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Sydney Adventist Hospital

Specialist Details

Dr Simon Taylor

QualificationMBBS (Hons), FRANZCO, FRACS, MHEd
Practice 1San Clinic
Suite 303, 185 Fox Valley Road
Phone: (02) 9473-8730
Fax: (02) 9473-8733

Dr Taylor is an Ophthalmologist with a subspecialty practice in Oculoplastic, Orbital and Lacrimal Surgery. Dr Taylor graduated in Medicine with First Class Honours from the University of Sydney in 1989. Specialist Ophthalmology training was undertaken at the Royal Victorian Eye and Ear Hospital, Melbourne, and then as the Senior Professorial Registrar at the Sydney Eye Hospital. His subspecialty training in Ophthalmic Plastic Surgery, Orbital and Lacrimal Surgery was then undertaken in Australia, USA and the UK. He was the Honorary Oculoplastic Fellow at the Sydney Eye Hospital in 1999. Fellowship training in Oculoplastic Surgery was then undertaken at the University of Michigan, USA, between December 1999 and June 2000; the University of Utah, USA, between July 2000 and June 2001; and Royal Manchester Eye Hospital, Manchester, UK, between July 2001 and July 2002. Dr Taylor is an Honorary Associate at the Sydney Eye Hospital, a consultant at the Skin & Cancer Foundation and a VMO at Westmead Hospital. He holds the posiiton of Senior Lecturer at University of Sydney and the Sydney Adventist Hospital Clinical School.


Dr Taylors areas of surgical interest involve: Eyelid Malpositions (Ectropion, Entropion, Ptosis); Facial Nerve Palsy; Periocular Skin Cancers; Orbital Disease (Orbital fractures, tumours, infections, Thyroid Eye Disease); Artificial Eye Management; Lacrimal Disease including Tear Duct Surgery, both external and endoscopic; and Eyelid Cosmetic Surgery.

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