Speciality

Subspeciality

  • Ophthalmology

Areas of interest

Cataract surgery, Conjunctiva and Adnexa surgery, Glaucoma surgery, Paediatric and stabismus surgery

About

Dr Rahul Chakrabarti is an Australian, sub-specialty trained comprehensive ophthalmologist. He completed his ophthalmology training at the Royal Victorian Eye and Ear Hospital. He has a passion for surgical education and is the current Director of Ophthalmology Training for The Royal Australian and New Zealand College of Ophthalmologists in Victoria.

Having completed his undergraduate medical training at Monash University in 2008, Dr Chakrabarti completed his internship and residency at the Royal Melbourne Hospital. His undergraduate thesis explored the cost-utility analysis of cataract surgery. He undertook further post-graduate doctoral research in diabetic retinopathy management in low-resource settings, and a Masters of Surgical Education at the University of Melbourne. Rahul held the prestigious position of Chief Ophthalmology Registrar of the Royal Victorian Eye and Ear Hospital. He completed sub specialty fellowships in strabismus and neuro-ophthalmology at the Royal Victorian Eye and Ear and Alfred Hospitals; and before obtaining his Fellowship of the Royal Australian and New Zealand College of Ophthalmologists.

Consulting locations

Consulting Location

East Melbourne Eye Group

Suite 8.1, Level 8
124 Grey Street
East Melbourne vic 3002

Epworth locations

Hospital

Epworth Freemasons Albert Street

Hospital

Epworth Freemasons Victoria Parade

Qualifications

  • MBBS (Hons)
  • BMedSc (Hons)
  • FRANZCO
  • MSurgEd (Hons)

Education and training

  • Director of Ophthalmology Training, RANZCO, Victoria
  • Clinical Lecturer in Ophthalmology, The University of Melbourne
  • Senior Lecturer in Ophthalmology, Monash University
  • Curriculum Committee, RANZCO
  • Selection Committee, RANZCO

Research

  • Surgical simulation (Royal Victorian Eye and Ear Hospital)
  • Ocular trauma (Royal Victorian Eye and Ear Hospital)
  • Sports-related eye injuries (Royal Victorian Eye and Ear Hospital)
  • Diabetic retinopathy (Royal Victorian Eye and Ear Hospital)
  • Telemedicine in ophthalmology ((Royal Victorian Eye and Ear Hospital)

Professional Associations

  • RANZCO
  • AUSCRS
  • WSPOS

Public Appointments

  • Royal Victorian Eye & Ear Hospital
  • The Alfred