Dr Mei Tan


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Languages: Cantonese, English, Malay, Mandarin


  • Ophthalmology

Areas of Interest

  • Vitreo-retinal surgery
  • Cataract surgery
  • Epiretinal membrane, macular hole, myopia
  • Diabetic retinopathy

St Vincent’s Private Hospital Kew, VIC

Vision Eye Institute
97 Bell Street
Coburg VIC 3058

T: (03) 9354 8611

F: (03) 9354 9136

City Eye Surgeons
Ground Floor G11
566 St Kilda Road
Melbourne VIC 3000

T: (03) 8080 1082

F: (03) 9978 9426

E: info@cityeyesurgeons.com.au


Dr Mei Tan is an ophthalmologist skilled in both medical and surgical ocular treatments and committed to helping people understand their condition and putting in place a treatment plan to achieve the best possible outcomes.

Dr Tan is trained in vitreo-retinal surgery and medical retina therapies. Her special interests include the treatment of retinal detachments, macular holes, epiretinal membranes, macular and vitreous haemorrhage, diabetic retinopathy, macular degeneration, retinal vein occlusions and inherited eye diseases.

Mei graduated with honours in medicine and completed her ophthalmology training in the UK at the Oxford Eye Hospital and John Radcliffe Hospital. She then undertook additional training in medical retina and vitreo-retinal surgery. She is fully trained in the diagnosis, management and surgical treatment of retinal diseases and has experience in uveitis and ocular oncology.

Mei also holds a PhD in genetics and gene therapy; and in her position as an experienced cataract surgeon. She is involved in the training of junior eye doctors.