Tanya Trinh, MBBS, FRANZCO

Dr. Tanya Trinh is a fully qualified ophthalmologist in cornea, cataract and refractive surgery.

Dr Trinh completed her Bachelor of Medicine and Bachelor of Surgery at the University of Queensland where she was awarded a scholarship in Medical Leadership and the Australian Medical Association of Queensland Harold Plant Prize for Best All Rounded Graduate.

Dr Trinh completed her ophthalmology specialist training under the Royal Australian and New Zealand College of Ophthalmologists in Queensland.

She then embarked upon an advanced two-year fellowship in Cornea, External Diseases and Refractive Surgery at the University of Toronto, Canada where she developed extensive expertise in corneal transplantation, pterygium surgery, ocular surface regeneration, complex anterior segment surgery and refractive surgery including LASIK, PRK and corneal collagen crosslinking for the treatment of keratoconus.

Dr. Trinh was awarded the position of Chief Fellow of the University of Toronto and subsequently received the prestigious Lim Memorial Prize for the subspecialty surgeon exemplifying best surgical and teaching skills. Dr. Trinh then undertook a research fellowship in laser cataract surgery, corneal transplantation, dry eye treatments, and ocular surface disease.

Dr. Trinh has now been invited to join the team at Sydney Eye Hospital, Australia as a Staff Specialist in Cornea, External Diseases, and Refractive Surgery.

She has published over 20 scientific journal articles in national and international journals, written book chapters on advanced corneal transplantation techniques and ocular surface disease and is a regular presenter on the national and international conference circuits.

She teaches medical students, residents, registrars, and fellows, is involved in the development of anterior segment curriculum teaching at the University of Toronto, and contributes regularly to community optometry education. She is also a clinical associate lecturer for the University of QLD.

She currently sits on the RANZCO Executive Committee for Women in Ophthalmology and is the Secretary for the Global Research and Education Society of Ophthalmology (GERSO).


Save Sight Institute and Sydney Eye Hospital


8 Macquarie Street

Sydney, New South Wales 2000 Australia

Telephone +61 2 9382 7300