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DR WENG CHAN

Weng is a Consultant Ophthalmologist and Vitreoretinal Surgeon who returned to Adelaide in 2018 after completing his surgical retinal fellowship at the prestigious Moorfields Eye Hospital, London.
Weng attended medical school at the University of Otago, New Zealand, graduating in 2008 and winning the undergraduate John Parr Prize of Ophthalmology. After completing his ophthalmology training in South Austalia, he underwent further subspecialist training completing medical and surgical retinal fellowships at the Royal Adelaide Hospital, Adelaide and Vitreoretinal fellowship at Moorfields Eye Hospital, London.
Weng has been actively involved in both clinical and basic science research since 2008. He currently has more than 30 publications in international, peer reviewed ophthalmic journals and has also co-authored several book chapters. He has won numerous research grants and awards and has completed a Masters of Philosophy (Ophthalmology) and a Postgraduate Diploma in Ophthalmic Basic Sciences. Weng is heavily involved in teaching and has won several awards in recognition of his commitment to teaching.
Weng grew up in multiracial Malaysia and is fluent in English, Malay, Mandarin, Cantonese and Hokkien. Weng also keen learner of languages and speaks conversational Japanese.

DR DAVID SIA

Dr David Sia returned in 2020 with dual-fellowship training in Vitreoretinal Surgery and Ocular Oncology.
David obtained his medical degree from the University of Otago, New Zealand in 2009 and went on to undertake ophthalmology registrar training in Adelaide, South Australia and Alice Springs, Northern Territory.
Following completion of registrar training, David then pursued overseas fellowship training and completed a 13-month Ocular Oncology Fellowship in London, UK at the prestigious Moorfields Eye Hospital, St Bartholomew’s Hospital and Royal London Hospital. This was followed by a 2-year Vitreoretinal Fellowship in Edmonton, Canada, at Alberta Retina Consultants. During his fellowships, he gained extensive experience in treating medical and surgical retinal diseases, as well as adult and paediatric intraocular and ocular surface tumours. 
Upon returning to Adelaide, David was appointed as a Vitreoretinal Specialist and Ocular Oncologist at the Royal Adelaide Hospital, Flinders Medical Centre and Women’s and Children’s Hospital where he will be regularly involved in the training of future ophthalmologists and vitreoretinal surgeons. He is actively engaged in clinical research, has published widely and written book chapters. He currently holds a position as Clinical Associate Lecturer at the University of Adelaide.
In his free time, he enjoys photography, travel, reading, seeking out good food and working on computers. Having grown up in a multi-cultural background, he is fluent in English, Malay, Mandarin, Foochow. 
David is a dedicated professional who loves his craft. He is committed to providing the best care possible for his patients and loves to connect with them.

THE TEAM

ERICA

Orthoptist

Erica divides her time between both clinical and management rolls. She has over 10 years experience working in the ophthalmology field. After graduating with an orthoptic degree from Melbourne, she worked in the UK for 8 years including 7 years at The Royal London Hospital. In the UK she gained a lot of experience working in many aspects of orthoptics and ophthalmology, which has enabled her to become competent in retinal assessment and imaging. This included a diploma in diabetic retinal screening at City and Guilds London.

JANNE

Receptionist/Ophthalmic Assistant

Janne has over 19 years of working in ophthalmogy and brings a wealth of experience and expertise. Janne’s dedication and professionalism provides all the necessary and friendly support to our patients.

P: (08) 8267 1700

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Opening Hours

Monday          9am - 5pm

Tuesday          9am - 5pm

Wednesday    9am - 5pm

Thursday        9am - 5pm

Friday             9am - 5pm

Saturday         Emergencies Only

Sunday           Emergencies Only

79 Pennington Terrace, North Adelaide 5006

GRACIELA

Ophthalmic Assistant

Graciela studied Nursing in the Philippines in 2011. She now has 7 years of professional experience as a nurse including 5 years of ophthalmic nursing in Saudi Arabia. She is currently studying Certificate IV in Ageing Support and working her way to becoming a registered nurse here in Australia.  Ophthalmology is her passion and she wishes to continue building her career in the ophthalmology field.

MAJA

Ophthalmic Assistant

Maja is an optometry student in her 4th year. She has been working part time in the ophthalmic industry for the last 3 years while she is studying. Maja is highly skilled at imaging and performing OCT scans. She is fluent in Serbian and enjoys learning about different cultures. Her friendly and caring nature make her a valuable asset to the team.

CHRISTY

Ophthalmic Assistant/Receptionist

Christy graduated with a bachelor and  masters degree in commerce from the university of south Australia in 2015. She has been working in administration and reception for the last 3 years. Christy has recently completed a course in ophthalmic assisting and she now divides her time between clinical and administrative duties.Christy is fluent in both Cantonese and Mandarin.

STEPHANIE

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Stephanie graduated from Flinders University with a Bachelor of Medical Science (Vision Science)/Master of Optometry in 2018.  After completing her degree she moved to Port Augusta to work in an independent optometry practice. Throughout her time there she provided optometric care to almost the entire northern region of South Australia, gaining extensive experience in diagnosing and managing a wide range of eye diseases while working closely with visiting ophthalmologists. During her short career she has dedicated her spare time to providing clinics to disadvantaged communities. Stephanie is also a member of the Board of Optometry and plays an active role in shaping the future for optometrists.

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