon Nothling

BSc(Med), MBBS (Hons I)  FRANZCO

Medical Retina and Cataract Surgeon

Dr. Simon Nothling specialises in Medical Retina and Uveitis. He graduated from the University of New South Wales in 2001, he is an experienced cataract surgeon, and gained extensive experience during his training.

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Dr Vicky Hsin Ju Lu


Retinal Surgeon

Dr Vicky Lu is a vitreoretinal surgeon with expertise in the medical and surgical management of macular and retinal conditions, including intravitreal injections therapy. Vicky studied medicine at the University of New South Wales. 

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Dr Steven Yun

BSc (Med), MBBS, MPhil (Med), MMed (OphthSci), FRANZCO

Glaucoma Specialist and Cataract Surgeon

Dr Steven Yun is an Illawarra-based Ophthalmologist with expertise in the management of Cataract, Glaucoma and General Ophthalmology. He completed his medical training at the University of New South Wales.

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Dr Jessica Tong

BSc(Med)Hons BMed MD MMed(OphthSci) FRANZCO

Eyelid, Lacrimal and Orbital Surgeon

Dr Jessica Tong is an Eyelid, Lacrimal and Orbital Surgeon with 60 peer-reviewed publications, over $150,000 in grant funding and is a Visiting Medical Officer at Sydney Eye Hospital.

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