M.B., B.S., B.Sc. (Med) (Hons), M. Biomed, Eng., F.R.A.N.Z.C.O.
Dr Nagi Assaad is a consultant ophthalmic surgeon who practices in General Ophthalmology and Medical Retina. He completed medical school at the University of Sydney, where he received a number of undergraduate prizes and scholarships. During his medical degree he also completed a research degree in visual physiology. While working as a junior doctor, he completed a Master of Biomedical Engineering degree at the University of New South Wales, with a focus on advanced optics, ophthalmic technology and retinal protein structure.
He completed his specialist ophthalmology training at Price of Wales Hospital, Sydney, followed by a fellowship in Medical Retina and Uveitis at the internationally renowned Moorfields Eye Hospital, London. During the fellowship, he gained expertise in the latest treatments for macular degeneration, diabetic retinopathy and retinal vascular diseases, including retinal vein occlusions. He has extensive experience in retinal laser treatments and the use of intraocular injections (such as Lucentis and Avastin) for the management of retinal diseases including macular degeneration.
He has been involved in teaching medical students, optometry students and ophthalmology registrars throughout his career in ophthalmology. He is a Fellow of the Royal Australian and New Zealand College of Ophthalmologists.
His interests include general ophthalmology, cataract surgery, medical retina, macular degeneration, diabetic eye disease and retinal vascular disease.