Dr Michael Chilov

B.Optom (Hons), MBBS (Hons), MPH (Hons), FRANZCO


North Shore Eye CentreDr Michael Chilov is a retina and macular subspecialist. His particular interests are macula degeneration, diabetic retinopathy and vein occlusion.

After completing a Bachelor of Optometry degree at UNSW, he went on to study Medicine at the University of Sydney. His ophthalmology training was at Sydney Eye Hospital followed by sub-specialty fellowship training in medical retina at Bristol Eye Hospital in the UK. He is involved in a number of international clinical trials investigating the latest treatments for macula degeneration, diabetic retinopathy and retinal vein occlusion and is able to bring this knowledge to his patients. He has written a number of peer reviewed publications and regularly peer reviews journal articles that have been submitted for publication.

Dr Chilov is a Consultant at Concord Hospital where he is involved in the training of ophthalmology specialists-in-training in the diagnosis and treatment of retinal conditions and cataract surgery. He is a Clinical Associate Lecturer at the University of Sydney and Member of the Australian and New Zealand Society of Retina Specialists (ANZSRS) and American Society of Retinal Specialists (ASRS).

Dr Chilov places great importance on the patient doctor relationship, making sure he gives his patients and their families answers to their questions. He ensures that his patients have the latest information about their treatment options and collaborates with them to formulate a clear treatment plan.

Medical School & Postgraduate degrees
Sydney Medical School, University of Sydney

Ophthalmology Residency
Sydney Eye Hospital

Retinal Fellowship
Bristol Eye Hospital, United Kingdom

Hospital/Academic Appointments:
Visiting Medical Officer, Concord Repatriation General Hospital
Save Sight Institute, University of Sydney
Sight Foundation Theatre
Liverpool Eye Surgery

Area of specialization:
Medical retina and macular diseases