Dr Suheb Ahmed specialises in Cataract Surgery, Cornea & Anterior Segment, Glaucoma and General Ophthalmology which includes AMD, diabetic eye disease and retinal vascular disorders. Dr Ahmed is committed to public service which is why he spends the majority of his time in public hospitals. He has public hospital appointments with Northern Health, Monash Health, The Royal Victorian Eye and Ear Hospital, as well as regional health services. He is head of ophthalmology at Northern Health. He performs large numbers of cataract surgical procedures and trains the next generation of eye surgeons.
Dr Ahmed is a highly trained and experienced ophthalmic surgeon. He received a commendation in the undergraduate Duke Elder Prize for Ophthalmology. He graduated with the AK Johnston prize for an audit on Diabetic Retinopathy. He has authored and co-authored many peer-reviewed research papers published in prestigious academic journals. His research has won prizes and resulted in major changes to the way patients are referred and managed in Scotland.
Dr Ahmed teaches medical students from both Monash University and University of Melbourne.
Public Cataract Surgery
If you don’t have private health insurance and cannot afford to pay for private cataract surgery Dr Ahmed is able to offer fast public cataract surgery through:
Broadmeadows Hospital – Northern Health
Cranbourne Integrated Care Centre – Monash Health
Bacchus Marsh and Melton Regional Hospital – Djerriwarrh Health Services
Private Cataract Surgery
If you have private health insurance you can take advantage of a NO GAP or LOW GAP service depending on your insurer. If you are self paying costs start from $1500 per eye.