Dr Dov Hersh
Ophthalmologist and Medical Retina Specialist
B. Com (IT), MBBS (Hons), M.Med (Ophth), FRANZCO
Dr Dov Hersh is an ophthalmologist with sub-specialty expertise in diseases of the retina. Dr Hersh has rare dual international post-graduate fellowship qualifications from world leading institutions and brings this expertise to his patients.
Dov achieved his medical degree with first class honours through the University of Sydney, he then went on to complete a Masters of Medicine in ophthalmology. Dov undertook specialist ophthalmology training through Sydney Eye Hospital and gained Fellowship of the Royal Australian and New Zealand College of Ophthalmologists. Following this he undertook a further 2.5 years of advanced sub-specialty training at two of Europe's premiere eye institutions, Bristol Eye Hospital and Moorfields Eye Hospital, London.
During his fellowships Dr Hersh trained with pioneers in the medical retina field and was appointed as an investigator in an array of multi-national clinical trials studying emerging treatments for retinal diseases.
Dr Hersh has published multiple manuscripts in international peer reviewed journals and ensures to keeps up-to-date with the latest advances. As well as practicing general ophthalmology Dov is particularly interested in the management of retinal disorders including macular degeneration, diabetic eye disease and vein occlusions.
Prior to his medical career Dov gained a Bachelor of Commerce degree at UNSW, majoring in Information Technology. As a medical student he established telemedicine projects in developing countries. In recognition of his efforts Dov was awarded semi-finalist for young Australian of the Year.
Dov is passionate about patient-centred care, good functional outcomes and quality of life for his patients.