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Clinical Senior Lecturer (UWA) | MMed (USYD) | MBBS (UWA)

Dr Gounder is an accomplished ophthalmologist with extensive training and experience in cataract and oculoplastic surgery. He has completed two fellowships in the UK, where he worked for NHS Trusts and co-wrote chapters for the upcoming edition of the Oxford Handbook of Ophthalmology.


Dr Gounder's surgical videos have won prizes at international ophthalmology society meetings and have been featured on He works at Joondalup Eye Clinic and serves as the Head of Department at Sir Charles Gairdner Hospital. 

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 (RANZCO), 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 family time with his wife and two daughters, gardening and supporting the West Coast Eagles.  

Head of Department

Sir Charles Gairdner Hospital

Clinical Senior Lecturer

University of Western Australia

National Councillor

Royal Australian and New Zealand College of Ophthalmologists

Trainee Supervisor

Royal Australian and New Zealand College of Ophthalmologists

Committee Member

WA Branch of RANZCO

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