Dr Niladri Saha

FRCOphth, FRANZCO, MBChB, BSc (hons), PGCClinEd

Dr Saha is an adult Ophthalmologist, with special interest in Retinal Diseases.

Subspecialties

  • Vitreo-retinal surgery
  • Cataract surgery
  • Age related macular degeneration.
  • Retinal vascular disease including diabetes

Qualifications & Training

Dr Saha was born and brought up in the U.K. and started his career with a Medical Degree and a 1st Class Degree in Pathological Sciences. He completed his general postgraduate medical and surgical training in the North of England. Dr Saha pursued a specialist career in Ophthalmology and spent 8 years training and working in different Ophthalmology departments in England. He was awarded Membership of the Royal College of Ophthalmologists (London) and then, admitted as a Fellow of the Royal College of Ophthalmologists (London) in 2006.

Dr Saha decided to specialise further in the field of Retinal Disease and its medical and surgical management spending time in UK, Australia and Germany to undertake further training. He moved to South Australia in 2008 and was admitted as a Fellow of the Royal Australian and New Zealand College of Ophthalmologists (RANZCO). He has been in both Private and Public practice since 2008.

Dr Saha is involved in teaching of junior ophthalmologists, and medical students at Flinders University and, Flinders Medical Centre, where he is a Senior Consultant. He currently chairs the RANZCO Surgical Skills Taskforce which is aiming to improve ophthalmic surgical training in Australia and also serves on the RANZCO curriculum committee, at national level. He has also served as an external examiner for the MOphth program, in Malaysia, and is Principal Supervisor for the Postgraduate Retinal Fellowship program at FMC. This has been responsible for training many Vitreo-retinal Surgeons who have returned overseas with their new skills.

Memberships and Fellowships

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

Member of the American Academy of Ophthalmology

Fellow of RCOpth – Royal College of Ophthalmologists UK

Social Interests

Niladri is an enthusiastic audiophile, cyclist, runner and Ashtanga yogi.

Locations

Consulting at Glen Osmond

Operating at Adelaide Day Surgery

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