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15, November 2019

Dr Frederick J. Nagle 

Dr Nagle became a Fellow of the Royal Australian College of Ophthalmologists in 1993, finishing his five years of post-graduate ophthalmic surgical training in Perth and the United Kingdom. He graduated in Medicine from the Royal College of Surgeons in Ireland in 1985, having matriculated in Melbourne and then studied A level Physics and English Literature at the University of London.

After his Residency at Royal Perth Hospital in Medicine and Surgery, Dr Nagle started his general Ophthalmology training,  including Cataract, Corneal and Glaucoma surgery at Royal Perth Hospital, and under Prof Ian Constable at Sir Charles Gardner Hospital Vitreo-retinal Ophthalmology.

Dr Nagle traveled to the UK and took up the post of Senior Ophthalmology Registrar at the Queen Alexandra Hospital Portsmouth,UK, spending a further year training in the first small incision Cataract surgery being performed then in the UK. He also performed Corneal transplant surgery, peadiatric squint surgery and published the first study into patient outcomes from phaecoemulsification cataract surgery.

Returning to Perth as Consultant in Ophthalmic Surgeon at Fremantle Hospital since 1994 and Head of Ophthalmology Department in 2005. 

Dr Nagle has been a visiting Consultant Ophthalmologist to the East Kimberley since 1994.

Refractive cataract surgery performed by Dr Nagle is at the Lions Eye Institute Nedlands.

Achievements and Accreditation

  • University of Sydney,  Grad Dip Med: Refractive Surgery 2011
  • Consultant Ophthalmologist Fremantle Hospital Perth WA 1994-2005
  • Fellowship Training of the Royal Australian and New Zealand College of Ophthalmologists 1992
  • Cataract and Corneal Fellowship training; Queen Alexandra Hospital Portsmouth UK 1993
  • Royal Collage of Physicians & Surgeons Ireland MB.BCh.BAO.LRCP&SI 1985
  • University of London Physics 1978
  • Visiting Ophthalmologist to East Kimberley WA.