Dr Nirosha Paramanathan is a comprehensively trained and highly effectual Ophthalmologist. Technical expertise, thoroughness, kindness and an instinctive commitment to holistic care, are demonstrated core values in her clinical practise.
Dr Paramanathan studied both undergraduate medicine and post-graduate master’s degrees, at the University of New South Wales. She then completed five years of Royal Australian and New Zealand College of Ophthalmology accredited training, at Prince of Wales and Sydney Children’s Hospitals. Having acquired extensive training in both adult and paediatric general ophthalmology, Dr Paramanathan went on to undertake a three-year mentorship with internationally renowned Strabismologist, Dr Ross Fitzsimons, to advance her appreciation of the science and art, of strabismus (squint). She has now returned home to Brisbane, joining Queensland Eye and Retina Specialists and Royal Brisbane and Women’s Hospital, as a Consultant Ophthalmic Surgeon.
Dr Paramanathan expertly manages a wide-range of presentations: adult cataract, strabismus, glaucoma, pterygium, ocular surface neoplasia, paediatric strabismus, amblyopia (lazy eye) and tear-duct obstruction.
Dr Paramanathan is also the author of the acclaimed PINKY PONKY series of children’s books.
Fellowships and Qualifications
MBBS BSc Med (NSW) MHA FRANZCO
Fellow of Royal Australian and New Zealand College of Ophthalmology (RANZCO)
Member of The American Society of Cataract and Refractive Surgery (ASCRS)
Member of International Strabismological Association (ISA)