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Dr Pav Gounder

Consultant Ophthalmologist

Cataract & Oculoplastic Surgeon

Clinical Senior Lecturer (UWA)


About Dr. Gounder

Dr Gounder is an international award winning ophthalmologist who was raised and trained in Perth.  After completing his ophthalmic surgical training in Western Australia, he spent 17 months in Herefordshire and Wales for his first fellowship with a focus on cataract and oculoplastic surgery.  His second fellowship was a further 15 months in Brighton, England where his focus included eyelid, endoscopic lacrimal and orbital surgery.  


Whilst in the United Kingdom, Dr Gounder was employed by NHS Trusts for cataract waitlist reduction, supervised trainees as a Royal College of Ophthalmology Assessor and co-wrote the eyelid, lacrimal and orbit chapters of the upcoming 5th edition of the Oxford Handbook of Ophthalmology.  Dr Gounder’s surgical videos have been featured on and have won prizes at international ophthalmology society meetings.  


Alongside working at Joondalup Eye Clinic, Dr Gounder works at Sir Charles Gairdner Hospital where he is the Head of Department.  He has published widely in international peer reviewed journals with over 50 citations on topics that include the use of technology in ophthalmology, eye infections, periocular cancers and ophthalmology training.  


Dr Gounder is a member of The Royal Australian and New Zealand College of Ophthalmologists, Australian Society of Ophthalmologists and the British Oculoplastic Surgery Society. He is a member of the National RANZCO Council and is a committee member of the WA Branch of RANZCO.    


Dr Gounder offers surgery for patients across the following hospitals - Sir Charles Gairdner Hospital, Osborne Park Hospital, Sundew Day Surgery and St John of God Eye Hospital.     


Outside of work, Dr Gounder enjoys spending time with his wife and two daughters, gardening and watching the West Coast Eagles.  



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