The First Private Teaching Hospital in South Africa, Johannesburg

Professor Trevor Carmichael

Professor Trevor Carmichael

MBBCh (Wits), FC Ophth (SA), PhD (Med), MSc (Med)

Head of Department: Ophthalmology at the University of the Witwatersrand from 1997 - 2017. This has included teaching of registrars in training for Ophthalmology over that period. My PhD was on corneal infections and problem infections have been a major focus for my clinical work during the past 20 years. Modern cataract techniques have also been a focus and also problem cataract cases

Clinical Focus

  • Corneal Diseases
  • Keratoconus
  • Corneal Infections
  • Dry Eye Conditions
  • Allergies
  • Cataracts
  • Glaucoma


  • Corneal Surgery Including Corneal Grafts Or Transplants
  • Cataracts


  • Ophthalmology