Dr Nandor Jaross is a retinal surgeon. He has an interest in management of diabetic retinopathy as well as many other retinal conditions. Dr Jaross works from Vision Eye Institute Footscray.
Dr Jaross studied ophthalmology and later practiced at the University Department of Ophthalmology in Debrecen, Hungary from 1983-88.
Immigrating to Australia in 1988, he worked as an ophthalmologist at the Royal Darwin Hospital and was Head of the Mobile Eye unit. During this time, he was recipient of the Ken Moo Memorial Award (awarded to him in 1992 by the NT Government), WHO travelling fellowship, Rotary Vocational Excellence Award, the Commanding Officer’s Medal and the Kerry Kirke student award (best PhD student) of the Public Health Association (SA Branch) in 2003.
Completing his studies at the Adelaide University and was awarded a PhD in Medicine in 2003.
Dr Jaross has won numerous prizes from the Hungarian College of Ophthalmologists as well as receiving the Hospital Access Program Grant (HAP) in 1994 as well as the “Katherine District Hospital Second Theatre Grant” in 1995 which provided new surgical equipment to remote communities in the Northern Territory.
He has published many articles in his field in Clinical and Experimental Ophthalmology and the European Journal of Ophthalmology as well as presented at over 20 conferences. He is a Reviewer of the Clinical and Experimental Ophthalmology.
Dr Jaross also speaks Hungarian, English, French, German, Russian, and understands Spanish.
Dr Jaross is well-known within Vision Eye Institute as being dedicated to his work. However, when he does take time to relax, he spends it with his young son, swims, listens to music or works in the garden.