B.Sc. (Med), M.B., B.S., M.Med., F.R.A.N.Z.C.O.
Christine Younan is a Medical Retina and Uveitis Specialist. She treats patients with cataracts, retinal diseases including macular degeneration and diabetic retinopathy, as well as patients with inflammation in the eye. She graduated from the University of New South Wales Medical School, then became involved in ophthalmic research as a clinical examiner for the Blue Mountains Eye Study and Sydney Myopia Pilot Study. She has been awarded a Masters of Medicine in Clinical Ophthalmology from the University of Sydney and worked at the Centre for Vision Research at Westmead Hospital.
Her general ophthalmology training was at Sydney Eye Hospital. She has undertaken a Medical Retina Fellowship with Prof. Paul Mitchell at Westmead Hospital, and a Uveitis Fellowship with Prof. Sue Lightman at Moorfields Eye Hospital, London. Christine is a Senior Clinical Lecturer at Sydney University and a Staff Specialist at both Westmead and Sydney Eye Hospitals. She has presented at local and international meetings and is a Section Editor for the journal Clinical and Experimental Ophthalmology.
Christine is the Chair of the Australian and New Zealand College of Ophthalmologists Annual Scientific Meeting, and a Board member for the College of Ophthalmologists. Christine has graduated from the Australian and New Zealand, as well as the Asia Pacific Academy of Ophthalmology Leadership Development Programs. She has been involved in overseas aid trips and teaching ophthalmologists in East Timor, the Solomon Islands and Fiji.