Chameen Samarawickrama

Consultant Eye Surgeon PhD, FRANZCO

Dr Chameen Samarawickrama is a Consultant Eye Surgeon with expertise in corneal and anterior segment surgery, complex corneal diseases, keratoconus, corneal transplantation, dry eye, lens surgery and laser eye surgery. Dr Samarawickrama combines scientific excellence with personalised care. He prides himself on clear communication and patient education.

Dr Samarawickrama studied Medicine and Surgery at the University of New South Wales. After submitting his PhD, Dr Samarawickrama commenced his Ophthalmology training at Sydney Eye Hospital and went on to complete his first advanced specialisation in cornea and laser eye surgery at the Royal Victorian Eye and Ear Hospital (Melbourne). He was subsequently selected to complete a second fellowship at the acclaimed Moorfields Eye Hospital (London), where he worked with doyens in the field of corneal surgery. At the culmination of his advanced specialist training, Dr Samarawickrama was appointed Consultant in Cornea and External Eye Diseases at Moorfields Eye Hospital prior to his return to Sydney in 2016.

Dr Samarawickrama has made major contributions to ophthalmology research, and is a leading clinician-scientist in his field. Dr Samarawickrama has authored over 50 publications in top-tier international journals. Over the course of his career Dr Samarawickrama has been awarded over 10 scholarships, and over $250,000 in research funding. He is a Clinical Senior Lecturer at Sydney University and instructs ophthalmology trainees in cataract surgery and complex corneal and anterior segment reconstructions.

Dr Samarawickrama is a consultant ophthalmologist at Westmead Hospital and Liverpool Hospital. He operates at Hospital for Specialist Surgery (HSS) and City West Specialist Day Hospital. 

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Suite 310, 4 Columbia Court, Baulkham Hills
9680 9100

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Suite 208, 30 Campbell Street, Blacktown
9672 3055

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