Our Team of Eye Specialists

Dr RENUKA BATHIJA
M.B., B.S., F.R.A.N.Z.C.O., F.R.A.C.S.
GLAUCOMA SPECIALIST

 

Dr Renuka Bathija is our Glaucoma Specialist and has been consulting at Cheltenham since 1998. Dr Bathija graduated from Bombay University in 1988 before commencing ophthalmic studies in Melbourne. She undertook her Glaucoma Fellowship at the University of California, San Diego in 1996 before returning to Melbourne. Dr Bathija is available on Fridays and some Mondays at the clinic. MORE DETAILS

 

DR NISHANT GUPTA
M.B., B.S., F.R.A.N.Z.C.O.
CATARACT & REFRACTIVE SURGEON

 

Dr Nishant Gupta, MBBS, FRANZCO is an expert on anterior segment pathologies and disease (front part of the eye). His areas of speciality include cataract surgery, refractive surgery, pterygium removal and the cornea. He has a particular interest in different techniques of corneal transplantation for different indications, and crosslinking for treatment of progressive keratoconus.

Dr Nishant completed his ophthalmology training in India where he had extensive experience of managing complicated and difficult cataracts, corneal disease and other anterior segment pathologies. He has done advanced fellowship training in corneal transplantation, glaucoma and other anterior segment surgeries at Royal Victorian Eye and Ear Hospital, Melbourne and Royal Perth Hospital, Perth.

Dr Gupta has been at The Cheltenham Eye Centre since 2015 and consults on Monday mornings, one Thursday a month three out of four Friday afternoons a month. MORE DETAILS

 

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Dr DAMIEN LOUIS
M.B., B.S., F.R.A.N.Z.C.O.
MEDICAL RETINAL SPECIALIST

Dr Damien Louis is a Medical Retinal Ophthalmologist at The Cheltenham Eye Centre. Dr Louis monitors and treats Age Related Macular Degeneration and assesses Diabetic Retinal Disease regularly. She consults at our clinic on Monday mornings, Thursday afternoons and one Wednesday morning every month.

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Dr KEITH MARKWICK
M.B.,B.S.(LOND), F.R.C.S., F.R.A.N.Z.C.O., F.R.A.C.S., F.R.C.Ophth.
GENERAL OPHTHALMOLOGIST

Dr Markwick consults exclusively at the Cheltenham Eye Centre and is a member of our general Ophthalmologist team. His practice encompasses all aspects of eye disease but he has a particular interest in the systemic and neurological associations of eye problems. He is at the Cheltenham Eye Center 4 days a week.

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Dr JULIAN MAZZETTI
M.B., B.S., F.R.A.N.Z.C.O.
GENERAL OPHTHALMOLOGIST

Dr Julian Mazzetti has consulted at the Cheltenham Eye Centre since 1987 as a member of our General Ophthalmologist team. He graduated from Melbourne University in 1972 before beginning his fellowship at the Royal Victorian Eye and Ear Hospital. He is available regularly on Wednesdays and Thursdays in our rooms.

 

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Dr KIRA MICHALOVA
M.D., F.R.A.N.Z.C.O
MEDICAL RETINAL SPECIALISTDr Kira Michalova graduated from Charles University in Prague (Czech Republic) and has Ophthalmology experience in the Czech Republic, United States and New Zealand. Dr Michalova specializes in treatment
of Age related macular degeneration and diabetic retinal disease. She is also fluent in Czech, Slovak and Serbo-Croatian. Dr Michalova consults at the Cheltenham Eye Centre on Tuesdays.MORE DETAILS

 

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Dr DAVID VAN DER STRAATEN
M.B.,B.S. F.R.A.N.C.Z.O.
EYE SPECIALIST & SURGEON Dr David van der Straaten is a general ophthalmologist with interests in surgery
for cataract, pterygium, eyelids and lacrimal conditions. He provides medical and
surgical treatment for a wide range of eye conditions. He is a lecturer to medical
students, general practitioners and supervises ophthalmology trainees. He consults at The Cheltenham Eye Centre on Tuesdays, Wednesdays and Fridays.MORE DETAILS

 

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Dr JONATHON YEOH
M.B., B.S., F.R.A.N.Z.C.O.
MEDICAL RETINA & VITREORETINAL SURGEONDr Jonathan Yeoh is a Vitreoretinal surgeon and medical retinal specialist. He undertook his basic ophthalmology training at the Royal Victorian Eye and Ear Hospital. He has trained in Vitreoretinal surgery and medical retina both at the RVEEH and at Moorfields eye hospital in London. Dr Yeoh consults at The Cheltenham Eye Centre on Fridays.MORE DETAILS
Dr Nishant Gupta
M.B., B.S., F.R.A.N.Z.C.O.