Meet our Vitreo-Retinal subspecialist

Dr David Hilford – Our Vitreo-Retinal subspecialist

Dr David Hilford is Northside Eye Specialists Vitreo-Retinal subspecialist.

Special interests of Dr Hilford: 

  • Surgical and Medical Retina
  • Retinal Detachment
  • Epiretinal Membrane
  • Macular Hole
  • Macular Degeneration
  • Diabetic Retinopathy

Dr Hilford’s career began as a secondary school science/mathematics teacher.  Dr David Hilford completed his medical degree at the University of Queensland in 1997. He was awarded the Lilian Cooper Memorial Prize (Dux of Medicine) and The University Medal. Following his Resident years (which included civilian medical work with the Australian Defence Force) he completed Ophthalmology training in Brisbane. He then spent two further years undertaking Vitreo-Retinal Fellowships in Auckland, New Zealand, and at the prestigious John Radcliffe Hospital, Oxford, United Kingdom.

Dr Hilford has given presentations at state, national and international ophthalmology conferences, and has published articles in international peer-reviewed journals.

Dr Hilford has consulting rooms at Northside Eye Specialists in Chermside, Watkins Medical Centre on Wickham Terrace, Pine Rivers Eye Centre in Strathpine and Toowoomba Eye Clinic in Toowoomba. He operates at Brisbane Day Surgery in Spring Hill, Brisbane.

Dr Hilford proudly supports the Macular Disease Foundation Australia, being a member of the Medical Advisory Committee to the Foundation and also providing free weekend public lectures for the Foundation on topics such as Age-Related Macular Degeneration.

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