Dr Michael Wei
Medical Retina Specialist
BSc(Med)(Hons I), BHB, MBChB, MMed(Ophthalmic Science), FRANZCO
Languages: English, Mandarin and Hokkien/Taiwanese.
Dr Michael Wei is a medical retina specialist with expertise in the diagnosis and management of age-related macular degeneration, diabetic retinopathy, retinal vascular diseases and other macular disorders. He is an experienced cataract surgeon with over a thousand surgeries performed.
Michael graduated with a Bachelor of Medicine/Surgery from The University of Auckland, New Zealand. He then went on to complete a Masters of Ophthalmic Science at The University of Sydney. He undertook Ophthalmology training at Sydney Eye Hospital Network, followed by a medical retina fellowship at Westmead Hospital, under the stewardship of Professor Paul Mitchell. He has performed many intravitreal injections and retinal lasers.
He has published papers in international peer-review journals and has presented at local and international scientific meetings. He has been a sub-investigator in numerous international clinical trials, including the latest Anti-VEGF therapy in KESTREL, LUCERNE and RHINE. He actively participates in teaching and training of ophthalmology registrars, residents, medical student and optometrists.
He is fluent in English, Mandarin and Hokkien/Taiwanese.
Michael is a Fellow of Royal Australia and New Zealand College of Ophthalmologists (RANZCO) and a member of Australia and New Zealand Society of Retinal Specialists (ANZSRS) and Australia Medical Association (AMA).