Ashburton eye clinic

Dr Simon Permezel Qualifications and Experience

QUALIFICATIONS

Bachelor of Medicine – Graduated 1980

Bachelor of Surgery   – Graduated 1980

-    Clinical School        Royal Melbourne Hospital (1978-1980)

Fellowship of Royal Australian College of Ophthalmologists (1987)

Fellowship of Royal Australian College of Surgeons (1987)

Fellowship of Royal College of Ophthalmologists (UK) (1991)

EXPERIENCE

1981              -Royal Melbourne Hospital Intern

1982              -Alfred Hospital Surgical Junior Resident Medical Officer

1983             – Royal Melbourne Hospital General Resident Medical Officer

1984-1986    – Royal Victorian Eye & Ear Hospital Ophthalmology Registrar Training

1987-            – Commenced private practice

1988-1993    – Repatriation General Hospital Heidelberg – Visiting Ophthalmologist

1989-            – Goulburn Valley Base Hospital – Visiting Ophthalmologist

1992-1998    – Royal Victorian Eye & Ear Hospital – Visiting Ophthalmologist – Clinic 5

1994-1999    – Royal Victorian Eye & Ear Hospital – Director of Emergency (Ophthalmology)

1996-1999    – Royal Victorian Eye & Ear Hospital – Co-ordinator of Primary Care

1999- 2001   – Repatriation General Hospital Heidelberg – Visiting Ophthalmologist

2001-            – Alfred Hospital – Visiting Ophthalmologist

2002-            – Alfred Hospital – Head of Neuro-ophthalmology Service

2002             – 1 month visiting Neuro-ophthalmology Fellowship with Dr Peter Savino, Wills

Eye Hospital  Philadelphia.

2003-            – Royal Victorian Eye & Ear Hospital – Visiting Ophthalmologist – Neuro-

ophthalmology Clinic

OTHER EXPERIENCE

Part-time evening clinics in general practice (1984/5)

Visiting Lecturer in Ophthalmology -     School of Nursing Prince Henry’s Hospital (1985)

-          School of Orthoptics Lincoln Institute of Health  Sciences (I985/6)

-          School of Nursing Royal Victorian Eye & Ear   Hospital (1986)

-          School of Nursing Repatriation General Hospital (1988)

Clinical Undergraduate Ophthalmology Teaching

-   Repatriation General Hospital (1988-1993) (1999- 2001)

-   RVEEH  (1994-1999 )

-   Alfred Hospital (2001-  )

State Committee – Victorian Branch – Royal Australian College of Ophthalmologists-

RANZCO (1989-90, 1992-   )

Treasurer – Victorian Branch – RANZCO (1992- 93)  & (1994-96)

Chairman Victorian Branch – RANZCO (1996-1997)

RVEEH Strategic Planning Committee  of the Inner & Eastern Network (1996)

RANZCO Councillor – Victorian Representative (1997-       )

Member of the Board Centre for Eye Research Australia (CERA) – RANZCO representative

(1997-1999)

RVEEH Clinical School  Delegate on Medical Faculty University of Melbourne (1998-99)

Advisor to Optometric Registration Board of Victoria on Training Requirements to Prescribe

Drugs – RANZCO Representative (1999)

Chairman RANZCO Educational Competencies Working Group (1999)

Federal Treasurer RANZCO and Member College Executive (1999- 2002 )

RANZCO QEC Member (1999-    )

RANZCO 5 Year Programme Curriculum Committee (2002-    )

RANZCO Inspector of Training Posts (2003-  )

RANZCO Examiner (2003- )

RESEARCH

OPSM and RANZCO Travelling Fellowship (1995) – Study of Primary Care Services at    Moorfields Hospital London

PAPERS

Models of Out-patient Eye-care Delivery     -  In-house RVEEH white paper (1995)

Ocular First Aid                                           – Australian Family Physician  (March 1998)

OUTSIDE INTERESTS

CLUBS

Melbourne Football Club

Melbourne Cricket Club
Kooyong Lawn Tennis Club

Peninsula Country Golf Club

ACTIVITIES

Team Manager Ashburton United Junior Football Club Under 12 Reds