Our Doctors

Dr Ravi Singh

MBBS (Syd) FRANZCO

Dr Ravi Singh is a highly specialised cornea transplant, cataract and laser refractive surgeon in Newcastle. With over 20 years experience in Ophthalmology, he teaches laser corrective surgery to other eye specialists through the University of Sydney.

He completed his Ophthalmology training at the Sydney Eye Hospital and graduated from medicine at the University of Sydney. Dr Ravi Singh also has advanced training in cornea transplant surgery, corrective laser eye surgery, laser cataract surgery, cataract surgery and eyelid surgery from London, UK.

He consults from Eye Specialists in Kotara and Nelson Bay and Hunter Laser Vision in Kotara and operates at Charlestown Private Hospital. He also operates publicly at Belmont Hospital, John Hunter Hospital and Kurri Kurri Hospital. Dr Ravi Singh was also the Head of Ophthalmology Department at John Hunter Hospital for 5 years.

Dr Ravi Singh is a member of the Australian and New Zealand Society of Oculoplastic Surgeons, American Society of Cataract Surgery and the Cornea Society of America and Australia.

He has extensive experience in the management of:

  • Cataract surgery
  • Cosmetic Eyelid surgery
  • Cornea transplant surgery
  • Laser cataract surgery
  • Laser refractive surgery
  • Lacrimal surgery
  • Pterygium surgery

Dr Kiran Manku

MBBS (Syd) FRANZCO

Dr Kiran Manku has over 20 years experience as an Ophthalmologist. Her special interests are macular degeneration, diabetic eye disease, glaucoma as well as cataract surgery.

Dr Kiran Manku is a VMO at the John Hunter Hospital who graduated from medicine at the University of Sydney. She completed her Ophthalmology training at Sydney Eye Hospital. She has undertaken advanced macula and retina training at the famous Moorfields Eye Hospital in London, UK.

She consults from Eye Specialists in Kotara and Nelson Bay and operates at Charlestown Private Hospital. Dr Kiran Manku is a member of the Australian and New Zealand Society of Retina Specialists.

She has extensive experience in the management of:

  • Macular degeneration
  • Central serous retinopathy
  • Diabetic eye disease
  • Retinal detachment
  • Retinal toxicity
  • Retinal vein occlusion

Dr Mehm Manku

MBChB, DO (Syd), FRCO (UK), FRACS, FRANZCO

Dr Mehm Manku is practicing general Ophthalmology including Paediatric Ophthalmology and performs a wide range of Ophthalmic Surgery. He was appointed to the position of Director of Ophthalmology at the John Hunter Hospital when it first opened and performed this duty in excellence for 10 years. 
He was the first Ophthalmologist to practice phacoemulsification cataract surgery in Newcastle and has performed over twenty thousand cataract procedures in this area.

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RANZCO - The Royal Australian and New Zealand College of Ophthalmologists - The Leaders in Collaborative Eye Care
ANZSRS - Australian and New Zealand Society of Retinal Specialists
ASO - Australian Society of Ophthalmologists
ASRS - American Society of Retina Specialists

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