Dr Michael Forrest
M.B.B.S., B.Med.Sc.(Dist), F.R.A.N.Z.C.O.
Dr Michael Forrest specialises in Cataract Surgery, Strabismus surgery and general Adult and Paediatric Ophthalmology.
He completed his medical degrees at the University of Queensland in 1994. He did research for a Bachelor of Medical Science degree at the University of Bologna in Italy, and he speaks Italian.
He trained as an Ophthalmologist in Melbourne and Queensland. He spent two years in the UK doing further sub-specialty fellowship training, firstly at the Gloucestershire Eye Unit (cataract surgery, glaucoma and strabismus surgery), and then at the prestigious Great Ormond Street Hospital in London (paediatric cataract and glaucoma surgery, strabismus surgery and paediatric neuro-ophthalmology).
He is a Director at Queensland Eye Hospital and was Medical Director from 2009 to 2011, is a Visiting Ophthalmologist at the Mater Hospitals, was Chairperson of the Mater Eye Department from 2007 to 2011, and he has been a Senior Lecturer at the University of Queensland since 2004.
He is a member of the American Society of Cataract and Refractive Surgery and the American Association for Pediatric Ophthalmology and Strabismus.
For more information about Dr Michael Forrest, visit his website at www.forresteye.com.