Dr Mark Ellis AM will join the SEP team after lecturing at Makassar Uni on Sulawesi
April 13, 2015
Dr Mark Ellis AM is going to lecture at the Makassar University on Sulawesi and then join the rest of the team mid week in May, to continue the program’s work in Sumba.
Dr Mark Ellis AM Ophthalmic Surgeon www.hawthorneyeclinic.com.au
Mark has two Fellowships in Ophthamology ( FRANZCO and FRACS ).
He is a member of The American Society of Cataract and Refractive Surgery (ASCRS) and a founding member of The Australasian Society of Cataract and Refractive Surgery (AUSCRS ) having keen interests in anterior segment surgery and in particular cataract and glaucoma.
Mark is one of four Victorian Ophthalmic surgeons who were the first to be qualified in the use of the Lensx Laser Assisted Cataract System (LACS ) in Victoria.
For a decade Mark has been involved in International Ophthamology as a team leader for the East Timor Eye Program ( ETEP ) and in 2007 co-founded with Peter Stewart OAM and Peter Lewis OAM (Optometrists) the Sumba Eye Program ( SEP ).
In 2012 he received a Certificate of Appreciation for his work in Sumba from the Indonesian Consulate.
Dr Ellis has worked in the community as a Glenferrie Rotarian since 2006, having been on board as the International Chairman.