BBioMedSc, BMBS, MMed (Ophthal Sc), FRANZCO, ANZOPS

 Dr. Katja Ullrich is an Ophthalmologist with special interest in oculoplastics, orbital and lacrimal surgery. She also sees children of all ages for oculoplastic conditions.


  • Comprehensive Adult Ophthalmology
  • Eyelid malposition
  • Ptosis
  • Watery eyes including endoscopic DCR surgery
  • Periocular malignancy / Skin cancer
  • Cataracts
  • Thyroid Eye Disease
  • Surgical Facial Palsy Management (Upper face)
  • Facial Aesthetic treatments including upper and lower lid blepharoplasty, cosmetic ptosis repair, brow lifts and revision surgery

Qualifications & Training

Dr. Katja Ullrich was born in Germany and went to high school in both Germany and Australia. She completed her medical training in across Australia and Germany. She then gained experience in multiple surgical specialties including plastic surgery, neurosurgery, orthopaedics and burns throughout her early career. Dr Ullrich completed her ophthalmology (eye surgery) training in Adelaide and then obtained further subspecialty training in the UK.

Dr Ullrich completed her fellowship in oculoplastic, orbital and lacrimal surgery at the prestigious Queen Victoria Hospital in the UK, which is considered the birth place of modern plastic surgery by many. She trained under the mentorship of the esteemed Mr Raman Malhotra, well known for both his aesthetic and facial palsy work.

She then underwent further training in Aesthetic periocular surgery in Beverley Hills, USA; and paediatric oculoplastics at the world-renowned Children’s Hospital in Philadelphia, USA.

Dr Ullrich has published several papers in both the general ophthalmology and oculoplastic literature.

Memberships and Fellowships

Fellow of RANZCO – the Royal Australian and New Zealand College of Ophthalmologists

Australian and New Zealand Society of Ophthalmic Plastic Surgeons

Fellow of RANZCO
Australian and New Zealand Society of Ophthalmic Plastic Surgeons


Consulting in Glen Osmond

Operating at Adelaide Day Surgery & Memorial Hospital

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