Dr John Yek
Glaucoma Specialist & General Ophthalmologist
BBMed, MChD, FRANZCO
Languages: English, Mandarin and Cantonese
Dr John Yek is an ophthalmologist with a subspecialty training in glaucoma.
In addition to the John Buckingham Research Award and the Sunderland Prize for Neuroscience, he won numerous academic awards at the Australian National University where he obtained his medical degree.
Dr Yek was also awarded the University Medal, for being top of his class at the University of Melbourne in his undergraduate studies of Biomedicine, with a major in Neuroscience.
Dr Yek completed his Ophthalmology training at Sydney Eye Hospital. In pursuit of excellence and with an eye for detail, he chose to subspecialise in glaucoma, a complex and challenging area of ophthalmology. He completed his glaucoma fellowship at Westmead Hospital under the tutelage of A/Prof Andrew White and A/Prof Paul Healey. He has gained invaluable insight and expertise in the diagnosis, clinical and surgical management of complex glaucoma through this fellowship. He gained experience with novel glaucoma devices, including the latest minimally invasive microshunts. During this time he also taught multiple ophthalmology registrars cataract surgery.
Dr Yek offers the full spectrum of the latest glaucoma laser treatment and surgeries with a special interest in Micro Incisional Glaucoma Surgery.
He is also fluent in English, Mandarin and Cantonese. In his spare time, he enjoys fishing and badminton.