MQ Health - Macquarie University

Associate Prof Chandra Balachandran

Subspeciality: Glaucoma and Corneal/Refractive

Associate Prof Bala graduated from the University of Sydney with Honours (Class I). He completed an additional year of research for which he was awarded a Bachelor of Science (Med) (Honours Class I). He completed his general ophthalmic training at Sydney Eye Hospital and has a PhD in Ophthalmology. He completed further subspecialty training in Australia and overseas. Associate Prof Bala completed a glaucoma fellowship with Associate Prof Paul Healy at Westmead Hospital. He has also completed a cornea fellowship with Dr Gerrit Melles in Holland, and a refractive fellowship in Greece with Dr Ioannis Aslanides. Associate Prof Bala has a number of research publications and is a senior clinical lecturer at the Faculty of Medicine and Health Sciences, Macquarie University. Dr Bala is  uent in Tamil and Hindi.