Dr Rosie Dawkins
MBBS, BMedSc(Hons), MPH, FRANZCOVisit specialist website
Areas of Interest
- Retinal detachment & related genetic syndromes Diabetic retinopathy Macular pathology Complex cataracts
St Vincent’s Private Hospital Kew, VIC
Dr Rosie Dawkins a Melbourne-based vitreoretinal surgeon providing technically advanced care to people with eye conditions requiring specialised surgery.Dr Dawkins has expertise in all areas of vitreoretinal surgery, including retinal detachments, macular holes, epiretinal membranes, complicated lens problems, and diabetic retinopathy.
Rosie undertook ophthalmology training in Melbourne at the Royal Victorian Eye & Ear Hospital (RVEEH) and then completed a Fellowship in medical and surgical retina in Cambridge UK where she developed an interest in the diagnosis, prevention and treatment of inherited retinal detachments, as well as training in all aspects of medical and surgical retina. On her return to Melbourne she completed a further fellowship in vitreoretinal surgery at RVEEH.
She has a strong interest in research through her appointment at the University of Melbourne and is actively engaged in global ophthalmology having previously lived in East Timor training local doctors and undertaking research for service development.