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Dr Aaron Yeung Ophthalmologist

Dr Aaron Yeung MBBCh, PhD, FRCOphth, FRANZCO

Dr Aaron Yeung


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Dr Aaron Yeung is an ophthalmologist with fellowships in medical retinal conditions (e.g. age-related macular degeneration, diabetic retinopathy, retinal vascular occlusions), ocular oncology and uveitis. He also performs cataract surgery, retinal laser treatment and intravitreal injections, as well as practising general ophthalmology.

Career highlights


  • National Institute of Health Research Clinical Lecturer, University of Nottingham, UK

Professional achievements

  • Consultant Ophthalmologist, Royal Victorian Eye and Ear Hospital and Eastern Health, Victoria (2017–Present)
  • Consultant Ophthalmologist, Eastern Health, Victoria
  • Specialist Ophthalmology Registrar, NHS West Midlands Deanery, UK (2009–2013)

Professional memberships

  • Fellow of the Royal Australian and New Zealand College of Ophthalmologists
  • Fellow of the Royal College of Ophthalmologists (UK)


  • RANZCO Travelling Scholarship for overseas fellowship (2019)
  • Nottingham Research Poster Prize, UK (2014)
  • NIHR Moorfields Biomedical Research Centre/ARVO Travel Grant (2013)

Education & training

  • Bachelor of Medicine and Bachelor of Surgery, National University of Ireland, Cork, Ireland
  • Ophthalmology training, University Hospital Limerick and Cork University Hospital, Ireland and Birmingham Midland Eye Centre and Nottingham University Hospital, UK
  • Postgraduate Certificate in Medical Education, University of Nottingham, UK
  • Doctor of Philosophy in ocular stem cells, University of Nottingham, UK
  • Fellowship in medical retinal conditions and uveitis, Sydney Eye Hospital, New South Wales
  • Fellowship in ocular oncology and pathology, Emory Eye Center, Atlanta, USA

Personal life

Dr Yeung loves to relax by listening to music and cooking for family and friends. He has attained Grade 8 in Piano from the Associated Board of the Royal Schools of Music. He also enjoys swimming and martial arts. But above all, he loves to spend time with his wife and young family.

Research & publications

Dr Yeung is extremely passionate about his patients and his work. He trained as a clinician-scientist and is constantly researching ways to improve the way in which medicine is practised. He has authored numerous publications in many high-impact ophthalmology journals, co-authored book chapters and has been invited to speak at many international ophthalmology conferences.

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