Adrian Fung

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BSc(Med), MBBS(Hons1), MMED (Ophthal. Sci.), MMED (Clin. Epi.) with merit, AMA(M), FRANZCO


Adrian Fung is Head of the Vitreoretinal Unit at Westmead Hospital, Sydney. He is a Clinical Professor at Macquarie University and Clinical Associate Professor the University of Sydney where he has completed Masters degrees in Ophthalmic Science and Clinical Epidemiology. Professor Fung has published over 100 international peer-reviewed journal articles and 7 book or book chapters. He is a Principal Investigator of the Bionic Eye Project, Golden Geographic Atrophy and Velodrome Port Delivery System trials. He is Editor for Retinal Cases and Brief Reports and Medical Retina Section Editor for Clinical and Experimental Ophthalmology. He won the RANZCO Teacher of Excellence Award in 2019 and the Macula Society Travel Grant Award in 2020.

Professor Fung is the course convenor for Ophthalmology Updates! ( He is an APVRS Councillor and is Chair of the RANZCO Clinical Standards Committee. He sits on the RANZCO Scientific Congress, RANZCO NSW Branch ASM, Sydney Eye Hospital Alumni, ORIA, RANZCO Clinical Standards, ANZSRS Surgical Registry, Fight Tumour Blindness and APVRS Young Ophthalmologists committees. He is a member of RANZCO, ANZSRS, ORA, AAO, ASRS, ARVO, Macula Society, Retina Society, Vit-Buckle Society, Lifeline Express International Academy, ISOO, IRGIII, IntRIS, APAO and APVRS. He is an APVRS Leadership Development Program Mentor and a RANZCO RACE Examiner.


Education/Academic qualification

Uveitis, Research Fellow, Bascom Palmer Eye Institute, University of Miami, USA

Award Date: 20 Dec 2021

Ocular Oncology, Research Fellow, Wills Eye Hospital

Award Date: 20 Dec 2021

Medical Retina, LuEsther T. Mertz International Medical Retinal Fellow, Vitreous Retina Macula Consultants of New York (Manhattan Eye, Ear and Throat Hospital, New York University), USA

Award Date: 20 Nov 2021

Vitreoretinal Surgery, Fellowship, University of British Columbia

Award Date: 20 Oct 2021

Ophthalmology, RANZCO, Sydney Eye Hospital

Award Date: 20 Sept 2021

External positions

Acting Head of Department, Ophthalmology, Westmead Hospital

2021 → …

Chair, Clinical Standards Committee, RANZCO

2020 → …

Clinical Associate Professor, University of Sydney

2020 → …


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