Our Eye Specialist
Professor Glen A Gole
MBBS MD (NSW) FRANZCO FRACS FRCOphth (Lond)
Professor Gole has practiced as a Paediatric Ophthalmologist in Brisbane since 1990. From 1995-2010 he was Head of Department of Ophthalmology at the Royal Children’s Hospital, Brisbane, and continued on as Director of Ophthalmology, Children’s Health Queensland, from 2010-2015.
He completed his medical degree at the University of New South Wales and subsequently underwent specialist training in Ophthalmology under Professor Fred Hollows at the Prince of Wales Hospital in Sydney.
He was awarded a full-time position as Staff Specialist in Ophthalmology and University Lecturer at the Flinders Medical Centre in Adelaide in 1980. He then completed a Fellowship in Paediatric Ophthalmology at the University of Iowa in the United States in 1984, and was on staff at the Children’s Hospital of Philadelphia in 1989. His research MD on oxygen-induced retinopathy in animal models was awarded in the same year.
Professor Gole’s ongoing research interests include retinopathy of prematurity (on which he has published more than 25 papers, including the landmark ICROP I and II papers), strabismus surgery, paediatric low vision and animal models of glaucoma. To this end, he has published more than 120 peer-reviewed research papers and has written several book chapters.