Dr Christopher Rogers is a corneal specialist. He has a special interest in laser refractive surgery and brought the first excimer laser used for refractive surgery into Australia in 1991. He provides his specialist services at Vision Eye Institute, Chatswood.
Dr Rogers was Resident Medical Officer at Prince of Wales Hospital in Sydney, then becoming an Ophthalmology Registrar at Sydney Eye Hospital. He was an Inaugural Fellow in Corneal Surgery at the Sydney Eye Hospital, a clinical lecturer at the University of Sydney and Visiting Medical Officer in Ophthalmology at Royal North Shore Hospital.
Currently, Dr Rogers Emeritus Consultant at the Mater Misericordiae Hospital Mater Misericordiae Hospital, a Grant Assessor at the National Health & Medical Research Council, Emeritus Consultant in Ophthalmology at Sydney’s Royal North Shore Hospital, and a Member Peer Review Panel at the Health Care Complaints Commission of NSW.
He has authored or co-authored numerous peer reviewed publications. Click here to view Dr Rogers’ personal website.
Dr Rogers is a Consultant Ophthalmologist at the Mater Misericordiae Hospital, and an Emeritus Consultant at The Royal North Shore Hospital in Sydney. He is a past Chairman of the Department of Ophthalmology at the Mater Hospital and Royal North Shore Hospitals. He has served as Chairman of the Contact Lens Committee of the Royal Australian College of Ophthalmologists and Chairman of the Corneal Transplanting Surgeons Committee, and is a former Clinical Lecturer in Ophthalmology at the University of Sydney.
Dr Rogers has served on the Advocacy Committee of the International Society of Refractive Surgery. For 15 years he was the Royal Australian and New Zealand College of Ophthalmologists representative to ACCORD (The Australian Council for the Coordination of Research and Donation).
He has published over 40 scientific articles and lectured widely both domestically and internationally on the subject of refractive surgery.
Dr Rogers is alternate director on the Board of Vision Eye Institute. In the past, he been on the Global Medical Advisory Board of AMO, makers of IntraLase; Summit Technologies, Autonomous Laser Technologies and Abbott Medical. He is also an advisor to various laser companies.
Dr Rogers is married with 8 children. His passion outside of work includes race horses, which he both breeds and races, and Russian literature.