Dr Edward Greenrod

Dr Edward Greenrod grew up in Adelaide and graduated on the Dean’s list from the University of Adelaide Medical School. He completed his Specialist Ophthalmic training in Melbourne followed by post-graduate work both interstate and overseas. His experience includes sub-specialty management of complex conditions of the front of the eye with particular expertise in the management of cataract surgery, corneal conditions and other anterior segment (front of the eye) surgery.

He has been a fellow and visiting specialist at a number of renowned overseas centres including Moorfields Eye Hospital (London), Addenbrookes’ Hospital (Cambridge), Quinze-Vingts CHNO (Paris) and the Emmetropia Mediterranean Eye Clinic (Crete) – the birthplace of modern refractive laser surgery. He has additionally been involved in overseas aid projects, providing care for cataract and corneal patients in both Nepal and East Timor.

Since returning to Australia, Dr Greenrod has established and continues to direct the corneal service for patients at the Alfred Hospital, Melbourne where he is a visiting specialist. He is additionally a visiting specialist with the Corneal Unit at the Royal Victorian Eye and Ear Hospital, Melbourne. He remains active in training the next generation of Eye Specialists, providing clinical and surgical supervision and career mentorship to trainee Ophthalmologists and fellows as part of the Royal Australian and New Zealand College of Ophthalmolgists (RANZCO) training program.

In his free time, he enjoys playing tennis and swimming and loves to try new restaurants. He has recently returned to his hometown of Adelaide and together with Dr Qatarneh, is pleased to be opening Adelaide Eye Surgeons with the aim of providing the best level of eye care available for the patients of South Australia.

Dr Dania Qatarneh

Dr Dania Qatarneh graduated with honours from Cambridge University Medical School.  She then completed her Ophthalmology registrar training at the renowned Moorfields’ Eye Hospital in London followed by two years of sub-specialist fellowship training in medical retina and uveitis at Moorfields’ and the Royal Victorian Eye and Ear Hospitals.

She has extensive experience with retinal lasers, cataract surgery and intra-vitreal injections. Additionally, her special areas of expertise include Diabetic eye disease, Age-related macular degeneration and retinal vascular disease.

She currently works as a Visiting Consultant Ophthalmologist at the Alfred Hospital and the Royal Victorian Eye & Ear Hospitals in Melbourne where she provides direct clinical and surgical supervision of ophthalmology trainees, nurse practitioners, medical students and optometry students. She is also actively involved in the latest research and clinical trials in the field of medical retina at the Centre for Eye Research Australia where she holds a position as a senior research fellow.

In her free time, Dania enjoys a game of tennis, photography and is trying to master the art of coffee-making.