Dr Doug Roydhouse Ophthalmologist

Dr Doug


Dr Doug Roydhouse has been practising ophthalmology for over 30 years. He has considerable experience and expertise in the diagnosis and treatment of a range of ophthalmic conditions, including retinal diseases, cataracts and glaucoma. Dr Roydhouse now concentrates his practice on consulting services for patients with general eye conditions.

Career highlights

  • Founding member of the Melbourne Excimer Laser Group

Professional memberships

  • Fellow of the Royal Australian College of Surgeons
  • Fellow of the Royal Australian and New Zealand College of Ophthalmologists


Dr Roydhouse has been involved in researching vitrectomy techniques and giant pigment epithelial tears.

Education & training

  • Bachelor of Medicine and Surgery with Honours, University of Melbourne, Victoria
  • Ophthalmology training, Royal Victorian Eye and Ear Hospital, Victoria
  • Retinal Fellowship, Royal Victorian Eye and Ear Hospital, Victoria

Personal life

Dr Roydhouse has many interests outside of his busy work schedule. He has a passion for good food and wine and has participated at a week-long cooking school in Perigord, France. He also loves playing music, including the bass, rhythm and lead guitar, and brass instruments such as the trombone. Some of his other interests include fly fishing, and he always enjoys spending time with his children and grandchildren.

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