John GRIGG (Australia)

Professor John Grigg has been Head of the Discipline of Ophthalmology at the University of Sydney since 2007. The Discipline of Ophthalmology oversees all ophthalmic teaching and research at the University of Sydney. He holds Consultant Ophthalmology positions at Sydney Eye Hospital and The Children’s Hospital Westmead.

John Grigg completed his vocational ophthalmology training on the Sydney Eye Hospital program. Further subspecialty clinical training Fellowships in glaucoma, paediatric ophthalmology and visual electrophysiology were undertaken in Australia and the UK.

He has clinical responsibilities as an ophthalmologist at Sydney Eye Hospital including an inherited eye disease clinic as well as Paediatric Ophthalmology clinical responsibilities at The Children’s Hospital, Westmead, Sydney.

He is Head of the clinical visual electrophysiology service at Sydney Eye Hospital and Children’s Hospital Westmead and a member of the Eye genetics research group that brings together the Save Sight Institute, Children’s Medical Research Institute and Children’s Hospital Westmead. His main areas of research are in genetic eye disease and electrophysiology of the visual system, paediatric ophthalmology and glaucoma management.

He has been the Postgraduate coursework coordinator for the Discipline of Ophthalmology from 2008. During this time, he has overseen the expansion of the postgraduate program including degree programs in ophthalmic basic science, international ophthalmology and in refractive surgery.

John Grigg has authored numerous publications and textbook chapters on visual electrophysiology, glaucoma and paediatric eye disease.