Dr Nima Pakrou is an experienced ophthalmologist, whose sub-specialties include:
Dr Pakrou practises at Vision Eye Institute’s Footscray clinic.
Please note that he is also fluent in Persian.
Dr Pakrou received his Bachelor of Medicine and Bachelor of Surgery with Honours from the University of Adelaide in 2001, and was awarded a University of Adelaide Medal for outstanding academic merit throughout his undergraduate studies. He then completed his Master of Medicine in Ophthalmic Science at the University of Sydney, in 2007. Dr Pakrou undertook his Royal Australian and New Zealand College of Ophthalmologists (RANZCO) training at the Royal Victorian Eye and Ear Hospital in Melbourne, finishing in 2010. His subsequent sub-specialty training focused on medical retinal conditions and uveitis (Bristol Eye Hospital), as well as ophthalmic plastic surgery (Nottingham University Hospital).
Dr Pakrou has research interests in retinal diseases and has multiple first-author publications in peer-reviewed journals. He has presented at several national and international ophthalmology conferences, including a lecture on the posterior approach to ptosis surgery at the British Oculoplastic Surgery Society (BOPSS) Annual Meeting in 2012. He has been actively involved in teaching and tutorials for medical and optometry students since 2003 and is currently a lecturer and examiner with the Australian College of Optometry.