Dr Matthew Ball is an ophthalmic surgeon with additional sub-specialist qualifications in cornea and anterior segment surgery.
Dr Matthew Ball completed undergraduate medical training at the University of Adelaide, followed by a Masters in International Public Health at the University of Sydney. He commenced his ophthalmology training at Sydney Eye Hospital.
During his time at Sydney Eye Hospital, Dr Ball was heavily involved in training new ophthalmology registrars, and was recognised for excellence by being awarded both the Churchill Fellowship and the Norman Rose Travelling Scholarship. He participated in developing world programs, such as the Myanmar Eye Care Programme, and was a Senior Medical Office for Medecins Sans Frontieres in Ethiopia.
After completing his ophthalmology qualifications, Dr Ball completed two further Fellowship qualifications in the UK. The first was in corneal surgery at Bristol Eye Hospital, followed by anterior segment surgery at the prestigious Moorfields Eye Hospital in London.
Since returning to Australia in late 2011, Dr Ball has held contracted positions at Sydney Eye and St George Hospitals. He was awarded the Best Consultant Teacher 2013 for UNSW St George and Sutherland Clinician Schools and Consultant of the Year Sydney Eye Hospital 2013.