Dr Phillipa Sharwood
Dr Sharwood completed her Bachelor of Optometry, Bachelor of Medicine/Bachelor of Surgery and Master of Medicine in Sydney before joining the Royal Australian and New Zealand College of Ophthalmologists specialist training program at Sydney Eye Hospital. On finishing her general ophthalmology training she moved to the UK to undertake 2 years of highly specialised medical and surgical training in children’s eye disease, complex strabismus, paediatric cataract and genetic eye disease at the Cambridge University Hospitals and Great Ormond Street Hospital for Children in London.
Dr Sharwood has special interests in cataract surgery in both adults and children, strabismus surgery in adults and children and genetic eye disease.
Dr Sharwood also consults and operates at the Queensland Children’s Hospital. In addition to her clinical work she enjoys teaching of medical students and registrars. She is an examiner in Ophthalmic Sciences for the Royal Australian and New Zealand College of Ophthalmologists, and a Senior Lecturer at the University of Queensland.