About

Dr Merv Ferdinands trained in Medicine and Surgery at the University of Melbourne. He graduated with honours and commenced residency at the Royal Melbourne Hospital. He trained in ophthalmology at the prestigious Royal Victorian Eye and Ear Hospital. After ophthalmic training, Dr Ferdinands undertook further sub-specialisation in cataract and refractive surgery. He has authored several publications in peer-reviewed journals and presented at multiple international conferences. Dr Ferdinands is a Director of the Geelong Eye Centre, has a public hospital appointment at University Hospital, Geelong and is a Clinical Lecturer at the School of Medicine, Deakin University. He is a fellow of the Royal Australian & New Zealand College of Ophthalmologists. Dr Ferdinands is a keen follower of AFL and Rugby Union. He lives on the Surfcoast with his wife and three children. Dr Ferdinands also practises at: Geelong Eye Centre Suite 1, Level 3 73 Little Ryrie Street Geelong VIC 3220

Qualifications

  • MBBS(Hons)
  • FRANZCO

Professional Associations

  • FRANZCO
  • AUSCRS

Special interests

  • Cataract surgery
  • Refractive surgery

Education and training

Research

Epworth hospital locations

Hospital

Epworth Geelong

Consulting locations

Consulting Location

Geelong Gastrointestinal Surgery
Suite 6.6
1 Epworth Place
Waurn Ponds
VIC
3216
Clinical institute

Head and Neck Clinical Institute

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Mr Dean White
Director
The Institute groups together surgical sub-specialties of dental, dermatology, opthalmology, oral and maxillofacial, otolaryngology (ear, nose, throat) and plastic surgery.