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Dr Nandor Jaross Ophthalmologist

Dr Nandor
Jaross
MD PhD FRANZCO

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Dr Nandor Jaross is a highly experienced ophthalmologist who specialises in diseases affecting the retina. While he treats a variety of retinal conditions, Dr Jaross has a special interest in diabetic retinopathy and undertook research on this condition for his PhD. He provides both medical and surgical treatment of these conditions, with expertise in eye (intravitreal) injections, surgery and laser treatment. Dr Jaross is passionate about technological advances in the field of ophthalmology.

Career highlights

Career highlights

  • Established the Mobile Eye Unit, Northern Territory (1988)
  • Received the Hospital Access Program Grant (1994)
  • Received the Katherine District Hospital Second Theatre Grant which provided new surgical equipment to remote communities in the Northern Territory (1995)
  • Reviewer for Clinical and Experimental Ophthalmology

Professional memberships

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

Research

Dr Jaross has been actively involved in diabetic retinopathy research. He completed his PhD in the incidence, prevalence and progression of diabetic retinopathy in an Aboriginal population in the Katherine region of the Northern Territory.

Awards

  • Ken Moo Memorial Award, Northern Territory Government (1992)
  • WHO Travelling Fellowship (1996)
  • Rotary Vocational Excellence Award
  • Commanding Officer’s Medal, Australian Defence Force – for providing surgery in remote areas
  • Kerry Kirke Award (best PhD student), Public Health Association of South Australia (2003)

Education & training

  • Doctor of Medicine, University of Debrecen, Hungary
  • Ophthalmology training, University of Debrecen, Hungary
  • Doctor of Philosophy, University of Adelaide, South Australia

Languages spoken

  • Hungarian
  • French
  • German
  • Russian
  • Spanish (basic)
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