Dr Cheryl Au is a comprehensive ophthalmologist and cataract surgeon, who subspecialises in medical retina especially the diagnosis and treatment of diabetic retinopathy, age-related macular degeneration, retinal vein occlusions and other macular and retinal conditions.
Dr Au underwent specialist ophthalmology training in the Sydney Eye Hospital Network where she attained experience in both general ophthalmology and various subspecialties. She is an experienced cataract surgeon and has supervised cataract surgery as the Professorial Senior Registrar and as an accredited EyeSi supervisor. She completed her medical retina fellowship at Westmead Hospital under the supervision of Professor Paul Mitchell. Dr Au has published several research papers in peer-reviewed journals and has presented her research at various national and international conferences.
She is actively involved in research at St Vincent’s Hospital, where she is undertaking research on age-related macular degeneration based on the Sarks’ clinicopathological archive, the world’s largest collection of clinically annotated eyes. Dr Au is also a clinical associate lecturer at the Save Sight Institute, Sydney Medical School, Faculty of Medicine and Health, and an adjunct lecturer at the University of Notre Dame. In addition to clinical practice, research and teaching, Dr Au is a member of the RANZCO NSW Branch executive committee, serving as the secretary.
Dr Au is passionate about providing high-quality care and ensuring the best holistic outcome for her patients. She is also fluent in Cantonese and basic Mandarin.