Dr Jay Yohendran is an ophthalmologist and ophthalmic surgeon with a subspecialty interest in refractive cataract surgery and glaucoma.
Dr Jay Yohendran graduated with Honours from the University of Sydney Medical School in 2001, and was awarded the Claffy Prize in Ophthalmology. Prior to this, he completed a Bachelor of Medical Science degree at Sydney University, and later, a Masters of Public Health at NSW University.
After completing ophthalmology training at the prestigious Royal Victorian Eye and Ear Hospital in Melbourne, Dr Yohendran returned to Sydney, just before his wife gave birth to the first of his two sons in 2009.
He subsequently completed a Fellowship in comprehensive ophthalmology at Royal Prince Alfred Hospital, whilst undertaking a Graduate Diploma in Cataract and Refractive Surgery at Sydney University. He also completed a twelve-month Fellowship in Glaucoma at Sydney Eye Hospital.
Dr Yohendran is a member of the Royal Australian and New Zealand College of Ophthalmologists, as well as the Australasian Society of Cataract and Refractive Surgeons, the International Society for Laser Cataract Surgery, and the Australian and New Zealand Glaucoma Interest Group.
He is an experienced cataract, glaucoma, and pterygium surgeon, performing hundreds of operations per year. He is also one of a few laser cataract surgeons on the Northern Beaches.
Dr Yohendran enjoys teaching, and is a Visiting Medical Officer at Royal Prince Alfred Hospital where he helps train the next generation of ophthalmologists.
He comes from a family of doctors, with both of his parents working as GPs in Sydney for over forty years. His wife is also a GP, working in Cammeray.
Socially, he loved spending time with his young family and watching the mighty Wests Tigers.