Dr Lionel Kowal


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  • Ophthalmology

Areas of Interest

  • Strabismus
  • Paediatric

St Vincent’s Private Hospital East Melbourne, VIC

Private Eye Clinic
Level 3
182 Victoria Parade
East Melbourne VIC 3002

T: (03) 9371 3244

F: (03) 9671 3255

E: reception@privateeyeclinic.com


Dr Kowal's practise is restricted to strabismus and paediatric ophthalmology.

Dr Kowal is probably the busiest strabismus surgeon in Australia. If the Health Insurance Commision statistics are accurate (and they show all procedures that are billed through Medicare), then over the period from July 1st 2019 - June 30th 2020, Dr Kowal personally performed 12% of all private strabismus surgeries in Australia and over 40% of all private strabismus surgeries in Victoria.

Since 1992, Dr Kowal has been Director of the Ocular Motility Clinic at the Royal Victorian Eye and Ear Hospital.

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