Get to know Dr Edward Roufail

An experienced Ophthalmologist that performs well over 500 intraocular surgeries a year


Information about Dr Edward Roufail

Dr Edward Roufail is an experienced Ophthalmologist having acquired FRANZCO in 2005. He completed multiple advanced surgical retinal training fellowships in England, New Zealand and Australia. Dr Roufail attended the London Vision Clinic Refractive surgery course in 2019.


Dr Roufail has extensive experience in intraocular surgery. He performs well over 500 intraocular surgeries a year. These include cataract, retinal and macular surgeries.

He is an expert in complicated intra-ocular surgeries.

Dr Edward Roufail’s special interests include retinal detachment, diabetic eye disease, surgical macular disease, cataract and refractive surgery.

  • Monash University: MBBS
  • Melbourne University: PHD
  • RVEEH?RANZCO: Ophthalmology
  • Advanced surgical training UK, NZ, Australia

International grant: SANDOS juvenile diabetes financial grant, Hugh Knowles Puckel research bursary

Dr Edward Roufail has produced over 17 peer reviewed publications.

He is also actively involved in teaching Retinal Surgical Fellows and Ophthalmology Registrars at RVEEH.

  • ASRS

Dr Edward Roufail has established multiple state-of-the-art Ophthalmic practices in Melbourne.

He is also a member of the Vitreo-retinal unit at RVEEH.

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