Dr. Paul Athanasiov

  • Advanced cataract surgery, pterygium, glaucoma, and cornea surgery.

  • Medical training:

    • Bachelor of Medicine and Bachelor of Surgery (MBBS; Adelaide University) 
    • Formal training and accreditation in Ophthalmic surgery by the Royal Australian and New Zealand College of Ophthalmology (RANZCO)
    • Further sub-specialist training at the Royal Adelaide Hospital in areas of CorneaGlaucoma and complex cataract surgery.
  • Further post-graduate qualifications: International aid: three 2-week trips to Myanmar (2008, 2011, 2012) with the Sight For All foundation to provide necessary equipment and training in regional areas.
    • Master of Medicine (Ophthalmic Science) at the University of Sydney
    • Master of Ophthalmology at Adelaide University
    • Research: 12 publications in areas of cataract, oculo-plastic surgery and ocular anesthesia.
  • Consulting locations: North Adelaide, Kurralta Park, Windsor Gardens, Central Districts, Whyalla, Coober Pedy. 
  • Operating locations:

 Dr Nicholas AndrewDrNicholasAndrew

  • Dr Nick Andrew is an Adelaide ophthalmologist with subspecialist training in state-of-the-art cataract surgery, micro-invasive glaucoma surgery (MIGS) and traditional glaucoma surgery. He is the only ophthalmologist in the Asia-Pacific region to have undertaken the Toronto Glaucoma and Advanced Anterior Segment Surgery (GAASS) Fellowship - a highly prestigious fellowship run by the inimitable Dr Ike Ahmed who is an international leader in eye surgery and pioneer of MIGS. In addition, Dr Andrew also undertook a glaucoma fellowship with Prof Tony Wells in Wellington, New Zealand. Dr Andrew has experience with every MIGS procedure available in Australia, as well as others that are not yet commercially available anywhere in the world. His management approach prioritises individualised treatment tailored to the specific circumstances and concerns of the patient.

    Dr Andrew's scope of work includes glaucoma, cataract, pterygium, general ophthalmology, as well as advanced anterior segment surgeries such as IOL exchanges, repositioning of dislocated IOLs, and repair of iris injuries.

    Dr Andrew is delighted to be joining the team at Eye Surgeon's SA and extending the highest level of care to his patients. 


Dr. Neena Peter

  • NEENA NEWMedical training
    • Bachelor of Medicine and Bachelor of Surgery (UK) 

    • Fellow of the Royal Australian and New Zealand College of Ophthalmologists (FRANZCO)


Dr. Remin NathReminNath


Dr Remin Nath completed his specialist registrar training in ophthalmology in Oxford, UK before undergoing subspecialist fellowship training in medical & surgical retina in London,
Perth, & Auckland. He has also completed a fellowship in anterior segment disorders at Royal Adelaide Hospital.

Dr Nath is a Fellow of the Royal College of Ophthalmologists(FRCOphth, UK) and a Fellow of the Royal Australian and New Zealand College of Ophthalmologists (FRANZCO), and holds a Postgraduate Diploma in Cataract and Refractive Surgery from the University of Ulster, UK. Dr Nath also has a keen interest in teaching and is a Clinical Associate Lecturer at the University of Adelaide.




Dr. Weng Onn Chan


Weng is a Consultant Ophthalmologist and Vitreoretinal Surgeon who returned to Adelaide in 2018 after completing his surgical retinal fellowship at the prestigious Moorfields Eye Hospital, London.

​Weng attended medical school at the University of Otago, New Zealand, graduating in 2008 and winning the undergraduate John Parr Prize of Ophthalmology. After completing his ophthalmology training in South Austalia, he underwent further subspecialist training completing medical and surgical retinal fellowships at the Royal Adelaide Hospital, Adelaide and Vitreoretinal fellowship at Moorfields Eye Hospital, London.

Weng has been actively involved in both clinical and basic science research since 2008. He currently has more than 30 publications in international, peer reviewed ophthalmic journals and has also co-authored several book chapters. He has won numerous research grants and awards and has completed a Masters of Philosophy (Ophthalmology) and a Postgraduate Diploma in Ophthalmic Basic Sciences. Weng is heavily involved in teaching and has won several awards in recognition of his commitment to teaching. 

​Weng grew up in multiracial Malaysia and is fluent in English, Malay, Mandarin, Cantonese and Hokkien. Weng also keen learner of languages and speaks conversational Japanese. Outside medicine, Weng enjoys reading, competitive video gaming and cooking.

Consulting and operating at WindsorGardens Day Surgery, Windsor Gardens


Rebekah HoppsRebekahHopps

BMedSc(VisSc) MOpt Oc Ther

Rebekah is our experienced Clinical Optometrist providing care across all Eye Surgeons SA locations. She graduated from Flinders University as Dux of her year in 2015 with a Master of Optometry and Bachelor of Medical Science (Vision Science) and is endorsed to prescribe topical ocular medication. She worked for a year as a community-based optometrist before joining the practice in February 2017.

Rebekah works closely with Dr Paul Athanasiov and consults with patients pre- and post-operatively to address any concerns, explain their ocular conditions and assist in their long-term management. She prides herself in providing high quality patient-centred care to every patient and is passionate about making sure every patient understands their ocular condition and the process of treatment. When she’s not working, Rebekah spends her leisure time practicing classical ballet at her local dance studio and keeping company with her budgie, Chip.

Rebekah is consulting at North Adelaide, Kurralta Park and Central Districts.



Daniel TretolaDanielTretola

BMedSc (VisSc) MOpt Oc Ther

Daniel is one of our therapeutically endorsed clinical optometrists providing care across all of our locations. Daniel first started with our practice as an ophthalmic assistant back in 2015. He graduated with a Bachelor of Medical Science (Vision Science) and a Master of Optometry from Flinders University in 2018 having completed parts of his training in New York at the renowned State University of New York Eye Centre.

Daniel works closely with all of our ophthalmologists both in the pre and post-operative setting for our surgical patients as well as helping in the shared care of patients suffering from chronic eye conditions including glaucoma, cataracts and keratoconnus. He has a strong interest in the management and treatment of ocular conditions as well as improving the services available to rural patients. Daniel aims to ensure all his patients leave with a better understand as to the health of their eyes, available management and treatments for any ocular conditions as well as with a smile on their face. He is a keen member of Optometry Australia and the Cornea and Contact Lens Society of SA where he loves to share his experiences and learn from various experts in the field. When not in the consulting room you will find Daniel tending to his garden or at the airport on his way to another adventure.

Appointments with Daniel can be booked at our North Adelaide, Windsor Gardens, Kurralta Park and Whyalla rooms.