Dr Elias Kehdi

Paediatric, Glaucoma and Cataract Specialist

MBBS B.Optom M.Optom F.R.A.N.Z.CO

Languages Spoken: English, Arabic, Armenian

Dr Elias Kehdi

Dr Elias Kehdi is an eye surgeon with special interest in children’s eye conditions such as squint. He has a subspecialty in paediatric glaucoma. Dr Kehdi has surgical skills in various areas of ophthalmology such as cataract surgery, and various glaucoma surgeries including goniotomy, trabeculectomy and tube drainage surgery.

Training & Experience

Dr Kehdi obtained speciality training at Sydney Eye Hospital followed by two fellowships in the UK at the Manchester Royal Eye Hospital, with an intense focus on surgical and medical treatment of paediatric glaucoma.

Teaching & Research

Dr Kehdi has published a number of peer-reviewed publications and authored many presentations and posters, in particular on congenital cataract.

As well as teaching, he is actively involved in the community. He has taken part in many charitable activities, such as volunteering for the Lebanese Red Cross and participating in the Armenian Eye Care Project in both a surgical and teaching capacity. He regularly visits Armenia where he is currently involved in setting up a formal training program for the local doctors.

Affilliations

  • Fellow of the Royal Australian & New Zealand College of Ophthalmologists (FRANZCO).