Dr Cheryl Au


Dr Cheryl Au

Medical Retina Specialist, Cataract Surgeon and General Ophthalmologist

Dr Cheryl Au is a comprehensive ophthalmologist and cataract surgeon, who subspecialises in medical retina. She specialises in the diagnosis and treatment of diabetic retinopathy, age-related macular degeneration, retinal vein occlusions and other macular and retinal conditions.

Dr Au underwent specialist ophthalmology training in the Sydney Eye Hospital Network where she attained experience in both general ophthalmology and various subspecialties. She is an experienced cataract surgeon and has supervised cataract surgery as the Professorial Senior Registrar and as an accredited EyeSi supervisor. She completed her medical retina fellowship at Westmead Hospital under the supervision of Professor Paul Mitchell.

Dr Au completed her Bachelor of Medical Science, Bachelor of Medicine and Surgery (Honours I) and Master of Public Health at the University of Sydney. She was awarded the University of Sydney Undergraduate scholarship for Outstanding Achievement and was placed on the Dean’s Honour list for Excellence in Academic Performance. She also received
the Dr H G Chapman Prize and the Dr Charlotte Last Memorial Scholarship for her Honours thesis, and completed a Diploma in Primary Care Ophthalmology at the University of Edinburgh.

Dr Au has published several research papers in peer-reviewed journals and has presented her research at various national and international conferences. She is also a clinical associate lecturer at the Save Sight Institute, Sydney Medical School, Faculty of Medicine and Health.

Dr Au is passionate about providing high quality care and ensuring the best holistic outcome for her patients. She is also fluent in Cantonese and basic Mandarin.