Dr Andrea Ang, MBBS (Hons), MPH (Harvard), FRANZCO

“I am passionate about ophthalmology, in particular the management of corneal disease and refractive surgery. I find it extremely rewarding to be able to improve my patients’ vision and thus their quality of life.”

Dr Andrea Ang is a consultant ophthalmologist at the LEI and Royal Perth Hospital. She specialises in corneal and refractive surgery including corneal transplantation, cataract, and laser refractive surgery.

After completing ophthalmology specialty training in Western Australia in 2003 – graduating with UWA’s gold medal in medicine – Dr Ang gained a Masters of Public Health from Harvard University. She then undertook two years of advanced fellowships in corneal and external diseases in Cincinnati USA and Singapore. She is the author of several text book chapters and scientific papers, a reviewer for a range of international journals, and presents at national and international conferences.

Dr Ang is committed to excellence in teaching and is actively involved in education and training for the Royal Australian and New Zealand College of Ophthalmologists (RANZCO). She is currently a participant in the RANZCO leadership development program.

Research interests

  • Ocular surface reconstruction techniques
  • Corneal transplantation outcomes


  • Director of Training, WA Royal Australian and New Zealand College of Ophthalmologists ANZ
  • Ophthalmic Basic Competencies and Knowledge (OBCK) examiner
  • RANZCO Continuing Professional Development Committee member
  • RANZCO Surgical Taskforce Committee member

Awards/Professional Achievements

  • UWA Medical Research Fellowship (2012)
  • RANZCO Scholarship (2012)
  • Fulbright Postgraduate Scholarship (2006)
  • Australian Medical Association Gold Medal for Top Medical Graduate (2002)
  • Recipient of the Gold Medal for Top Graduate in Bachelor of Medicine and Surgery (MBBS): The University of Western Australia
  • Author of several peer-reviewed journal articles
  • Author of several book chapters in “Ocular Surface Disease: Cornea, Conjunctiva, and Tear Film” in: Holland, Mannis and Lee, eds. Elsevier, 2013
  • Invited speaker at international ophthalmology meetings including the American Academy of Ophthalmology and Asia-Pacific Association of Cataract and Refractive Surgeons
  • Corneal and external diseases fellowship: Cincinnati Eye Institute
  • Corneal and external diseases fellowship: Singapore National Eye Centre
  • Masters of Public Health, Harvard University (Fulbright Scholarship)
  • MBBS (Hons) University of Western Australia
  • Myanmar Eye Care Project volunteer
  • Equal Health Volunteer (India)

Professional Memberships

  • Fellow – RANZCO
  • Cornea Society
  • Asia Cornea Society
  • American Academy of Ophthalmology
  • International Society of Refractive Surgery
  • Australian Medical Association
  • RANZCO clinical performance standards review member (cornea and external disease)
  • Fulbright WA Chapter committee member

Current Hospital / University Affiliations

  • Consultant Ophthalmologist, Royal Perth Hospital
Dr Andrea Ang, MBBS (Hons), MPH (Harvard), FRANZCO
Dr Andrea Ang, MBBS (Hons), MPH (Harvard), FRANZCO

Laser & Refractive Surgery, Cornea Transplants, Cataract Surgery,

Areas of Expertise

Cataract surgery, Refractive laser surgery including LASIK and PRK, Refractive lens exchange and ICL surgery, Corneal and ocular surface diseases management, Corneal transplantation (penetrating keratoplasty, deep anterior lamellar keratoplasty and endothelial keratoplasty), Keratoconus management including collagen cross-linking, Ocular surface reconstruction (limbal stem cell transplantation)


Lions Eye Institute, Nedlands WA
Lions Eye Institute, Murdoch WA

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