Dr Richard Parker

Dr Richard Parker BMBS, MMed (OphthSc), BEHons/BCom, FRANZCO

Oculoplastics, Lacrimal and Orbital Surgery

Dr Richard Parker is an Ophthalmic and Oculoplastic Surgeon


Dr Parker completed his undergratuate studies in Sydney, followed by medical training at Flinders University, SA. He completed his general medical training at Liverpool Hospital, NSW. He completed ophthalmology training at Sydney Eye Hospital and then further training at Royal North Shore Hospital and Westmead Hospital. He completed his fellowship in oculoplastic surgery at the world-renowned Moorfields Eye Hospital, London, UK.

He holds a Masters of Medicine (Ophthalmic Science) from the University of Sydney and now is a clinical lecturer in this program. He is active in clinical research and has published in peer-reviewed journals. He has been actively involved in the training of upcoming surgeons in Australia and the UK. 


Area of Specialisation
Eyelid surgery - blepharoplasty, eyelid malposition (entropion, ectropion), ptosis, periocular skin cancer management, facial nerve palsy, blepharospasm and facial spasms
Lacrimal surgery - watery eyes, DCR surgery (external and endonasal) and related problems
Orbital surgery - thyroid eye disease, orbital inflammation, orbital lesions and orbital surgery
Cataract surgery - routine and complex
General ophthalmic problems including pterygium surgery



Medical School
Flinders University

Undergraduate and Postgraduate Degrees
University of Sydney

Ophthalmology Training
Sydney Eye Hospital
Royal North Shore Hospital
Westmead Hospital



Oculoplastic Fellowship
Moorfields Eye Hospital, London, UK





Academic Appointments
Clinical Associate Lecturer, University of Sydney




Memberships / Associations
Royal Australian and New Zealand College of Ophthalmologist









For more information - visit     drrichardparker.com.au