M.B.B.S. (Qld), M.D. (Syd), F.R.A.N.Z.C.O., F.R.A.C.S
John Grigg is Head of the Discipline of Ophthalmology at the University of Sydney and Consultant Ophthalmologist Sydney Eye Hospital and The Children’s Hospital Westmead.
The Discipline of Ophthalmology oversees all ophthalmic teaching and research at the University of Sydney including The Save Sight Institute. The Institute (SSI) has grown to be the equal leading ophthalmic research institute in Australia.
John Grigg completed his vocational ophthalmology training on the Sydney Eye Hospital program. Further subspecialty clinical training Fellowships in glaucoma, paediatric ophthalmology and visual electrophysiology were undertaken in Australia and the UK.
He has clinical responsibilities at Sydney Eye Hospital including glaucoma, Cataract and Inherited eye disease clinics as well as at The Children’s Hospital, Westmead, Sydney.
Prof Grigg is a pioneer in Laser cataract surgery having trained in Salt Lake City, USA. He has been performing this surgery since 2011 when the second machine outside the USA was obtained. He has presented on the field at Royal Australian and New Zealand scientific meetings and local clinical meetings.
Prof Grigg has authored over 100 peer reviewed publications and textbook chapters on glaucoma, cataract and paediatric eye disease. In 2013 he co-chaired the World Glaucoma Association’s consensus statement on paediatric glaucoma.
He is in private Practice at Gordon Eye Surgery. http://www.gordoneye.com.au/