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Ophthalmology

Dr Keri-Lee Dobbie

Dr Keri-Lee Dobbie

BSc BVSc MMedVet(Ophthalmology) MRCVS

Head of Ophthalmology

SAVC Recognised Specialist in Veterinary Ophthalmology

After graduating from the University of Pretoria, South Africa in 2010, Keri-Lee spent 5 years working in equine private practice in the UK, Saudi Arabia and South Africa.

Keri-Lee returned to the University of Pretoria in 2016 as a clinical lecturer in anaesthesiology and then undertook a residency in ophthalmology at the University of Pretoria and Johannesburg Animal Eye Hospital. She successfully completed the requirements to become a recognised specialist with the South African Veterinary Council in 2020.

Keri-Lee has a professional interest in autoimmune retinopathies and in performing corneal and intraocular surgery. She is also passionate about wildlife ophthalmology and has conducted research in chimpanzees, rhinos and big cats and has presented internationally and contributed to the academic literature in this field (her MMedVet thesis was on the chimpanzee eye).

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