Dr Michael Wei Ophthalmologist

Dr Michael Wei MBChB BMedSc(Hons I) BHB MMed FRANZCO

Dr Michael Wei


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Dr Michael Wei is a highly experienced ophthalmologist who specialises in retinal and macular disorders. He has extensive experience in the management of difficult and complex vitreoretinal conditions, and in all forms of retinal laser treatment and intravitreal injections.

Dr Wei is also a skilled cataract surgeon, performing complex cataract surgery and utilising the latest surgical techniques.

He is fluent in Mandarin and Hokkien/Taiwanese dialect.

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Career highlights


  • Clinical Associate Lecturer in Ophthalmology, School of Ophthalmology, The University of Sydney (2013–2017)
  • Clinical Tutor, Sydney Eye Hospital Network (2013–2017)
  • Clinical Tutor, Royal North Shore Hospital (2017–2019)
  • Clinical Tutor, Westmead Hospital (2019–2020)
  • Clinical Tutor for Optometry students, the University of New South Wales (UNSW) and University of Sydney (2021–current)

Professional memberships

  • Fellow of The Royal Australian and New Zealand College of Ophthalmologists (RANZCO)
  • Member of the Australian and New Zealand Society of Retinal Specialists (ANZSRS)
  • Member of the Australian Medical Association (AMA)

Community involvement & charitable work

As a volunteer ophthalmologist, Dr Wei helped conduct an eye surgery program at the Wachet Jivitadana Sangha Hospital in Mandalay, Myanmar.

Dr Wei also organised and led a team of 15 people on a medical mission in rural Thailand. On this trip, the team worked with local doctors and pharmacists to provide free primary health care and medications to the local community.


  • First Class Honours in Bachelor of Biomedical Science
  • Dean's Commendation of High Achievement in Bachelor of Biomedical Science

Education & training

  • Fellow of The Royal Australian and New Zealand College of Ophthalmologists (FRANZCO)
  • Master of Ophthalmic Science, University of Sydney
  • Bachelor of Medicine, Bachelor of Surgery/Chirurgery, The University of Auckland
  • Bachelor of Human Biology
  • Bachelor of Biomedical Science (First class honours)

Additional languages spoken

  • Mandarin – 普通话
  • Hokkien/Taiwanese – 臺語
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