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27, May 2022

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 continued to develop cataract surgery in the UK as Senior Registrar at Queen Alexandra Hospital Portsmouth,UK. 

This was the first centre in the UK to use small incision Cataract surgery by phaecoemulsification in a prospective trial. Patient outcomes were measured against traditional techniques for cost and visual results. 

Consultant Ophthalmic Surgeon Fremantle Hospital and Head of Ophthalmology Department 1994-2008. 


Achievements and Accreditation

  • University of London Physics 1978
  • Royal Collage of Physicians & Surgeons Ireland MB.BCh.BAO.LRCP&SI 1985
  • Royal Australian and New Zealand College of Ophthalmologists Fellowship 1992
  • Cataract and Corneal Fellowship; Queen Alexandra Hospital Portsmouth UK 1993
  • University of Sydney,  Grad Dip Med: Refractive Surgery 2011
  • Consultant Ophthalmologist Fremantle Hospital Perth WA 1994-2008
  • Visiting Ophthalmologist to East Kimberley WA 1993-2017