Dr Greg Moloney
MBBS (Hons), MMed, FRANZCO, FRCSC
Dr Moloney was raised in Wagga Wagga, NSW. He graduated with honours from UNSW medicine and went on to train as an ophthalmologist at Sydney Eye Hospital. He completed fellowship training in both corneal and oculoplastic surgery at the University of British Columbia, Vancouver, Canada. At the completion of his training he was invited to join faculty as Clinical Assistant Professor at the UBC Department of Visual Sciences. Since returning to Australia he continues to conduct research and teaching in his role as clinical lecturer at the University of Sydney, and corneal and oculoplastic staff specialist at Sydney Eye Hospital.
Dr Moloney is a fellow of the Royal Australian and New Zealand College of Ophthalmology and the Royal College of Physicians and Surgeons of Canada. He has published numerous peer reviewed articles and presented at national and international meetings. In 2012 he was awarded a Canadian national research award for his work on new techniques in corneal transplantation. For three years in a row (2014, 15 and 16) he won first prize in the American Society of Cataract and Refractive Surgery film festival (corneal and refractive section). He was the first surgeon in Australia to perform a Boston Keratoprosthesis implantation (artificial cornea) and Osteo-odonto keratoprosthesis procedure (tooth in eye). In 2018 he was the first Australian to be awarded the prestigious Troutman award from the World Cornea Society for best research publication by an author under 40. Dr. Moloney is the convenor and lecturer at the Sydney Eye Hospital DMEK course designed to share and promote the latest techniques in corneal transplantation.
Dr Moloney’s main areas of interest are complicated cataract surgery, corneal transplantation, eyelid, and lacrimal surgery. His passion is finding new surgical procedures to help patients with corneal blindness, keratoconus, Fuchs’ dystrophy, and lacrimal obstruction.
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