Dr Brian Ang | Cataract and glaucoma specialist Melbourne

About Dr Brian Ang

Dr Brian Ang is a Melbourne-based eye surgeon, specialising in cataract surgery, glaucoma treatment and eye injections for macular degeneration and diabetic eye disease. He has a proven track record of surgical and clinical excellence in cataract and glaucoma surgery. Dr Ang always strives for the best outcomes by practising patient-focused and evidence-based medicine applied to the highest international standards. 

Cataract and glaucoma specialist Melbourne

Dr Brian Ang in a nutshell

8 noteworthy facts about Dr Brian Ang

Inspiration from family.

Trained in the UK, Switzerland, New Zealand & India.

Passionate about clinical research and audit.

Created an eye health information website.


Open-minded and respectful.

Co-founded the Nutravision® startup.

Spent time teaching glaucoma surgery in Cambodia.


Awards and Grants

  • RANZCO Congress Gerard Crock Trophy for Best Paper
  • The Royal Victorian Eye & Ear Hospital Small Research Grant
  • Save Sight Society & RANZCO Research Grant
  • Johnson & Johnson Medical / Surgical Research Trust Scholarship
  • Cheltenham Ophthalmology Scholarship Award
  • The Royal College of Ophthalmologists Ethicon Foundation Fund
  • The Royal College of Physicians of Edinburgh Myre Sim Fund
  • WH Ross Foundation for the Prevention of Blindness Research Grant
  • The Royal College of Surgeons of Edinburgh Research Support Grant
  • Scottish Ophthalmological Club Presentation Prize
  • NHS Highland Research & Development Endowment Fund
  • Duke Elder Undergraduate Ophthalmology Prize Commendation
  • British Scholarship Scheme Award
  • University of Edinburgh Elective Bursary
  • Junior MacKenzie Bursary in Anatomy

Public Appointments

  • The Royal Victorian Eye & Ear Hospital
  • Western Health


  • Fellow, The Royal Australian & New Zealand College of Ophthalmologists
  • Fellow, The Royal College of Ophthalmologists, United Kingdom
  • Fellow, The Royal College of Surgeons of Edinburgh
  • Member, American Academy of Ophthalmology
  • Member, European Society of Cataract & Refractive Surgeons
  • Honorary Researcher, Centre for Eye Research Australia
  • Honorary Clinical Senior Lecturer, The University of Melbourne
  • Expert Advisory Panel, Glaucoma Australia

Book an appointment

Ready to book an appointment? Dr Brian Ang consults at multiple locations. Choose the nearest to you. 

Consulting and operating at multiple locations in Melbourne

I work as an associate consultant for these private practices in and around Melbourne.

I operate at multiple locations in and around Melbourne.

  • Royal Victorian Eye & Ear Hospital, East Melbourne
  • St Vincent’s Hospital, Fitzroy
  • Sunshine Private Day Surgery, St Albans
  • Epworth Hospital, Geelong
  • Footscray Day Surgery

To make an appointment, please contact Dr Brian Ang here.

Multilingual consultations

I am multilingual and fluent in English, conversational Mandarin, Cantonese and Bahasa Malaysia.

What patients appreciate about Dr Brian Ang

Patients like the fact that my explanations are clear, concise, and easy to understand. I make sure that I provide enough relevant information so that patients can make the best informed decisions based on their own circumstances. What I will not do is to pressure patients into making decisions that they are not comfortable with. Instead I will respect and support your decisions as we work together to achieve the best clinical outcomes for your eyes.