Dr Alina ZeldovichM.B.B.S, B. Sc.(Med), F.R.A.N.Z.C.O
Clinical Lecturer, University of Sydney Cataract surgeon, general ophthalmologist and diseases of the eye
Dr Zeldovich specialises in cataract surgery. In particular, she is experienced in performing cataract surgery on patients with co-existing and often challenging ophthalmic diseases, such as glaucoma and retinal pathology. She has performed thousands of cataract operations and also works as a comprehensive ophthalmologist, treating a variety of eye diseases.
In 2016 she became the co-founder and director of Beamers, a company whose aim is to protect children from ocular UV damage with maximally protective sunglasses.
Dr Zeldovich graduated from Medicine at the University of New South Wales in 1997. In 2005 she was awarded the inaugural Filipic – Greer Medal and completed her ophthalmology training at Sydney Eye Hospital.
In 2006 she completed her fellowship, gaining further training in glaucoma, medical retina and cataract surgery. As a leader in her field, she continues to expand her knowledge and experience in advancing areas such as laser cataract surgery and advanced surgical techniques through conferences and collaborations with colleagues in Australia and overseas.
Dr Zeldovich is a Fellow of the Royal Australian and New Zealand College of Ophthalmologists (RANZCO) and appears on its Honour Roll. She is currently the Vice Chair of the NSW branch of RANZCO. She was the co-conveyor for the RANZCO 2019 Congress.
She is a member of both the Australian and American Societies of Cataract and Refractive Surgeons, and has been invited by the American Academy of Ophthalmology and World Ophthalmology Congress to write updates for local ophthalmologists. She has been appointed as a Clinical Lecturer at the University of Sydney Medical School.
Dr Zeldovich has published research papers in peer-reviewed ophthalmic journals and book chapters. She sits on organising committees for scientific conferences and is involved in ophthalmic teaching. She regularly presents at Ophthalmology and GP conferences.