Michael T Shiu
Laser Sight, Victoria, Australia
Level 2, 100 Victoria Pde
Ph 1800 00 EYES (3937)
Accreditations: MBBS FRACGP FRANZCO
Dr Michael Shiu is an ophthalmologist dedicated to delivering comprehensive management of general eye diseases specialising in cataract, glaucoma and refractive laser surgery.
He has demonstrated a consistent history of academic and clinical excellence from obtaining the highest state grades for secondary education in South Australia and the Northern Territory in 1990 to receiving first class honours in medicine at the University of Melbourne where he also won multiple awards including the 1996 RACP Prize in Clinical Medicine, the highest award from the Royal Australian College of Physicians.
Michael founded his skills in general practice from 1997 to 2002, completing his qualification and becoming a fellow of the Royal Australian College of General Practitioners in 2000. Having achieved a solid background in general medical practice, he commenced specialisation in ophthalmology at the Royal Victorian Eye and Ear Hospital and became the Glaucoma fellow at the same institute. Currently, he is a staff specialist working in the Glaucoma Clinic at RVEEH and article reviewer for the journal of Royal Australian and New Zealand College of Ophthalmologists, Clinical and Experimental Ophthalmology.
Michael maintains his knowledge of international standards through regular attendance of ophthalmology and glaucoma conferences in the United Kingdom, European Union and United States. In March 2007 he volunteered his surgical skills in the Equal Health overseas aid program in Chennai, southern India and continues to dedicate himself to developing world eye care and program.
Michael's strong communication skills are further enhanced through his command of fluent spoken and written Cantonese and Mandarin.