About Associate Professor Matthew Simunovic

Associate Professor Matthew Simunovic is a surgeon-scientist actively engaged in research into emerging medical and surgical interventions for patients with blinding disorders of the retina.

Matthew Simunovic’s research interests are in diseases and surgery of the retina and his work spans from basic aspects of vision and visual function through to clinical research.

Associate Professor Matthew Simunovic is a Consultant Vitreoretinal Surgeon at Sydney Eye Hospital, an Honorary Clinical Research Associate the University of Oxford and an Associate Professor in the Discipline of Ophthalmology at the University of Sydney. He gained both his medical degree (MB BChir with distinction) and PhD at the University of Cambridge, where his research focussed on retinal degenerative diseases. He undertook ophthalmic specialist training at Sydney Eye Hospital before completing retinal fellowship training at the University of British Columbia, Vancouver, Canada; Moorfields Eye Hospital, London and the University of Oxford/John Radcliffe Hospital, United Kingdom.His clinical practice focuses on medical retinal disease and vitreoretinal surgery in adults and in children. His research interests include emerging treatments for retinal disease, visual pscyhophysics and experimental vitreoretinal surgery: his work has been funded by the Foundation Fighting Blindness, USA, the Eye Surgeons' Foundation and the Sydney Medical School Foundation.

Selected publications

For a full list of Associate Professor Simunovic's publications please see his Academic Profile