Phone: (07) 834 6330
Stephen specializes in orbital, oculoplastic & lacrimal surgery. He also practises general ophthalmology including cataract surgery.
Stephen completed his medical school training at the University of Otago in Dunedin and his ophthalmology speciality training in Palmerston North & Wellington. He then travelled to England to a Senior Registrar position in Birmingham. His sub-specialist training was a Fellowship at the Manchester Royal Eye Hospital in Orbital, Oculoplastic & Lacrimal Surgery.
He was appointed as a Consultant Ophthalmic, Oculoplastic & Orbital Surgeon at Waikato Hospital in 2000. In 2002 he commenced part time private practice at Hamilton Eye Clinic.
He is actively involved in research into skin cancers around the eye, techniques of eyelid reconstruction, thyroid eye disease and public health demand in ophthalmology.
2017-2019 Clinical Leader of the Ophthalmology Expert Advisory Group, Ministry of Health
2015-2017 Chair of the New Zealand Branch of the Royal Australian & New Zealand College of Ophthalmologists
2012-2015 Chair of the Save Sight Society of New Zealand
2002-present Fellow of the Australian & New Zealand Society of Oculoplastic & Reconstructive Surgeons
2002-present Honorary Clinical Senior Lecturer in Ophthalmology, University of Auckland
Stephen is married & has three adult children. When time allows, he enjoys participating with his friends & children in trail running, half marathons, marathons, kayaking & road cycling. He also enjoys cultivating native trees & restoring the native bush on his property.