Dr Neil Rowe

Dr Rowe graduated in Medicine from the University of Sydney in 1992 and completed a Masters of Public Health there in 1998. His treatise examined the impact of Diabetes on cataract development and was linked to the Blue Mountains Eye Study.
He trained in Ophthalmology at a variety of hospitals including:

  • The Sydney Eye Hospital
  • Westmead Children’s Hospital
  • Royal Manchester Eye Hospital in the U.K.

He has been practising as an Ophthalmologist in Sydney since the beginning of 2004. Dr Rowe’s practice encompasses all aspects of eye disease. His special interests are:

  • adult and children’s cataract
  • squint (turned eyes/cross eyes)

He has authored a number of articles in peer reviewed journals and spoken at state and international meetings. Dr Rowe has admitting rights at Westmead Private Hospital and Epping Surgery Centre and is employed as a Staff Specialist at Westmead Children’s Hospital and Westmead Hospital where he is involved in registrar teaching. Neil has also acted as a Clinical Lecturer at Macquarie University.

Neil lives in Sydney with his wife and 4 children. He enjoys a variety of sports (now mostly as a spectator) and hiking when time allows.

What is and ophthalmologist?

An Ophthalmologist is a medically trained doctor who acts as both physician and surgeon. They examine, diagnose and treat diseases and injuries in and around the eye.