Dr Derek Chan is an ophthalmologist who specialises in cataract surgery and retinal conditions including macular degeneration, diabetes and retinal occlusions.
Dr Chan graduated with Honours from the University of New South Wales and completed ophthalmology training at Prince of Wales Hospital, Randwick. He completed a subspecialty fellowship in Medical Retina from Moorfields Eye Hospital, London.
Dr Chan has obtained a Masters of Public Health from the University of New South Wales. He is an investigator in international clinical trials for macular degeneration, diabetes and retinal vein occlusions. He has published many research articles in peer-reviewed journals including a clinical trial on cataract surgery.
Dr Chan is a conjoint lecturer at the University of New South Wales and is actively involved in teaching optometrists, general practitioners and ophthalmology registrars.