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Dr Tanya Karaconji

Dr Tanya Karaconji

Glaucoma, Cataract & General Specialist

BMedSci (Hons I), MBBS, MMed (OphthalSc), FRANZCO

Dr Tanya Karaconji is a glaucoma specialist, cataract surgeon and general ophthalmologist.

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About Me:

Dr Karaconji is an adult and paediatric glaucoma surgeon and general ophthalmologist with expertise in the treatment of glaucoma conditions.  Tanya is a Clinical Senior Lecturer at the University of Sydney and has published in peer-reviewed literature.

Teaching & Training:

Tanya completed her undergraduate degree from the University of New South Wales and graduated in Medicine from the University of Sydney where she also completed a Master’s degree in the discipline of Clinical Ophthalmology. She completed her ophthalmology training at Sydney Eye Hospital and was the Professorial Senior Registrar. She then underwent advanced sub-specialist Fellowship training in glaucoma management and surgery at Manchester Royal Eye Hospital in the United Kingdom.

Special Interests:

During her fellowship at Manchester Royal Eye Hospital, Dr Karaconji gained experience in the management of complex glaucoma in a tertiary referral setting including glaucoma drainage devices in both adults and children, non-penetrating glaucoma surgery, and minimally invasive treatments for glaucoma. Tanya is also proficient in classical glaucoma filtration surgery (Trabeculectomy) as well all types of glaucoma laser procedures.

  • BMedSci (Hons)
  • MBBS
  • MMed (Ophth. Sci.)
Surgical Training & Research
  • Ophthalmology & Ophthalmic Surgery Trainee, Sydney Eye Hospital
  • Glaucoma Surgery Fellowship, Manchester Royal Eye Hospital, UK
Hospital Accreditations
  • Sydney Eye Hospital
  • Westmead Hospital
  • Westmead Children’s Hospital
  • Waratah Private Hospital
  • Chatswood Private Hospital
  • Alice Springs Hospital
Career Achievements
  • Honours Class 1, The University of New South Wales
  • Awarded the RANZCO Leadership Development Program Scholarship
  • Accepted into the Harvard Medical School Leading Innovations in Health Care & Education course
Billing Policy
  • Dr Karaconji offers a consultation discount to pensioners
  • Dr Karaconji offers “no gap” and “known gap” surgery for her patients
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