Dr Sean Cheng

Queensland Eye & Retina Specialists

Consultant Vitreoretinal Surgeon

Dr Sean Cheng is the Principal Consultant Vitreoretinal Surgeon at Queensland Eye & Retina Specialists, specialising in medical and surgical diseases of the retina - such as retinal detachment, macular hole, epiretinal membrane, retinal vascular disease, complex cataracts and diabetic eye disease. He also provides a comprehensive eye care service - including cataracts, general ophthalmology and ocular trauma.

Dr Cheng grew up and was educated in Brisbane, Queensland. Dr Cheng was awarded First Class Honours in Engineering by the University of Queensland prior to commencing medical training. Dr Cheng completed specialist ophthalmology training in Queensland. He subsequently undertook two more years of cornea, cataract, oculoplastics and general ophthalmology training as the Senior Registrar in Princess Alexandra Hospital and Royal Brisbane & Women’s Hospital.

Furthermore, Dr Cheng travelled to the United Kingdom to complete two additional years of surgical sub-specialisation through a Vitreoretinal Fellowship under the auspices of Professor Andrew Dick and Dr Richard Haynes at the prestigious Bristol Eye Hospital and the Royal Devon and Exeter Hospital.

Dr Cheng also works as a Consultant Vitreoretinal Surgeon covering both the Royal Brisbane & Women’s Hospital and the Princess Alexandra Hospital with Queensland Health. He is a Senior Lecturer with the University of Queensland School of Medicine and is dedicated to training the next generation of doctors, eye surgeons and ophthalmic allied health professionals in Queensland.

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