Ophthalmology

Our Specialist Ophthalmologists currently offer cutting-edge ophthalmology services from our North Lakes location with services including; Cataract Surgery, Canthoplasty, Removal of Pterygium and Paracentesis. You can contact our bookings team on 07 3833 6701 or bookings@montserrat.com.au for further information, Our visiting specialists who offer these services are listed below.

Specialists:

Dr Stuart Reader

BMBS, FRANZCO, DipAvMed

Dr Reader studied medicine at Flinders University of South Australia graduating from there in 1985. After a number of years as a RAAF medical officer he completed training as a commercial pilot and worked in general aviation. Following this he undertook a post graduate fellowship in aviation medicine in which he has an ongoing interest. He completed his ophthalmology training at the Sydney Eye Hospital before pursuing further general eye studies at the Royal Eye Infirmary in Plymouth, UK. Upon returning from overseas Dr Reader worked as a general ophthalmologist in Sydney before relocating to Queensland. He has now been on the north side of Brisbane for the past 11 years working as a general ophthalmologist with an interest in aviation related ophthalmology. Northpoint Eye Care was started by Dr Reader and Dr Andrew Smith at the beginning of 2011 as a state of the art facility providing comprehensive ophthalmic care to the northern community of Brisbane.

His particular interests are in general ophthalmology, medical retinal diseases and aviation medicine. Dr Reader is a member of the Royal Australian and New Zealand College of Ophthalmology and also of the Australasian Society of Aerospace Medicine.

All intrivitrial injections performed by Dr Reader at the North Lakes Day Hospital for Private Health Fund members are performed with no additional out of pocket expenses. Any co-payments and excesses agreed with your funds may still be payable.

Bookings to see Dr Smith can be made by calling: (07) 3385 0900
Email enquiries can be directed to: info@northpointeyecare.com.au

Dr Kate Slaughter

MBBS, FRANZCO

Dr Slaughter graduated from the University of Queensland Medical School in 1997 and undertook her residency training throughout Queensland and the Northern Territory. Her advanced training in Ophthalmology on the Queensland training program, was completed in 2006.

She completed a fellowship in cataract and anterior segment surgery at the Princess Alexandra Hospital in Brisbane and had further experience working as a Senior Fellow in Exeter, United Kingdom.

She has particular interests in cataract surgery and general ophthalmology.

Dr Slaughter is a member of the Royal Australian and New Zealand College of Ophthalmologists (RANZCO) and The Australasian Society of Cataract and Refractive Surgeons (AUSCRS). She regularly attends national and international meetings to keep up to date with the latest advances in Ophthalmology.

She currently is a Visiting Medical Officer at the Princess Alexandra Hospital and is a Senior Clinical Lecturer for the University of Queensland. Dr Slaughter is the current Director of Training for the Queensland registrar training program and was awarded a RANZCO Trainer of Excellence award in 2010.

Dr Slaughter is married with three children and enjoys travelling, fitness, sport, cooking and outdoor activities.

 

Bookings to see Dr Smith can be made by calling: (07) 3385 0900
Email enquiries can be directed to: info@northpointeyecare.com.au

Dr Andrew Smith

MBBS, MSc, FRANZCO

Dr Smith was a graduate of University of Queensland Medical School in 1997 and spent his residency training in Northern Queensland and Brisbane. He has achieved a Masters in Science research degree in Anatomy at Trinity College in Dublin for which he received a Trinity College Post-graduate Award.

He completed his advanced training in Ophthalmology in Queensland in 2007. Following this he had further fellowship training in Oculoplastic surgery in the United Kingdom at Addenbrooke’s Hospital/Cambridge University Hospital, Cambridge and at Moorfields Eye Hospital, London.

His interests include cataract surgery, pterygium surgery, general ophthalmology, oculoplastic and lacrimal surgery, including endoscopic surgical techniques.

Dr Smith is a member of the Royal Australian and New Zealand College of Ophthalmologists (RANZCO) and The Australasian Society of Cataract and Refractive Surgeons (AUSCRS). He regularly attends and has presented at national and international conferences.

Dr Smith is a Visiting Medical Officer at the Princess Alexandra Hospital. He has been actively involved in the teaching of registrars and medical students and was awarded a RANZCO Trainer of Excellence Award in 2010. In addition to this Dr Smith has a significant role in the Queensland Branch of RANZCO as the Young Fellow’s Representative and he is also on the organising committee for the annual conference of the Queensland Branch of the RANZCO.

Dr Smith has undertaken volunteer ophthalmic care in Nepal. He is married with three children and his interests include playing sport, outdoor pursuits, cooking, photography and travel.

Bookings to see Dr Smith can be made by calling: (07) 3385 0900
Email enquiries can be directed to: info@northpointeyecare.com.au

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