Specialist in Clinical and Surgical Glaucoma and Complex Cataract Surgery
Dr Soares is a Melbourne based Ophthalmologist holding a public position at the Glaucoma Unit at the Royal Victorian Eye and Ear Hospital and at Monash Health. His main interests are in complex glaucoma and cataract surgeries, ophthalmic teaching and surgical training of future colleagues as well as glaucoma community collaborative care.
After completing his medical degree both in Brazil and in Portugal and graduating from the Federal University of Minas Gerais, Dr Soares underwent ophthalmic training in both Brazil and in Australia. Having completed fellowships in Glaucoma and in Cataract surgery at the Royal Victorian Eye and Ear Hospital in Melbourne.
Dr Soares has published his research work in peer-reviewed journals and presented at several international conferences. He is a Fellow of the Royal Australian and New Zealand College of Ophthalmologists and the Brazilian Council of Ophthalmology.
Dr Soares can also converse in Portuguese and Italian.