Professor Mark Daniell
MBBS MS FRACS FRANZCO
Professor Daniell is a senior consultant at the Royal Victorian Eye and Ear Hospital, serving as Head of the Corneal Service since 2011, overseeing a team of surgeons performing corneal transplantation for Victoria. He is founding Chair of the ANZ Corneal Society and Medical Director of the Lions Eye Bank. Previously he was Head of Ophthalmology at The Royal Melbourne Hospital from 2003–2011 and Chair of ORIA 2007–2013.
He is Head of the Surgical Research Unit at the Centre For Eye Research Australia, which is developing a tissue engineered cornea. He also leads an international consortium on keratoconus.
He held the position of President of the Royal Australian and New Zealand College of Ophthalmologists from 2016–2018. Mark has many years of clinical experience and is an authority in the treatment of keratoconus, including cross-linking. He is a refined surgeon in cataract surgery and has clinical interests in medical retina. He is also a registered ophthalmologist with the Civil Aviation Safety Authority (CASA).