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   Dr Sanj Wickremasinghe

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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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Excellence in Ophthalmology
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Dr Sanjeewa Wickremasinghe

Biography:

[sanjeewa_w@hotmail.com]

Specialty: Medical Retina and General Ophthalmology Royal Australian and New Zealand College

Nov 2007 of Ophthalmologists Royal College of Ophthalmologists (UK) FRCOphth Sept 2006 MRCOphth Part 3

 Sept 2000 MRCOphth Part 2 Nov 1999 MRCOphth Part 1 April 1998 United Medical and Dental Schools of 1990 - 1996 Guy’s and St. Thomas’ Hospitals (UMDS) University of London MBBS Degree

 July 1996 United Medical and Dental Schools of 1992 - 1993 Guy’s and St. Thomas’ Hospitals (UMDS) University of London Intercalated BSc. in Biochemistry Second Class (Upper) Honours

Royal Victorian Eye & Ear Hospital, Melbourne (February 2007 to date)

• Consultant in Medical Retina and Ocular Immunology clinics

• Research into the predictors of outcome following treatment for Neovascular AMD. Royal Victorian Eye & Ear Hospital, Melbourne (February 2007- February 2009)

• Fellowship experience in Medical Retina and Ocular Immunology • Broad exposure to wide range of Medical Retinal and Inflammatory eye diseases

• Experience in photodynamic therapy and intravitreal injections for macular degeneration • Supervision of junior colleagues

• Investigator in several Pharmaceutical company sponsored drug trials in macular degeneration and retinal vascular disease/ diabetes.

• Research into the predictors of outcome following treatment for Neovascular AMD.

North Thames Ophthalmology Specialist Registrar Rotation (March 2002- September 2006)

 Moorfields Eye Hospital (Year 5) Mar ’06- Feb ’07

• Fellowship experience in Medical Retinal

• Broad exposure to wide range of Medical Retinal and Inflammatory eye diseases

• Senior service resident for the Medical Retina service

• Management experience coordinating the timetable of the resident and fellows

• Further experience in posterior segment laser and intravitreal injections

• Supervision of junior colleagues

• Investigator in the Posurdex® trial for central and branch retinal vein occlusions. Moorfields Eye Hospital (Year 4) Mar ’05- Mar ’06

• Sub-specialty experience in Vitreo-retinal, Medical Retinal and Adnexal services

• Teaching of Juniors & medical students

• Further exposure to Eye casualty on the Senior on call rota • Management experience

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