Eye Institute are extremely fortunate to house 16 world class surgeons in our state of the art, purpose built facility. Our surgeons are invited to present on the latest techniques and advancements in ophthalmic treatment at events not only around New Zealand, but around the world. Meet our industry leading 'Visionaries' below: 


Our surgeons

Dr Jay Meyer

Glaucoma, Cornea & Cataract Surgeon

“My passion is improving patients’ vision and quality of life”

Dr Divya Perumal

Glaucoma & Refractive Cataract Surgeon

“My motivation is delivering excellence in eye care.”

Dr Graham Reeves

Glaucoma & Cataract Surgeon

“It is incredibly rewarding to see the joy of patients’ whose sight I have restored”

Dr Peter Ring

Laser Vision Correction, Cataract & Oculoplastic Surgeon

“My focus is on using my experience and the latest techniques to greatly enhance the lives of my patients”

Dr Adam Watson

Laser Vision Correction, Cataract, Cornea & Oculoplastic Surgeon

“The joy of my job is that I can make a huge difference to people in a short time.”

Dr Liz Insull

Cataract and Oculoplastic surgeon, Eyelid, lacrimal (tear duct), orbital (eye socket) specialist.

“I am proud to be offering expert sub-specialty eye care to the people of Hawke’s Bay”

Dr Kaliopy Matheos

Glaucoma and Cataract surgery

“I am passionate about empowering people to live fuller lives through better sight”

Dr John Beaumont

Refractive cataract surgery, strabismus, pterygium surgery

“Providing excellent medical and surgical eye care in Hawke's Bay – that is my motivation and that gives me great satisfaction”

Dr Shanu Subbiah

Laser Vision Correction, Refractive Cataract & Lens Exchange, Cornea, Medical Retina

“When it comes to eye care there is no "one size fits all". Treatment needs to be personalised to you.”

Dr William Cunningham

Cataract & Retinal Surgeon

“Helping people by delivering expert ophthalmic care. That's what matters to me.”

Prof Helen Danesh-Meyer

Glaucoma, Neuro-Ophthalmology & Cataract Surgeon

“Vision is the most precious thing. Nothing less than perfection is enough.”

Dr Simon Dean

Cataract & Oculoplastic Surgeon

“What I enjoy about eye surgery, it is one of the only branches of medicine where we get to actually fix things – a cataract can never grow back!”

Dr Narme Deva

Cataract Surgery / Retinal Disease

“It is a privilege to do what I do - Vision is priceless”

Dr Peter Hadden

Retinal & Cataract Surgeon

“I think that one of the best things about ophthalmology is that people can walk in with an eye problem and walk out with it fixed. In many other branches of medicine, things often take a long time and involve long stays in hospital with multiple drugs, but ophthalmology is just not like that.”

Dr Nick Mantell

Laser Vision Correction,ICL, Refractive Cataract & Lens Exchange, Retinal Surgeon

“This is life-changing for people, that’s what I love.”

Prof Charles McGhee

Cornea & Cataract Surgeon

“The best clinical practice in ophthalmology requires significant experience informed by the highest-quality, up-to-date, clinical research”

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