A/Prof Salmaan Qureshi

Specialises in Medical Retina, Cataract and all aspects of general Ophthalmology
A/Prof Salmaan Qureshi

Associate Professor Salmaan Qureshi (MBBS(Adel), FRANZCO) is a Principal Associate of Eye Surgery Associates, and Medical Retina Specialist.  He is also Associate Professor of Ophthalmology at the Centre for Eye Research Australia in the University of Melbourne.  In 2008 he was appointed Editor in Chief of the Royal Australian & New Zealand College of Ophthalmology’s journal “Clinical and Experimental Ophthalmology“.  He was born in Pakistan and his family moved to Australia in 1971.

He attended the University of Adelaide Medical School graduating in 1991.  His Ophthalmology training was at Flinders Medical Centre, the Royal Adelaide Hospital, Leeds General Infirmary and finally Moorfields Eye Hospital where he was a fellow to Professor Alan Bird.

He serves as a senior consultant in the Medical Retina Service at the Royal Victorian Eye & Ear Hospital, and co-chairs its weekly Retina Angiogram Meeting with Dr Alex Harper, which he has done for the last 11 years.  He is the current editor of “The Interactive Atlas of Retinal Disease” available on the Apple iPad and iPhone.

Practice Location

East Melbourne
Vermont South

Specialty Interests

Disease of the retina
Diabetic eye disease
The management of age-related macular degeneration
Macular disease


Femtosecond laser-assisted cataract surgery
Conventional cataract surgery
General ophthalmic surgery

Treatment & Services

Research and Clinical Trials
Diabetic eye examinations
Fluorescein Angiography
Intravitreous injections for Retinal Disease
Laser for Diabetic Retinopathy
Laser Treatment of Retinal Disease

Languages Spoken


Professional Highlights

Associate Professor of Ophthalmology at University of Melbourne.
Editor in Chief of Clinical and Experimental Ophthalmology.
Board Member ORIA (Ophthalmic Research Institute of Australia) 2006-2009
Consultant:Medical Retina Service Royal Victorian Eye and Ear Hospital 2001-present.  Fellow Royal Australian and NZ College of Ophthalmologists
Australian Society of Retina Specialists . American Society of Retina Specialists.

Education and Fellowships

Medical Retina Fellowship: Moorfields Eye Hospital, Professor Alan C Bird,  London UK 1999-2000.
Cornea and Anterior Segment Reconstruction Fellowship: Leeds General Infirmary, Bruce Noble, Leeds UK 1998-1999.
Ophthalmic Residency: Royal Adelaide Hospital & Flinders Medical Centre, 1996-1998 Adelaide Australia.
Internship: Royal Adelaide Hospital
Medical School : University of Adelaide
Fellow Royal Australian and NZ College of Ophthalmologists 1999- present
Australian Health Practitioner Regulation Agency: Australia.
General Medical Council: UK:USA.

Research and Publications

View details of papers published by Associate Professor Salmaan Qureshi: SQ Research and Publications
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