Dr Rosie Dawkins

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Berwick Eye and  Surgicentre

We are a modern ophthalmic practice  and have been providing the communities in the South East suburbs with specialist eye care for  over 20 years.

Berwick Surgicentre

Berwick Surgicentre is an accredited Day Surgery serving the needs of the Berwick and its surrounding suburbs. It is contracted with all health funds , operates Saturdays and has  provided modern , safe ophthalmic surgery for over 13 years

Our Services

We provide a comprehensive range of services and specialties from cataract surgery to paediatric, squint, glaucoma, ocular immunology, medical and surgical retina and neuro-ophthalmology by subspecialists recognised in their field.


Our People

Our dedicated staff are highly  trained to provide you with the  best care possible. We also pride ourselves in educating you fully in your medical condition to allow you to participate in your own care. We welcome your support persons and interpreters as required

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Dr Rosie Dawkins



Dr Rosie Dawkins is vitreoretinal surgeon. She has expertise in all areas of vitreoretinal surgery including retinal detachments, macular holes, epiretinal membranes, complicated lens problems, and diabetic retinopathy. She has a strong interest in new developments in vitreo-retinal surgery.


Dr Dawkins undertook ophthalmology training in Melbourne at the Royal Victorian Eye & Ear Hospital (RVEEH). She subsequently completed a Fellowship in Medical and Surgical Retina in Cambridge. Here she developed an interest in the diagnosis, prevention and treatment of inherited retinal detachments, as well as training in all aspects of medical and surgical retina. On her return to Melbourne she completed a further Fellowship in Vitreo-Retinal Surgery at RVEEH.


Dr Dawkins has a strong interest in research, with an appointment at the University of Melbourne. Her laboratory research and Masters degree were undertaken at Harvard University.  Dr Dawkins is also engaged with global ophthalmology, and previously lived in Timor-Leste, providing ophthalmology services as well as training local doctors and undertaking research for service development.


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