Associate Professor Tony Hall


Director, Department of Ophthalmology, The Alfred Hospital

Dr Hall studied medicine at Melbourne University and after working at the Royal Melbourne Hospital he undertook his basic ophthalmology training in Melbourne from 1987-1989. He then worked as Research Fellow in Ophthalmology at Fairfield Infectious Diseases Hospital in 1990 where he undertook special training in viral eye disease and cytomegalovirus infection of the retina. Following that in 1991 and 1992 he worked as Clinical Uveitis Fellow at Moorfields Eye Hospital in London and the Institute of Ophthalmology in London where he studied and researched inflammatory diseases of the eye. In 1999 he worked as a Visiting Research Associate at the FI Proctor Foundation, UCSF Medical Centre in San Francisco, USA and undertook further study into inflammatory and infectious eye disease. Dr Hall’s expertise has been recognised by past appointments as the head of ophthalmology at the Royal Melbourne Hospital, consultant ophthalmologist at the Ocular Immunology Clinic at the RVEEH and as a senior fellow in the department of surgery at the Royal Melbourne Hospital. He has worked on the editorial board of Clinical and Experimental Ophthalmology and has served as the chairman of the Qualifications and Education Committee of the Victorian Branch of the Royal Australian and New Zealand College of Ophthalmology. He is currently director of ophthalmology at the Alfred Hospital where he operates and works on the general eye clinic and the medical retinal clinic. Dr. Hall has also worked on aid projects in the Pacific in Kiribati, Tonga, and Vanuatu.

At Eye Surgery Associates Dr Hall works as an ophthalmologist with special expertise in the management of inflammatory eye disease. He has undertaken research in the medical and surgical management of infectious and inflammatory eye disease. He has researched cataract and glaucoma management in patients with diabetes and uveitis. He manages patients with uveitis, ocular infections, and ophthalmic manifestations of systemic diseases. He also manages patients with general ophthalmic conditions such as cataract and glaucoma.